Interpretative Panels Project at Dorothy Peacock

October 10, 2018

McGlughan Park is just across from Dorothy Peacock Elementary and includes a bridge over the ravine as the path winds its way through the trees toward Gordon Greenwood Elementary. Students at DPE, under the guidance of Grade 4 Teacher Victoria Woelders, in partnership with Vaness Spearn, Chris Marshall and other Township stakeholders, created the Interpretative Panels…

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 Garden Towers to grow food for Breakfast Programs

October 4, 2018

It may be harvest season, but four schools in the district have been busy planting gardens. The Langley School District Foundation recently purchased nine Garden Towers for distribution to four schools. The towers may look like something out of a science fiction film, but they allow food-producing plants to grow in small pots up a…

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 Orange Shirt Day is recognized across the district

October 2, 2018

Orange Shirt Day was recognized across the district last Friday, September 28. Students and staff dressed in orange shirts to share the message that “All Students Matter”. Orange Shirt Day happens every September 30, and is a day of remembrance for the First Nations children who attended Residential Schools. There they were stripped of their…

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 Last Board Meeting for Three Trustees

October 1, 2018

Tuesday, September 25th was the last board meeting for three serving School Board Trustees, including the current Board Chair. Rob McFarlane has chosen not to run for re-election after 10 years of service, most recently as Board Chair. Trustee Alison McVeigh has served the students of Langley for 19 years as a Trustee. Trustee Rosemary Wallace…

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 New Middle School Naming & Catchments for Willoughby Slope

September 28, 2018

To the Parent/Guardians of the RE Mountain Family of Schools Re: New Middle School Naming and Catchments on the Willoughby Slope for September 2019 The Langley School District is proud to announce that the new middle school in Willoughby opening September 2019 will be named Peter Ewart Middle School. Mr. Peter Ewart was a distinguished…

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 Langley Heritage Society Donates Books to Schools

September 27, 2018

The Langley Heritage Society has donated copies of Canucks in Khaki: Langley, the Lower Mainland and the Great War of 1914 to 1918 written by Langley historian Warren Sommer. Each Langley elementary school will receive one copy while middle and secondary schools will receive two. Director of the Langley Heritage Society Mr. Jim Foulkes presented…

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 LFAS Student Joins Canadian ‘WE Day’ Tour

September 27, 2018

Congratulations Asalah Yousef, grade 10 student from LFAS! Principal Jon Bonnar describes Asalah as “…an outstanding student who contributes throughout the school – as a Photo Major, an Actor and on school leadership teams”. Mr. Bonnar went on to exclaim, “this is a great story about the power of entrepreneurs and engaged youth!” Asalah’s mother…

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 Board News: Tuesday, September 25, 2018

September 25, 2018

The Regular Meeting of the Langley Board of Education will be streamed live beginning at 7:00pm. A link to the video feed will be posted here in Board News just prior to the start of the meeting. Agenda    

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 Phyllis Webstad shares the story of the Orange Shirt with YCMS

September 21, 2018

On September 20, Phyillis Webstad, spokesperson for Orange Shirt Day, visited Yorkson Creek Middle School. This is one of her visits to Langley as part of her book-launch tour for The Orange Shirt Story published by Medicine Wheel Education. During the assembly she was also honoured with a blanket from the Kwantlen community, by Luke Dandurand….

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 Cops for Cancer visits Langley Fundamental Middle/Secondary

September 19, 2018

Yesterday, Cops for Cancer – Tour de Valley cycled its way through Langley, and Langley Fundamental Middle/Secondary had the honour of a visit. The annual Tour de Coast has several law enforcement and emergency workers bike across BC, through Vancouver Island, Northern BC, Vancouver, and the Fraser Valley, over several weeks. The ride is meant…

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