Secretary-Treasurer Green leaving district, new Secretary-Treasurer appointed

July 6, 2017

Langley, BC – Secretary-Treasurer David Green is leaving the Langley School District to accept the position of Secretary-Treasurer of the Vancouver School Board, effective September 1, 2017. Mr. Green has served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Langley School District since 2010 and has been instrumental in shifting the District from a deficit to a surplus financial…

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 Alex Hope opens edible garden

July 5, 2017

When the project began, the hill outside of Alex Hope Elementary was a mess, as described by now retired principal, Kelly Paddock. It was covered in blackberry brambles. A vision was then put into place for the removal of the bramble and the building of a garden in their place. The improvements began with the award…

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 Langley schools celebrate retiring principals

June 30, 2017

The end of the year celebrations finished on June 29th across the Langley District. For many schools, it means an assembly and a recognition of achievement for the year gone by. However, for some school principals, it was also the passing of a torch. It was such a year for Frank Roberto at Gordon Greenwood,…

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 Youth Train in Trades tour showcases student achievement

June 28, 2017

Justin Armstrong was only one example of success from the Trades programs at the Langley School District. He had an aptitude for science and math, but dropped out of grade 11 to work. He then headed back to finish his schooling. During this time, he was recruited for the plumbing program by teacher, Jeff Dickson. Since graduating the…

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 Class of 2017: First Ever U-Connect Grad Class!

June 27, 2017

The first ever graduating class of U-Connect celebrated their convocation this afternoon with a banquet coming later in the evening. Though only 12 students strong – this year – the graduating class is obviously close-knit and supportive of each other. Congratulations graduates!

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 Board News: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

June 22, 2017

Presentation: Spindle Whorl Unveiling/Recognition of National Aboriginal Day Members of the Kwantlen First Nation, including Hereditary Chief Marilyn Gabriel, attended the School Board Meeting on the eve of National Aboriginal Day to address the Board and to unveil the Spindle Whorl carving that will travel to various locations around the district as a learning tool…

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 Best High School Memory 2017

June 22, 2017

We caught up with some of our 2017 grads to talk about their best high school memory.

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 National Aboriginal Day celebrated at James Kennedy Elementary

June 21, 2017

Videos of traditional dances, ceremonies, and interviews with first nations peoples were playing when the kids of James Kennedy Elementary gathered in assembly on June 21 for National Aboriginal Day. When the room quieted down, the assembly opened with speaker, Vice Principal Carolyn Roberts, thanking the students and recognizing that the school sits on unceded…

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 2016-2017 Retirement Celebration Pictures

June 21, 2017

Congratulations and thank you to the retiring staff of 2016-2107. Your dedication to the students of Langley is appreciated and though you will be missed, the Board of Education, District staff and students, past and present, wish you all the very best in your retirement! 2016-2017 Retirees Administrators Cathy Anderson Lucy Lenko Frank Roberto Kathleen…

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 Free books for kids encourages summer reading

June 20, 2017

“We can read 24-7!” Was just one of the many comments made by the Grade 4 kids at Douglas Park Community Elementary on June 19. They were gathered into a room where all of the tables, chairs, and shelves had been lined with books. Only, this wasn’t the library. These books were for kids to take…

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