Shortreed brings Christmas cheer to the community with pancakes and Santa

December 6, 2019

Every year, the Shortreed Community comes together for their annual community pancake breakfast. It is one of many pancake breakfasts that happens across the district. The event may have started at 8 AM, but parents and kids were lined up out the door by 7:30. The gym was crowded and filled with laughter. Shortreed staff…

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 Langley Youth Need More Connections to Adults: Community Forum

December 5, 2019

Members of the Langley community who work closely with youth, gathered at a community forum aimed at developing collaborative strategies to keep youth healthy and safe. The forum, which was hosted by the Langley School District, comes just a few months after tragedies impacted the school community. The theme of the event was “Taking Responsibility.”…

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 Wellness Week in Aldergrove Promotes Good Health

December 2, 2019

It was Wellness Week all week last week in Aldergrove. The event promotes mental, physical, and relational wellness for students and staff. To celebrate, there have been numerous events put on at Aldergrove Community Secondary School and Betty Gilbert Middle School to inform, and practice wellness in all kinds. On Tuesday, Betty Gilbert had a…

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 Wellness Week: A Walk for Wellness

November 26, 2019

As a part of Wellness Week in the Aldergrove community of schools, Betty Gilbert Middle School took a Walk for Wellness. Students of all grades were invited outside to walk the fields and parks around their school. They didn’t do it alone either. The train of students was led by BC Produce Marketing Association’s broccoli-like…

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 Board News: Tuesday November 19, 2019

November 19, 2019

The Regular Meeting of the Langley Board of Education is streamed live beginning at 7:00pm. A link to the video is posted here in Board News. Agenda Superintendent’s Report Truth and Reconciliation Update Haida Gwaii “Islands of the People” Report from Brookswood Students Brookswood Secondary students accompanied by their Vice-Principal Jeff Keen and Aboriginal Support…

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 Walnut Grove grad’s charity gets a boost at WE Day Vancouver

November 19, 2019

In front of a packed house at Rogers Arena, Brady Lumsden took the stage to speak to roughly 20,000 students from all over the province as part of WE Day Vancouver. Lumsden, a recent Walnut Grove grad, talked about the initiative he started Weekend Fuelbag. He shared the mission of the youth-led charity. “Weekend Fuelbag…

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 Student organizes community support for World Diabetes Day

November 13, 2019

How someone deals with crisis can tell a lot about them. In one HD Stafford student’s case, Sydney took action when her baby sister was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes. “My best friend Lucy and I’s families have both been greatly effected by the diagnoses of Type 1 diabetes,” says Sydney. “Lucy’s mom and grandpa…

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 The Many Ways We Remember: Remembrance Day

November 11, 2019

For some people, going to the local cenotaph on November 11 is a common tradition. Some of our schools across the District brought the cenotaph to the students and staff and honoured the men and women who’ve served for our country in their own unique ways. At Aldergrove Community Secondary School, the school held an…

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 Take Your Kids to Work Day at the School Board Office

November 8, 2019

The future is bright and full of opportunity! That was the message a group of grade 9 students from schools around the District heard at the School Board Office on Wednesday as part of the annual Take Your Kids to Work Day initiative. The students even had the chance to create school agendas in the…

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 Walnut Grove encourages STEM learning with VEX Robotics Challenge

November 7, 2019

Last weekend, students from around BC gathered at Walnut Grove for the annual VEX robotics challenge. A large part of the event is organized and put together by Walnut Grove teacher, Rob Moslinger. What is the VEX robotics challenge? Well, we asked Rob what it’s all about: What is VEX robotics? What is the event…

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