Willoughby decks all the halls

December 13, 2018

Glow may be a sensational winter activity for many families in the Lower Mainland, and it seems they now have a rival in the Langley School District! Willoughby Elementary has spent the last week setting up incredible Christmas decorations and lights in all the hallways of their school.   The tradition goes back several years….

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 Lynn Fripps unveils new playground

December 6, 2018

The joyful screaming could be heard throughout Lynn Fripps Elementary today. A new playground was unveiled, and the kids would be able to use it for the first time on recess. The final stage, the laying of the wood chips, was done last night by district maintenance. Kids packed onto the jungle-gym structure, lining up…

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 Outdoor education class enjoys a fire-side story and craft day

December 6, 2018

It was a cold day on December 4. Most forest animals have retreated south for the winter or begun winter their hibernation. Yet, the kids of Marlee St. Pierre’s and Ashley Harder’s Outdoor Education classroom were digging around the frosty banks of the Fraser River at Brae Island Park.   The class has been very…

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 VIDEO: Langley Board of Education Christmas Social

December 6, 2018

Langley School Board Chair Megan Dykeman invites you to the Board of Education Christmas Social on Tuesday, December 11th, 4:00-5:30pm at the School Board Office (4875 222 St., Langley). Please RSVP to CPereira@sd35.bc.ca (778-726-3546).

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 West Langley receives IKEA furniture donation

December 3, 2018

IKEA donated approximately $4000 in product to help West Langley refurnish the Resource Room in a manner that would be more calming for students and adults. Volunteers from the PAC executive worked with the Resource Team to determine what the space could be like, and worked with a designer from IKEA to make it happen….

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 A crowded market at Lynn Fripps

December 1, 2018

It’s Christmas craft season again, and once more the gym of Lynn Fripps was converted into an energetic market. And it was packed. Parents, teachers, and classmates piled into the crowded gym to peruse the hundred or more student products on display. These products have all been developed, tested, and produced by kids at Lynn…

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 Wellness week at Aldergrove Community Secondary

November 30, 2018

Aldergrove Community Secondary students have been participating in ‘Wellness Week’ since Monday. During classes, flex, and lunch, students have had the opportunities to take part in workshops and exercises relating to their mental health. Sessions have included Yoga, an informational visit from ICBC, Jiujitsu, cooking, animal visits from the zoo, and even ballet.   The…

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 Board News: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

November 27, 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 Board Meeting Summary Superintendent’s Reports Strategic Plan Development Timeline – The Board of Education passed a motion…

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 New playground at Fort Langley receives $10,000 community grant

November 27, 2018

The Fort Langley community is celebrating a big success this year. They have just received $10,000 from the Aviva Community Fund Grant, which provides annual grants for groups with community building ideas. The Aviva website states that they “… the things that will bring everyone in your community closer together.” And the community has come…

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 Langley students participate in community strategizing workshop

November 22, 2018

What are the issues facing the Township these days? Well, a group of more than sixty leadership students from schools around the district came together to brainstorm about the state of Langley’s community. They tackled three main topics: housing, transportation, and mental health. These topics were formed through months of focus thinking with students and…

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