Rebirth of Langley Secondary School

August 15, 2019

The next time you drive along 56th avenue near 216th  in Langley, you’ll probably see the new Langley Secondary School (LSS) behind what’s left of the old school. “It’s not every day that we build a secondary school, and it’s not every day that we tear parts of a secondary school down,” said Langley Secondary…

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 Seeing Possibilities, Educating Success: Q & A with Mark Leiper, District Principal of our International Student Program

July 23, 2019

The International Student Program (ISP) is celebrating 30 years of education in the Langley School District. We speak with Mark Leiper, District Principal of our International Student Program, to find out more about the program and the impact it has made on our school community. What is the International Student Program? Langley School District has…

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 Advice to Your Younger Self: Reflections from the All-Girl Improv Team from R.E. Mountain  

July 16, 2019

What would you tell your younger self? We asked the senior girls improv team from R.E. Mountain Secondary School this question after having celebrated a year of successes. This year the team made up of three former grade 12 and three former grade 11 students won the provincial improv championships, helping them advance to the…

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 Grad Walks across the district in 2019

June 24, 2019

“I’m always very proud of the fact that they have persevered and finished their school career,” said Uplands Elementary Kindergarten teacher, Shauna Aranas. “I get emotional and I do get teary when I see them. It’s wonderful to have them come back and be able to see how much they’ve changed.” She is speaking about…

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 Board News: Tuesday June 18, 2019

June 18, 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 Secretary Treasurer’s Reports 2019/2020 Annual Budget A summary of the 2019/2020 Annual Budget was presented and summarized by Secretary Treasurer Brian Iseli. The Board of Education approved a…

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 Langley Celebrates its 110th

June 15, 2019

“Today is a bittersweet opportunity to walk these halls again for many, probably for the last time as the original parts of the school will soon be torn down,” said Langley Secondary Principal, Marcello Moino during the LSS 110th anniversary last Saturday.” This is the last chance to physically point out the rooms, hallways, lockers…

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 Creating a Positive Legacy for the Future: Retirement Celebration

June 11, 2019

Forty-four retirees.  Forty-four people who’ve made a difference in the lives of others. Last night, the Langley School District honoured its employees who were ending their career.  Some who’ve dedicated more than three decades to the District. Superintendent Gord Stewart opened the event by thanking them for their years of service. “You chose to be…

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 Making a Difference in the Lives of Others: Evening of Inspiration

June 4, 2019

  “You didn’t have to. You could’ve left it to others.” That’s what Gord Stewart, Superintendent of Langley School District told the crowd of soon to be graduates at the annual Evening of Inspiration awards. Stewart was thanking the 87 students for demonstrating the District’s core values: integrity, courage, excellence, and community. He carried on…

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 WWU Masters in Educational Leadership Program: Q&A with VP Kim Casquilho

June 3, 2019

Kim Casquilho is a Vice-Principal at Nicomekle Elementary School, and a graduate of the Masters in Educational Leadership Program. When did you know educational leadership was for you (i.e. when did you know becoming a VP was for you)? It has always been something I knew I wanted to eventually pursue. I had taken on…

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 New school, child care spaces coming for Willoughby families

May 30, 2019

 LANGLEY – A new elementary school will give Willoughby students a better place to learn and help meet the growing demand for child care spaces in Langley. “As the Willoughby neighbourhood continues to grow, we’re supporting families with a brand- new school to give students a better learning experience close to home,” said Rob Fleming,…

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