IB student sews stuffed animals for hospitalized kids during pandemic

July 2, 2020

Looking for a kid-friendly summer project? How about one that helps give back to the Langley community? RE Mountain International Baccalaureate student, Alice He, along with her friend Amy have been working hard on a project that does just that. The pair have produced felt animals for kids at Langley Memorial Hospital. It was a…

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 Langley Youth Hub talks LGBTQ2S+ supports for Pride Month

June 23, 2020

June is Pride month, and in recognition, we took this opportunity to talk to Kristie Strange, the Program Coordinator from the Langley Youth Hub, about how the Hub supports LGBTQ2S+ students in Langley. The Hub is a non-profit facility that supports youth, and is run by Encompass Support Services. What does Pride mean to the…

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 A day to celebrate the First Peoples of Canada

June 19, 2020

At the beginning of every meeting, gathering, or assembly, as a District we always share one message: that we are honoured to work and learn on the traditional, unceded, ancestral territories of the: Matsqui, Kwantlen, Katzie, and Semiahmoo First Nations. National Indigenous Peoples Day, according to the Government of Canada’s website, “is a day for…

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 DPAC scholarship winners celebrate their parents in reflective essay

June 19, 2020

“Parent involvement within education is essential to opening opportunities, and building a stronger community within our schools,” reads the first line of Tenaya Trowell’s winning essay. Tenaya, a Langley Fundamental Middle-Secondary student as well as Gavin Horn from DW Poppy Secondary, are the recipients of this year’s Richard Bulpitt Educational Award, which includes a $500…

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 Langley Board of Education Acknowledges June 22-26 as Grad Week 2020

June 17, 2020

Langley, BC, June 17 – The Langley School District and Board of Education is encouraging the community to help celebrate Langley Grad Week 2020 to honour graduating students. At its Regular Board meeting on Tuesday, June 16, 2020, the Board of Education announced it is acknowledging June 22 – 26 as Langley Grad Week 2020…

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 Health and Well-Being: Blogging through COVID Together (End of Year)

June 15, 2020

Thank you for blogging through COVID with me for these last few months. We started this blog post as a way to share ideas and practices around health and well-being and to support each other as we navigated our way through this unique time in history. As we finish up this very unusual school year…

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 Board News: June 16, 2020

June 15, 2020

The Regular Meeting of the Langley Board of Education begins at 7:00 p.m on June 16, 2020. Meeting Agenda   The Board Chair Megan Dykeman opened the meeting with a Statement on Anti-Racism. The video above will begin on this agenda item. Presentations Langley Grad Week Board Chair Megan Dykeman read a statement to congratulate…

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 Health & Well-Being: Blogging Through COVID Together — A Time to Pause and Reflect!

June 8, 2020

Well, we did it! One week of the blended learning model and it went well. It was different but most reports were positive stories of teachers and students re-connecting and doing some great creative but social distanced learning. It was interesting listening to the news reports and social media conversations. They would often begin as…

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 Langley District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) shares “encourage-mints” with school staff

June 4, 2020

“We ‘be-leaf’ in them.” That’s the message the Langley School District Parent Advisory Council (DPAC) is sending to all staff this week, as students made their partial return to in-class learning. The council which acts as a collective voice for parents visited schools Tuesday and Wednesday to drop off a fresh surprise. “We wanted to…

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 Langley Students Deliver Joy to Seniors in Care Through Letters and Art

June 1, 2020

For the past week Langley students have been hard at work writing messages, cards, and creating artwork to bring joy to seniors in the community for Seniors Week. “Our seniors have been devastated by COVID-19,” says teacher Wendy Cook. “Not only are they the most susceptible to contracting the virus they remain to be the…

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