Board News: Tuesday, March 8, 2016

March 16, 2016

Opening Presentations: Preview of Musical Theatre Productions at LFMSS and WGSS LFMSS Presentation of Shrek, the Musical WGSS Presentation of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Langley School District Foundation: Annual Report With $1.3 million raised in the 2014-205 school year the Langley School District Foundation has been making learning unforgettable for many Langley students….

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 Long Service Awards Celebration

March 3, 2016

The Langley School District Board of Education is pleased to recognize employees who have given 20, 30, 40 or 50 years of service to the students of Langley. Fifty-Year Service Award: Elaine Hough. Forty-Year Service Award: Pamela Fee, Joanne Rempel. Thirty-Year Service Award: Sarah Bauder, Kristine Elliot, Rob Goddard, Edward Hamilton, Patti Johnson, Barbera Peck,…

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 REMSS student wins Loran Scholarship Award

March 1, 2016

Sayah Yousefi of R.E. Mountain Secondary has won the prestigious Loran Scholarship Award after an intensive series of interviews and rigorous application process. Sayah is an International Baccalaureate grade 12 student and was one of only 80 finalists (2% of applicants) and one of only 30 recipients of the award. The award comes with $100,000…

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 Board News: Tuesday, February 23, 2016

February 26, 2016

Superintendent’s Report: District Calendars 2016-2019 The Board of Education approved the District Calendars for the 2016-2107, 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 school years, as presented. The District Calendar shows the ‘high-level’ information like Spring Break and Winter Break dates along with days not in session and tentative professional development days. Calendars that contain information on specific school…

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 ‘Brave’ Video Featuring Noel Booth Grades 4/5

February 26, 2016

The Grade 4’s and 5’s at Noel Booth Elementary have created a video for ‘Brave’ (original song by Sarah Bareilles) highlighting the school, students and culture of Noel Booth. Themes include kindness, sharing, anti-bullying and having fun together! Teacher Tasha Close spearheaded the project as part of the ‘Digital Literacies’ initiative in the District which…

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 Langley student winner of Rotary International Adventures in Citizenship Award

February 5, 2016

Jordyn Laird was the only student sponsored in Langley to take part in the Rotary International Adventures in Citizenship Awards and was provided an all-expenses trip to our nation’s parliament buildings to meet with other young people and leaders of our country. Learning about democratic operations with political leaders – including a meet with Prime…

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 Board News: Tuesday, January 26, 2016

February 1, 2016

Presentation: DW Poppy Secondary Musical Theatre Production of Footloose, the Musical Students from the Musical Theatre Academy at DWPS provided the Board of Education with a sneak peek of their presentation of Footloose, the Musical. The show runs February 23-27 and tickets are available here. Presentation: Langley Secondary Musical Theatre Production of The Pajama Game The…

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 ACSS Hairdressing Program at Douglas Park Crazy Hair Day

January 12, 2016

Students of the District Hairdressing course at ACSS visited Douglas Park Elementary recently to help take their ‘Crazy Hair Day’ to the next level. Originally just a couple of students from Douglas Park visited ACSS and the hairdressing program to get some ideas and talk to the students there but that visit sparked an offer from…

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 WGSS Student Selected as National Finalist for Loran Scholar Award

December 18, 2015

For the first time a student from WGSS has been selected as a national finalist for the prestigious Loran Scholar Award. Grade 12 student Nicholas Ouellette is in the running to receive the award which is presented to just 30 students across Canada. National selections will be made February 5-6, 2016. The Loran Scholar Award…

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 8 Schools Unplug Before Unwinding

December 14, 2015

Eight Langley School District schools are participating in an energy conservation project called Unplug before you Unwind this holiday season. Basically, students are making sure that all electronic equipment around the school is unplugged before the Christmas break as they will not be used for a couple of weeks and this will reduce ‘standby’ power consumption….

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