RE Mountain IB Students Shine with Prestigious Scholarships

June 3, 2021

Soon to be grads discuss overcoming adversity, gender, and STEM It’s an exciting time for grade 12 students. Many are hearing back from universities about applications and scholarships and prepping for graduation. Hundreds of students in the Langley School District are celebrating achievements and a few of them at RE Mountain’s International Baccalaureate (IB) Program…

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 Being an Ally: Q & A with our LGBTQ+ Committee Members

June 2, 2021

As part of Pride Month in June, the District is speaking with members of our LGBTQ + Committee, a group which supports diversity and inclusion in our schools. In this Q & A with Jessica Bain and Golda Janzen, we ask them about the meaning of Pride Month, and how we as a community can…

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 Langley School District Supports Wearing Orange Shirts – Week of Monday, May 31, 2021

June 1, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians, Students and Staff, In follow-up to last Friday’s message regarding Truth and Reconciliation, the District is encouraging students, staff and community members to wear an orange shirt in honour and remembrance of the 215 children who lost their lives at the Residential School in Kamloops. Wearing an orange shirt is a way to…

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 Letter Regarding Truth and Reconciliation

May 28, 2021

Dear Parents/Guardians, Students and Staff, As part of Anti-Racism Awareness week, our educators and students took part in learning activities focused on understanding racism and helping build a diverse, inclusive, and nurturing community. At the end of this week, our Canadian society was reminded of the reality of racism in our history and present day….

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 Board News May 25, 2021

May 24, 2021

Agenda   Superintendent’s Reports Superintendent’s Report – Annual Truth and Reconciliation Update Aboriginal Education Principal Mike Pue provided an update on the work the District is doing in meeting Truth and Reconciliation commitments. He opened by noting the work is guided by the First People’s principles. As he explained, Reconciliation begins with oneself, knowing one’s…

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 Virtual Budget Open House 2021-2022

May 24, 2021

The Langley School District is inviting the public to take part in its Virtual Budget Open House. The annual in-person participation will only be accessible online due to the impacts of COVID-19. This is an opportunity for the School District to update the public on the District’s progress with the budget and to provide an…

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 Taking Action Against Climate Change at Belmont Elementary

May 12, 2021

They care about the environment, and so they wanted to do something about it. A group of students at Belmont Elementary put their leadership skills into action to help educate their peers about steps that can be taken to fight climate change. The group of students in Mrs. Bournelis’ grade 6 class brought in Meat…

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 Celebrating Outdoor Learning Opportunities Across the District

April 26, 2021

On your next visit to one of the schools in the Langley School District, you may notice a new classroom but it’s not within four walls. Approximately, two dozen schools across the District are benefitting from fresh, nature-inspired, outdoor learning spaces on site thanks to support from the federal government as part of its response…

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 Families Talk Tech with New Interactive Tool

April 22, 2021

The following news story has been shared by our community partner the Langley Literacy Network. Families in Langley will be encouraged to talk about tech with their teens at home beginning today. The Langley Literacy Network is launching a new interactive tool to support conversations in our families and our community around how to use…

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 Get published and save the environment — Gordon Greenwood students write to the local newspaper

April 22, 2021

“This project began by wanting to teach the writing process, while informing the students of environmental concerns of today,” says Gordon Greenwood teacher, Lindsay Hartmann. Her grade 7 class spent the last month researching and writing letters to the Langley Advanced Times regarding climate change. “We researched climate change, and created informational writes to answer…

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