Board News: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

November 30, 2016

Presentation: Brookswood Secondary, The Addams Family Brookswood’s musical theatre group started off the Board meeting with song and dance as cast members provided a preview of The Addams Family. The show promises to be entertaining and from early indications should provide a lot of laughs as well as the great musical performances Brookswood is so…

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 Grade 10-12 Curriculum Implementation Adjusted

November 28, 2016

The world is changing and B.C.’s new curriculum is critical in making sure your child is connected with the skills he or she needs to succeed in this changing world. We have just announced important updates on B.C.’s new curriculum – on how it will be implemented in grades 10-12, and on the Foundation Skills…

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 Remembrance Day in Langley Schools

November 23, 2016

Remembrance Day was recognized in all Langley Schools with assemblies and ceremonies and some have shared some pictures and projects. At Richard Bulpitt Elementary, parents Sgt. Rowan and RCMP Officer Simons visited their children’s school in uniform as part of Remembrance ceremonies. Principal Lucy Lenko provided this picture. At WGSS, students were presented with a…

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 Langley Immersion students attend French Film Festival

November 21, 2016

A total of 362 students from our early, late & secondary immersion programs (Alex Hope, JKE, WGSS, ACSS and BGMS) were invited to attend matinee screenings of two different French-language movies. Representatives from the sponsoring organization Canadian Parents for French were on hand to greet students and hand out treats to enjoy during the movies….

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 Access to Student Support and Counselling

November 9, 2016

Access to Student Supports, including Counselling and Mental Health Support, is always available to students in Langley Schools. Recent events in Abbotsford may have left students feeling confused and upset. If your child is in need of support, a number of options are outlined on the District website here. Included on the Counselling and Mental…

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 District Choir Night

November 7, 2016

On Monday, October 24th, 450 students from across the district came together to celebrate music and share their music. Choirs from almost every secondary school participated sharing their repertoire and ending in two amazing massed choir numbers. This showcase was the culmination of a number of workshops that were held the week before. Often, festivals…

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 Recently retired Teacher-Librarian honoured

November 3, 2016

Former REMSS Teacher-Librarian Alison Hewitt was awarded the BC Teacher Librarian Association Lifetime Achievement Award for her work with the association and her 35 years of dedicated work in the Langley School District. Congratulations Ms Hewitt and thank you from all the students and staff in Langley Schools!

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 Hallowe’en Fun

October 31, 2016

Lots of fun all over the Langley School District today – have a safe and happy Hallowe’en!

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 Board News: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

October 26, 2016

Superintendent’s Report: Framework for Enhancing Student Learning – Inclusive Education Acting Superintendent Gord Stewart introduced Lisa Dolinski, Director of Learning Support Services, to highlight examples of inclusive practices in the District. Michelle Wood, Vice-Principal at WGSS and District Program Teachers, Cindy Loeppky and Christine Thygeson, shared information on the ‘Coffee Cart’ initiatives at WGSS. Students…

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 Great BC Shake Out!

October 20, 2016

On October 20 at 9:30am (a little earlier than the rest of the province scheduled time of 10:20 as a more convenient time) Langley Schools participated in the Great BC Shake Out. Students across the district practiced how to “Drop, Cover and Hold On”. For more information visit www.shakeoutbc.ca.

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