Topham takes virtual tour of the Royal BC Museum

May 23, 2018

Last week, students from Topham Elementary participated in a virtual tour of the Royal BC Museum, which is located in Victoria. Students were led by a guide at the museum, who took them through the Aboriginal Exhibit. While the tour was taking place, students were writing notes, doing drawings, and preparing questions to ask at…

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 Students & staff help to fend off the flood waters in First Nations communities

May 18, 2018

It’s been all over the news for weeks. Record flooding in much of the Southern Interior of BC. Now the water levels of the Fraser River are rising, potentially forcing many of the people that live on the lower elevation areas near the shores, including the Katzie and Kwantlen First Nations, to evacuate their homes….

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 WGSS Student to get the red carpet treatment

May 16, 2018

It’s been a monumental year for environmentalism at WGSS. Students have been rising to the challenge of creating sustainable solutions to the issue of climate change and resource sustainability. Kevin Kim, who was recognized last year for his submission to the WorkSafeBC video contest, has just been shortlisted as one of the top four contributors…

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 Langley success at Concours – French Public Speaking Competition

May 15, 2018

Thirteen students from Langley went on to represent the district in the pan-provincial Concours — French Public Speaking Competition. Three of those students took top places in the competition: Maya from James Kennedy — 2nd place (Grade 7) “’Tu joues comme une fille,’ pourquoi c’est in compliment” Jennifer from Brookswood — 3rd place (Grade 9) “La peur”…

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 Kwantlen’s First Salmon Ceremony

May 10, 2018

Last Friday, May 4, was more than just a Pro-D day in Langley – for the Kwantlen nation, it was a day of celebration: the Kwantlen First Salmon Ceremony. District staff, including Superintendent Gord Stewart, District Principal of the Aboriginal Program Michael Morgan, members of the district’s Aboriginal program, as well as the staff of…

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 Bear Witness Teddy Bear event at Langley Meadows

May 9, 2018

The entire school joined in parade on May 10, holding a banner calling for equal health care for children. They made two laps around the school’s field. Students from around the school also prepared letters which will be mailed to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Each letter contains a loonie and a call to action to…

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 Board News: Tuesday, May 1, 2108

May 1, 2018

The Regular Meeting of the Langley Board of Education will be streamed live beginning at 7:00pm. A link to the video feed will be posted here in Board News just prior to the start of the meeting. Agenda  

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 11th annual Speechfest finals 2018

May 1, 2018

It’s been another great year of speeches in Langley. Congratulations to all participants! Your effort and hard work were well received. The judges sure had a difficult time this year making their decisions. Here are the district finalist, as well as the winners of this year’s Speechfest. Grades 1-3 First Place: Franmarie, RC Garnett —…

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 Langley schools at the BC Heritage Fair regionals

April 26, 2018

85 students from the Langley School District presented at the BC Heritage Fair regionals last Friday. They displayed their research along with the other Fraser Valley districts at the University of the Fraser Valley. There were several categories being judged at the event, and Langley schools were recognized in 9 categories. There were 3 students…

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 Wix-Brown sows the seeds of learning

April 24, 2018

The shovels are out at Wix-Brown Elementary, and the kids are digging in! Spring time means it’s planting season, and the eight divisions of Wix-Brown have each been given two raised garden beds to plant in. Mrs. Tarasoff’s grade 3 class went out to plant on April 18, a bright sunny afternoon.   The garden…

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