WGSS Student taking part in Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

February 13, 2018

Kevin Kim, a senior student at Walnut Grove Secondary School has been given the opportunity this winter to film and photograph the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics to create a short promotional video for Proctor & Gamble. Besides having won multiple film contests/awards, having an exceptional eye for graphic design, and even running a wedding videography…

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 Langley student to compete in the 2018 BC Winter Games

February 2, 2018

Langley student Kayla Halliday is soon to be representing the district in the BC Winter Games in Kamloops this February. Around her school, the excitement is already palpable. Two classmates interviewed Kayla and wrote her story: “Our classmate, Kayla Halliday, is representing Langley in the Juvenile Women U-14 Figure Skating in the BC Winter Games….

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 Board News: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

February 1, 2018

Superintendent’s Reports: Framework for Enhanced Student Learning: Student Leadership District Teacher, Student Leadership Lenny Yun was joined by leadership students Yilian Zhao and Prab Wickramaarachchi to share with the Board the amazing leadership initiatives students are participating in within the Langley district. In addition to classes and clubs at secondary schools there are a number…

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 Naming Process for Future Middle School in the Willoughby Area

January 31, 2018

School District No. 35 (Langley) is now accepting submissions from the public for the name of the future middle school in the Willoughby area. The school is scheduled to open in Fall 2019, at 7755 – 202A Street. Names should reflect the geographical area or names of prominent persons, including deceased persons. Submissions should include…

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 StrongStart: a District Program for Early Learners

January 31, 2018

Participate with your young child (aged birth to five) in a free, play-based, drop-in program. StrongStart BC programs provide rich learning environments designed for early learning development – language, physical, cognitive, social and emotional. Qualified early childhood educators employed by the Langley School District lead learning activities where children find opportunity to make friends and…

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 PA-MOJA brings Kenya and Langley together in support of students

January 24, 2018

In the hall of Langley Fine Arts Secondary is a glass display case showcasing various items and students from Kenya. The words PA-MOJA read on a plaque in the case. “‘Pamoja’ means ‘together’ in Swahili and reflects the way we work with schools, communities, and Kenyans to provide educational opportunities for Kenyan students,” says PA-MOJA…

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 Brookswood becomes an Apple Distinguished School

January 22, 2018

The Cat Pack teachers, led by Jim Cartlidge and Gregg Jennens at Brookswood Secondary became Apple certified on January 18. Ten teachers were handed their certifications by Apple representatives Tom Metuzals, John Maschak, and Allan Gauld, along with the announcement that Brookswood is now considered an Apple Distinguished School.   There are 400 Apple Distinguished…

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 WGSS students recognized with film scholarship

January 15, 2018

Seven film students from Walnut Grove Secondary were recently recognized with a $76,000 scholarship for their participation in ZoomFest, a Vancouver-based film competition. They were given 48 hours to develop a short film script, film it, then edit it. Over 160 students from across the Fraser Valley participated, including students from Langley Fine Arts, RE…

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 Patrick Thomas recognized with The Senate 150 Medal for National Unsung Heroes

January 8, 2018

The Senate 150 Medal for National Unsung Heroes is an award given out by Canadian Senators recognizing individuals who, according to Senator Yonah Martin, “what you do every day to better the lives of others.”   Principal at Vanguard Secondary, Patrick Thomas, was a recipient of the award last November. He received the award with…

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 Two students host charitable drive for Gateway of Hope at Noel Booth

December 29, 2017

Two grade seven students from Noel Booth have been collecting donations through the month of December. It all started when the girls wanted to start up a charitable project. They took time to call various community support agencies to ask how they could support them. After logging time, and taking notes the pair decided to…

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