2017-2018 District Retirees Celebrated

June 18, 2018

A special evening of celebration was held for those employees of School District #35 that have chosen to retire in 2017-2018. The Board of Education and the District Leadership Team thanked all those in attendance that have recently retired for their dedication and service to the students of Langley. Retirees were each honoured with dinner,…

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 Grad breakfast celebrates FOCUS student grads

June 15, 2018

The Langley Secondary FOCUS Program is proudly graduating nine students this year. To celebrate, they hosted a special breakfast for students in the program, which was sponsored by Coast Capital Savings. Parents were invited out, as well as staff and trustees.   The FOCUS Program at LSS offers a “higher teacher-student ratio, individualized instruction, flexible…

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 Lynn Fripps students showcase their STEM learning

June 11, 2018

Robots, games, 3d printing, oh my! Grade 1 to 5 students at Lynn Fripps Elementary were showcasing their STEM learning from the year. STEM is an acronym that means “Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics”, and students have been applying these forms of learning through various applications, and experiments. Some students shared their home-made video games, with…

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 Success for RE Mountain Secondary at BC Track & Field Competition

June 8, 2018

The senior boys track team ended their season with a bang at the BCs winning the 4x400m on Saturday at the BC High School Track and Field Provincial Championships. Felix Allen (in grade 10) came in 4th in the junior boys 400m. In senior boys competition, Jordan Schmidt came in 1st in the 800m. Zach…

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 DW Poppy students take on staff in a game of baseball

June 6, 2018

Bases were loaded, mostly in favour of the students, during the staff versus students baseball game at DWP on June 5. The student team consisted mainly of grads, who had signed up to play. They donned their tie-dye grad shirts as a team jersey.   The rest of the school came out the view the…

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 Alice Brown student gets promotion to be Principal for a Day

June 6, 2018

Yesterday, one student at Alice Brown Elementary got the promotion of a lifetime. Tylar won the opportunity to be principal of the school for the day through a school raffle. The job came with all the regular benefits: classroom visits, school announcements, a visit with District Superintendent Gord Stewart, and the chance to ride in…

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 DW Poppy Student goes for gold

June 5, 2018

It’s been a series of successes for DW Poppy student, Ethan Foster. On May 25 and 26, he won the Senior Boys Decathlon Gold Medal at the 2018 BC High School Combine Events Track & Field Championships in Surrey. On May 31, he then participated in the BC Track and Field Championships. There he was…

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 WGSS Teacher Receives Prime Minister’s Award

June 4, 2018

The Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence honours exceptional elementary and secondary school teachers in all disciplines. Award winner Tim Stephenson of WGSS was congratulated by the Board of Education at their public meeting on Tuesday, May 29. Tim travelled to Ottawa to receive his award from Prime Minister Trudeau in February but kept it…

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 District Athletics Evening: Building a Lasting Legacy

May 30, 2018

The District Athletics Evening is held to celebrate and honour the dedication of our Coaches and Athletic Directors who inspire and support students through demonstration of the District’s Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Courage and Community. This year’s keynote address was provided by Carl Valentine of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. One of the all-time fan favourites…

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 Board News: Tuesday, May 29, 2108

May 29, 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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