Heritage Fair around the district and beyond

April 22, 2018

For the past 2 weeks, students from across the district have been participating in Heritage Fair. The district showcase took place at Fort Langley Community Hall on April, 13. Rows of tables were decorated with remarkable student displays from 15 schools across the district. From there six winners were chosen by a panel of judges,…

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 Walnut Grove student wins amazing opportunity with WorkSafeBC video contest

April 19, 2018

Last year, Ethan, a Walnut Grove student was awarded first place in the WorkSafeBC Student Safety Video Contest with his short Find Your Voice. This year, he entered the contest once more with No buts — Listen to your gut, and once more took first place. However, this year means a lot more. To start, the…

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 Piping and Plumbing open house gives students a chance to explore a career

April 18, 2018

Piping and Plumbing at Langley Secondary is a grade 11 and 12 Youth Train in Trades program that focuses on practical learning using industry standards. Students learn current trades practices and even participate in work placements over summer. From there they can transition into post-graduate studies at BCIT to finish the certificate. On April 16,…

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 Create, Collaborate, Innovate contest grants Simonds classroom with new technology

April 18, 2018

Faune Nicholas’ class thought they were in trouble when they were called to the gym on Monday morning. They didn’t expect that Principal Lori Thomsen was keeping an amazing secret from them. The secret: their class was one of four in Canada to win the Compugen “Create, Collaborate, Innovate” classroom contest. The grand prize: fifteen…

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 Students talk about their experience at Powerplay

April 17, 2018

Alex Hope hosted its Powerplay entrepreneurial event on Thursday April 13. Students sold a variety of products, including earbud holders, hacky-sacks, and kazoos. Ten per cent of all sales were donated to the local SPCA. Here are a few of the student responses to taking part in such an amazing program. ““They are earbud holders. …

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 Cinder-Awesome assembly celebrates autism and brings awareness

April 12, 2018

There’s a new Cinderella in town, and she’s Cinder-Awesome! Written by Resource Teacher, Adam Knowlson and performed by the Dorothy Peacock Elementary Drama Club, the play reinvented the popular fairy tale. In this version, Cinderella has autism. The play aims to bring awareness to autism, with inclusion as its focus.   Instead of a glass…

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 Board News: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

April 10, 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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 Langley Student awarded scholarship to attend the University of France

March 26, 2018

Those of you who teach or know Hannah Billings will be happy to learn that she won an Exceptional Merit Scholarship to study at the University of France in Montpellier for the month of July.  She will most likely be majoring in Médicine and minoring in l’Histoire de l’Art. This is through an international organization…

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 Crêperie La Bohème gives French and Spanish classes a chance for practice

March 22, 2018

On Monday, March 12, French and Spanish students were treated to French crepes when Crêperie La Bohème, a food truck from Vancouver, arrived and parked in front of the school.  Using French or Spanish, students were able to order sweet buckwheat crepes with delicious fillings such as Nutella, chocolate, butter and sugar, banana, and various other fruits. It was a beautiful warm, sunny day…

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 Douglas Park wakes up their Living Library just in time for Spring

March 20, 2018

Spring time is here, and that means it’s time to wake up the garden. Some months ago, the Living Library at Douglas Park Community Elementary was put to bed under a blanket of fallen leaves. There they would sleep safely until the spring. On March 16, four days before the first day of spring, Lorraine…

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