Langley School Board Reaches Fundraising Goal for Rainbow Crosswalk

February 24, 2021

  The Langley community will soon see a symbol of diversity and inclusion outside of the Langley School Board Office. The Board’s fundraising goal in support of the project has been reached, making a rainbow crosswalk bridging the District’s office to the Langley RCMP detachment a step closer to reality. On Tuesday, February 23, 2021,…

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 Langley Anti-Racism: A letter to parents

February 23, 2021

February 19, 2021 Dear Parents/Guardians, Students and Staff: Our District’s mission is to inspire all learners to reach their full potential and create a positive legacy for the future. We believe students need to feel valued, know they belong, and see themselves reflected within the schools they attend in order to be successful. Our District…

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 Board News: Feb 23, 2021

February 22, 2021

The Regular Meeting of the Langley Board of Education begins at 7:00 PM on February 23, 2021. Agenda Announcement Board Chair Rod Ross read a few announcements on behalf of the Board acknowledging Diversity and Respect Week and Black History Month. Vice-Chair David Tod made an announcement related to an update on the rainbow crosswalk…

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 Taking Knowledge from Odyssey Back to our Students

February 12, 2021

As students across the District have the day off on Friday, teachers and staff are spending their day expanding their own learning. But this time, the learning opportunities won’t be inside the classroom. This year’s annual professional development conference known as Odyssey will be held virtually. “This is the first time our District will be…

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 Black History Month – A literary journey for students

February 9, 2021

Below is a list of some great reads for students, or parents, who want to dive in and be involved in broadening their perspectives around Black History Month. Many of these books discuss racism and civil rights movements, and celebrate diversity.  All of these books have been hand picked by our Teacher Librarians, and are…

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 Collaboration, Connection, and Culture: Students Beautify School with Aldergrove Legacy Project

February 8, 2021

“When we were starting the process, it was just mainly sketches and rough drafts and it looked good, but I didn’t know how it would look, big up on the wall,” says Maja, an Aldergrove Community Secondary School student, who is one of the creators involved in the Aldergrove Legacy Project. She was one of…

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 Lynn Fripps Celebrates Family Literacy Week with StoryWalk

January 28, 2021

Students at Lynn Fripps were ‘monkeying around’ while learning this week but it was all because of the school’s first ever StoryWalk, as part of Family Literacy Week. A StoryWalk is a fun, educational activity that places a children’s story, with pages of the book, posted along a popular walking route in the community. “They’re really excited to see…

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 SchoolMessenger Notification

January 27, 2021

The District shared information about the roll out of a new notification system for parental outreach. Please read the following letter from our Superintendent of Schools. January 26, 2021 Dear students and parents/guardians,  Re: SchoolMessenger Notification  As a District, we are always striving to improve communications with our students and their families. During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have learned…

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 Board News: January 26, 2021

January 25, 2021

Agenda The Regular Meeting of the Langley Board of Education begins at 7:00 PM on January 26, 2021. Superintendent’s Reports  Youth Engagement Initiatives  Assistant Superintendent Mal Gill opened the presentation by talking about a community tragedy which made the District recognize the need for more youth engagement. He says the death of a student in 2019, prompted the District to connect and work with the Langley RCMP on a strategy. Gill introduced a special…

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 Board Announces New Elementary School Name Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary

December 16, 2020

On Tuesday, December 15, 2020, the Langley Board of Education announced the name of the new elementary school in the SW Yorkson area of Langley. The new school will be named Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary, named for Donna Gabriel Robins who is a recently retired, well-respected, long-time District Teacher in the Langley School District. “Donna…

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