Cyber Seniors walk the graduation stage

May 29, 2018

After months of lessons, Seniors from the Peninsula Retirement Residence in White Rock walked the graduation stage last week, dressed in grad cap and gown. They received their diploma for completing of the Cyber Seniors program.   Since the beginning of the year, this group of seniors have been visiting the Leadership students at Brookswood…

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 BSS student selected for National Ambassador Youth Forum

May 25, 2018

We recently got the good news that the national program French for the Future has selected BSS grade 11 Immersion student Josh as next year’s Ambassador for BC.  Josh will represent BC at a number of national forums, conferences, and initiatives to promote bilingualism in our province. The National Ambassador Youth Forum brings together bilingual high school students…

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 BSS French Immersion student recognized with scholarship

May 24, 2018

With BSS students’ excellent results at District Concours, and the wins at the Provincial Concours,  plus our student being nominated BC Ambassador for the national program French for the Future, here is our third honour in the past month: Melissa, a grade 11 French Immersion student, has won 3rd place nationally (and a $4,000 university scholarship) in the…

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 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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