Board News: Tuesday, June 16, 2015

June 17, 2015

Statement From the Board of Education Before commencing with agenda items, Board Chair Rob McFarlane read aloud a statement on behalf of the Board and the District on the commitment to Truth and Reconciliation. In referrence to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report being released Federally, Chair McFarlane said in part, “While the Truth and…

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 Board News: Tuesday, June 9, 2015

June 10, 2015

Consideration of Permanent Closure of Lochiel U-Connect School Site Staff recommended that the Board of Education, in accordance with Section 73(1) a) of the School Act, approve the closure of the Lochiel U-Connect Centre, by Closure Bylaw No. 2015-1, effective July 1, 2015. The Board passed all three readings of the motion and further recommended…

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 Board News: Tuesday, May 26, 2015

May 27, 2015

LSS and Langley Blaze Baseball Academy LSS baseball academy student James presented to the Board of Education, outlining the benefits of the academy program both on and off the field. As well as providing top-notch baseball instruction, students in the academy participate in school functions and spend time mentoring special needs and younger students by…

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 Board News: Tuesday, April 28, 2015

April 29, 2015

Brookswood Sr Girls’ Basketball Provincial Championship Recognized The Bobcats of BSS were recognized for an outstanding basketball season that netted them another Provincial Championship. The ‘Cats beat Abbotsford’s W.J. Mouat Hawks 60-48 to clinch the title. Coach Neil Brown and team members were congratulated by the Board and praised for their representation of Langley Schools….

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 Board News: Tuesday, April 7, 2105

April 8, 2015

Board Passes Notice of Motion to Consider Closure of Lochiel The Board of Education passed a motion to consider the possible permanent closure of Lochiel U-Connect and to move the program to Simonds Elementary. A public consultation period is now underway and you are invited to provide input to or via a public meeting…

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 Board News: Tuesday, March 10, 2015

March 11, 2015

ACE-IT at Aldergrove Teacher Andy Gaumont of the ACE-IT carpentry program housed at ACSS presented an overview of the program to the Board and introduced two students – one current and one former. Current student Brad said he was a ‘hands on learner’ and that ‘…academics are not really easy for me…’ and that he would…

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 Board News: Tuesday, February 17, 2015

February 18, 2015

Board Concludes Community Consultation Process At the Special Meeting of the Board of Education, the community consultation regarding the Willoughby and Langley Secondary communities was concluded. Just under 100 people attended the meeting and seven delegations addressed the Board prior to any debate and voting. A motion to permanently close Langley Secondary School was opposed…

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 Board News: Tuesday, January 27, 2015

January 28, 2015

DW Poppy Secondary Drama Production of ‘Guys and Dolls’ The DW Poppy Musical Theatre Academy launches next year and everyone is very excited about that, said Principal Balan Moorthy. This year’s production of ‘Guys and Dolls’ shows just how passionate the DW Poppy community is about the arts and musical theatre in particular. The show runs…

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 Board News: Tuesday, December 16, 2014

December 17, 2014

R.E. Mountain Chamber Choir The REMSS Chamber Choir regaled Trustees with a selection of Christmas Carols at the start of the first regular meeting of this board. The choir shared two carols and filled the room with sound and provided a beautiful holiday treat for all those in attendance. Brookswood Secondary Musical Theatre Group The…

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 Board News: Monday, December 8, 2014

December 9, 2014

Inaugural Meeting of the Board of Education The Honourable Judge K.D. Skilnick presided over the swearing in of the new Board of Education at the inaugural meeting. The Monday agenda included each trustee taking their oath of office, signing their oath and the election of a Chair and Vice-chair. Trustee Rob McFarlane won the Board…

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