Brookswood students awarded $5000 grant for local charity

March 19, 2018

On Monday March 5, Brookswood Secondary participated in its final Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) presentations, during which 9 groups of Grade 10 students presented about important social issues and charities in the community . As research, students visited the charities they chose to support in order to learn about the work they do. They then…

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 A look at Canadian heritage

March 14, 2018

With Heritage Fair season under full swing, and several schools have been displaying their hard work. Peterson Road Elementary and Lynn Fripps recently showcased some amazing projects, much of it focused on local history! Subjects have included John Howe (famous for his illustrations of JRR Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings), the Hope Slide, Japanese…

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 Reading Link Challenge encourages the sport of reading

March 13, 2018

Six teams of grade 4 and 5 students have been preparing for the district’s Reading Link Challenge since November. They were given six books to read and study, knowing that they would soon be required to answer a series of comprehension questions about each.   Teams worked together through 3 rounds of 10 questions to…

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 REMSS Teacher-Librarian appointed to prestigious committee

March 12, 2018

Congratulations to REMSS Teacher-Librarian Richard Beaudry as he has been chosen to serve a three-year term as a member of the Intellectual Freedom Committee of the Canadian Federation of Library Associations. This prestigious appointment means he will be advocating for intellectual freedom across Canada and developing policies, guidelines, and reports to inform Canadians on the…

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 Heritage Fair at JKE

March 9, 2018

Grade 5 students at James Kennedy Elementary began the season of Langley Heritage Fairs. Participating students have spent the last few months preparing their presentations, displays, and write-ups discussing periods in Canadian history they were interested in exploring. Displays included topics such as the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, the national flag, breeds of Canadian dog, Residential…

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 Board News: Tuesday, February 27, 2018

February 27, 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 in Board News prior to the meeting. Meeting Agenda *Please note: There were some technical difficulties in our first web stream. There are some audio difficulties in the beginning and…

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 Respect & Diversity Week February 26 – March 2

February 26, 2018

Langley Schools will be taking part in all kinds of different activities as part of Respect & Diversity Week including many wearing pink on Tuesday. Respect & Diversity Week is organized locally and students and staff all over the district will be taking part in events that highlight cultures of the world, promote peace, respect…

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 District StrongStart program available in 9 locations

February 21, 2018

Participate with your young child (aged birth to five) in a free, play-based, drop-in program. StrongStart BC programs provide rich learning environments designed for early learning development – language, physical, cognitive, social and emotional. Qualified early childhood educators employed by the Langley School District lead learning activities where children find opportunity to make friends and…

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 Construction photos of new R.E. Mountain Secondary

February 19, 2018

Secretary Treasurer Brian Iseli recently updated the Board of Education on the construction of what will become the new R.E. Mountain Secondary School. Included in the gallery below are plans for each floor, some artists renderings of how some areas may look and some arial photos showing the progress at the site, provided by Project…

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 Richard Bulpitt Elementary celebrates multiculturalism

February 15, 2018

Students lined up to enter the gym of Richard Bulpitt on Friday, February 9. They were participating in the school’s annual Multicultural Day. The gym was decorated with along the outside and in the centre. First Nations, Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese, German Mennonite, Japanese, English, Hispanic, and Indian were all represented. Each outfitted their table with…

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