Jazz Pilots for Kids brings Starfish Packs to North Otter

October 27, 2017

Pictured, Left to Right: Charlie Fox (Rotary), Captain Dan Rowbotham (JPFK), Dianne Chretien (Principal), Ulla Thomas (Youth worker) Thanks to the contributions by Jazz Airline Pilots for Kids, North Otter is now able to provide 10 Starfish Packs to kids in need. The generous contribution of $3,150 was made earlier this month. The packs were presented…

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 BSS & Aboriginal Program Grad shines at TIFF & VIFF

October 25, 2017

Brookswood Secondary and District Aboriginal Program graduate Wayne Wapeemuka has won awards for his latest film Luk’ Luk’l (pronounced ‘luck lucky’). Wayne won the City of Toronto Award for best Canadian First Feature Film at the Toronto International Film Festival and Best BC Feature Film Award at the Vancouver International Film Festival. You can read…

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 Board News: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

October 25, 2017

Presentation: Regional Emergency Communication Operations Plan Langley School District Communications Manager Ken Hoff and regional Emergency Program Coordinator Ginger Sherlock addressed the Board and updated them on recent completion of the Emergency Communications Plan annex to the comprehensive Langley Emergency Response Plan. Over the last year information officers from the City of Langley, the Township…

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 A Beljam’s Waffles breakfast at Langley Meadows

October 23, 2017

Students lined up to the door of the library, waiting to get their hands on a waffle smattered with whipping cream and fruit. Some of them going in for seconds. The waffles were served by Beljam’s Waffles, a local Food Truck vendor. Erin and Joanne of the Langley Meadows Community Association, are the regular organizers of…

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 Waterfall moments and jump tricks with speaker Dave Jonsson

October 19, 2017

“Our purpose here on Earth is not to cause hate, but to inspire love,” says speaker Dave Jonsson. A sponsored skateboarder, and public speaker for youth, Jonsson came to share his experiences and stories with grade 9 and 10 students at RE Mountain Secondary on October 18. He recounted his life in school, and life with…

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 James Kennedy students lead in preparation for The Great ShakeOut

October 18, 2017

Grade six students at James Kennedy Elementary had the opportunity to lead during an assembly on October 17th. In preparation for the Great British Columbia ShakeOut, the school held a demonstration, instructing classes on how to react to a major earthquake. Grade six students were trained ahead of assembly by Ginger from the Langley Emergency Program…

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 HD Stafford prepares for The Big One with Shakezone

October 13, 2017

Shakezone made its second stop in the Langley School District at HD Stafford Middle School on Friday, October 13. Sponsored by the Insurance Bureau of Canada and the Langley School District, the earthquake simulator came to educate students on what it would be like to experience an 8.0 scale quake. Grade 6 and 7 classes took…

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 Shake Zone comes to Betty Gilbert Middle

October 11, 2017

Dressed in t-shirts reading “Drop!, Cover!, Hold-on!”, volunteers with the Langley Emergency Program visited Betty Gilbert Middle School on October 5th, to give a demonstration to the grade 6 students on earthquake safety. Referred to as the ShakeZone, a trailer was set up in the parking lot with an earthquake simulator that is meant to…

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 Sharing and Leadership with Meet the Leaders at Belmont Elementary

October 10, 2017

On Thursday, October 5, the grade 7’s set up presentations showcasing their greatest accomplishments, goals, and hobbies to the younger grades. The Meet the Leaders assembly saw several classes come together in the school gym to help foster community. “Our hope is that our grade 7’s will see themselves as leaders, and will make positive connections with…

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 Exploration in the great outdoors with Outdoor Education in Langley

October 9, 2017

Tuesday afternoon’s activity was to find and use sticks and mud from around the beach to build a bird’s nest. The exercise was inspired by one student who had brought a bird’s nest to class. Task in hand, the students took to the shore of the Fraser River, many of them coating themselves in a thin layer…

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