DW Poppy Student goes for gold

June 5, 2018

It’s been a series of successes for DW Poppy student, Ethan Foster. On May 25 and 26, he won the Senior Boys Decathlon Gold Medal at the 2018 BC High School Combine Events Track & Field Championships in Surrey. On May 31, he then participated in the BC Track and Field Championships. There he was…

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 WGSS Teacher Receives Prime Minister’s Award

June 4, 2018

The Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence honours exceptional elementary and secondary school teachers in all disciplines. Award winner Tim Stephenson of WGSS was congratulated by the Board of Education at their public meeting on Tuesday, May 29. Tim travelled to Ottawa to receive his award from Prime Minister Trudeau in February but kept it…

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 District Athletics Evening: Building a Lasting Legacy

May 30, 2018

The District Athletics Evening is held to celebrate and honour the dedication of our Coaches and Athletic Directors who inspire and support students through demonstration of the District’s Core Values: Integrity, Excellence, Courage and Community. This year’s keynote address was provided by Carl Valentine of the Vancouver Whitecaps FC. One of the all-time fan favourites…

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 Board News: Tuesday, May 29, 2108

May 29, 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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 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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