Langley Student awarded scholarship to attend the University of France

March 26, 2018

Those of you who teach or know Hannah Billings will be happy to learn that she won an Exceptional Merit Scholarship to study at the University of France in Montpellier for the month of July.  She will most likely be majoring in Médicine and minoring in l’Histoire de l’Art. This is through an international organization…

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 Crêperie La Bohème gives French and Spanish classes a chance for practice

March 22, 2018

On Monday, March 12, French and Spanish students were treated to French crepes when Crêperie La Bohème, a food truck from Vancouver, arrived and parked in front of the school.  Using French or Spanish, students were able to order sweet buckwheat crepes with delicious fillings such as Nutella, chocolate, butter and sugar, banana, and various other fruits. It was a beautiful warm, sunny day…

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 Douglas Park wakes up their Living Library just in time for Spring

March 20, 2018

Spring time is here, and that means it’s time to wake up the garden. Some months ago, the Living Library at Douglas Park Community Elementary was put to bed under a blanket of fallen leaves. There they would sleep safely until the spring. On March 16, four days before the first day of spring, Lorraine…

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 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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