New Willoughby secondary school named

December 14, 2017

Langley, BC – The Langley School Board has announced that the new secondary school being built in Langley’s Willoughby neighbourhood will be named R.E. Mountain Secondary School when complete. The current R.E. Mountain Secondary School, adjacent to the new construction, will be renamed when it is converted to a middle school. The Ministry of Education…

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 Hiring For Diversity

November 23, 2017

For immediate release November 23, 2017 Langley, BC – A new initiative to establish more diverse employee opportunities that began in the winter of 2016 has resulted in the creation of a new position for the Langley School Board Office. The process began when a partnership between the Langley Association of Community Living (LACL) and…

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 Secretary-Treasurer Green leaving district, new Secretary-Treasurer appointed

July 6, 2017

Langley, BC – Secretary-Treasurer David Green is leaving the Langley School District to accept the position of Secretary-Treasurer of the Vancouver School Board, effective September 1, 2017. Mr. Green has served as Secretary-Treasurer of the Langley School District since 2010 and has been instrumental in shifting the District from a deficit to a surplus financial…

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 Partnership invests $67 million to create up to 1,700 new student spaces

September 16, 2016

For Immediate Release 2016EDUC0096-001713 Sept. 16, 2016 LANGLEY – The Province and the Langley school district are tackling rapid community growth and increasing student enrolment with more than $67 million to create more seats, classrooms and a new school for students and families in the Willoughby Slope area. MLA for Fort Langley-Aldergrove Rich Coleman and MLA for…

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 Growth and student safety key focus of Langley school upgrades

June 27, 2016

For Immediate Release 2016EDUC0061-001139 June 24, 2016 LANGLEY – Langley Secondary school will be seismically upgraded and the Langley school district has been given the go ahead by the Ministry of Education to start planning for a new secondary school in the Willoughby Slope area. Langley MLA Mary Polak and Fort Langley-Aldergrove MLA Rich Coleman…

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 Langley Board of Education approves catchment changes for Willoughby

June 22, 2016

Langley, BC – Catchment changes for elementary schools on the Willoughby Slope have been approved by the Board of Education and will come into effect for the 2017-2018 school year. In the spring of 2015, a process of consultation began with staff, parents and the community on the Willoughby Slope to determine priorities for consideration…

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 Conservation program saves energy and money

May 25, 2016

Langley, BC – District-wide energy conservation program reduces kilowatt hours used and saves the Langley School District $700,000 in expenditures over five-year period. As part of an aggressive campaign to save money on power consumption that began five years ago, the District has managed to save 7.2 million kilowatt hours of energy and $700,000, allowing…

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 Willoughby Slope catchment consultation update

May 25, 2016

Langley, BC – Consultation on the proposed Willoughby Slope school catchments has reached a critical phase as feedback has been analyzed and staff begins to map out the possibilities for the Board of Education to consider at their Regular Public Meeting on June 21, 2016. Very little feedback on the actual school catchment adjustments has…

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 District appoints two Assistant Superintendents

April 27, 2016

Langley, BC – The Langley School District has appointed Edward (Woody) Bradford and Mal Gill Assistant Superintendents of Schools. The positions were filled following a search and interview process undertaken to replace the role vacated by Gordon Stewart due to his recent appointment as Acting Superintendent of Schools and to incorporate senior staff restructuring at…

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 Langley Superintendent of Schools seconded to BC Ministry of Education

March 15, 2016

For immediate release March 15, 2016 Langley, BC – BC Ministry of Education Deputy Minister Dave Byng announced Friday, March 11, 2016 that Langley School District Superintendent of Schools Suzanne Hoffman has been seconded by the Ministry to join a team of field-based educators dedicated to working with districts around the province on the 3-year…

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