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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 Consultation on Willoughby Slope catchment changes begins

February 25, 2016

For immediate release February 25, 2016 Consultation on Willoughby Slope catchment changes begins Langley, BC – At the June 16, 2015 meeting of the Board of Education, the Board requested that District staff begin the process of re-drawing school catchment boundaries on the Willoughby Slope effective for the 2017-2018 school year. Since that time District…

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 School District #35 completion rates highest ever

February 22, 2016

For immediate release February 22, 2016 School District #35 completion rates highest ever Langley, BC – School completion rates in the Langley School District have reached their highest levels ever as 87.4% of students receive their Dogwood Certificate. Each school year Superintendent of Schools Suzanne Hoffman provides the Board of Education with information on the Langley…

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 Amended budget slightly more favourable than last year’s

February 22, 2016

For immediate release February 22, 2016 Amended budget slightly more favourable than last year’s Langley, BC – Boards of Education are required to submit a certified Amended Budget Bylaw by February 28 of the current school year in accordance with the School Act. The annual re-calculation of the district’s operating budget in December is brought…

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