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 New school, child care spaces coming for Willoughby families

May 31, 2019

 LANGLEY – A new elementary school will give Willoughby students a better place to learn and help meet the growing demand for child care spaces in Langley. “As the Willoughby neighbourhood continues to grow, we’re supporting families with a brand- new school to give students a better learning experience close to home,” said Rob Fleming,…

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 Supporting Langley families by planning future schools

January 29, 2019

LANGLEY – Students and families living in Langley’s Latimer neighbourhood will benefit from the purchase of a 1.9-hectare property to be the home of a new elementary school. “When families move to a new neighbourhood, they deserve to have a school nearby for their kids,” said Rob Fleming, Minister of Education. “With hundreds of young…

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 Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad (YELL) Preparing for Liftoff in Langley

September 13, 2018

School District partners with YELL organization to provide new experiences for senior students Langley, BC – As summer holidays are nearing an end, teachers are getting ready for the new school year and, for the first time, the Langley School District is joining forces with the Canadian charity, Young Entrepreneur Leadership Launchpad (YELL), to bring…

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 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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