Board News: Tuesday, December 12, 2017

December 14, 2017

Opening Presentation: R.E. Mountain Secondary Chamber Choir The R.E. Mountain Secondary Chamber Choir under the direction of Choir Director Jen Williams performed a number of Christmas songs for the Board of Education before the opening of the meeting. Enjoy a sample below. Announcement: Naming of the new Willoughby area secondary school Board Chair Rob McFarlane…

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 Board News: Tuesday, November 21, 2017

November 23, 2017

Secretary Treasurer’s Reports Action Item: Policy No. 3850 – Conveyance of Students The Board of Education passed a motion to adjust the wording of Policy No. 3850 – Conveyance of Students to reflect current practice. Specifically, reference to payment of fees for busing of students was removed as this is no longer applicable. Action Item:…

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 Board News: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

October 25, 2017

Presentation: Regional Emergency Communication Operations Plan Langley School District Communications Manager Ken Hoff and regional Emergency Program Coordinator Ginger Sherlock addressed the Board and updated them on recent completion of the Emergency Communications Plan annex to the comprehensive Langley Emergency Response Plan. Over the last year information officers from the City of Langley, the Township…

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 Naming Process for New Secondary School

September 27, 2017

School District No. 35 (Langley) is now accepting submissions from the public for the name of the new secondary school in the Willoughby area.  The school is scheduled to open in Fall 2019, at 7633 – 202A Street.  Names should reflect the geographical area or names of prominent persons, including deceased persons. Submissions should include…

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 Board News: Tuesday, September 26, 2017

September 27, 2017

Presentation: Every Child Matters – Orange Shirt Day District Principal of Aboriginal Education Michael Morgan and the District’s Red Hawk Drummers providing some context and information on Orange Shirt Day and how the students of Langley were participating in various events on Friday, September 29th. Programs around the district include assemblies, ‘reconciliation walks’ and art…

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 Board News: Tuesday, June 20, 2017

June 22, 2017

Presentation: Spindle Whorl Unveiling/Recognition of National Aboriginal Day Members of the Kwantlen First Nation, including Hereditary Chief Marilyn Gabriel, attended the School Board Meeting on the eve of National Aboriginal Day to address the Board and to unveil the Spindle Whorl carving that will travel to various locations around the district as a learning tool…

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 Board News: Tuesday, May 30, 2017

June 1, 2017

Opening Presentations Langley Secondary Senior Boys’ Field Lacrosse Tier Two Provincial Champions The Board of Education congratulated the Langley Secondary Boy’s Field Lacrosse team for their win at the Tier Two Provincial competition. Due to terrible weather this year the team played their final game in so much snow the field lines had to be…

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 Board News: Tuesday, April 25, 2017

April 27, 2017

Opening Presentations Walnut Grove Secondary Senior Boys’ AAA Basketball Provincial Champions The WGSS Senior Boys basketball team was recognized by the Board of Education for their recent accomplishments on the court at the Provincial Championship. Board Vice-Chair Megan Dykeman and A/Superintendent Gord Stewart congratulated those in attendance with a handshake and message from the Board…

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 Board News: Tuesday, March 7, 2017

March 8, 2017

Superintendent Reports Framework for Enhanced Student Learning – District Numeracy Plan A/Superintendent Gord Stewart introduced Deanna Lightbody and Kim Cline, leaders in mathematics from the Instructional Services Team, to share the District Numeracy Plan. The District Numeracy Plan outlines how to best meet the needs of student achievement and teacher growth. Math instruction in K-8…

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 Board News: Tuesday, January 24, 2017

January 26, 2017

Presentation: DW Poppy Secondary, Sister Act The Musical Theatre Academy at DW Poppy has chosen Sister Act as its year-two production and if the preview that was provided to the Board of Education is any indication, the show will be a hit! Principal Balan Moorthy introduced teachers Wayne Ablitt, James Howard and Stephanie Rivera and their students…

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