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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 Board News: Tuesday, November 29, 2016

November 30, 2016

Presentation: Brookswood Secondary, The Addams Family Brookswood’s musical theatre group started off the Board meeting with song and dance as cast members provided a preview of The Addams Family. The show promises to be entertaining and from early indications should provide a lot of laughs as well as the great musical performances Brookswood is so…

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 Board News: Tuesday, October 25, 2016

October 26, 2016

Superintendent’s Report: Framework for Enhancing Student Learning – Inclusive Education Acting Superintendent Gord Stewart introduced Lisa Dolinski, Director of Learning Support Services, to highlight examples of inclusive practices in the District. Michelle Wood, Vice-Principal at WGSS and District Program Teachers, Cindy Loeppky and Christine Thygeson, shared information on the ‘Coffee Cart’ initiatives at WGSS. Students…

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 Board News: Tuesday, September 27, 2016

September 30, 2016

Presentation: Orange Shirt Day Principal of Aboriginal Programs Micheal Morgan presented the Board of Education with information regarding the observance of Orange Shirt Day in the district. Events have been taking place at schools through the week of September 26-30th with assemblies and learning activities focussed on the stories of Indian Residential School Survivors as…

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