Stories

  • Together at Meadows- Originally published: February 22, 2022 — Students are celebrating being “Together at Meadows” through song. Some classes at Langley Meadows Community School have been taken on a song writing journey thanks to a grant from our community partners Langley School District Foundation and Envision Financial. Their message of love, inclusion, and supporting each other comes... Read more »
  • SD35 Days of Giving- Originally published: December 17, 2021 — Rows of grocery bags and stacks of boxes filled the undercover area behind the school at Langley Fundamental Elementary one Friday afternoon in December. Members of the PAC and other parent volunteers were working away like ‘elves in the North Pole’, sorting and packing hampers for families in need... Read more »
  • Learning, Listening, and Sharing as part of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation- Originally Published: October 1, 2021 — The Langley School District made a commitment to continuing its Truth and Reconciliation journey. As part of that commitment, on September 30th every year, students and staff wear orange shirts on Orange Shirt Day to honour survivors of Residential Schools and the children who didn’t return home. This year... Read more »
  • Golden Eagles Soaring High at the Aboriginal Achievement Awards- Originally published: May 26, 2022 — Indigenous students from all over the District along with education staff and families filled the Church in the Valley on May 19, 2022. The Langley School District’s Aboriginal Education Program hosted its 10th Annual Aboriginal Achievement Awards. It was a powerful evening to celebrate Indigenous students in K-12 schools... Read more »
  • Friend’s House Blessing at Willoughby Elementary- Originally published: May 6, 2022 — Siya:ya Lalem means “Friend’s House” and is the name of the new outdoor learning and community structure at Willoughby Elementary. In early May, the space was honoured with a blessing ceremony, and opened with recognition of those in the community who helped build the structure. Watch the video below... Read more »
  • Friend Fridays at Wix-Brown combines Indigenous Culture and Hands-on Learning- Originally published: April 22, 2022 — Most people love Fridays! At Wix-Brown Elementary, the students, staff, and community have a greater appreciation of the end of the school week, and that’s all thanks to “Friend Fridays.” Friend Fridays is a collaborative learning experience created by Aboriginal Support Worker,  Deanna Miller,  and Teacher Librarian, Jennifer Peach... Read more »
  • Connecting Generations: A Seniors Art Exhibit from the Eyes of Students- Originally published: June 10, 2022 — Bright coloured pictures and black and white portraits of seniors in the style of cubes adorn the walls outside the Langley City council chambers. The artwork is all part of a collaborative project organized by the Langley Human Dignity Coalition and involved many community partners, including students at Blacklock... Read more »
  • Celebrating Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary- Originally published: June 22, 2022 — June 21 was an historic day for the Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary school community. Students, staff, and special guests celebrated the official opening of the school with a ceremony. The school opened to students and staff in September 2021, but a community celebration was on hold due to COVID-19... Read more »
  • Breakfast Clubs Expanded in Langley Schools- Originally published: February 8, 2022 — Bowls of fresh fruit, rows of yogurt cups, and baked goods line a table in the multi-purpose room at Shortreed Community Elementary. Lindsay Romas is behind the table ready to serve students a healthy meal to help them start their day. Romas is a youth care worker at the... Read more »