Stories

  • “So much more than feeding kids” for Langley School Lunch Program- Article originally published on April 22, 2020 Everyday staff at Douglas Park Elementary in Langley set-up tables and pack up lunch bags filled with nutritious food items. Staff will sort through typical things most school-aged children like to have in their lunchboxes, such as granola bars and juice boxes. It’s all part of the school’s... Read more »
  • Small school, big heart: U-Connect students donate Cold Weather Packs just in time for winter- Snow is in the forecast for the Fraser Valley as a cold spell blows in. That means blankets, heaters, and hot cocoa for most of us. But for some, a warm shelter and safety isn’t always an option. This was part of the reason behind a community project put together by two grade 7 students,... Read more »
  • Moon Circle at Coghlan offers Students a Sense of Place- Article originally published on October 25, 2019 There’s a new addition to the play space at Coghlan Fundamental Elementary. Thanks to the support from the Parent Advisory Committee and the school community, a new friendship circle has been assembled. “The students love their forest. I’d say at recess time even though we have a huge... Read more »
  • Langley Youth Need More Connections to Adults: Community Forum- Article originally published on December 5, 2019 Members of the Langley community who work closely with youth, gathered at a community forum aimed at developing collaborative strategies to keep youth healthy and safe. The forum, which was hosted by the Langley School District, comes just a few months after tragedies impacted the school community. The... Read more »
  • Chief Dan George Exhibit at RE Mountain Secondary- In the winter of 2020, RE Mountain Secondary hosted the Chief Dan George Travelling Exhibition from the North Vancouver Museum & Archives. It was brought to the school with the help from Aboriginal Support Worker, Sam George, Teacher, Lesley Gunning, and two RE Mountain Secondary students, Lucas and Cole. The exhibit was an opportunity for... Read more »
  • Building Relationships through Stories: Former refugee students share experiences- The Langley School District’s values include courage and community. Our schools continue to show examples of this in action. Earlier in the month, as a way to reflect on Remembrance Day, Vice-principal Jordan Howlett at Langley Secondary School (LSS) produced a video to share with students and staff to educate the school community about the... Read more »
  • A Piece to a Puzzle: Reflections from District Custodians- The education system has evolved since March and the changes continue to happen. Around the District, new health and safety procedures and protocols have been met in order to bring our students and staff back into the classroom, and a big part of that was cleaning and sanitizing. To meet the growing need and maintain... Read more »