Stories

  • Makerspace at Yorkson Creek- Originally published: February 3, 2022 — “They don’t even realize they’re learning half the time.” We talk to makerspace teacher Nadine Keyworth at Yorkson Creek Middle School about the value of hands-on learning and creativity that comes out of makerspace. This is one of many explorations at the middle school level. Watch the video below... 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 »
  • Langley Teachers Turn Canadian History into a Collaborative Learning Experience- Originally published: November 15, 2021 — “My students counted down the days until they would meet their grade 9 buddies.” That’s the response from Langley Fundamental Elementary teacher Amanda Younger talking about a recent project involving her grade 4 students and grade 9 students from across town at Walnut Grove Secondary. This collaborative project focused... 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 »
  • Getting Physical around the District- Originally published: December 15, 2021 — “They are the building blocks for movement and a long-term healthy lifestyle,” says Aldergrove Community Secondary School Physical Health Education teacher Brian Hunter on the topic of physical literacy. Hunter is also working as an educator for PacificSport, which is a not-for-profit organization that is powering sport. It delivers... 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 Excellence in Sports: District Athletics Evening Returns in Langley- Originally published: June 2, 2022 — The District was pleased to host the District Athletics Evening to honour and celebrate all of the staff, coaches, and volunteers who helped support our student athletes. The evening aims to recognize the outstanding achievements and significant contributions coaches have made to their sport and to athletics in the... Read more »