Stories

  • Wellness Week in Aldergrove Promotes Good Health- It was Wellness Week all week last week in Aldergrove. The event promotes mental, physical, and relational wellness for students and staff. To celebrate, there have been numerous events put on at Aldergrove Community Secondary School and Betty Gilbert Middle School to inform, and practice wellness in all kinds. On Tuesday, Betty Gilbert had a... Read more »
  • StrongStart: A place of community and growth- “I love seeing the connections that are created in the StrongStart environment that then grow outside the classroom and into the community,” says Samantha Collie. She is one of several StrongStart coordinators who work in the district. Collie is an Early Childhood Educator who facilitates the StrongStart Centre at Simonds Elementary and James Hill Elementary.... 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 »
  • Igniting a Passion for Lifelong Learning through Capstone: Teacher Erin Florko reflects on the joys and growth of students- One of the elements of the Langley School District’s vision is to ignite a passion for lifelong learning. Our Capstone presentations at the secondary level are an example of this in action. We celebrate these powerful projects every year, but it is not often we recognize the work from dedicated teachers who inspire our students.... Read more »
  • hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language in the classroom- hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ is spoken by the Down River people’s of the Fraser Valley, including the Musqueam, Tsleil-Waututh, Kwikwetlem, Tsawwassen, Katzie, and Kwantlen Nations. In the Kwantlen Nation, the language is taught to Langley students by Aboriginal Language Teacher, Fern Gabriel — Sesmelot. Language classes are hosted in Fort Langley Elementary and Dorothy Peacock Elementary. In collaboration... 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 »