Graduation 2020

17-year-old Langley resident Dylan Patterson earns free Chevy Malibu

17-year-old Langley resident Dylan Patterson earns free Chevy Malibu

Integra Tire owner Peter Foreman held an essay contest to determine a fitting recipient for the car

 

Aldergrove zoo throws a prom party

Aldergrove zoo throws a prom party

The celebration for graduating staff featured frocks and pizza

 

Among a host of other scholarships and accolades for her Grade 12 year at Aldergrove Community Secondary, teenager Lexi Kowalewski, was chosen by faculty as the kindest in her graduating class. For this, she’s been granted a $1,000 scholarship for her applied biology studies at UBC this fall. (Sarah Grochowski/Aldergrove Star)

Kindness pays off for Aldergrove graduate

Lexi Kowalewski is part of the grad Class of 2020

 

Members of the Langley community, including local officers, congratulate 2020 Langley graduates in a video tribute. (video screen shot)

VIDEO: Community celebrates 2020 Langley graduates

Local members share advice and well wishes

Members of the Langley community, including local officers, congratulate 2020 Langley graduates in a video tribute. (video screen shot)
Students and parents took part in a modified version of the Grade 5 grad walk through Parkside Centennial School in Aldergrove on June 24, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Despite COVID-19, students get their grad walk at Aldergrove school

Social distancing was maintained during the Grade 5 event at Parkside Centennial Elementary

Students and parents took part in a modified version of the Grade 5 grad walk through Parkside Centennial School in Aldergrove on June 24, 2020. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Victoria’s 2020 Graduates - A Time to Celebrate

Victoria’s 2020 Graduates – A Time to Celebrate

Boulevard congratulates the grads of 2020 on reaching this milestone occasion. We…

  • Jun 24, 2020
Victoria’s 2020 Graduates - A Time to Celebrate
Langley School Board chair Megan Dykeman (right) and Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek were celebrating 2020 grads on Fraser Highway Near 208 Street on Monday, June 22, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A week to celebrate grads gets under way in Langley

Event encourages shows of support for the class of 2020

Langley School Board chair Megan Dykeman (right) and Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek were celebrating 2020 grads on Fraser Highway Near 208 Street on Monday, June 22, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
B.C. residents are encouraged to head outdoors to cheer for the 2020 high school graduates at 8:20 p.m. (Pixabay)

VIDEO: British Columbians invited to cheer at 8:20 p.m. for 2020 high school grads

‘All of us are celebrating your success and your future,’ premier says

B.C. residents are encouraged to head outdoors to cheer for the 2020 high school graduates at 8:20 p.m. (Pixabay)
VIDEO: Cookie Monster comes to Langley to celebrate young grads

VIDEO: Cookie Monster comes to Langley to celebrate young grads

Cookie Monster Preschool held a drive-thru ceremony outside Douglas Recreation Centre on Friday

VIDEO: Cookie Monster comes to Langley to celebrate young grads
VIDEO: Langley universities recognize 2020 graduates

VIDEO: Langley universities recognize 2020 graduates

KPU and TWU shared video tributes with students

VIDEO: Langley universities recognize 2020 graduates
Dr. Bonnie Henry shares a message specifically with the grads of 2020. (Special to Black Press Media)

Dr. Henry: To the graduates…

In a message from the provincial health officer, she sends her congratulations to the Class of 2020

  • Jun 12, 2020
Dr. Bonnie Henry shares a message specifically with the grads of 2020. (Special to Black Press Media)
Langley school superintendent Gord Stewart. (Special to Black Press Media)

FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT: To the Aldergrove graduates…

In a message to the Class of 2020, Gord Stewart encourages grads to create a positive legacy

  • Jun 11, 2020
Langley school superintendent Gord Stewart. (Special to Black Press Media)
Graduating students from Seycove Secondary in Deep Cove, North Vancouver, B.C. throw their hats during a physically distanced graduation photo Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Graduating students all over the world are celebrating their grads in different ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

Canadian Paediatric Society calls on education ministries to allow graduations

Many in-person graduation ceremonies have shifted to a virtual model or been cancelled or postponed

Graduating students from Seycove Secondary in Deep Cove, North Vancouver, B.C. throw their hats during a physically distanced graduation photo Wednesday, June 3, 2020. Graduating students all over the world are celebrating their grads in different ways due to the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
Langley Grade 12 students can win this 2002 Chevy Malibu by writing a 200 to 300 word essay. (Peter Foreman/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Grade 12 students can win a free 2002 Chevy Malibu

Grads have until Wednesday, June 17 to submit a 200 to 300 word essay about why they need a vehicle

Langley Grade 12 students can win this 2002 Chevy Malibu by writing a 200 to 300 word essay. (Peter Foreman/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Graduation 2020: Langley Fine Arts student celebrates amid social distancing

Graduation 2020: Langley Fine Arts student celebrates amid social distancing

Emilie Colbourne submitted a photo of her daughter celebrating grad with her grandparents

Graduation 2020: Langley Fine Arts student celebrates amid social distancing
Grade 12 student Kaiden Cole danced his way through the halls of Langley Fine Art School in his prom attire to celebrate graduating this year. Plans for a traditional prom and commencement ceremony were derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic but the school still found a way for graduates to mark the milestone. (Joanne Abshire/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley grads mark a milestone amid a pandemic

Many local schools are finding ways to celebrate Grade 12 students

Grade 12 student Kaiden Cole danced his way through the halls of Langley Fine Art School in his prom attire to celebrate graduating this year. Plans for a traditional prom and commencement ceremony were derailed by the COVID-19 pandemic but the school still found a way for graduates to mark the milestone. (Joanne Abshire/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Cami Kepke (right), Allison Kepke (left), Jordan Dortman (centre) celebrate together at Prince Charles Secondary School (Photo: Robert Wisla)
Cami Kepke (right), Allison Kepke (left), Jordan Dortman (centre) celebrate together at Prince Charles Secondary School (Photo: Robert Wisla)