Langley School District

Brett Favaro, dean, Faculty of Science and Horticulture, along with representatives from the KPU brewing program: Ernesto Cabral, student; Phil Chrinko, alumnus; Kyle Jansen (holding award), alumnus; Emily Kokonas, instructor; Alek Egi, instructor; Thomas Nickel, student; Michael Hodgson, alumnus; and Freddy Nota, student. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

KPU earns fresh accolades at B.C. Beer Awards

1,000 entries from 120 breweries across B.C. that entered into 31 beer categories

 

Langley kids joined hands to remove about nine cubic metres of invasive Himalayan plant blackberries at Routley park. The activity was hosted by Lower Mainland Green Team - an environmental charity group. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley students take on invasive Himalayan blackberries

About nine cubic metres – equivalent to 56 bathtubs – of the invasive plant removed

  • Nov 12, 2022

 

Canadian military members, such as Deanna Forrest, who serve with the United Nations sport the distinctive blue berets. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley woman was a UN peacekeeper, now she teaches Grade 6

Experiences abroad infused into her school’s Remembrance Day assembly

 

REMSS Teacher Balroop Dhanoa receiving recognition as a finalist at the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education for the category Social Equity and Diversity. The ceremony was held earlier this month in Victoria. In photo (L-R): Minister of Education and Child Care, Jennifer Whiteside, John Horgan, Premier of BC, Balroop Dhanoa, REMSS teacher, and Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of BC. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley teacher recognized for her work towards social equity and diversity

She was invited to Victoria to meet then-premier John Horgan

REMSS Teacher Balroop Dhanoa receiving recognition as a finalist at the Premier’s Awards for Excellence in Education for the category Social Equity and Diversity. The ceremony was held earlier this month in Victoria. In photo (L-R): Minister of Education and Child Care, Jennifer Whiteside, John Horgan, Premier of BC, Balroop Dhanoa, REMSS teacher, and Janet Austin, Lieutenant Governor of BC. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove Secondary was in lockdown for at least 30 to 45 minutes Friday morning, Nov. 4, after reports of a gun on the property. RCMP and the emergency response team (ERT) were reportedly at the school, going room to room. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove Secondary was in lockdown for at least 30 to 45 minutes Friday morning, Nov. 4, after reports of a gun on the property. RCMP and the emergency response team (ERT) were reportedly at the school, going room to room. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: Langley voter has some questions about municipal election slates

Voters encouraged to look closely at ballots when making their choices

  • Sep 29, 2022
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A group of volunteers and staff from the Gateway of Hope started final sorting and delivery of backpacks to hundreds of local children on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Volunteers fan out around Langley to deliver school backpacks full of supplies

Organizers find delivering the backs, a practice started during COVID, to be more streamlined

A group of volunteers and staff from the Gateway of Hope started final sorting and delivery of backpacks to hundreds of local children on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2022. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Marnie Wilson. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Wilson runs for re-election on Langley school board

Candidate has worked as an SEA in local schools

Marnie Wilson. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
(Government of B.C. website)

Langley teacher finalist in provincial awards

Top B.C. teachers announced at October ceremony

(Government of B.C. website)
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Do you have a question you’d like to see put to the Langley school trustees? Email your idea to editor@langleyadvancetimes.com.
Langley school trustee David Tod won’t be running again. (file)

Langley school trustee David Tod won’t be running again

Hopes his replacement will be someone who has a kid in the system

Langley school trustee David Tod won’t be running again. (file)
The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope partners with various churches and others during the annual school supply drive. In 2020 and 2021, they delivered the school supplies to families for safety reasons and will do so again in 2022. (Gateway/Special to the Langley Advance)

Langley’s annual school supply drive is underway

People able to donate supplies or money and families in need of help can contact the Gateway of Hope

The Salvation Army Gateway of Hope partners with various churches and others during the annual school supply drive. In 2020 and 2021, they delivered the school supplies to families for safety reasons and will do so again in 2022. (Gateway/Special to the Langley Advance)
Neil Turner has announced a run for school board in Langley Township. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

TWU prof and soccer coach plans to run for Langley school board

Neil Turner has been involved with local sports for decades

Neil Turner has announced a run for school board in Langley Township. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
North Otter Elementary students did portraits of BC Lions players. (BC Lions)

BC Lions fans roar with delight at Langley children’s player portraits

Football team posted student art on its social media channels

North Otter Elementary students did portraits of BC Lions players. (BC Lions)
Leith White is a candidate for one of the two Langley City seats on the Langley School Board. (Leith White/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley pastor joins race for City school district trustee seat

Leith White left a career as a corporate executive to follow another path

Leith White is a candidate for one of the two Langley City seats on the Langley School Board. (Leith White/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: School district moves forward on reconciliation efforts with Indigenous partners

Question-and-answer feature calls on those elected to office in Langley

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Principal Phillis Giovani showed the school’s owl logo. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

School community gathers to mark opening of Langley school named for longtime educator

Students started attending last September but COVID prevented official opening celebration

  • Jul 2, 2022
Principal Phillis Giovani showed the school’s owl logo. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Charlie Fox is running for another term as a Langley School Board trustee. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Fox announces second run for Langley School Board after byelection win

The former Township councillor will seek re-election to the board this fall

Charlie Fox is running for another term as a Langley School Board trustee. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Students of Alice Brown Elementary School enjoyed hot dogs and drinks with Langley City and Township of Langley firefighters on Wednesday June 22. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley firefighters serve up hotdogs

Alice Brown Elementary students won a fundraiser competition

Students of Alice Brown Elementary School enjoyed hot dogs and drinks with Langley City and Township of Langley firefighters on Wednesday June 22. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley teen’s sliced finger leads to lawsuit against school district

Student allegedly damaged tendon in finger on a field trip

The Langley School District board offices. (Langley Advance Times files)
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