Langley School District

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)
Grade 12 student, Blerta Konjuhi is one of the recipients of the Beedie scholarship. She is a student at Langley Secondary School. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Grade 12 student over the moon after receiving $40,000 scholarship

She is an “epitome of being an exemplary student,” says the teacher

Grade 12 student, Blerta Konjuhi is one of the recipients of the Beedie scholarship. She is a student at Langley Secondary School. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Fine Arts School students walked more than two kilometres through Fort Langley on Thursday as part of the Walk for Water. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Students lugging water around Fort Langley a lesson in empathy

Grade 6 and 7 students at Langley Fine Arts School take part in the Walk for Water Thursday

Langley Fine Arts School students walked more than two kilometres through Fort Langley on Thursday as part of the Walk for Water. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Dykeman enjoyed a ride on a merry-go-round with students of West Langley Elementary. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley MLA joins kids on merry-go-round

Megan Dykeman visits two of four new local school playgrounds, noting one more still in the works

Dykeman enjoyed a ride on a merry-go-round with students of West Langley Elementary. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
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(Langley School District website)

Langley’s public school nurse role has evolved

In celebration of National Nursing Week May 9 to 15, 2022

  • May 12, 2022
(Langley School District website)
Georgia and Sydney Erickson, Grade 3 and 5 students respectively, got to meet Canadian Olympians Meaghan Mikkelson and Charles Hamelin when they visited Langley Meadows Community School on Friday, April 29, 2022, to launch the Breakfast Clubs of Canada program at the school. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Olympians visit Langley school for breakfast program kick-off

Breakfast Clubs of Canada adds Langley Meadows Community School to its in-school food programs

Georgia and Sydney Erickson, Grade 3 and 5 students respectively, got to meet Canadian Olympians Meaghan Mikkelson and Charles Hamelin when they visited Langley Meadows Community School on Friday, April 29, 2022, to launch the Breakfast Clubs of Canada program at the school. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
Volunteers such as Cashmere Roder, Jennifer Cooksley, Erin Caldwell and PAC president Amy Synesael ran the Shorteed Elementary $1 sale on Friday, April 22, 2022. The gym was filled with items and large crowds turned out to shop.(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Shoppers snap up bargains at a buck apiece at Langley PAC sale

Shortreed Elementary PAC able to host its popular sale of gently used goods April 22

Volunteers such as Cashmere Roder, Jennifer Cooksley, Erin Caldwell and PAC president Amy Synesael ran the Shorteed Elementary $1 sale on Friday, April 22, 2022. The gym was filled with items and large crowds turned out to shop.(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
In April 2022 Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside announced a new school site has been bought for a secondary and high school in Willoughby. (Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Can new Langley school be named after Willoughby-area pioneer?

Letter writer suggests new school name should be based on prominent neighbourhood figure

  • Apr 25, 2022
In April 2022 Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside announced a new school site has been bought for a secondary and high school in Willoughby. (Langley Advance Times)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: Survey gives school district tools for staff recruitment, retention

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

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A number of local seniors sat down with students from Blacklock Fine Arts Elementary to help create an art exhibition based on local history. (Langley School District/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Blacklock students honour Langley seniors through art

Grade 4/5 class works with local elders to create artwork that will be displayed locally in June

  • Apr 16, 2022
A number of local seniors sat down with students from Blacklock Fine Arts Elementary to help create an art exhibition based on local history. (Langley School District/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Jakob Cadeau, a professional cook 1 (PC1) student, displayed a take-out meal as part of the One Season Restaurant at Walnut Grove Secondary. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley students lead recently launched restaurant

One Season Restaurant is annual project of Langley School District

Jakob Cadeau, a professional cook 1 (PC1) student, displayed a take-out meal as part of the One Season Restaurant at Walnut Grove Secondary. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Carol Stehr, Scout leader sorting out bottles at the First Walnut Grove Scout troop’s fundraiser on Saturday, March 26. The group is raising funds for their upcoming camping trip in Hawaii. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley scouting group raising funds for Hawaii camping trip

Goal seems difficult to achieve but all is in to make it happen

Carol Stehr, Scout leader sorting out bottles at the First Walnut Grove Scout troop’s fundraiser on Saturday, March 26. The group is raising funds for their upcoming camping trip in Hawaii. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Jen Pavel, an experienced homestay mom, said that kids brought “wonderful” experiences to her life which she believes her family would not have experienced otherwise. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley School District wants families to show generosity

International students coming to neighbourhood seeking homestay facilities

Jen Pavel, an experienced homestay mom, said that kids brought “wonderful” experiences to her life which she believes her family would not have experienced otherwise. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: Bigger schools not necessarily solution to rising land costs

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

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R.E. Mountain Secondary had some flooding Wednesday, March 9, 2022. (Langley School District)

Langley high school students switch to remote learning after minor flooding

R.E. Mountain Grade 9s and 10s learn from home while Grade 11 and 12 students attend in person

R.E. Mountain Secondary had some flooding Wednesday, March 9, 2022. (Langley School District)
There were hundreds of car and even more car fans at the annual D.W. Poppy car show in 2019. (Langley Advance Times files)

Decades-old automotive tradition back at Langley school

D.W. Poppy Secondary’s car show expected to attract thousands of visitors in May

There were hundreds of car and even more car fans at the annual D.W. Poppy car show in 2019. (Langley Advance Times files)
Karin Muuren is principal of Willoughby Elementary which celebrated Diversity and Respect Week by handing out kindness tickets. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley school finds the ticket to kindness

School District 35 celebrated Diversity and Respect Week which includes Pink Shirt Day

Karin Muuren is principal of Willoughby Elementary which celebrated Diversity and Respect Week by handing out kindness tickets. (Langley School District/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Students of Brookswood Secondary will present a musical theatre show, Something Rotten. Set in the 1590s, the play is a musical comedy based on a book by John O’Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley theatre students dive into shakespearean era

Parents and community members assisted in decorating the set

Students of Brookswood Secondary will present a musical theatre show, Something Rotten. Set in the 1590s, the play is a musical comedy based on a book by John O’Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: Views on future of middle schools differ

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

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