Langley School District

Walnut Grove Secondary hosted a Terry Fox run on school grounds on June 4, 2021 in support of the Canadian icon’s foundation. Students ran a course on campus where they stopped at six stations to compete in a variety of challenges. (WGSS/Special to Langley Advance Times)

PHOTOS: Terry Fox run challenge amounts to $27,000 raised by Walnut Grove students

Local teacher pledged $25 donation for every student victory during student-teacher challenge

Walnut Grove Secondary hosted a Terry Fox run on school grounds on June 4, 2021 in support of the Canadian icon’s foundation. Students ran a course on campus where they stopped at six stations to compete in a variety of challenges. (WGSS/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Principal Chris Wejr and vice principal Mark Touzeau of Shortreed Elementary got all dressed up for their students in a tacky tourist greeting on Friday morning. (Michelle Greer/Special to The Star)

VIDEO: Tropical tacky tourists vacation at Shortreed Elementary

Staff dressed up on Friday morning and greeted students with grass skirts, sunglasses, and smiles

Principal Chris Wejr and vice principal Mark Touzeau of Shortreed Elementary got all dressed up for their students in a tacky tourist greeting on Friday morning. (Michelle Greer/Special to The Star)
Martians have landed, and the invasion is being broadcast by students at H.D. Stafford school, performing their version of the famous Orson Welles radio production. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Mars attacks! And Langley students are broadcasting the invasion

H.D. Stafford students produce version of famed Orson Welles radio play

Martians have landed, and the invasion is being broadcast by students at H.D. Stafford school, performing their version of the famous Orson Welles radio production. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Deeba Mostafaie-Mehr, Setare Maleki Rizi, and Olivia Chen Xu from R.E. Mountain Secondary are recipients of three prestigious scholarships. (Langley School District/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley STEM students shine as recipients of prestigious scholarships

Three students from R.E. Mountain Secondary recognized

Deeba Mostafaie-Mehr, Setare Maleki Rizi, and Olivia Chen Xu from R.E. Mountain Secondary are recipients of three prestigious scholarships. (Langley School District/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Each week, we are asking Langley’s elected officials to weigh in on an issue of concern to local residents. They are given a deadline and invited to respond with a maximum 250 words on the matter. This time, each member of Langley Township council was invited to respond to this question.

AT YOUR SERVICE: Langley trustees applaud positives found amid pandemic

Q&A: Members of the local school board given chance to address the community on a key local issue

  • Jun 13, 2021
Each week, we are asking Langley’s elected officials to weigh in on an issue of concern to local residents. They are given a deadline and invited to respond with a maximum 250 words on the matter. This time, each member of Langley Township council was invited to respond to this question.
Susan Cairns (left) and Cecelia Reekie with the 215 crosses bedecked with children’s clothes placed in memory of the Kamloops residential school victims at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum at 21559 Fraser Hwy. Langley on Tuesday, June 15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Langley School District Foundation called to action by ‘atrocity’

Board and executive director describe ordeal as a ‘travesty’, and vow to ‘be there’ with support and aid

Susan Cairns (left) and Cecelia Reekie with the 215 crosses bedecked with children’s clothes placed in memory of the Kamloops residential school victims at the Derek Doubleday Arboretum at 21559 Fraser Hwy. Langley on Tuesday, June 15. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley Secondary School has renamed its teams from the Saints to Thunderbirds (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Call them Thunderbirds: Langley Secondary School changes team name from Saints

A student survey found 80 per cent couldn’t relate to the old name

Langley Secondary School has renamed its teams from the Saints to Thunderbirds (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Brookswood Secondary School teacher Katie Glover teaches a political studies course whose students won praise from Langley MLA Andrew Mercier, praising them for their ‘insightful’ questions. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Queries from Brookswood students impress Langley MLA

Andrew Mercier said he was asked a ‘host of insightful questions’ during recent visit

Brookswood Secondary School teacher Katie Glover teaches a political studies course whose students won praise from Langley MLA Andrew Mercier, praising them for their ‘insightful’ questions. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Bike racks at Langley’s James Kennedy Elementary (JKE) school filled up with two-wheelers during Bike to School Week. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Bike racks at Langley’s James Kennedy Elementary (JKE) school filled up with two-wheelers during Bike to School Week. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Community Secondary School graduation will look differently for the class of 2021 due to COVID-19. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove’s class of 2021 to receive diplomas in front of family members

164 students to graduate from Aldergrove Community Secondary at ceremony June 23

Aldergrove Community Secondary School graduation will look differently for the class of 2021 due to COVID-19. (Special to The Star)
Walnut Grove Secondary School teacher Linda Baker has pledged to donate $25 for every student victory in a challenge against physical education teacher Terry Stead during Friday, June 4, 2021 Terry Fox run. (WGGS/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Walnut Grove Secondary School teacher Linda Baker has pledged to donate $25 for every student victory in a challenge against physical education teacher Terry Stead during Friday, June 4, 2021 Terry Fox run. (WGGS/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley student Mac Dykeman received numerous awards at the 2021 Canada-wide Science Fair for her incubator innovation. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Incubator innovation wins Langley student numerous honours at Canada-wide Science Fair

Mac Dykeman was one of four winners of the 4-H Canada Science Fair

Langley student Mac Dykeman received numerous awards at the 2021 Canada-wide Science Fair for her incubator innovation. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
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COVID-19: 11 Langley schools on exposure list

Noel Booth Elementary was issued a notification on Monday

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Undated Google Maps image of Langley Education Centre (file)

COVID case reported at Langley Education Centre

District issues advisory to parents

Undated Google Maps image of Langley Education Centre (file)
Langley School District office. (Aldergrove Star files)

Superintendent notes restart plan doesn’t change Langley school operations

COVID-19 guidelines will stay in place until summer while grad ceremonies will be minimized

Langley School District office. (Aldergrove Star files)
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COVID-19: Langley nail salon, gym ordered closed, latest school exposures

Fraser Health has issued a public exposure alert for a local nail salon

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Alicia Rempel has been named the executive director of the Langley School District Foundation, starting in the role June 1, 2021. (Langley School District)

Long-time learning advocate takes over as head of Langley School District Foundation

The foundation fundraises for the local public school district and was incorporated in 2001

Alicia Rempel has been named the executive director of the Langley School District Foundation, starting in the role June 1, 2021. (Langley School District)
Susan Cairns, the Langley School District Foundation executive director, mingled with guests at last years gala. (Langley Advance Times photo)

Executive director retires from Langley’s public school foundation

Susan Cairns has been with the charity since it was started

Susan Cairns, the Langley School District Foundation executive director, mingled with guests at last years gala. (Langley Advance Times photo)
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Langley schools on COVID exposure list rises

Families of three schools were issued notifications on Tuesday

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The Langley School District, with its head office in Murrayville, will have a virtual budget open house this year. People can submit their questions and suggestions online Wednesday, May 26 until May 31. (Langley Advance Times file)

Have a say in Langley School District budget for upcoming year

Public input is accepted until the end of May.

The Langley School District, with its head office in Murrayville, will have a virtual budget open house this year. People can submit their questions and suggestions online Wednesday, May 26 until May 31. (Langley Advance Times file)