Langley School District

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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Student is installing copper water lines in the Piping Program at Langley Secondary School. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley students can start trades training while in high school

Free tuition and paid work part of apprenticeship program

Student is installing copper water lines in the Piping Program at Langley Secondary School. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Lizzie Porter, Beatrix Koch, and Adia Richert spent hours knitting hats, making ornaments, and creating one-of-a-kind jewellery for their recent sale efforts in Fort Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

From Langley to Kenya, 3 girls helping friends from miles away

Trio of fine arts student spent holiday selling handmade items on the streets of Fort Langley

Lizzie Porter, Beatrix Koch, and Adia Richert spent hours knitting hats, making ornaments, and creating one-of-a-kind jewellery for their recent sale efforts in Fort Langley. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Santa letters courtesy of Baljit Kaur’s Grade 1, Division 13 students.
Santa letters courtesy of Baljit Kaur’s Grade 1, Division 13 students.
Santa letters courtesy of Baljit Kaur’s Grade 1, Division 13 students.
Santa letters courtesy of Baljit Kaur’s Grade 1, Division 13 students.
There’s still some finishing touches to be done at Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary where Phillis Giovani is principal. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Langley principal leads one school while setting up new elementary

Phillis Giovani sets the example for the kids and adults in the building

There’s still some finishing touches to be done at Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary where Phillis Giovani is principal. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: Monitoring student transport not good use of school district resources – trustees

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

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The Langley School District Foundation has food programs, and supports schools with scholarships, technology and more. To raise money for its work, the foundation is holding a 50/50. (LSDF/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley school charity looking to sell $150,000 in 50/50 tickets

Tickets available until Dec. 16 with the winner selected Dec. 17.

The Langley School District Foundation has food programs, and supports schools with scholarships, technology and more. To raise money for its work, the foundation is holding a 50/50. (LSDF/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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