Langley School District

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)
Jake Guy, Jessica Katrichak (centre) and Emily Weldon are former Brookswood Secondary School students who have gone on to work in the film and television industry. On Friday, Dec. 3, they and other alumni, will return to their alma mater to help raise funds for the school film program. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

An inside look at film and television, courtesy of Brookswood Secondary alums

Fundraiser for school film program brings back grads who work in the industry

Jake Guy, Jessica Katrichak (centre) and Emily Weldon are former Brookswood Secondary School students who have gone on to work in the film and television industry. On Friday, Dec. 3, they and other alumni, will return to their alma mater to help raise funds for the school film program. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Two Langley organizations are hosting a coat drive. (Encompass Support Services Society website)

Langley coat drive shares warmth of the holiday season

Langley School District Foundation and Encompass Support Services Society host new coat campaign

Two Langley organizations are hosting a coat drive. (Encompass Support Services Society website)
Langley school board chair Rod Ross has announced that the trustees won’t imposed a vaccination mandate for staff. (Langley Advance Times)

Langley school trustees won’t make staff get COVID-19 vaccinations

School District 35 announced policy decision Friday after in-camera meeting Tuesday

Langley school board chair Rod Ross has announced that the trustees won’t imposed a vaccination mandate for staff. (Langley Advance Times)
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AT YOUR SERVICE: Skyrocketing enrolment prompts intensified lobby by trustees

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

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Students enjoy exploring the park during recess and lunch, including climbing trees and jumping in leaves at Ponder Park. (Langley School District/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Students enjoy exploring the park during recess and lunch, including climbing trees and jumping in leaves at Ponder Park. (Langley School District/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley school district offices. (Langley Advance Times file)

Langley school board considers vaccine mandate for all staff

The board of education is talking to employees and parents

Langley school district offices. (Langley Advance Times file)
Undated Google Maps image of Glenwood School in Langley, which reported the most COVID exposures of any Langley school over a two-week period, according to the Fraser Health Authority. (Google)

COVID exposures reported at 28 Langley schools over two-week period

Second-highest numbers within Fraser Health region

Undated Google Maps image of Glenwood School in Langley, which reported the most COVID exposures of any Langley school over a two-week period, according to the Fraser Health Authority. (Google)
The provincial government is mandating mask wearing for all students from kindergarten through Grade 12 in all B.C. school districts, including Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)

K-3 students in Langley and all B.C. school districts must mask up as of Monday

Provincial government announced that all students from kindergarten through Grade 12 must wear masks

The provincial government is mandating mask wearing for all students from kindergarten through Grade 12 in all B.C. school districts, including Langley. (Langley Advance Times file)
Shortreed’s seismic project is expected to be done by 2023. Students and staff will remain in school while construction is in progress. (Langley School District/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Shortreed Community Elementary seismic upgrades underway

Work is being funded through the province’s Seismic Mitigation Program

Shortreed’s seismic project is expected to be done by 2023. Students and staff will remain in school while construction is in progress. (Langley School District/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Eight-year-old Amarbir Dhaliwal, a student at Uplands Montessori, is representing British Columbia at Canada’s 34th annual Spelling Bee Championship on Oct. 3, 2021. (Shinder Dhaliwal/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Eight-year-old Amarbir Dhaliwal, a student at Uplands Montessori, is representing British Columbia at Canada’s 34th annual Spelling Bee Championship on Oct. 3, 2021. (Shinder Dhaliwal/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Superintendent Gord Stewart spoke to about 75 teacher candidates in early 2019, as the growing district worked to recruit more teachers. (Joanne Abshire/Langley School District)

Langley’s public school superintendent retires after Christmas

Assistant superintendent Mal Gill becomes deputy superintendent until taking top spot in January

Superintendent Gord Stewart spoke to about 75 teacher candidates in early 2019, as the growing district worked to recruit more teachers. (Joanne Abshire/Langley School District)
Kelowna RCMP school speed radar (September 2011)

School zones back in effect, nearly 160 drivers in Langley ticketed last year

The 30 km/hr zones will be enforced by RCMP, fines start at $196

Kelowna RCMP school speed radar (September 2011)
It was first school experience for mom Shelby Dingwall, who sent her son Kingston off to kindergarten at Nicomekl Elementary on Sept. 7, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Class is back in session, Langley kids return to school amid modified COVID protocols

Unlike last year, exposure letters will not be issued district-wide

It was first school experience for mom Shelby Dingwall, who sent her son Kingston off to kindergarten at Nicomekl Elementary on Sept. 7, 2021. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)