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LETTER: Langley student crunches some numbers on food production’s eco-impact

Grade 7 students at Gordon Greenwood Elementary were tasked with writing about climate change.

  • Apr 14, 2021

 

Trinity Western University’s Student Association organized a celebration parade for graduating students Saturday, April 10, 2021. (Trinity Western University/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

University student association hosts grad parade at Langley campus

Students honoured with special Saturday event

  • Apr 13, 2021

 

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LETTER: Langley student calls on public to take action to stop pollution

Grade 7 students at Gordon Greenwood Elementary were tasked with writing about climate change.

  • Apr 12, 2021

 

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LETTER: Langley student urges everyone to think about how their actions affect earth

Grade 7 students at Gordon Greenwood Elementary were tasked with writing about climate change.

  • Apr 11, 2021
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LETTER: Glaciers disappearing faster than in previous decades, Langley student writes

Grade 7 students at Gordon Greenwood Elementary were tasked with writing about climate change.

  • Apr 10, 2021
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LETTER: People must change their actions to slow global warming, Langley student writes

Grade 7 students at Gordon Greenwood Elementary were tasked with writing about climate change.

  • Apr 10, 2021
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Teachers from SD42 and other districts in the Lower Mainland flocked to Surrey on Tuesday in the hopes of getting a COVID-19 vaccine. (Sheelagh Brothers/Twitter)

Don’t line up for vaccines unless asked to come, Dr. Bonnie Henry warns

Social media post shows teachers lining up outside of Surrey clinic for leftover doses

Teachers from SD42 and other districts in the Lower Mainland flocked to Surrey on Tuesday in the hopes of getting a COVID-19 vaccine. (Sheelagh Brothers/Twitter)
Teacher Elisa Infusini and her grade one students wear masks as they attend class at Honore Mercier elementary school, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Teacher Elisa Infusini and her grade one students wear masks as they attend class at Honore Mercier elementary school, Tuesday, March 9, 2021 in Montreal.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
(Black Press Media files)

B.C. teacher banned from teaching younger students after showing age-inappropriate movies

Teacher showed multiple inappropriate movies and failed to supervise students

(Black Press Media files)
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LETTER: Langley student powers through assignment on climate change

Grade 7 students at Gordon Greenwood Elementary were tasked with writing about climate change.

  • Apr 8, 2021
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LETTER: Langley student dives into the importance of water

Grade 7 students at Gordon Greenwood Elementary were tasked with writing about climate change.

  • Apr 8, 2021
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FILE – A student arrives at school as teachers dressed in red participate in a solidarity march to raise awareness about cases of COVID-19 at Ecole Woodward Hill Elementary School, in Surrey, B.C., on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. A number of schools in the Fraser Health region, including Woodward Hill, have reported cases of the B.1.7.7 COVID-19 variant first detected in the U.K. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

B.C. teachers’ union asks officials for COVID data to prove schools are still safe

BCTF president wants province to share criteria for when schools switch between in-person and remote learning

FILE – A student arrives at school as teachers dressed in red participate in a solidarity march to raise awareness about cases of COVID-19 at Ecole Woodward Hill Elementary School, in Surrey, B.C., on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. A number of schools in the Fraser Health region, including Woodward Hill, have reported cases of the B.1.7.7 COVID-19 variant first detected in the U.K. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The Chilliwack Board of Education meets on Feb. 23, 2021 via Zoom. (Screenshot)

B.C.’s education minister directs Chilliwack board to become inclusive

Special advisors worked for months to identify issues among contentious trustee group

The Chilliwack Board of Education meets on Feb. 23, 2021 via Zoom. (Screenshot)
FILE – A family walk past the sign at Thorncliffe Park Public School in Toronto on Friday December 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

All Toronto schools to close for in-person learning as of Wednesday

Toronto joins Peel in being second Ontario region to make the jump

FILE – A family walk past the sign at Thorncliffe Park Public School in Toronto on Friday December 4, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
Noel Booth Elementary students and staff have been informed of a few COVID-19 exposures in the past year of the pandemic, including two issued by the Langley School District this weekend. (Google photo)

Second COVID exposure alert in as many days for Langley elementary

Fraser Health and school district both issue notifications to the school’s staff and families

  • Apr 3, 2021
Noel Booth Elementary students and staff have been informed of a few COVID-19 exposures in the past year of the pandemic, including two issued by the Langley School District this weekend. (Google photo)
While COVID case numbers in the region and across the province continue to rise to record levels, vaccinations continue to roll out for those at highest risk of catching the virus. (Black Press Media)

More COVID cases reported in Langley schools

Heading into the long weekend, two secondaries and one elementary flagged for exposures

  • Apr 2, 2021
While COVID case numbers in the region and across the province continue to rise to record levels, vaccinations continue to roll out for those at highest risk of catching the virus. (Black Press Media)
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COVID-19: Masks now mandatory for students in Grade 4 and up, B.C. confirms

This puts B.C. in line with other provinces

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Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)

Teachers welcome masks for students in Langley

The new rules were met with “cheering and clapping” by teachers’ union members

Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)
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UPDATE: B.C. announces amendments to school mask mandate amid COVID surge

Other provinces have brought in more stringent mask mandates for students

(Metro Creative photo)
A science class at L.A. Matheson Secondary in the Surrey school district on March 12, 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Masks now required ‘at all times’ in this B.C. school district for grades 4-12

Superintendent says it’s a new order from Fraser Health, specific to the district

A science class at L.A. Matheson Secondary in the Surrey school district on March 12, 2021. (Photo: Lauren Collins)