Langley School District

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

 

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

 

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

 

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)
Tanya Kerr, president of the Langley Teachers’ Association, has concerns about the 2021-22 school year and the safety measurse planned. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

No cohorts, masks return, Langley students face changes as they return to class

Local district is waiting for provincial approval to continue COVID-19 notification alerts

Tanya Kerr, president of the Langley Teachers’ Association, has concerns about the 2021-22 school year and the safety measurse planned. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
A seven-year-old has written to Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside asking for more safety measures in schools for younger kids who cannot be vaccinated. (Tweet)

7-year-old Langley boy pens letter to education minister begging for more safety measures

Mom of letter writer concerned about risk to kids when school resumes

A seven-year-old has written to Education Minister Jennifer Whiteside asking for more safety measures in schools for younger kids who cannot be vaccinated. (Tweet)
The Delta variant now makes up the majority of COVID-19 cases in the Interior Health region. (CDC photo)

LETTER: Langley parent wants more precautions as kids head back to class

Rise of Delta variant has a local woman concerned about schools because kids can’t be vaccinated

  • Aug 10, 2021
The Delta variant now makes up the majority of COVID-19 cases in the Interior Health region. (CDC photo)
In a video shared to YouTube, the Langley Fundamental School 2021 grad choir shared an uplifting message with their fellow graduates. (Video screen grab)

VIDEO: Langley grad choir shares uplifting message with fellow 2021 graduates

Langley Fundamental Grade 12 students post special performance online

In a video shared to YouTube, the Langley Fundamental School 2021 grad choir shared an uplifting message with their fellow graduates. (Video screen grab)
Setare Maleki, graduate of R.E. Mountain Secondary, (left) and Kyra Steinthorson, graduate of Langley Fine Arts School, (right) were awarded a Beedie Luminaries scholarship of up to $40,000. (Beedie Luminaries/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley grads recall emotional reaction after earning $40,000 scholarships

Two local students are among 112 British Columbia Grade 12 students gifted Beedie scholarships

Setare Maleki, graduate of R.E. Mountain Secondary, (left) and Kyra Steinthorson, graduate of Langley Fine Arts School, (right) were awarded a Beedie Luminaries scholarship of up to $40,000. (Beedie Luminaries/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Phillis Giovani, principal of Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary, with Donna Gabriel Robins and Jennifer Huber, vice-principal, unveil the school’s owl logo. The new school will open this September. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Wise owl chosen to represent new Langley school

Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary unveiled a new logo and mascot

Phillis Giovani, principal of Donna Gabriel Robins Elementary, with Donna Gabriel Robins and Jennifer Huber, vice-principal, unveil the school’s owl logo. The new school will open this September. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Dino’s Garden was unveiled at Brookswood Secondary on July 9, 2021. It’s named for teacher Dino Camparmo. (Lisa Farquharson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley teacher’s legacy continues to grow as memorial garden unveiled

Dino Camparmo was a student in this community before becoming a beloved teacher

Dino’s Garden was unveiled at Brookswood Secondary on July 9, 2021. It’s named for teacher Dino Camparmo. (Lisa Farquharson/Langley Advance Times)
Langley’s Class of 2021 celebrated graduation with a series of mini-ceremonies.

VIDEO: A grad year like no other for Langley’s class of 2021

Because of COVID-19 restrictions, students took part in mini-ceremonies

Langley’s Class of 2021 celebrated graduation with a series of mini-ceremonies.
Langley School district offices and schools will reopen Tuesday following a one-day shutdown Monday due to the heat wave. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley School district offices and schools will reopen Tuesday following a one-day shutdown Monday due to the heat wave. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley school district offices will be closed Monday along with all public schools in response to the heat wave. (Langley Advance Times file)
Langley school district offices will be closed Monday along with all public schools in response to the heat wave. (Langley Advance Times file)
Aldergrove Community Secondary school held a socially distant graduation ceremony for the class of 2021 on Wednesday, June 23. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove Secondary throws socially distanced graduation

Class of 2021 collected their diplomas on Wednesday via individual ceremonies for families

Aldergrove Community Secondary school held a socially distant graduation ceremony for the class of 2021 on Wednesday, June 23. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
Parents from the R.E. Mountain Secondary School Dry Grad Committee gathered this week to assemble the 350 gift bags they will be providing the school’s 2021 graduating class on June 25, 2021. (Lorraine Baldwin/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley parents raise $30,000 to surprise 350 graduates with grad gift

R.E. Mountain Secondary parents hoped to mark the school-year for students in a special way

Parents from the R.E. Mountain Secondary School Dry Grad Committee gathered this week to assemble the 350 gift bags they will be providing the school’s 2021 graduating class on June 25, 2021. (Lorraine Baldwin/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Grad Week 2021 runs June 21-25. (Langley School District Facebook)

Langley Grad Week 2021 starts today

Community is invited to celebrate this year’s graduates

Langley Grad Week 2021 runs June 21-25. (Langley School District Facebook)