Langley School District

Mike Pue, district principal of Aboriginal education in Langley, shares how students in Langley will mark Orange Shirt Day on September 30, 2020. (Langley School District/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley students mark Orange Shirt Day

Sept. 30 initiative aims to raise awareness about government-run residential schools

Mike Pue, district principal of Aboriginal education in Langley, shares how students in Langley will mark Orange Shirt Day on September 30, 2020. (Langley School District/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The sign outside of Langley Secondary School early this month advised students about orientation, and told different grade groups to use different entrances. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

What will happen in Langley’s school district when student or staffer tests positive?

The school superintendent lays out protocols based on health expert recommendations

The sign outside of Langley Secondary School early this month advised students about orientation, and told different grade groups to use different entrances. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Most Langley students back in class

Most Langley students back in class

District update released after the first full week of instruction

Most Langley students back in class
The Langley School District return to school plan is on its website at https://www.sd35.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/08/Education-Restart-Plan-2020Aug26-Final.pdf.

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The Langley School District return to school plan is on its website at https://www.sd35.bc.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2020/08/Education-Restart-Plan-2020Aug26-Final.pdf.
Township of Langley will not be offering its Active Beyond the Bell program this year. (Township of Langley)

Township Active Beyond the Bell program suspended at Langley schools

Two hour after school program will not be offered

Township of Langley will not be offering its Active Beyond the Bell program this year. (Township of Langley)
On Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, Gord Stewart, superintendent of Langley schools, hosting a virtual town hall with elementary, middle and secondary principals from the district to address questions from the community about the local re-start plan. (Langley School District video screen shot)

VIDEO: District addresses back-to-school re-start in Langley

Deadline to submit school survey is Aug. 31

On Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020, Gord Stewart, superintendent of Langley schools, hosting a virtual town hall with elementary, middle and secondary principals from the district to address questions from the community about the local re-start plan. (Langley School District video screen shot)
After releasing its back-to-school restart plan the Langley School District is hosting a virtual town hall meeting Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. (Langley School District)

School district hosting virtual town hall after revealing Langley restart plan

Local district hopes to answer questions at 7 p.m. meeting

After releasing its back-to-school restart plan the Langley School District is hosting a virtual town hall meeting Thursday, Aug. 27, 2020. (Langley School District)
Langley School District Foundation is selling kindness T-shirts in an effort to compensate for the dip in revenue experienced as a result of cancelling fundraising events this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dollars raised will help the foundation support 650 local families with weekly grocery gift cards. (Susan Cairn/Special to Langley Advance Times)                                Langley School District Foundation is selling kindness T-shirts in an effort to compensate for the dip in revenue experienced as a result of cancelling fundraising events this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dollars raised will help the foundation support 650 local families with weekly grocery gift cards. (Susan Cairn/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley School District Foundation raises funds with ‘Choose Kindness’ campaign

$20 T-shirt helps support 650 local families with weekly grocery

Langley School District Foundation is selling kindness T-shirts in an effort to compensate for the dip in revenue experienced as a result of cancelling fundraising events this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dollars raised will help the foundation support 650 local families with weekly grocery gift cards. (Susan Cairn/Special to Langley Advance Times)                                Langley School District Foundation is selling kindness T-shirts in an effort to compensate for the dip in revenue experienced as a result of cancelling fundraising events this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. Dollars raised will help the foundation support 650 local families with weekly grocery gift cards. (Susan Cairn/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley Environmental Partners Society donates $19,000 to feed hungry students

Langley Environmental Partners Society donates $19,000 to feed hungry students

Money will go towards Langley School District Foundation’s Food for Thought gift card program

Langley Environmental Partners Society donates $19,000 to feed hungry students
Langley School District working to localize B.C.’s back-to-school plan

Langley School District working to localize B.C.’s back-to-school plan

Superintendent Gord Stewart says the district will release its restart plan by Aug. 26

Langley School District working to localize B.C.’s back-to-school plan
Charlie Lee threw a surprise prom for 12 of his IGA staff who graduated high school during the COVID-19 pandemic this year. (Patricia Webb/Special to the Advance Times)

‘More than any of us expected’: Langley store owner throws surprise prom for grads on staff

Langley grads who work as IGA staff got a grad banquet to make up for the one they didn’t get in 2020

Charlie Lee threw a surprise prom for 12 of his IGA staff who graduated high school during the COVID-19 pandemic this year. (Patricia Webb/Special to the Advance Times)
A lawnmower caught fire while the driver was mowing the field at Topham Elementary on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Dan Allen, acting supervisor of parks and recreation for Township of Langley, was on scene to investigate the cause. No injuries were reported. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)

Lawnmower catches fire at Langley elementary school

Township firefighters responded, no injuries were reported

A lawnmower caught fire while the driver was mowing the field at Topham Elementary on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Dan Allen, acting supervisor of parks and recreation for Township of Langley, was on scene to investigate the cause. No injuries were reported. (Joti Grewal/Langley Advance Times)
R.E. Mountain Secondary student Alice He, 17, (pictured) has started a summer project with fellow classmate Amy Yim, 17, to sew handmade felt toys to donate to kids at Langley Memorial Hospital in September. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
R.E. Mountain Secondary student Alice He, 17, (pictured) has started a summer project with fellow classmate Amy Yim, 17, to sew handmade felt toys to donate to kids at Langley Memorial Hospital in September. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley School District Foundation has launched a new fundraising campaign by selling garden fountains. (Langley School District Foundation/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley School District Foundation is fundraising with fountains

Western Water Farms donated garden ornaments, which people can purchase to help feed hungry students

Langley School District Foundation has launched a new fundraising campaign by selling garden fountains. (Langley School District Foundation/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Construction is beginning on a new school on 78th Avenue in Willoughby. It is expected to be ready for students for the 2021/22 school year. (Google Maps)

Construction begins on new Langley school for 555 students

The school is in the fast-growing Willoughby neighbourhood

Construction is beginning on a new school on 78th Avenue in Willoughby. It is expected to be ready for students for the 2021/22 school year. (Google Maps)
Fifteen Parkside Kindergarten students met outside for a final class photo this June. (Erica Matyga of Artistic Eye Photography/Special to the Star)

Aldergrove moms orchestrate class photo for Kindergarten grads after COVID-19 school shutdown

Five year olds at Parkside Elementary got one final reunion to wrap up their school year cut short

Fifteen Parkside Kindergarten students met outside for a final class photo this June. (Erica Matyga of Artistic Eye Photography/Special to the Star)
Aldergrove Rotarians and retired school principals George Bryce (left) and Charlie Fox (left) presented a $17,000 cheque to executive director of Langley School District foundation, Susan Cairns, at the district offices on Tuesday, June 18. (Langley School District photo)

Fewer Langley students will be hungry this summer, thanks to Rotary kindness

The Aldergrove service club goes a step further to provide for Starfish families

Aldergrove Rotarians and retired school principals George Bryce (left) and Charlie Fox (left) presented a $17,000 cheque to executive director of Langley School District foundation, Susan Cairns, at the district offices on Tuesday, June 18. (Langley School District photo)
Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)

Langley School District says options are open for in-class return this September

Gord Stewart, Superintendent of Schools, said full time in-person instruction may be possible

Langley School District’s board office. (Langley Advance Times files)
Envision Financial and the First West Foundation grant $10,000 in community response funding to Langley School District Foundation. (Envision Financial/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Envision Financial and First West Foundation gift $10,000 to Langley School District Foundation

Food for Thought program has been in need of donations throughout COVID-19 pandemic

Envision Financial and the First West Foundation grant $10,000 in community response funding to Langley School District Foundation. (Envision Financial/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley School Board chair Megan Dykeman (right) and Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek were celebrating 2020 grads on Fraser Highway Near 208 Street on Monday, June 22, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: A week to celebrate grads gets under way in Langley

Event encourages shows of support for the class of 2020

Langley School Board chair Megan Dykeman (right) and Langley City Mayor Val van den Broek were celebrating 2020 grads on Fraser Highway Near 208 Street on Monday, June 22, 2020 (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)