Stories

  • Youth TRAIN in Trades Program Promotions- Youth TRAIN in Trades is an ITA BC program coordinated by career counsellors and the Career Education department in the Langley School District. Our schools host seven Youth TRAIN in Trades programs: Automotive Service Technician (ACSS), Carpentry (ACSS), Electrical Foundation (DWPS), Hairstylist (ACSS), Horticulture (hosted at the Kwantlen Polytechnic University campus), Piping/Plumbing Foundation (LSS), and... Read more »
  • Walnut Grove Secondary’s One Season Restaurant Making its way into Homes- Soon there will be another takeout option in Walnut Grove. Students in the Professional Cook 1 (PC 1) Program at Walnut Grove Secondary will be continuing on with its annual One Season Restaurant but it will look a little different. The student-led restaurant is adapting to provincial COVID-19 health and safety restrictions and finding a creative way... Read more »
  • Student Portfolios from grads K-12- Portfolio building is done year-to-year through a student’s education, through tools such as MyBlueprint. It is explorative, letting students pursue their own passions and develop ideas and projects around that. This culminates in their Capstone projects in grade 12, in which they pursue their interests and explore how they fit into that field, and form... Read more »
  • Introduction to Capstone- A Capstone project is a celebration of learning and experience. The project allows students to “design their own course and learning” in an area of their own interest. It is meant to encourage students to engage in some self-directed learning outside of the classroom, to develop skill sets for life, and to demonstrate skills to... Read more »
  • Golden Eagles Soaring High at the Aboriginal Achievement Awards- Originally published: May 26, 2022 — Indigenous students from all over the District along with education staff and families filled the Church in the Valley on May 19, 2022. The Langley School District’s Aboriginal Education Program hosted its 10th Annual Aboriginal Achievement Awards. It was a powerful evening to celebrate Indigenous students in K-12 schools... Read more »
  • From Frame to Wall: A Hands-On Experience in Trades- Over the last few weeks, the BC Wall & Ceiling Association has been setting up displays in our middle schools. They first toured HD Stafford, before moving to Peter Ewart Middle school, where they are giving demonstrations to both middle and high school students. Below is a Q&A with Geoff McSherry, District Teacher – Career... Read more »
  • Career Spotlight Sessions- Career Spotlight Sessions allows students to learn from experts in their field about a variety of industries across BC. A panel representing a variety of roles an industry participate by discussing their career journey and answering questions from students. These panels take place every year in our high-schools; however, for the pandemic, the Spotlights were... Read more »
  • AVID success at Aldergrove Community Secondary- Originally published: April 1, 2022 — AVID is a program that will prepare students for success in secondary, post-secondary, and beyond! We visited Aldergrove Community Secondary to learn more about the academic and life-long benefits to students. You can also find AVID at Langley Secondary. Watch the video below to learn what AVID is all... Read more »
  • Ashton Bains – Capstone project from 2020- For his Capstone project, Ashton Bains explored one of his childhood passions: aeronautics. He researched and 3D printed a two-spool turbine engine.