April 9, 2018

April 8, 2018

Happy Sunday. Hope you all had a great weekend. Here is what’s coming up This Week At HDSMS: April 9th. 

New Information To Share:

Collaboration Afternoon: Reminder that this Friday is a Collaboration afternoon for staff. Students will be dismissed at 1:34pm

Jersey Day For Humboldt: On Thursday April 12th, HDSMS will join the rest of the Langley District (and many across the country) to wear jerseys in honour of the tragedy that occurred on Friday. 

Grade 5 Parents Info Night: On April 18th from 5:30 – 6:30 we will be inviting our grade 5 parents and students to HD Stafford Middle school to hear what it’s all about to be a Skyhawk! If you know any families with students coming to grade 6 or will be new to HD Stafford next year, please let them know.

HDS Track Meet: Will be held at McLeod Athletic Park (MAP) on Thursday, April 20th 9am-130pm, rain or shine. Please remind kids to be prepared for the weather. A small concession will be open during the meet, with proceeds going to our Gr. 7 Camp.



Information From Last Week:

EdCamp35 Registration Is Now Open: Registration for EdCamp35 2018 is open! We hope you enjoyed last year’s conference as much as we enjoyed hosting it. This year promises much of the same: great conversations about education between teachers, parents, students, and other community members. Sign up for collaboration, inspiration, food truck lunch, prizes and so much more! EdCamp35 takes place Saturday, April 14, 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM at H.D. Stafford Middle School. Coffee, snacks, and lunch provided. If you need a refresher on what to expect, check out our new and improved website with everything you need to know, here. Otherwise, we hope you’ll let us know you’re coming by registering for free at this link below.

HDS Track Meet: Our first annual school-wide track meet will be held at McLeod Athletic Park (MAP) on Thursday, April 20th 9am-130pm, rain or shine. The 10 events available are listed below. Each student will be required to participate in a minimum of 2 events, of their choosing, to a maximum of 4 events. If you have any questions about the HDS Track meet please feel free to ask Reyhan Safiq, Dave Goulet or Mike Ostafiew. 

Track Events: Field Events:

1500M (8:30 start at MAP) Long Jump

800M High Jump

400M Discus

200M Shot put

100M Ball Throw

*4 x 100M Relay (Time Permitting)


This Week At HDSMS Regulars

Intramurals: Information and schedule is up on the big board in the foyer.

Athletics Schedule: We have a lot going on with regards to athletics so please click here each week to see the latest schedule.

PAC Update: The minutes from our February PAC meeting are available by clicking here. Our next meeting is scheduled for April 18th at 6:30pm

What’s Up At LSS: Langley Secondary regularly puts out a blog celebrating the awesome things going on there. Click here to access the Saints Scoop.

District Community Bulletin Board: The District regularly updates parents and families on communities opportunities in and around Langley. Please click here to regularly check in with what opportunities are available.

Professional Learning: Here are a few of the professional learning articles, websites and videos I have “scooped” to Leadership With Purpose: Random Curation of a Passionate Educator Be sure to check out the following:

  • Every Teacher Can Improve (video)
  • Different Methods To Improve Teacher Quality (video)

Coming Up This Week


SOGI Squad to SBO in afternoon

Archery 3:30 – 5pm

Girls Rugby Practice 3:00 – 4:00

Mixed Martial Arts 3:00 – 4:00pm

Board Games 3:00 – 4:00pm


In-Door Soccer 3:00 – 4:00

Langley Track Training at McLeod Athletic Park 3:00 – 4:00pm

Boys Rugby at Clayburn 4:30 – 5:30pm

Wrestling 4:30-6pm


After 3 Program 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Mixed Martial Arts 3:00 – 4:00pm


SOGI Squad 11:20 – 12:00am

Yearbook Club 3:00 – 4:00pm

Lego Robotics 3:00-4:30pm

Drama Club 3:00 – 4:00pm

Langley Track Training at McLeod Athletic Park 3:00 – 4:00pm

Girls Rugby at DW Poppy 3:15 – 4:30pm

Wrestling 4:30-6pm


PUCKS – 2:00 – 5:30pm



HD Stafford Middle School

20441 - Grade Crescent, Langley
BC, V3A 4J8
Phone: 604-534-9285
Fax: 604-534-8986