February 13, 2017

February 13, 2017


Hope everyone enjoyed the Family Day long weekend. Here is what’s coming up This Week At HDSMS. 

Information To Share:

A MidSummer Night’s Dream About To Hit The Stage: Our students have been working very hard on this classic Shakespearean play and are ready to hit the stage. Shows run February 14 – 17th in the evening. Tickets are $5.00 for students and $10.00 for adults.

LSS Softball/Baseball Academies: The Langley Secondary Softball and Baseball Academies are hosting two different player and parent information nights. This is an opportunity for players and parents to learn about the 2 academies at Langley Secondary School and academic options that are available to students in the district.

The Baseball Academy Information Night (previously scheduled for February 7) is now on Thursday February 16 at 6:30 in the LSS Library.

The Softball Academy Information Night is on Monday February 27 at 7 pm in the LSS Library.

More information is available at www.lssbaseballacademy.com

Red Cross Babysitting Course: So you want to be a babysitter? Or, your parents want you to take this course so they feel confident leaving you at home alone? Babysitting with First Aid Hero emphasizes learning through real life scenarios. information covered includes: Exploring the business of babysitting, creating safe environments, safely caring for ages 0-12, and first aid skills. Cost is $60.00 plus GST.  Click here to register. 

New Parent/Family Portal For Report Cards: We are so excited that parents/families will now be able to access report cards online. Starting for term two, report cards will now be distributed in this format. In order to get yourself set up to access this, please click here to set up your account and get more information.

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

Intramurals Schedule – Games will begin after the eating period (11:35am) in the small gym. No one needs to leave class early, no spectators, no food or drinks. Please be sure to listen to the announcements for game match-ups.

PAC Update: The February meeting is re-scheduled for this Wednesday at 6:30pm. Our HDSMS PAC Facebook Page is now up and running!!!! Be sure to click here and follow us!

What’s Up At LSS: Langley Secondary regularly puts out a blog celebrating the awesome things going on there.  Here is the latest edition of What’s Up At LSS

Community Announcements: Often HD Stafford gets valuable information from community organizations in our surrounding area. These will be shared on the following link. This week we have the following:

None this week

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:

  • In Difficult Conversations, Listen More Than You Talk
  • Youth Shelter Announced For Langley

Up-coming Dates


Family Day – no school


Access Field Trip to Willowbrook Lanes

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Performance


Band Practice at lunch

Go Girls at 3:00pm



WEB Activity 1:30 – 2:30

P2L in Ms McArthur’s Room at lunch

Grade 8 Boys Playoff Basketball at Johnston Heights 7:30pm

Grade 6 Basketball – 3:15pm

Girls vs YCMS 2 at HDSMS

Boys Team 1 at YCMS

Boys Team 2 v LFSMS at HDSMS

Friendship Club 3:00 – 4:30 in Community Room

Lego/Robotics Club 3:00 – 4:30 in Robotics Lab

Student Choir Practice at lunch

PUCKS – Learn To Skate 2:00 – 3:30

PAC Meeting 6:30pm

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Performance


Grade 7 Basketball 3:15pm

Girls vs BGMS at HDSMS

Boys Team 1 at LCS

Boys Team 2 vs Credo at HDSMS

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Performance


PUCKS – Hockey 2:00 – 4:30

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Performance

HD Stafford Middle School

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