March 27, 2016

March 26, 2017

HDSMS Main

WELCOME BACK!!!!! We hope everyone was able to have some restful time over Spring Break! We are heading into the final stretch, and usually the busiest time of the school year. Here is what’s coming up This Week At HDSMS. 

Information To Share:

Explorations: Monday March 27th is the first day of term three explorations.

NEON Spring Dance: Our PAC has been working hard to put together our student Spring Dance for this Friday, March 31st. It goes from 6:30 – 8:30pm at the school. Tickets are free but you must either RSVP to jbradfor@shaw.ca or pick up a ticket in the foyer before school (7:40 – 8:25) this week. There will be a DJ, Black lights, laser lights, fog machine, food, games free glow bracelets!!!!! Be sure not to miss it!

Langley Celebrates Diversity Letter: Please click here for an important letter going out to all communities in the Langley School District this week. It celebrates the diversity within our schools, specifically relating to the LGBTQ+ community and is a wonderful reinforcement of what we believe and want for our students.

Douglas Park Elementary is Looking for Leaders: Douglas Park Spring Explorations are around the corner.  We are looking for student or parent leaders in the explorations programs. If you have a skill you want to teach elementary students or would like to assist in our explorations programs currently running, please connect with Mr.Hendy in the community room or email Bhendy@sd35.bc.ca

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. 

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: Our HDSMS PAC Facebook Page is now up and running!!!! Be sure to click here and follow us! Next meeting is coming up on Wednesday April 12 at 6:30pm. Also, click here for the March PAC Newsletter.

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:

  • From Outcast to “Incast” – Reintegrating Disenfranchised Youth (video)
  • 17 Things They Didn’t Tell You About Becoming A Teacher (video)
  • Dream Big Dreams – Brett Dick (video)
  • Having The Courage To Say No: Katherine Mulski (video)

Up-coming Dates

Monday

Student Choir Practice at lunch

 

Extra Degree after school

Tuesday

Go Girls 3:15

Girls Rugby Game at Abby Traditional

Wednesday

Head Start before school

 

Extra Degree after school

Friendship Club 3:15

Nights Alive 6:30

Thursday

Head Start before school

Band Practice at lunch

Boys Rugby Game at WA Fraser

Friday

Head Start before school

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HD Stafford Middle School

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