May 8, 2017

May 7, 2017

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Now that was a spring weekend…after the thunder storm Thursday night. So great to have the sun out! We have a busy week coming up so please be sure to check out the info below carefully. 

Information To Share:

Staff Collaboration Day: This Thursday is a staff collaboration afternoon. Students will be dismissed at 1:34pm

Election Day: Just a reminder that this Tuesday May 9th is Election Day. HD Stafford will be used as a polling station so parking may be a little tighter after school.

Emergency Preparedness Week: This week is Emergency Preparedness week in BC. In honour of this, we will be running a drill each day based on the new provincial language.

Rugby Playoffs: This week both our Boys (#1 seed) and our girls #5 seed) embark on, what is hoped to be another deep playoff run. Good luck to all our players and coaches.

LSS PAC Meeting: The next PAC meeting at Langley Secondary School is coming up on May 15th at 7:00. They will be holding votes for executive positions so anyone who’s child is going there next year and is interested should attend this meeting.

Class Placement For Next Year: As we begin the process of planning for next school year, we always want to give parents a voice in class placements. As you can imagine, the education professionals put a lot of thought into classroom composition. If you would like to pass along any information regarding this, please email the principal (sdavids@sd35.bc.ca) directly.

Summer Session: Registration for this year’s summer session opens April 10th. All necessary information and registration can be found by clicking here.

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

PAC Update: PAC Meeting is this Wednesday at 6:30. PAC elections for the 2017 – 2018 school year will be taking place. Positions available: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Fundraising coordinator, DPAC Rep

All parents/guardians of HD Stafford students can hold a position on the board. Please email jbradfor@shaw.ca if you are interesting in throwing your name in the hat or have any questions.

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:

  • Researchers Reveal 10 Things That Make Kids Happier
  • How Society Kills Creativity In An Award Winning Pixar-esque Short Film

Up-coming Dates

Monday

Boys and Girls Rugby Practice

MMA Club 3:15pm

Garden Club 3:15 – 3:45 (filling the rest of the planters)

Tuesday

Eclipse Basketball 3:30pm – 4:30pm (8/9 girls game at HDS)

Wednesday

Jump Rope for Heart Event 

After 3 Club  3:15

MMA Club 3:15

Thursday

Collaboration Afternoon … Students dismissed at 1:34pm

Band Practice at lunch

Eclipse Basketball 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Friday

 

HD Stafford Middle School

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