May 7, 2017
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 (email@example.com) 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
Boys and Girls Rugby Practice
MMA Club 3:15pm
Garden Club 3:15 – 3:45 (filling the rest of the planters)
Eclipse Basketball 3:30pm – 4:30pm (8/9 girls game at HDS)
Jump Rope for Heart Event
After 3 Club 3:15
MMA Club 3:15
Collaboration Afternoon … Students dismissed at 1:34pm
Band Practice at lunch
Eclipse Basketball 3:30pm – 4:30pm