November 14, 2016

November 13, 2016


Hopefully you had a great long weekend. Here is what’s coming up This Week At HDSMS: November 14th.

Information To Share:

Stafford Spirit Wear: Brand new HD Stafford Middle School Spirit Wear is now available to order online. Parents and students can order hoodies, T-shirts and hats and toques with our school logo on it. Head to the online store and place your order no later than November 30th!

Passion To Lead Project: If you are a girl that attends Stafford that is interested in developing your leadership skills and sharing your passions then joining our HDSMS Passion to Lead group will be a perfect fit for you! Please sign up in the office at the front desk, by Friday Nov. 18th. Loretta Cella will be coming to lead our first 3 sessions. Learn more about Loretta and her organization at:

TEDxLangley Tix On Sale: On Wednesday night we had the great privilege of finally sharing the speaker line-up for our January 14, 2017 conference with a dedicated group of TEDxLangleyED community members. Our speakers include Olympic medalist Brent Hayden; Langley teachers Tim Stephenson, Katherine Mulski, and John Harris; Kwantlen man of sound, Luke Dandurand and many more! Find out more about our speakers, ticket sales, and the details of our upcoming event at

A MidSummer Night’s Dream Rehearsal Schedule: For the November schedule please click here

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.

  • Tuesday
    • Stingrays v. Renegades
  • Wednesday
    • Dragons v. Rattlers
  • Thursday
    • Thrashers v. Rapids

PAC Update: Our HDSMS PAC Facebook Page is now up and running!!!! Be sure to click here and follow us!

Our PAC is also fundraising with Purdys Chocolatier, just in time for Christmas! Order deadline Nov 14th. If you’d like to support us through purchasing some very sweet Christmas gifts for friends, family and yourself, you can register to shop at this linkAfter you’ve logged in or registered for an account, you can use the Shop Online tab to buy some amazing chocolates or invite other members to join and support our fundraiser. Any questions can be directed to Jen Elderkin 604-614-1780.

What’s Up At LSS: Each week Langley Secondary 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:

That’s The Spirit: Christmas Shopping At Willowbrook Mall

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:

  • The 9 Types Of People Ruining Your School Email
  • How To Stop Yelling At Your Students

Up-coming Dates


  • Playoff Football
    • vs. Heritage Park @MAP 3:15pm Kickoff
  • Grade 6 Volleyball 3:15pm Start
    • Boys – @ LFA
    • Girls – v. Yorkson 2


  • Fire Drill (sometime in Block 5/6)`
  • Band Practice at lunch


  • Friendship Club 3:00 – 4:30 in Community Room
  • Lego/Robotics Club 3:00 – 4:30 in Robotics Lab
  • Student Choir Practice at lunch
  • Grade 7 Volleyball 3:15pm Start
    • Boys – @ Credo



HD Stafford Middle School

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