November 21, 2016

November 19, 2016


Another week is upon us! Lots coming up as we get closer to the Christmas break. Here is what’s happening This Week At HDSMS: November 21st. 

Information To Share:

Report Card Prep Day: On Monday students are dismissed at 11:20. Block order will be Day 1, Blocks 1 – 4.

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! There will be a short meeting on Monday November 21st at 11:30 in the Community Room. You can learn more about this 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
    • Dragons v. Rapids
  • Wednesday
    • Thrashers v. Renegades
  • Thursday
    • Stingrays v. Rattlers

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

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:

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:

  • 5 Questions To Ask Yourself About Your Unmotivated Students
  • Effective Grading: What’s Making The Grade For Your Students

Up-coming Dates


  • Report Prep Day – Students dismissed at 11:20
  • Passion To Lead Meeting at 11:30 in Community Room
  • Playoff Football
    • vs. Seaquam @MAP 3:15pm Kickoff


  • Band Practice at lunch
  • Grade 6 Volleyball 3:15pm Start
  • Boys – v. Yorkson 1
  • Girls – @LFMSS


  • 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
  • Grade 7 Volleyball 3:15pm Start
    • Boys – v. Yorkson 1
    • Girls – v. Betty Gilbert 2



  • PUCKS – Hockey 2:00 – 4:30

HD Stafford Middle School

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