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: http://www.passiontolead.org/
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 tedxlangleyed.com.
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.
- Dragons v. Rapids
- Thrashers v. Renegades
- 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
- 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