Week of December 14th

December 13, 2015

HDSMS MainHopefully everyone had a great weekend and is getting into the Christmas spirit! Two more weeks of learning and excitement left before the break. Lots going on this week so please be sure to check out the information below:

Information To Share

Holiday Spirit Week At HD Stafford Middle: It’s Holly Jolly time at Stafford!  Bring your school spirit all this week and let your inner tinsel shine! Don’t forget to bring your loonies on Monday to send a Hershey Kiss to a friend.  Hershey kisses will be sold in Mrs. Lacroix’s room, #218 after the eating period.  It’s offered on one day only so don’t miss out!  Click here for the full list of this week’s events

Bottle For Athletics: HD Stafford Middle has opened an account at the Langley Bottle Depot (20137 Industrial Avenue) It’s an easy NO SORTING drop off service with proceeds going right back into our athletics programs. The account is under HD Stafford Athletics please specify this when you or your teams drop off any recyclables. Encourage all of your teams and parents to use this account, and pump it up as the holidays are a great time. Thanks for helping build HD Stafford Athletics.

HD Stafford Spirit Wear: We are excited to have an on-line store where staff, students and parents can order HD Stafford Spirit wear. These hoodies, T-shirts and baseball shirts are a great way to show your Skyhawks Pride!12279010_657005147772551_5539339128931740584_n Check out the on-line store. Orders are due by December 31, 2015

Christmas Concert: We will have our “North Pole’s Got Talent” Christmas Concert on Thursday December 17th. There will be an afternoon show starting just after 1:30 and an evening show starting at 5pm. Hopefully you can come and spread some Christmas cheer with the HD Stafford Middle community.

Information About School Status During Inclement Weather: Please check this link on our website for information related to school status during inclement weather.

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:

City of Langley Youth Programs 2016

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 Six Characteristics of Effective Praise
  • Dear Students … I’m Sorry

Up-coming Dates


Mistletoe Monday

Grade 8 Girls Basketball at ABC

Extra Degree 3 – 4pm


Tinsel Tuesday

Extra Degree 3 – 4pm


Wrapping Wednesday

Staff vs Students Handball game

Grade 8 Boys Basketball at HDSMS vs WGSS

Boys Soccer 3:00 – 4:00pm

Extra Degree 3 – 4pm


Toque Thursday

Gr 8 Girls Basketball Game at Brookswood

North Pole’s Got Talent 1:45 and 5pm

Extra Degree 3 – 4pm


Frozen Friday

Grade 8 Field Trip to Colossus

Practice/Gym Schedule:

Intramurals Schedule:

  • Staff vs Students Game on Wednesday

Please click here to access the Practice/Gym Schedule for this week. Please note grade 6/7 practices in the big gym start after Christmas break.


HD Stafford Middle School

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