Week of December 7th

December 6, 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

Explorations Turnaround: Just a reminder that the first day of term 2 explorations is on Monday December 7th.

PAC Meeting: There is our final PAC meeting of 2015 this Wednesday at 6:30pm

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:

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:

  • Three Great iPad Apps For Creating Educational Rubrics
  • What Are We Modelling?

Upcoming Dates


Grade 8 Boys Basketball at HDSMS vs ABC


Gr 8 Girls Basketball Game at Maple Ridge

Extra Degree 3 – 4pm


Div 19 Field Trip To Lochiel Pioneer Christmas

Boys Soccer 3:00 – 4:00pm

Extra Degree 3 – 4pm

PAC Meeting at 6:30pm


Code Red Lockdown Drill (time TBA)


Gr 8 Girls Basketball Game at 2:00 (Skyhawks Invitational Tournament)

Practice/Gym Schedule:

Intramurals Schedule:

  • Playoffs this week! Please check the schedule outside the small gym.

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