January 3, 2016
Happy New Year! I hope all of you had an amazing Christmas break full of plenty of fun and relaxation! Always nice to have time to spend with family and friends. We will be hitting the ground running this week so please be sure to read through all the information below.
Information To Share
Curriculum Implementation Day: Just a reminder to parents and students that Friday January 15th is the first of two professional development days related to implementation of the new BC Curriculum. Students are not in attendance that day.
Breakfast/Lunch Program: We will be starting our breakfast program on Tuesday of this week. This will complement our existing lunch program however unlike lunch, everyone is welcome to come for breakfast. We will be running it out of the room across from the Metalwork room from 7:50 – 8:20.
HD Stafford Spirit Wear: The deadline has been extended until this Friday! These hoodies, T-shirts and baseball shirts are a great way to show your Skyhawks Pride! Check out the on-line store.
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.
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:
- 4 Fun Virtual Field Trips To Try This Winter
- Anxiety in Kids: How To Turn It Around And Protect Them For Life
- 5 Epiphanies For Reaching The Unreachable Learner
Grade 8 Boys Basketball Game at Langley Fundamental
Boys Soccer 3:00 – 4:00pm
Extra Degree 3 – 4pm
- Starting up shortly
Please click here to access the Practice/Gym Schedule for this week.