Week of June 20th

June 19, 2016



Last full week of school! Still lots going on though. Here is what’s coming up This Week At HDSMS: June 20th

Information To Share:

Great Story: Check out this awesome story on the front page of The Province sharing the impact community, inclusion and sport has had on our Karen refugee students. Mention of the Grad Walk as well!

Last Day of School: Just a reminder that on Wednesday June 29th students will arrive at 8:31 to pick up report cards. These will be available in their homeroom Busses will be back at 9:30 for those students who use this service.

“I” Day: Just a reminder that this is an opportunity for students to come and demonstrate outcomes they have yet to complete. Students and parents will be notified by their teachers if they are required to attend.

Year End Awards Assembly: We will be having our year end awards assembly on Monday June 27th at 9:00am. Parents will be notified if their child is receiving one of the major awards.

Grade 8 Leaving Assembly: We will have our grade 8 leaving assembly on Monday June 27th at 1:00pm.


Summer Session Registration: Langley School District is proud to once again be offering a comprehensive summer session offering. You can find all the Middle Years opportunities by clicking here as well as all the Secondary School offerings by clicking here. HD Stafford will be hosting a 6 week program connected to 212 for grade 6 – 8. We will also be offering a 2 week program for our incoming grade 5s to help transition them to our school. More information is available at www.sd35summersession.ca

What’s Up At LSS: Each week Langley Secondary puts out a blog celebrating the awesome things going on there.  So many things going on this week including Fine Arts week,  our Rugby team 5th in the province (top public school in BC), inspiring students honoured AND the most important piece to share out:  Our grade 12s have won the highest number of local and district scholarships in the district for the 6th time in the past 7 years! Please click HERE for this week’s edition!

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:

  • Langley Secondary: A Caring Place For The Karen
  • Avoiding “Learned Helplessness”

Up-coming Dates


  • IFA Field Trip – Fort to Fort Trail


  • IFA Field Trip – Swimming
  • Human Services Field Trip Downtown Eastside
  • Eclipse Club Basketball 3:00PM-5:00PM (Big Gym)


  • IFA Field Trip – Beach
  • Indoor Soccer 3:00PM-4:00PM (Small Gym)
  • Skyhawks Football Mini Camp 3:00 – 4:00 (meet in Mr. Safiq’s room)
  • Archery 3:00PM-5:00PM (Back Field)


  • IFA Field Trip – Movie at Colossus
  • Archery 3:00PM-5:00PM (Small Gym)
  • Eclipse Club Basketball 3:00PM-5:00PM (Big Gym)


  • I-Day – no students unless required
  • Grade 5 Feeder School Visit


Practice/Gym Schedule:


Intramurals: None


Please click here to access the Practice/Gym Schedule for this week.

HD Stafford Middle School

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