Week of May 2nd

May 1, 2016


What a beautiful weekend. Hopefully you were able to get outside and enjoy the sunshine. Lots coming up This Week At HDSMS so please read through the information below carefully.

Information To Share:


Pro D This Friday: Just a reminder that this Friday is a Professional Development Day for staff … there is no school for students.

Cool Sock Spirit Day: This Thursday is “cool sock day” so please encourage students and staff to pull our their funkiest socks to earn house team points.

Summer Session Registration Opens April 5th: 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

Red Cross Babysitting Course: So you want to be a babysitter? Or, your parents want you to take this course so they feel confident leaving you at home alone? Babysitting with First Aid Hero emphasizes learning through real life scenarios. information covered includes: Exploring the business of babysitting, creating safe environments, safely caring for ages 0-12, and first aid skills. HD Stafford, May 6 2016, 8:30am-3:30pm Grade 6  $60 + GST online registration


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:

  • Self Regulation and Social Emotional Education
  • What To Say To Your Anxious Child

Up-coming Dates


Badminton Tourney @Yorkson 3:00PM-8:00PM

Boys Rugby Practice 3:00PM-4:30PM (Back Field)

Feeder School Visit 9:30 – 10:30


Feeder School Visit 9:30 – 10:30

Feeder School Visit 12:30 – 1:30

Boys Rugby Practice 3:00PM-4:30PM (Back Field)


Star Wars Day!

Feeder School Visit 1:15 – 2:15

Badminton 3:00PM-4:00PM (Big Gym)

Indoor Soccer 3:00PM-4:00PM (Small Gym)

Archery 3:00PM-5:00PM (Back Field)


Cool Sock Spirit Day

Archery 3:00PM-5:00PM (Small Gym)

Boys Rugby @WA Fraser 2:30PM Kickoff (Early dismissal 12:30PM)


Practice/Gym Schedule:


  • Tuesday – Open Gym Badminton @11:30am-11:55am (Big Gym)
  • Wednesday – 3on3 Basketball @11:30am-11:55am (Small Gym) – Schedule TBA
  • Thursday – Open Gym Badminton @11:30am-11:55am (Big Gym)


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