Week of November 23

November 22, 2015

HDSMS MainHope you all had a great weekend and managed to stay warm. Definitely a hint of winter in the air. Lots going on this week, so please read through the information carefully.

Information To Share

Staff Collaboration Afternoon: This Tuesday is an early dismissal for students so staff can continue to collaborate around the new curriculum. End of day is 1:34pm.

Last Week For The Cafeteria: Just a reminder that this is the last week the cafeteria will be open. Starting Monday November 30th, students will need to bring their own lunches. Those students who are part of the lunch program will continue as normal.

Langley Secondary Football: Congratulations to the LSS Saints football team for their playoff win on Saturday by a score of 28 – 27. They have earned a berth in the semi-final game next weekend! Stay tuned for details!

Simonds and Blacklock Neighbourhood Meeting – The City of Langley Council and staff look forward to hosting an informative and interactive meeting for residents of the Simonds and Blacklock neighbourhoods on Tuesday, November 24th  from 6:00-8:00pm in the small gym of H.D. Stafford Middle School, 20441 Grade Crescent. Join us to learn more about what is happening in your community and to share thoughts and ideas moving forward. No RSVP is required. For additional information, please contact cityadmin@langleycity.ca

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 Christmas Chaos

Langley School Foundation: Silver FX Jewellery Show

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:

  • How Do We Bring Wonder Back Into The Classroom
  • Focussing On Happy Moments
  • Modern Leadership
  • 20 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom

Upcoming Dates


Playoff Football Game at GW Graham

Archery 3:00 -5:00pm


Collaboration Early Dismissal at 1:34pm

Grade 7 Volleyball Play Day at LCS


Boys Soccer 3:00 – 4:00pm

Grade 6 Volleyball Play Day at LCS



Archery 3 – 5pm

Practice/Gym Schedule:

Intramurals Schedule:

  • Tuesday Nov 24 – Tigers v. Panthers
  • Wednesday Nov 25 – Lions v Hawks
  • Thursday Nov 26 Jays v. Eagles

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