Langley's public school students get to keep their summer vacations.
The Langley School Board kept it in the family, naming acting superintendent Suzanne Hoffman as its new superintendent at the beginning of 2012.
Public school trustees have redrawn the boundaries for schools in the Willoughby area.
The Langley School District plans to do a lot of conversing with local residents as it decides what to do with schools that aren't full and ones that are overly full.
Langley is hosting the Special Olympics BC Provincial Summer Games during the summer of 2013.
Patrick Sommer is a Sardis secondary student, he has a job as a produce boy, and he puts aside about $30 a month to be invested by his grandfather.
Deep divisions in Langley School Board had trustees tossing barbs at each other at Tuesday night's board meeting.
Langley school trustees received the Superintendent's Report on Student Achievement at Tuesday's school board meeting. Over the past six years the district has shown significant improvement in several areas, including Grade 1 literacy and graduation rates, which are at an all-time high.
Math was the dominant subject in Langley School District as trustees and administrators tried to get a handle on a huge debt.
The Langley School Board remains mostly incumbents with only two new trustees.
About 100 people took advantage of the opportunity to meet the people running for the Langley School District board of trustees at a candidate forum Nov. 15.
With just a few days left to register as a candidate for the municipal elections, several more local residents are joining the fray.
Ties in local elections are unlikely but if the Township has its way, a tie in a Langley School District trustee election would be decided by drawing lots.
The Langley School District is starting to pay off its debt earlier than planned, starting a year before required.