This Week At HDSMS: 09-21

HDSMS MainHopefully everyone had a great weekend. The weather wasn’t the best, but just some time to relax and rejuvenate is always great. Some important information below so please be sure to read through it all.

Information To Share

Early Dismissal/Staff Collaboration This Friday: This Friday, student will be dismissed at 11:20. Staff will be working in the afternoon collaborating on how best to implement the new BC Curriculum at HD Stafford Middle School.

Parent Meeting For Grade 8 Camp: There will be a meeting for students and parents this Tuesday September 22 at 6:30 about our upcoming grade 8 camp.

Auditions for The BFG Production: This year, HD Stafford Middle School will be presenting The BFG in early February. Auditions for parts are being held this Tuesday and Wednesday at lunch. Students should see Ms McArthur for more information.

Meet the Teacher Night / Community BBQ: This year we will be holding our meet the teacher night as a community BBQ on Monday September 28th from 5:30 – 7:30. We will be cooking up hamburgers and hot dogs for our parents and staff so you can come and meet all the adults working with your children in a more relaxed atmosphere. Please fill in this quick survey to RSVP if you are coming.

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

Langley Parents As Partners In Learning: My Tween and Me

2015-2016 Youth Council poster

Youth Council Application Form

Force ‘in the know’- Langley Sept 23 2015

Construction Detour Map

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:

  • Take The Lid Off Kids … And Watch Them Shine
  • The Key To Creative Classrooms

Upcoming Dates


Cross Country Practice


The BFG Auditions at lunch

Parent Meeting for Grade 8 Camp


The BFG Auditions at lunch

Cross Country Race at Aldergrove Lake at 3:30pm



Students dismissed at 11:20 (Day 1 Blocks 1 – 4)

Staff Collaboration Afternoon

Sports/Gym Schedule

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