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Understanding Kids Today Presentation

We highly encourage parents to check out this relevant and timely presentation to help understanding our middle schools kids. Registration is free and you can do so at https://goo.gl/fYRkVY      

HAVE A GREAT SUMMER, RAPTORS!

From all of our staff we wish students and parents a fun and safe summer. We are excited about the changes in our building over the summer and hope you are looking forward to being back at BGMS in September. For those up for a challenge we have a Summer Reading Challenge for students. See if… Read more »

Prevent Your Child From Being a Bully

The Bully and Cyber-Bully From https://www.sd35.bc.ca/students-parents/student-resources/learning-with-technology/online-bully-prevention/the-bully/ According to the Bully Police (see http://www.bullypolice.org/), cyber-bullying is more predominant among girls and can take many forms including: harassment through e-mail, instant messaging, text messaging, blog postings, and other electronic communications; posting embarrassing or doctored images; signing someone up to a pornographic web site; and planting statements about a… Read more »

Badminton Season Comes to a Close

This year BGMS had a smashing badminton season! Our students displayed commitment and discipline as they trained throughout the season. At the district tournament BGMS had 22 athletes compete. Of those 22 athletes, 14 progressed to the Upper Frasers Tournament, and 2 (Austin Mosser and Hasrat Sandhu) to the Fraser Valley Tournament. Competition was very tough… Read more »

Parental Control of Smartphones

At the start of the 2014-2015 school year, 59% of UK parents reported that they planned on getting a smartphone for their children. And smartphones have plenty of apps to entertain children, help them with their homework, and more. But just like anything else that’s connected to the internet, we need to make sure our kids are… Read more »

Letter from Principal Re: Incident at ACSS/BGMS

Dear Parents/Guardians of Betty Gilbert Middle School As you may be aware, at approximately 9:15am on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, BGMS was placed under a code yellow lockdown (a code yellow lockdown involves securing the building and restricting access to the school) by the school administration and the RCMP. The decision was made out of… Read more »

‘Safe’ Age for Kids and Smartphones

As students return to school after a summer off, we often get updated on all the “drama” that emerged from a summer where students often have unlimited access to technology and we are freshly reminded of how careless decisions involving social media can quickly get out of hand. This further reiterates our no-phone policy at… Read more »

Canadian Parents for French AGM

INFORMATION NIGHT & ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING TUESDAY, MAY 9, 2017 7:00 – 8:00pm LANGLEY SCHOOL BOARD OFFICE, ROOM 355 4875 – 222nd St., Langley BC See attachment for more details: 2017 CPF LANGLEY AGM NOTICE

Social Media Age Requirements

Did you know that no one under the age of 13 is permitted to join Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat? Even Youtube limits users under 13 without the consent of a parent. However, there is no real way for these websites to truly enforce it, because anyone can lie about their year of birth. This… Read more »

Betty Gilbert Middle School

26845 - 27 Avenue, Aldergrove
BC, V4W 3E6
Phone: 604-856-8178
Fax: 604-856-7831