Principal’s Blog

  • Principal’s Message – Back to School – September 2017 August 29, 2017 - Welcome back to another school year! I am extremely excited to be starting my first year as Principal at DW Poppy! Having worked as an educator in the Langley School District for the past 21 years, I am very familiar with the rich history of academics, athletics, and fine arts at Poppy. In the short... Read more »
  • Principal’s Message for June 2017 June 27, 2017 - Congratulations to the DW Poppy Graduation Class of 2017.  As I leave DW Poppy I want to express my deepest gratitude to our Staff, Students, Parents and Graduates.  In my seven and a half years I have witnessed amazing changes at our school.  We have celebrated many achievements academically, artistically and academically. As we continue... Read more »
  • Principal’s Message – Spring Updates May 9, 2017 - PARENT PORTAL – MyEDBC A reminder to all parents that they should have viewed their child’s report card via the MYEDBC portal.  We do encourage all parents to access the portal in order to keep their up to date records of their children’s term 3 report and for all future report cards.  The message below... Read more »
  • Coaching Tips for Childhood Anxiety March 7, 2017 - Monday, March 27, 2017 7:00 – 9:30 pm, doors open at 6:30 pm Sunrise Banquet and Conference Centre 5640 188th Street (at highway #10), Surrey BC, V3S 7Y1 Join Jane Beaumont, M.A. Counselling. Certified Canadian Counsellor, CCPA, with a FamilySmart™ youth and parent panel to: Learn tips and strategies for supporting your children and youth... Read more »
  • Busy Weekend at Poppy! March 6, 2017 - What a wonderful weekend to be the Principal of DW Poppy Secondary. On Friday evening we not only celebrated an amazing performance of “Sister Act”, but we also recognized Michael Roberds, who was a Poppy Graduate.  Michael Roberds was a member of the first graduating class of D.W. Poppy Secondary in 1982. He often spoke... Read more »
  • Semester 2 Reminders January 28, 2017 - It has been a wonderful semester at DW Poppy Secondary. Our school continues to provide amazing opportunities for students. At approximately 840 students, we continue be the dynamic school in the country. As we begin semester 2 on Monday, January 30 please note the following important Poppy community updates: Staffing Mr. Grant came to DW... Read more »
  • Poppy Updates November 28, 2016 - What an amazing month we have had at DW Poppy Secondary.  The month was filled with Athletic events, Music concerts and our Remembrance Day ceremony.  We are grateful to the following teachers for their assistance with a very powerful memorial: Mr. Howard and the Drama and Tech Students Mr. Fraser for working on the slide... Read more »
  • We Are Abby Strong November 5, 2016 - When a tragic event occurs and hits us so close to home we need to stand up and support our students and colleagues whether they are in Langley or not. We can’t imagine the trauma that the staff and students have faced and how they will feel when the school opens on Monday.  We hope... Read more »
  • The Start of Another Great School Year September 30, 2016 - What a wonderful start to the school year.  At 833 students we are showing  steady growth as a school.  As I have mentioned many times DW Poppy is school that offers many opportunities for students.  Please encourage your children to find a place to “plug in” and get connected. Breakfast Club is for Everyone: Just... Read more »
  • Welcome Back and Updates August 29, 2016 - Dear Parents and Students: I hope you had a restful and enjoyable summer.  I am excited to start my eighth year as Principal of DW Poppy Secondary.  It is a special school with a rich history and many programs for students to get involved in.  Poppy is a place where we want students to find... Read more »

DW Poppy Secondary School

23752 - 52 Avenue, Langley
BC, V2Z 2P3
Phone: 604-530-2151
Fax: 604-530-5034
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