Collaboration Day #2 - Tuesday, November 25

Tuesday, November 25th is the second of six District wide Collaboration Days on our school calendar.  On that day, students will have a late start to the school day with the welcoming bell ringing at 9:44 a.m. and first period starting at 9:49 a.m.  School staff will be using the Collaboration time to work on our school goal and improving teacher practice and student learning.  Here is the full schedule for Tuesday.

Welcoming Bell      9:44 a.m.
Period 1 (2-4)           9:49 – 10:52
Period 2 (2-3)           10:58 – 12:01
Lunch                      12:01 – 12:28
Period 3 (2-2)           12:33 – 1:35
Period 4 (2-1)           1:41 – 2:44

Post Secondary Institutions Mini Fair - Tuesday, Nov. 25

On Tuesday, November 25,  during Collaboration Time, we are offering a BC Post Secondary Institutions Mini-Fair in our new gym from 8:00 - 9:20 am.  This opportunity is open to all parents and students.  Click here to see a list of post secondary institutions participating in this event. 

Report Card Prep Half Day - Friday, November 28

Friday, November 28 is a half day for students as teachers are provided with the afternoon for report card preparation. As a result we will have shortened blocks that day with students being dismiised at 11:10 a.m. The bell schedule  is as follows:

Welcoming Bell      8:19 a.m.
Period 1 (1-3)            8:24 – 9:01
Period 2 (1-4)           9:07 – 9:44
Period 3 (1-1)            9:50 – 10:27
Period 4 (1-2)           10:33 – 11:10

Gator Toques

The long awaited and highly coveted Gator Toques are now available.  $25 each or 2/$45.  Please see Mr. Lutes in the PE office to purchase.  A sample is also on display in the main office.


Grad Photos November 21 - 28

Grad photos will be taken in the Library Annex November 21-28.  An appointment day and time has been scheduled for all grads.  Please pick up your appointment card at the main office ASAP.  If your scheduled time or day does not work for you, just switch with a friend!  All grads must be photographed in order to appear in the yearbook even if you choose not to order a package

GoCards and Photo Retakes

There are many GoCards at the main office that have yet to be picked up.  Please come by and check for yours.  If you had retakes done, we are expecting those to be delivered this week. 

WGSS Cross Country Team Rocks at Provincials!

The Walnut Grove Cross Country team culminated an excellent season with an outstanding performance at the BC Cross Country Championships on Saturday November 1st in Victoria. WGSS was the only school in BC to qualify all four teams for the Provincial Championships - Junior Boys, Junior Girls, Senior Boys and Senior Girls.  All four teams had strong performances on Saturday with the Senior boys finishing 15th and the Senior Girls finishing 4th.  The Junior Girls made the podium with a 3rd place finish and finally, the Junior Boys had the ultimate day, winning the Provincial Championship with a dominating victory! The Jr. Boys team was made up of Paul Buckingham, Joel Harrison, Ford McMahon, Liam Riley, Will Riley, and Jake Robertson.  In addition, Joel Harrison won the individual provincial championship in capturing the Junior Boys race!  Congratulations to all of our Gator Cross-Country runners and special thanks to the coaches of the team, Mr. Don Sparks and Mr. Gary Lutes, on a fantastic season!

2014/15 WGSS Calendar

Please click here to view the 2014/15 calendar.

Looking for your Marks?

Hey students. Looking for your marks on the new webpage?  Teachers are no longer organized by department.   Instead click STAFF in the main menu and find your teacher by last name.  If they have online marks or any other web presence, it will be linked on that page.

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Student Registration

Thank you for your interest in registering at Walnut Grove Secondary.  Our school is a large comprehensive high school which offers a wide variety of academic and elective opportunities for students. Graduation requirements and course descriptions are available for your information in our Course Planning Guide by clicking the 'Course Guide' button above.

Students wishing to register should complete the WGSS New Student Registration Form  and the Langley School District Registration Form.  These forms should be submitted to the WGSS Office with supporting documents as the first step of the registration process.

Additional registration documents such as course selection forms and forms for specific programs are available under the ‘Counselling’ tab and the ‘Course Guide’ tab.

Gator Gossip

Parents - click on this link for the latest edition of Gator Gossip, our electronic newsletter which will be emailed home to parents on a regular basis.  If you did not receive a copy of Gator Gossip by email, that means that the school does not have your correct email address on file.  Please contact the main office and provide us with your correct email if you would like to receive email updates from the school.