Message from the Principal

Langley HS

Greetings Saxons,

Another week is in the books in Saxon Country. Before we start this week’s celebration, I would like to address a situation which created anxiety for some of our students. This week’s Langley Links lessons were a two-part segment which related to microaggression, allyship and the discrimination members of the AAPI community have faced throughout American history. Tuesday’s lesson began with a student survey. A number of parents and students took time to share some students found the survey troubling. Please know, that as we continue to work to make Langley a safe space for all, it was never our intention to make students feel uncomfortable. For this, I apologize. Based upon the feedback and comments many of you shared, we have reflected and implemented additional steps to ensure this mistake is not repeated. I thank you for your understanding.

Our students continue to shine this spring. Great things are happening on the stage, court, and field. As the talents and skills of our students are unmatched, let’s get this party rolling!!

Congratulations to the following teams which competed in the National Japan Bowl.
Level 4
Sophie Galova
Nava Berwick
Claire (Seohyun) Yoon

Level 3- This team made the finals and finished 3rd nationally.
Melody (Pachia) Vang
Audrey McKnight

Please join me in giving the following volleyball players a round of applause!
Nina Kernan- Named 1st Team All Northern Region
Lauren Sung - Named All Northern Region Defensive Specialist of the Year
Amelia Kim -Player of the Year for the Northern Region
Ijenna Mere- 2nd Team All Northern Region

A shoutout to our Saxon Theatre. They earned 4 Superiors and are District Champions!

Congratulations to our Boys Golf team. For the fourth consecutive year, they are Northern Region Champions!

Student Spotlight- Kelly Chinn

Kelly is a senior who is a member of our golf team. During this school year, Kelly has received numerous national recognitions. He earned the Byron Nelson Award and was named Rolex Junior Player of the Year. Additionally, in January, we was named the 2020 Virginia State Golf Association Player of the Year. Kelly, congratulations, on receiving the well-deserved awards. Saxon Country is proud of you.

I wish everyone wellness and a fabulous weekend,