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Friday, May 3rd, 2019

Safety and Health Week 2019

Did you know that in Canada, the second week of May is Safety and Health Week, Emergency Preparedness Week and Mental Health Week?

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Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

Deep Learning! What?!

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Educators kill me sometimes. We (me included) have a way of making things more complicated than they sometimes need to be.

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Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Celebrating Kirsten Skotnitsky

Kirsten has been the school-based Youth Care Worker at Dr. Thomas A. Swift Elementary for the past 3 years and has worked for the district for 12 years.

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Thursday, April 18th, 2019

“Can I see some ID, please?”

As a result of the School Safety and Security Review report released in June 2017, a number of safety improvements were recommended as safet

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Thursday, April 18th, 2019

Strengthening Student Voice

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

You will not be surprised to know that with the redesigned curriculum, many districts have found interesting ways to enhance student voice.

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Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Celebrating Karli DeHaan & Michelle Tanguay

Sandy Hill Elementary school’s community is very lucky to have both Karli DeHaan and Michelle Tanguay serving in the school office.

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Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Employee Surveys

At the Abbotsford School District, our employees are our most valuable asset in preparing students for a lifetime of success as evidenced in our core values: respect, opportunity and innovation.

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Thursday, April 4th, 2019

Are Our Students Prepared?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Most of you will know that the Ministry of Education annually surveys students about their experiences in school.

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Friday, March 15th, 2019

Disrupting Digital Dependency

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Some of you will have heard that the Ontario government plans to ban cell phones in

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Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

2019 Long Term Service Banquet

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

The district’s annual Long Term Service Banquet was held on February 27, 2019 in honour of our employees who have served in the district for 20, 25, 30 and 35 years. Over seventy staff and their gu

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