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Thursday, December 12th, 2019

Holland WW2 tulips blossom into massive project for Abbotsford students

When one Abbotsford elementary school teacher received a batch of tulip bulbs from Agricultural Canada with instructions to plant them for Remembrance Day, the flowers bloomed into a massive learni

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Tuesday, December 10th, 2019

District begins review of Transportation Services

How can we sustainably provide school bus services in the district? The Abbotsford School District is asking that question as part of a review of its 2019/2020 transportation review.

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Friday, December 6th, 2019

Our First Ever "New Teacher Meet-and-Greet"

On a recent trip to Toronto for a talent management workshop and a teacher recruiting event, the HR team started talking about our new teachers and how we could help to connect them to each other a

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Friday, November 15th, 2019

Recruiting Team Travels To Toronto

In an effort to recruit out-of-province teachers to the Abbotsford School District, a recruiting team of Jay Pankratz, Brandy McIntyre and Jennifer Bennato recently travelled to the Ed Talent Job F

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Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

New Teacher Orientation Draws Record Number

Over 80 new teachers gathered last week where they were welcomed to the Abbotsford School District.  In addition to enjoying snacks and winning awesome door prizes, they heard from both Kevin Godde

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Monday, October 7th, 2019

Sandra Breslin wins 2019 Premier’s Award for Excellence in Education

Sandra Breslin, an educational assistant at Prince Charles Elementary, has received a Premier’s Award for Excellence in Education at an awards ceremony in Victoria. Breslin was presented with her a

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Monday, September 30th, 2019

Orange Shirt Day Supported by Students and Staff in Abbotsford Schools

Orange Shirt Day (September 30) is one of the visible ways our District strives to highlight our shared history in Canada and honour those who attended residential schools.

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Friday, September 6th, 2019

District renames department to Indigenous Education

The Abbotsford School District is pleased to announce that effective August 1st, 2019, the Aboriginal Education department was renamed to Indigenous Education department.

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Monday, June 24th, 2019

School District Signs Education Enhancement Agreement for Indigenous Students

After months of significant and dedicated consultation and dialogue the 2019-2024 Education Enhancement Agreement for Indigenous Students was signed on June 12th, 2019, by Chief Dalton Silver of Su

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Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

New Summer School Opportunities Coming 2020

The Abbotsford School District is excited to announce some amazing learning opportunities for students. 

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