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February 29, 2024

Share Your Voice! Strategic Plan Consultation

As we navigate the ever-evolving landscape of public education, our commitment to providing every student with a world-class education remains at the forefront. It is with this vision in mind that I write to you today.

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December 20, 2023

End of Year Message from Minister Singh

As we near the end of 2023 and the beginning of the winter break throughout BC, Rachna Singh, Minister of Education and Child Care, has released the following end-of-year letters to families and staff.

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Two female students inspecting a plant within the classroom Indigenous Students - UFV Visit 2023
December 13, 2023

Abbotsford School District Celebrates Successful UFV Visit for Indigenous Students

The success of a recent initiative that brought together 100 Indigenous secondary students from across the Abbotsford School District with the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is being celebrated. On November 15th, students from grades 10-12 had the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a full-day experience at UFV, exploring various academic programs and learning about the specific supports available for Indigenous students at the university.

Two female students inspecting a plant within the classroom Indigenous Students - UFV Visit 2023
aerial shot of a neighbourhood proposed boundary review
November 15, 2023

Proposed Boundary Review for Cooper Meadows & High Street Village

The Abbotsford School District has initiated a proposed boundary review for the Cooper Meadows Development and the High Street Village Development. These reviews seek to address changes in catchment boundaries resulting from significant residential projects, ensuring students continue to receive the best possible educational experience as our community grows.

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Clear glass award sits on table with front reception of district building in background Outstanding Commitment to Inclusive Hiring
October 18, 2023

Abbotsford School District Honoured for Leading Inclusive Hiring

The Abbotsford School District received the notable "Outstanding Commitment to Inclusive Hiring" award at the 2023 Inclusive Employer Excellence Awards, held at the Clarion Hotel in Abbotsford on October 11. This recognition celebrates the district's pioneering efforts in creating an inclusive workforce, from innovative recruitment strategies to comprehensive employee support.

Clear glass award sits on table with front reception of district building in background Outstanding Commitment to Inclusive Hiring
September 6, 2023

District Enhances Sites with Summer Upgrades and Facility Projects

While the summer months typically signal a break from classes, many Abbotsford School District's sites have been bustling with activity as the Information Technology and Facilities departments diligently worked on a series of transformative upgrades and projects. These initiatives exemplify the school district’s unwavering strategic commitment to optimized resources and engaging opportunities.