News Stories

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. 

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September 1, 2023

Back to School: A Message from Superintendent Nosek

Dear Abbotsford School District families,

It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that I write my first letter to you as your new Superintendent. I am honoured to step into the role of Superintendent of Schools/CEO for such a vibrant school district and community, and I am truly excited for the road ahead.

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August 30, 2023

Welcome Back! A Message from the Board of Education

Welcome to the 2023/24 School Year!

At the Abbotsford School District, we envision a world-class, innovative, and individualized educational experience for every student. With over 20,000 students entering our schools next week – and over 2,500 staff members on deck to support - we are prepared and ready to meet each student's needs this year by delivering education in rich and inspiring ways.

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May 19, 2023

Sparkrock Announces Partnership with Abbotsford School District for ERP Solution

Sparkrock, a leading provider of cloud-based ERP solutions for K-12, is proud to announce a new partnership with Abbotsford School District. Located on the traditional territory of the Semá:th First Nation and Mathxwí First Nation in the heart of the Fraser Valley in British Columbia, Canada, the school district serves as the largest employer in the city, with over 2,500 employees who are committed to helping over 20,000 students succeed. Under the partnership, they will use Sparkrock 365, an ERP software designed to help streamline finance, human resources, and payroll processes.

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May 3, 2023

Smile Cookie Campaign Supports Abbotsford Students

Smile Cookie Week is here, with Tim Hortons announcing that the annual campaign will take place from May 1 – 7 in communities nationwide. In Abbotsford, 100% of the proceeds collected from the sale of the iconic pink and blue smile cookies will go directly to the Abbotsford School District’s “Back to School” event, providing students and families who need extra support with a backpack of school supplies, hygiene products, and food hampers.

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November 16, 2022

New Board of Education Sworn In For 2022-26 Term (PHOTOS)

It was a full house at the official inauguration of the newly elected Abbotsford Board of Education on Tuesday night, as seven trustees were sworn in and affirmed for the new term. Three new trustees - Rupi Kanda-Rajwan, Mike Rauch and Jared White - join incumbents Korky Neufeld, Stan Petersen, Preet Rai and Shirley Wilson. The Abbotsford Board of Education will serve from 2022 to 2026.

October 28, 2022

Halloween safety tips for Abbotsford trick-or-treaters

Halloween is this upcoming Monday, October 31st, and can be a busy time for many families preparing for a night of trick or treating. We want to encourage families to remember to stay safe and respectful while celebrating this fun-filled evening!

September 30, 2022

National Day for Truth & Reconciliation

Today is Orange Shirt Day and National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. We honour and uphold Survivors and intergenerational Survivors of the Indian residential school system, and commemorate those who didn’t return home.