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News: Thursday, March 10th, 2022

Highlights - Board Meeting - Mar. 8, 2022

The Abbotsford Board of Education regularly meets throughout the school year. Agendas and minutes from the public Board Meetings can be accessed through the District's Electronic School Board. Below is a summary of highlights from the meeting. To do our part to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and for everyone's safety, all public meetings of the Abbotsford Board of Education will be closed to the public and held virtually until further notice. The meetings will also be live-streamed.


Presentations

Chief Dan George Middle School - Indigenous Student Council

Students shared with trustees the experiences and activities of the Indigenous Student Council at Chief Dan George Middle School. The students also shared how student voice has been embedded in the Indigenous Program (St’elakw) through their Indigenous Sport, Physical Activity & Recreation Council (ISPARC) activities.

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Education

Updating the Strategic Plan and Preliminary Budget 2022-2023

Superintendent Godden provided the Board with an update regarding the Strategic Plan. As part of the continuous improvement cycle, staff will outline the process for evaluating last year’s strategy, spending, and district-wide outcomes to revise and update the budget and strategic plan for the 2022-23 school year.

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Toti:ltcha Future Learning Plan - School Strategy for 2021-2022

Superintendent Godden presented a high-level summary of where the district stands concerning the work of Toti:ltcha, our future learning plan. 

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Local School Calendar for 2022-2023 - Notice of Motion

Trustee Latham moved, seconded by Trustee Pauls, to approve the original motion 'THAT the Board of Education adopt the revised local school calendar for the 2022-2023 school year. The motion was carried 5 - 1.

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Yale Hockey Academy Fees 2022-2023

A recommendation was put forward THAT the Board of Education approve the list of the Yale Hockey Academy fees for 2022-2023 as presented.

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Operations

Trustee Indemnity Committee 2022

A recommendation was put forward THAT the Board of Education appoint Douglas MacAdams (Chair), Jackie Hogan, Kevin Mierau, John Morrow and Shannon Rose to the external Ad-Hoc Trustee Indemnity Committee.

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Upper Sumas Elementary School Flood Restoration Update

Secretary-Treasurer Velestuk provided the Board of Education with an update regarding the restoration progress at Upper Sumas Elementary.

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Request for Sponsorship: Archway Community Services

A recommendation was put forward THAT the Board of Education approve the amount of $500 representing hole sponsorship in support of the 2022 Archway Community Services Charity Golf Tournament.

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Media Contact:

Kayla Stuckart, Manager of Communications
Phone: (604) 859 – 4891 ext. 1206
Email: kayla.stuckart@abbyschools.ca