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Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022

Talking about War and Conflict

Dear Abbotsford School District families,

This past week has been a difficult time with the invasion of Ukraine. Children, youth and even adults may experience a range of emotions when they...

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Thursday, February 17th, 2022

Local School Calendar for 2022-2023

The Abbotsford Board of Education is required to create a calendar that meets the legislated requirements of the School Act, and the Abbotsford Teachers’ Union (ATU) Collective Agreement. The...

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Wednesday, February 2nd, 2022

Drum Making Workshops – Finding our Voice

Grade 5 Indigenous students across Abbotsford School District are coming together to meet new friends at the Indigenous Education Centre for a Drum Making Workshop in the month of February.  The...

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Friday, January 14th, 2022

Rapid Antigen Tests for K-12 Staff

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to be a challenge we must constantly navigate, however, this past week we were able to safely return to in-person instruction for over 19,000 students. As we look...

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Friday, January 7th, 2022

Enhanced Safety Measures: Preparing for School on Jan. 10th

At the end of last week, I shared information around the delayed return to school for students and the implementation of additional health and safety measures. Since that time, more information...

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Friday, December 31st, 2021

Delayed Return to School

I hope this letter finds you healthy, safe and in the company of loved ones. On Wednesday, Minister of Education Jennifer Whiteside and Provincial Health Officer (PHO) Dr. Bonnie Henry held a ...

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Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021

Board will not require proof of vaccination for staff

At an in-camera meeting on November 2nd, the Abbotsford Board of Education deliberated on the implications of a potential proof of vaccine mandate for all K-12 staff. After careful consideration...

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Friday, October 15th, 2021

Board Reviewing Implications of a Potential COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate

At the October 12th Board Meeting, the Abbotsford Board of Education passed a motion to direct staff to review and report on the implications of a vaccine mandate for all K-12 staff.


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Wednesday, October 13th, 2021

Highlights - Board Meeting - Oct. 12, 2021

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....

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Wednesday, October 6th, 2021

Board Approves Name for New School on Eagle Mountain

At its September 21st meeting last week, the Abbotsford Board of Education approved a motion to name the new school under construction on Eagle Mountain. The Board was unanimous in the decision to...

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