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Friday, November 27th, 2020

A Message from Superintendent Godden

Dear Abbotsford School District Families, Students and Staff,

As you may be aware, we had a recent incident at one of our schools involving a classroom assignment related to the “positive...

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Monday, November 16th, 2020

Cross Country-Off to the Races (Well not really)

Throughout October, we had a group of students that committed part of their lunch to participate in cross country. Unfortunately, we were not able to compete against other schools. What we did do...

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Tuesday, November 10th, 2020

The Tulip Project

Debbie Mar's Grade 3/4 class at Upper Sumas Elementary School in Abbotsford, BC, pay tribute to Canadian soldiers who liberated the Netherlands and honour the beautiful friendship between the two...

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Friday, November 6th, 2020

Understanding COVID-19 Exposures in Abbotsford Schools

Since September 8th, our students and staff have returned to our 46 schools and district sites under enhanced health, safety, teaching and learning protocols implemented through our Restart Plan...

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Tuesday, October 27th, 2020

The Upper Sumas Pumpkin Patch

On Monday, October 26th, 2020, our amazing PAC transformed our field into a mini Upper Sumas Pumpkin Patch! The sun was shining and so were our spirits. Students picked out their very own pumpkins...

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Wednesday, October 7th, 2020

Debbie Mar receives the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Debbie Mar, a teacher at Upper Sumas Elementary, has been selected as a recipient for the Prime Minister’s Award for Excellence in Education. Mar is the only recipient to be selected from British...

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Wednesday, September 30th, 2020

Listening and learning through Orange Shirt Day activities (PHOTOS)

The Abbotsford School District took part in an act of reconciliation and remembrance on September 30th as thousands of students, staff and families donned an orange t-shirt to honour residential...

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Thursday, September 24th, 2020

Highlights - Board Meeting - Sept. 22, 2020

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, September 9th, 2020

Preparing for the 2020-21 School Year

On August 26th, our school district released its Restart Plans, which outlined the health, safety, teaching and learning strategies we will be implementing across our 46 schools and district sites...

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Wednesday, September 2nd, 2020

School District to offer Transitional Program to families for 2020-2021

On August 26th, the Abbotsford School District shared its restart plans which outlines a safe return to in-class instruction. These plans reflect the measures put forth by provincial health...

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