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Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

In Memory of Dr. Ray Silver

This post comes from Darlene MacDonald, District Principal of Aborginal Education.


Sunrise March 1, 1929 / Sunset December 16, 2016

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Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

2016 Had Promise, Too

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Amidst the many ‘year in review’ shows aired in December, you may have heard that 2016 will go in the annals as a year to forget.

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Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

My Favourite Time

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I love the Christmas season; for most of us it is a favourite time of year. Right now, schools all throughout the District are deep in the throws of their Christmas concerts. Having attended many o

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Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Inspired Abby Catchment Classrooms

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I start every year by visiting the Abby Catchment Schools.

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Thursday, October 13th, 2016

Thank You, Ms. Palmer

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

How many of us say the name of a teacher when asked about someone who had a significant impact in our lives? Outside of my mother, the most significant contributors were all teachers. From Ms.

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Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Doors to a Future

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As you know, the curriculum in BC is being redesigned to better prepare our students for tomorrow.

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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Are You Ready?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I hope you all had an eventful summer. It certainly has been busy, between the BC Summer Games (hosted here in Abbotsford), Summer School, the Olympics, and perhaps a little holiday getaway. I hope

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Monday, June 20th, 2016

A Summer Provocation

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

So as to keep parents in the loop about changes underway in BC’s education system, I recently sent the letter below to parents of secondary school students.

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Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

You Got Game?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Are you competitive? If you answer 'No' to this question, I would suggest that you ask someone who knows you well to see if they agree.

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Who’s Fanning the Flames?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

One of the questions I ask principals during my schools visits is: "What are you and your staff doing to communicate to parents about the changes underway in education?

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