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Group of employees holding white boxes, celebrating years of service Long Term Service - 25 Years (Group 2)
February 22, 2024

School District Honours Dedication at 2024 Long-Term Service Dinner

On February 21, 2024, the Abbotsford School District held its annual event to honour the commitment of over 150 employees. With service milestones ranging from 20 to 40 years, these individuals, from educators to administrative staff and from facilities to IT support, have been pivotal in implementing the district's mission of preparing students for a lifetime of success.

Group of employees holding white boxes, celebrating years of service Long Term Service - 25 Years (Group 2)
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January 24, 2024

Local School Calendars: 2024-2027

The Abbotsford Board of Education is currently seeking feedback from families, employees, students and the larger community on the proposed school calendars for the next three years - 2024-2025 school year, 2025-2026 school year and 2026-2027 school year. Feedback will be collected via the school district's Engagement Portal until February 9, 2024.

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Blurred students walking to class through front foyer of school RBSS - Student Life
October 10, 2023

Building Safe, Caring and Inclusive Schools

A welcoming education system for all K-12 students and their families is essential for student success. Research has shown us that when students feel a sense of safety, belonging, and acceptance, it positively impacts school attendance, feelings of attachment and connectedness, academic achievement and overall well-being.

We feel it is imperative to address the narrative surrounding sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) in our community, and we want to provide you with credible resources to support your ongoing learning.

Blurred students walking to class through front foyer of school RBSS - Student Life
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.

Students watch as teacher demonstrates a chemistry lab Summer School 2023 - Chemistry 11
July 31, 2023

Summer School: Adventures in Learning

While school is out for many students across the school district, hundreds of others participated in the recently concluded Summer Explorers and Secondary Summer School programs, which offered a wide range of engaging activities for students from kindergarten to Grade 12. 

Students watch as teacher demonstrates a chemistry lab Summer School 2023 - Chemistry 11
Owners of Tim Hortons stand in front of Tim Hortons holding large cheque Smile Cookie Campaign 2023
July 24, 2023

Smile Cookie Campaign sets record for community

The Abbotsford School District is proud to announce the tremendous success of the Smile Cookie Campaign that took place this past spring. From May 1-7, 100% of the proceeds collected by purchasing a smile cookie at Tim Hortons locations across Abbotsford went directly to the Abbotsford School District's "Back to School" event. 

Owners of Tim Hortons stand in front of Tim Hortons holding large cheque Smile Cookie Campaign 2023