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Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

An Education for Life

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

In light of recent announcements about our provincial Graduation Program, it is perhaps fitting that I share some thoughts about the changes on the horizon for students (Besides, it is another item

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Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Why Abbotsford?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I have decided to go back to my Top 10 list in education for 2018, and this time share my thoughts on an issue th

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Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

Calm, Alert and Learning

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

My visit to Terry Fox Elementary last week, confirmed my general impression about how far we have come in this district with social-emotional learning.

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Wednesday, February 28th, 2018

Fighting the Opioid Issue

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Earlier in the year I identified 10 significant issues which would impact the education sector, and promised that

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Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Celebrating Shelly Kenyon

We know who really runs the school. It’s not the principal, or the vice-principal. It’s the secretary! Shelly Kenyon, who arrived just over a year ago, is the face of Godson.

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Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Celebrating the Surrey Sistahs!

The Surrey Sistahs are at the Park! Introducing Lynne Fedora, Heather Johnson and Cathy Beukers. These brave ladies made the leap and joined the Abbotsford School District this year.

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Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Moving from Topics to Concepts

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I visited Alexander Elementary recently, and was impressed to see learning targets on the board in every classroom I visited. It was obviously a collective attempt on the part of the staff to be cl

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Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

What, No Homework?!

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I am going to state right of the bat, that some of the positions I take below may not sit well with everyone. Homework seems to be one of those things about which everyone has an opinion, in part b

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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Celebrating Susan Green

Susan Green is the Confidential Secretary for the Assistant Superintendents at the School Board Office.

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Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

A Child’s Best Hope

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I would like to welcome everyone back from what I hope was a relaxing summer with family and friends.

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