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Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

Abby Senior unveils Rainbow Crosswalk

On June 22, school trustees, district staff, community members, school staff, and students gathered outside Abbotsford Senior Secondary to unveil a newly painted rainbow crosswalk. This student-...

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Wednesday, June 29th, 2022

Congratulations Class of 2022

Congratulations to our 2022 graduates! We are thrilled to recognize over 1,500 grade 12 students from our secondary schools. From academic excellence to athletic skill-building, artistic...

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Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

UFV Faculty of Science Receives 2022 Community Matters Award

The Abbotsford Board of Education awarded the University of the Fraser Valley’s (UFV) Faculty of Science as the 2022 recipient of the Community Matters Award. Nominated by Jas Piche, an educator...

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Monday, June 27th, 2022

School district passes $239M budget for 2022-2023 school year

A $239 million-dollar balanced operating budget for the 2022-2023 school year was approved by the Abbotsford Board of Education on June 14, 2022, at their last public Board meeting for the current...

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Wednesday, June 22nd, 2022

Year end message from Minister Whiteside

As summer break approaches, Minister Jennifer Whitside, Ministry of Education and Child Care, expresses her gratitude to everyone in the education system for their extraordinary efforts and...

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Tuesday, June 21st, 2022

Board restricts the use of artificial turf sports field

After months of negotiations, the Abbotsford Board of Education failed to reach an agreement with the City of Abbotsford around the artificial turf sports field located at Abbotsford Senior...

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Monday, June 20th, 2022

Meaningful Work Creates Independence

Today is a work day for Michael. He makes sure that he leaves himself plenty of time to get ready. Once he’s showered, shaved, and brushed his teeth, he gets dressed for work, making sure that he...

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Thursday, June 16th, 2022

WJ Mouat wins national careers competition for 6th time

School among 282 across nation that competed to be ‘Canada’s Most Informed’

W. J. Mouat Secondary in Abbotsford has won a national competition in career exploration.

The Let’s Talk...

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Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

The Paddle Project: A Grade 8’s Journey to Highschool

The conclusion of Grade 8 marks a significant milestone in a student's academic career as they look ahead to embark on a new chapter in their educational journey. This year, the Indigenous...

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Tuesday, June 14th, 2022

Lex̱éywa - Recalling of a Residential School Experience

As we continue to celebrate National Indigenous History Month, we invite you to take part in a learning opportunity.

In 2018, Robert Bateman Secondary offered a unique Art Activism class...

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