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Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

Schoolwide Inquiry: Connections

Many Eugene Reimer school community members have deep roots in farming and agriculture in the Fraser Valley and beyond. Our catchment stretches across most of West Abbotsford’s agricultural areas...

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Thursday, February 2nd, 2023

Black History Month & Resistance

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

“Now let us begin. Now let us re-dedicate ourselves to the long and bitter, but beautiful, struggle for a new world.” -- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Wednesday, January 11th, 2023

Abbotsford Middle School and our Global Family

Abbotsford Middle School is an International Baccalaureate school.  IB aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through...

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2023

Three Wishes for 2023

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

It has been my practice for the last few Januarys to make predictions about possible changes in the K-12 sector. This practice goes back as far as 2015 when I highlighted the top ten issues facing...

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

Learning about Truth and Reconciliation: Student Reflections

One of W.A Fraser Middle’s grade 6 teachers, Crystal Davids, was moved by the powerful stories from the Walking Forward Together conference to bring truth to our students around the impact of...

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Tuesday, December 13th, 2022

Pausing for Gratitude

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Many of you will know that I am a big football fan, (and an especially big Raider fan). The inspiration for my post this week does not come from Raider Nation, but from the Seattle Seahawks...

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Thursday, November 24th, 2022

Our Three Sisters Soup

What better way to kick off a chilly fall season than with a hearty bowl of soup? At Chief Dan George Middle School, we have worked hard on our garden beds and greenhouse space this past spring...

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Thursday, November 24th, 2022

Celebrating Student Leadership

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I had the pleasure this week of meeting with around fifty of Yale Secondary’s Leadership 12 students. They are an amazing and diverse group of go-getters who help to make their school and...

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Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

Count Me In: A Novel Start to the School Year

At Colleen & Gordie Howe Middle School, we start the year with school-wide read-aloud. The goal for our read-aloud is to engage students in meaningful and relevant conversations and to foster...

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Tuesday, November 8th, 2022

In Remembrance

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Many of you will know that I am a student of the World Wars, and that over the years I have written about the profound respect I have for our veterans who have put their lives on the line for the...

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