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Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Guest Blog: Nature K . . . It’s ‘THE’ Way

By Abbotsford School District

Some of my best memories as a child are from being in the outdoors. If you can imagine it, the game of choice amongst my peers was 'tree tag'.

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Sunday, September 21st, 2014

The First Day of School

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I recall my first day as a teacher like it was yesterday.  Even though it was over 28 years ago, I remember it extremely well.

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Monday, July 7th, 2014

Guest Blog: A Noble Title

By Abbotsford School District

This post comes from Bob Voth, principal of (Chief Dan George Middle School.

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Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Guest Blog: Wise Words

By Abbotsford School District

As we all depart for a summer from a yearend more surreal and challenging than any I have seen in my years as an educator, it is perhaps a propos that we heed Principal Harry Edwards’ (

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Monday, June 23rd, 2014

Guest Blog: The Courage of Creativity

By Abbotsford School District

Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.” – Raymond Lindquist

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Monday, June 16th, 2014

Guest Blog: Success Comes Through Teamwork

By Abbotsford School District

In previous posts I have spoken about the power of collaboration to trans

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Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Guest Blog: Trying Something New

By Abbotsford School District

The following post comes from Principal Lorraine Santos, of Dave Kandal Elementary School

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Monday, June 2nd, 2014

Guest Blog: Educating the Child in the Village

By Abbotsford School District

I am amazed by the sheer number of community partners who are stepping up to help make children in our schools successful. It is perhaps more pronounced in our district than most, due to the fa

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Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Guest Blog: Grit, Where Does it Come From?

By Abbotsford School District

I am currently reading a fascinating book written by Paul Tough: How Children Succeed – Grit Curiosity and the

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Monday, May 12th, 2014

Guest Blog: The Power of Music

By Abbotsford School District

I am not ashamed to admit that I envy people who have musical talent. It is one of my regrets (and my mother’s) that as a child I gave up on my guitar lessons.

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