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Thursday, June 28th, 2018

Shout Out to Our Transportation Department

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

We are often reminded that it takes an entire village, all of us, to raise a child. We sometimes don’t know all the villagers in our community and the important work they do. We have over 3,000 stu

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Monday, June 4th, 2018

Keeping the Public Confidence

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

It should not be lost on any of us about the important role our education system plays in our society.

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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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Monday, March 5th, 2018

Grades Kindergarten to Grade 5 Pod Night: February 26, 2018

ASIA-NP had their final Pod night with grades Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grades 2, 3, and Grades 4, 5.  It was a fabulous night with the majority of the school involved.  Students sang, danced, acted,

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Monday, March 5th, 2018

Grade 4 and 5 Pod Night: February 20, 2018

The next grade group that shared this year was the grade 4, 5 pod group.  The Pod demonstrated all of the arts throughout the evening.  Parents traveled to four different spaces watching their chil

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Monday, March 5th, 2018

Grade 1 and 2 Pod Night: February 15, 2018

ASIA-NP had their first Pod share of the year with the grade 1, 2 pod.  The pod had a fabulous evening where students demonstrated their learning through singing, dancing, drama and visual arts.  M

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Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Learning through an Integrated Arts Pedagogy

At ASIA Sumas Secondary, we are committed to developing artistic habits of mind such as exploring and creating, reasoning and reflecting, communicating and documenting, and connecting and expanding

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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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