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Friday, October 15th, 2021

Outside & Online

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As we navigate the fourth wave of the pandemic, with an eye to post-pandemic teaching and learning, it has dawned on me that two of the lessons learned from the pandemic might be at odds with each...

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Tuesday, September 7th, 2021

Welcome to the 2021-22 school year!

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

This will be a year to remember. I think all of us are happy to put 2020-21 in the rearview mirror. While we did a truly heroic job of navigating the pandemic last year, I think it’s fair to say...

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Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

Learning Maps at RHSS

Over the past school year, the staff at Rick Hansen have been hard a work creating course-based Learning Maps. Learning Maps (LM) are a graphic organizer of the curricular competencies of course...

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Wednesday, June 30th, 2021

A Profound Gratitude

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

With the recent Ministry announcement that our schools will be returning to Stage 1 (“near normal”) operations for the coming year, I cannot help but reflect on the enormity of what we have...

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Friday, June 18th, 2021

Equity for Humanity Pt. 2

By Linda Pollastretti

In this week's installment of our Equity for Humanity Project - take a quick peek at the work of various educators around the district at different levels as they tackle what Equity means in their...

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Friday, June 11th, 2021

Equity for Humanity Pt. 1

By Linda Pollastretti

Over the last year, educators across the Abbosford School District have been part of the equity discussion.  It is our pleasure to highlight their work in our Equity for Humanity Project.   The...

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Thursday, May 20th, 2021

Tackling Care Packages

By Linda Pollastretti

Kudos to our own Pari Khanna, Grade 11, who took on the community issue of Abbotsford Homeless in her leadership PBL unit.  As as result of her driving question, she put together 55 care packages...

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Monday, April 19th, 2021

Keeping the Torch

By Linda Pollastretti

Kudos to Jeevan Grewal who for her District Dogwood Scholarship looked around her campus and decided the tackle the Torch logo on our upper field.  The Torch was overgrown with grass and other...

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Monday, April 12th, 2021

Happy Vaisakhi 2021

By Linda Pollastretti

This is a  special week for many of our students and their families. Vaisakhi which celebrates both a faith and cultural aspect is on April 13th.  At Rick Hansen Sec. we have arranged for every...

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Thursday, March 11th, 2021

This Time Last Year

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

A member of our District's Pandemic Response Team recently congratulated us on our "one year anniversary" of the weekly meetings we have been hosting since COVID-19 took its place in our...

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