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Thursday, September 29th, 2016

Doors to a Future

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As you know, the curriculum in BC is being redesigned to better prepare our students for tomorrow.

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Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

Are You Ready?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I hope you all had an eventful summer. It certainly has been busy, between the BC Summer Games (hosted here in Abbotsford), Summer School, the Olympics, and perhaps a little holiday getaway. I hope

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Monday, June 20th, 2016

A Summer Provocation

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

So as to keep parents in the loop about changes underway in BC’s education system, I recently sent the letter below to parents of secondary school students.

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Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

You Got Game?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

Are you competitive? If you answer 'No' to this question, I would suggest that you ask someone who knows you well to see if they agree.

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Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Who’s Fanning the Flames?

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

One of the questions I ask principals during my schools visits is: "What are you and your staff doing to communicate to parents about the changes underway in education?

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Monday, May 9th, 2016

Nights of Music (or Superbowl XVII)

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

We completed another incredible Nights of Music recently. Number 17, think.

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Monday, April 25th, 2016

Feeding Children, Changing Brains

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

While our school district has been feeding children in our schools for years, I am still occasionally surprised by the magnitude of the endeavor. Sadly, the number of children who regularly come to

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Monday, April 11th, 2016

How Are The Schools? (Pt.3)

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

I went to the dentist recently, and he asked me the same question he has since he discovered what I do: “So, Kevin, how are the schools?" It is not just a pleasantry.

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Monday, March 14th, 2016

How Are The Schools? (Pt. 2)

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

On the heels of our most recent Shared Learning Conference dedicated to critical thinking, I made a commitment to unpack some of the educational renovations underway in schools around the world, an

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Monday, February 29th, 2016

How Are The Schools? (Pt. 1)

By Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

For those of you in attendance at our recent district Shared Learning Conference, you will know that we had an exceptional presenter in

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