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Tuesday, October 26th, 2021

Distinguishing the Weather from the Work

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

As a way of keeping our focus on the teaching and learning in our schools, I have drawn a distinction between the “work”, our primary focus on providing for the educational needs of our students,...

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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

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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Thursday, May 27th, 2021

Principal's Message - May

By Andrew Macphail

Exciting news to share with the school community about our Traditional Tenets:

The Abbotsford District Traditional Advisory Committee (DTAC) has been meeting regularly throughout this year...

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Friday, April 23rd, 2021

Principal's Message - April

By Andrew Macphail

I am writing to share news about some admin changes coming to Traditional for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year.

One of our Vice Principals, Jaimie Webster, has been reassigned to Yale...

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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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Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021

Principal's Message - January

By Andrew Macphail

Hello to our Traditional families! 

On Tuesday, January 19, 2021, the revised Traditional Advisory Council held their first meeting. Students, parents, and staff from the five Traditional...

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Monday, February 1st, 2021

February is Black History Month

By Dr. Kevin Godden, Superintendent of Schools

February is Black History Month, a time to honour and celebrate the contributions of people of African heritage. Black History Month was first celebrated in the United States, and it is now...

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Monday, January 4th, 2021

Principal's Message - December

By Andrew Macphail

Hello to our Traditional families!!

Recently, you have received some emails from the school about the Traditional Advisory Council starting up again. The first meeting is set for January...

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