Re-Becoming Abbotsford Senior Secondary School

Abbotsford Collegiate is a school with a 56 year history of excellence in education, sports, extra-curricular activities, and Panther spirit! School District 34 has decided to re-name this school to its original name ... Abbotsford Senior Secondary School for the 2012-2013 school year. Abbotsford Senior Secondary School has been an IB World School since 1986.

Abbotsford Senior is in the last phases of a $45 million renovation / rebuild. We will moving into this fantastic new space for the start of the 2012-2013 school year.
The building will be constructed to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold standards, which would make it one of the first schools in the province to attain that level of sustainable and green design, according to district officials.

The structure will have features that promote water efficiency, energy conservation, and employ recycled, reused or renewable materials.

We have a population of approximately 900 students and 55 staff. In addition to the regular BC Provincial curriculum, Abbotsford Senior is proud to offer the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (DP), CTC (Career Technical Center) program, ISP (Integrated Studies Program), Sport and Human Performance program (Soccer and Basketball Academy).

Our academic subjects and school programs are supported by a wide variety of electives. Our Visual and Performing Arts Department offers Visual Arts, Drama, Jazz and Concert Choir, Band, Guitar, and Drumline courses. The very popular and successful Dinner Theatre in February and the Speakers' Series are but two of the many extras that are provided. Our Business Education courses, Industrial Arts and Technology Courses also offer excellent practical and creative challenges.

As there are a wide variety of extra-curricular activities offered at Abbotsford Collegiate, students are able to participate in numerous sports, the Snowball Tournament, Key Club, Student Leadership, HIB Leadership, Grad Committee, Jetsetters, Scholarship Club, and Theatre.

School teams including principals, teachers and support staff who ,make an outstanding contribution to their students should be recognized and their success celebrated.

2013 marks an important year for the CBIE Excellence Awards. The nomination period for the 2013 CBIE Excellence Awards is closed now but There are ten Excellence Awards.  This is an opportunity to recognize individuals and institutions for their many contributions to CBIE and to Canada’s success in international education

- Member Emeritus
- President’s Award for Distinguished Leadership in International Education
- Chair’s Award for Meritorious Service
- Panorama Award for Outstanding International Education Program
- Catalyst Award for Research Leadership
- Board of Directors Award for Comprehensive Internationalization
- North Star Award for Emerging Leader in International Education
- New World Award for Student Leadership in International Education
- Elizabeth Paterson Award for International Student Leadership in International Education

Part of Deadlines:

- Launch of online nominations – Tuesday, May 21, 2013
- Nomination deadline – Monday, July 8, 2013 at 5pm Eastern
- Decisions – by Monday, September 16, 2013

Government Program: 2014 Excellence in Early Childhood Education Promotional

There is an another excellent opportunity to nominate an outstanding educator today! The Prime Minister's Awards for Excellence in Early Childhood Education honour innovative and outstanding early childhood educators who excel at fostering the early socialization and development of the children in their care, and at helping build the foundation children need to make the best possible start in life.

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