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COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19 variant exposure at Mountain Elementary in Abbotsford

Someone with new COVID-19 variant exposed school for 5 consecutive days in late February

 

For the second straight year, Abbotsford high school students will not have a prom event. (Pixabay photo)

Prom cancelled for Abbotsford 2021 high school graduates

Second straight year that prom has not occurred; convocation ceremony will take place

 

The naming process for the new elementary school on Eagle Mountain is expected to begin soon. (File photo)

Naming process set to begin for new elementary school in Abbotsford

School on Eagle Mountain continues moving forward following board meeting on Feb. 16

 

Abbotsford teacher Nerlap Sidhu is the 2021 recipient of the Betty Urquhart Community Service Award from University of the Fraser Valley. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford teacher receives UFV community service award

Nerlap Sidhu honoured for work on Equity Backpack Project and more

Abbotsford teacher Nerlap Sidhu is the 2021 recipient of the Betty Urquhart Community Service Award from University of the Fraser Valley. (Submitted photo)
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Abbotsford’s Equity Backpack Project expanding across B.C.

Eugene Reimer Middle School project has grabbed attention of schools throughout the province

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ASIA Sumas students Rachel Kehler, Maia Bergen, Alayna Hillier and Anilee Nesbitt display the art they created as a thank you to front line health care workers. The art will be display in and around the Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Abbotsford students say thanks through the arts

ASIA Sumas Mountain students create art to inspire local front line health care workers

ASIA Sumas students Rachel Kehler, Maia Bergen, Alayna Hillier and Anilee Nesbitt display the art they created as a thank you to front line health care workers. The art will be display in and around the Abbotsford Regional Hospital and Cancer Centre. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford News file photo

Abbotsford crossing guard asks to be exempt from union because of religious beliefs

B.C. Labour Relations Board dismisses application, saying church’s viewpoint wasn’t clear

Abbotsford News file photo
MEI teacher Gary Funk has been named the Classroom Foundation Outstanding Teacher in Agriculture for 2020. (Submitted)

MEI teacher wins Classroom Foundation Outstanding Teacher in Agriculture Award

Abbotsford secondary teacher Gary Funk named 2020 recipient of award presented by BCAITC

MEI teacher Gary Funk has been named the Classroom Foundation Outstanding Teacher in Agriculture for 2020. (Submitted)
Construction has begun on the new Eagle Mountain elementary school in Abbotsford. (Screengrab from video by CHP Architects)

Construction begins on new Eagle Mountain elementary school in Abbotsford

School, including childcare spaces, is set to open in September 2022

Construction has begun on the new Eagle Mountain elementary school in Abbotsford. (Screengrab from video by CHP Architects)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

18 school exposures in Abbotsford since Jan. 6

21 exposures since the the holiday break

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Grade 6 students at Eugene Reimer Middle School have been participating in the Equity Backpack Project. (Submitted photo)

Equity Backpack Project in Abbotsford addresses inclusion and anti-racism

Grade 6 teacher Nerlap Sidhu says she wants students to develop ‘strong sense of self’

Grade 6 students at Eugene Reimer Middle School have been participating in the Equity Backpack Project. (Submitted photo)
BCCDC photo.

16 school exposures in Abbotsford schools in 2 weeks

Fraser Health’s list grows by 11 for 2nd week of 2021

BCCDC photo.
The Abbotsford board of education said on Tuesday they are satisfied with how students and staff dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic from September to December.

Abbotsford board of education pleased with return to class during COVID-19

District officials thank staff and students for low number of infections and issues during pandemic

The Abbotsford board of education said on Tuesday they are satisfied with how students and staff dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic from September to December.
The Eagle Mountain Elementary school project occurs via Zoom tonight (Wednesday).

Eagle Mountain Elementary virtual open house occurring tonight (Wednesday)

Meeting will provide an update on the new Abbotsford project, ATSS seismic upgrades also on schedule

The Eagle Mountain Elementary school project occurs via Zoom tonight (Wednesday).
King Traditional Elementary School in Abbotsford. Photo courtesy of Abbotsford School District

Three Abbotsford schools closed due to windstorm knocking out power

Heavy winds knock out power to thousands of BC Hydro customers in Lower Mainland

King Traditional Elementary School in Abbotsford. Photo courtesy of Abbotsford School District
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Five exposures at Abbotsford schools in first week back from holiday break

All 5 schools record consecutive exposures starting Jan. 4

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
Abbotsford Senior Secondary School is one of two local high schools that have reported a COVID-19 exposure in 2021 during the first week back at school after the Christmas break. The other is Robert Bateman Secondary.

Two Abbotsford schools first in district to report COVID-19 exposures for 2021

Abbotsford Senior and Robert Bateman each have one student who tested positive

Abbotsford Senior Secondary School is one of two local high schools that have reported a COVID-19 exposure in 2021 during the first week back at school after the Christmas break. The other is Robert Bateman Secondary.
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Five more Abbotsford schools flagged for COVID-19 exposures, continuing cases at 7 others

Total of 19 schools in Abbotsford are currently on Fraser Health’s exposure list

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)
The Abbotsford School District building. File photo.
The Abbotsford School District building. File photo.