Abby Schools

Abbotsford students holding donations drive for Canuck Place

Grade 8 students are hoping to get gift cards, toys and other items for children’s hospice

 

Abbotsford School District’s executive raises nearly double many employees

Including remuneration and expenses, average pay to employees who made over $75,000 increased 3.35%

 

Abbotsford schools rehire all crossing guards after contract changes

Crossing guards shared concerns after Abbotsford Community Services dropped contract in October

 

Literacy expectations: Abbotsford schools range from 40 to +90%

At five schools, 50% or fewer Grade 3 students meet expectations, including two schools at 40%

Abbotsford’s top educator revisits mental health after blog controversy

Kevin Godden writes follow-up blog post on youth mental health after last month’s controversial post

Abbotsford School District donating used iPads to local groups

District replaced 2,600 iPads over summer, and a few hundred were working and able to be donated

Abbotsford schools shift consent policy for McCreary health study

School board votes unanimously in favour of stricter parental consent policy for survey participation

Abbotsford schools get health and safety award for third year running

District gets recognition for training in crisis intervention, new violent incident reporting system

Abbotsford school trustees spend $10,300 on travel

Two trustees, Phil Anderson and former chair Shirley Wilson, claimed half the board’s total

Abbotsford school suspended 20 students for ‘fight club’

But the school district denies existence of a fight club at Robert Bateman Secondary

Abbotsford students show low satisfaction with education, survey finds

Students feel ill-prepared for future jobs and schools and unsatisfied by course materials

Abbotsford Indigenous, special needs students see record grad rates

But test scores still show special needs, Indigenous students lag behind, and it’s worse for older students

Abbotsford school bus driver’s labour complaint parked

Michael Wester claimed a disciplinary action was ‘conspired and fraudulent’ to cover up another incident

Abbotsford’s top educators get 6% raise for 2017/18

Compensation for the school district’s executive staff totalled $1.067M, raise of nearly $63,000