Abby Schools

A mock impaired-driving crash between a Tesla and a Mustang took place Thursday (May 12) in front of W. J. Mouat Secondary in Abbotsford. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

VIDEO: Abbotsford high school holds mock impaired-driving crash ahead of grad

Police, fire crews, paramedics and others respond to ‘collision’

 

The watercolour paintings made by students at Upper Sumas Elementary were turned into greeting cards as part of the Planting Intergenerational Promises program. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

Grade 3 students at Abbotsford school bond with seniors over flowers

Pairs in Planting Intergenerational Promises project meet for the first time

 

A team from Robert Bateman Secondary received the award for the most funds raised during an indoor bike event held May 5 at Yale Secondary. (Submitted photo)

Indoor bike ride at Yale Secondary raises $6,400 for kids’ cancer unit

Event on May 5 for BC Children’s Hospital included Key Club and Kiwanis members

 

Abbotsford’s ASIA North Poplar Elementary School is hosting an art show at Highstreet Shopping Centre on April 29 and 30. (Submitted)

Abbotsford’s ASIA North Poplar Elementary School hosting art show

Event coming to Highstreet Shopping Centre on April 29 and 30

Abbotsford’s ASIA North Poplar Elementary School is hosting an art show at Highstreet Shopping Centre on April 29 and 30. (Submitted)
Abbotsford Police Department officers are on scene at St. John Brebeuf Regional Secondary School investigating a threat made on Monday (April 4) morning. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Students at Abbotsford’s St. John Brebeuf, nearby elementary schools evacuated after bomb threat

Everyone at all schools safe and accounted for, normal school activities have resumed

Abbotsford Police Department officers are on scene at St. John Brebeuf Regional Secondary School investigating a threat made on Monday (April 4) morning. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
A former Abbotsford high school teacher has been given a lifetime ban on teaching. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Lifetime teaching ban given to educator who sexually assaulted a youth in Abbotsford

High school teacher Henry Kang was sentenced in December 2020

A former Abbotsford high school teacher has been given a lifetime ban on teaching. (Abbotsford News file photo)
MEI bus driver Rick Falk is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

HERO IN EDUCATION: More than just a bus driver, Rick Falk is a ‘cornerstone’ at MEI Schools

Humble and self-effacing, Falk makes parents feel safer knowing he’s behind the wheel

MEI bus driver Rick Falk is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Dasmesh Punjabi School’s Raymond Chan is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

HERO IN EDUCATION: Abbotsford’s Raymond Chan much more than just a teacher

Beloved Dasmesh Punjabi School educator wears many hats

Dasmesh Punjabi School’s Raymond Chan is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford Secondary’s Jas Biring is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

HERO IN EDUCATION: Childhood teacher inspired Jas Biring to enter profession

Abbotsford Senior educator is giving students skills to make in in school … and life

Abbotsford Secondary’s Jas Biring is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Yale Secondary’s Brendan Ha is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

HERO IN EDUCATION: Lotus Program leader provides safe space for students

Yale Secondary educator Brendan Ha wants high school experience to be a good one

Yale Secondary’s Brendan Ha is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford School District’s Andrea Senft is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Abbotsford School District’s Andrea Senft is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
Cornerstone Christian School’s Heather Thiessen is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

HERO IN EDUCATION: Heather Thiessen’s teachings always come with a dash of humour

Cornerstone Christian School educator isn’t above dressing up as a unicorn

Cornerstone Christian School’s Heather Thiessen is a 2022 Heroes in Education recipient. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
The public is invited to vote on the proposed school calendar for the Abbotsford School District for the upcoming school year. (Abbotsford School District image)

Abbotsford School District opens calendar discussion to the public

Online survey available until March 4; board of education to vote on March 8

The public is invited to vote on the proposed school calendar for the Abbotsford School District for the upcoming school year. (Abbotsford School District image)
February is Black History Month.

Abbotsford superintendent shares thoughts, hopes during Canadian Black History Month

Month is an ‘opportunity to punctuate positive personal and cultural identity for Black children’

February is Black History Month.
Yale Secondary’s 50th anniversary celebration is set for May 14. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Yale Secondary celebrating 50th anniversary

Open house and ticketed evening event set for May 14 at the school’s gym

Yale Secondary’s 50th anniversary celebration is set for May 14. (File photo)
Abbotsford Police were at Colleen and Gordie Howe middle school Thursday morning (Feb. 17) due to a bomb threat. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)

UPDATE: Police confirm incident at Abbotsford school was a bomb threat

Students are safe and back in class at Colleen and Gordie Howe middle school

Abbotsford Police were at Colleen and Gordie Howe middle school Thursday morning (Feb. 17) due to a bomb threat. (Vikki Hopes/Abbotsford News)
Mixing, aeration, and load out shed not enclosed with no biofilter or related infrastructure. (Ministry of Environment description and photo)

Fine recommended for stinky Abbotsford manure company with history of non-compliance

93 Land Company operates chicken litter facility next to King Traditional Elementary

Mixing, aeration, and load out shed not enclosed with no biofilter or related infrastructure. (Ministry of Environment description and photo)
The naming process for Abbotsford Traditional Secondary and Middle Schools has been slowed down.

Abbotsford Traditional renaming process slows down

Board of education meeting reveals new timeline and planning for renaming of school

The naming process for Abbotsford Traditional Secondary and Middle Schools has been slowed down.
Abbotsford’s W.J. Mouat Secondary School and Yale Secondary School are both functionally closed until Monday (Jan. 24)

Pair of Abbotsford schools functionally close

W.J. Mouat Secondary School, Yale Secondary School temporarily closed to in-person learning

Abbotsford’s W.J. Mouat Secondary School and Yale Secondary School are both functionally closed until Monday (Jan. 24)
City council has ended its joint use agreement with the school district for the turf field at W. J. Mouat Secondary. (File photo: W. J. Mouat Hawks)

UPDATE: City ends agreement with Abbotsford school district over Mouat Secondary’s turf field

Staff report to council says field needs immediate replacement at a cost of $1 million

City council has ended its joint use agreement with the school district for the turf field at W. J. Mouat Secondary. (File photo: W. J. Mouat Hawks)