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Some of the floral watercolour paintings created by Debbie Mar’s Grade 3 students at Upper Sumas Elementary. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford Grade 3 class connects with seniors through flowers

First project of Upper Sumas Elementary students is watercolour paintings

 

(Abbotsford News file photo)

COVID exposures reported at 19 Abbotsford schools since Sept. 16

Total of 15 public schools and four independent schools listed by Fraser Health

 

The new elementary school on Eagle Mountain is being named after former teacher and principal Irene Kelleher. She is known as the first person of Indigenous descent to earn a B.C. teaching certificate. (File photo)

New Abbotsford elementary school named after Indigenous teacher Irene Kelleher

Longtime education figure in Abbotsford will have name on new Eagle Mountain school

 

The Abbotsford school district office. (File photo)

UPDATE: COVID exposures recorded at 12 Abbotsford schools since Sept. 17

Earlier this week, province resumed posting of ‘exposure events’ in schools

The Abbotsford school district office. (File photo)
(Black Press Media files)

Abbotsford teacher reprimanded for showing video with profanity and violence

Three-day suspension issued; teacher failed to review film beforehand

(Black Press Media files)
Centennial Park Elementary in Abbotsford is among schools across the province that are receiving new accessible playgrounds. (Abbotsford school district)

Abbotsford school to receive new accessible playground

Centennial Park Elementary to get $165,000 in provincial funding

Centennial Park Elementary in Abbotsford is among schools across the province that are receiving new accessible playgrounds. (Abbotsford school district)
Abbotsford Traditional Secondary School (Abbotsford School District photo)

Abbotsford Traditional secondary getting $19-million seismic upgrade

Upgrades expected to be completed by 2022 as province accelerates program

Abbotsford Traditional Secondary School (Abbotsford School District photo)
Yale Secondary students applied for and received grants that they then used to help others in the Abbotsford community. (Submitted)

Yale Secondary Leadership students give back to Abbotsford

Leadership class applies for and receives grants to say thanks or help locals

Yale Secondary students applied for and received grants that they then used to help others in the Abbotsford community. (Submitted)
Eugene Reimer Middle School has released four videos to complement its Equity Backpack Project. (Screenshot from video)

Video series released in conjunction with Equity Backpack Project in Abbotsford

Eugene Reimer Middle School videos address topics such as identity and belonging

Eugene Reimer Middle School has released four videos to complement its Equity Backpack Project. (Screenshot from video)
Students from W. J. Mouat Secondary hold the banner they earned for taking top spot at the recent national Let’s Talk Career competition. (Submitted photo)

Mouat Secondary in Abbotsford wins national Let’s Talk Careers competition

School among 245 across nation that competed to be named ‘Canada’s Most Informed’

Students from W. J. Mouat Secondary hold the banner they earned for taking top spot at the recent national Let’s Talk Career competition. (Submitted photo)
The committee to name the new Eagle Mountain elementary school will now not reveal the top three school names until September. (File photo)

Committee to name new Abbotsford elementary school needs more time

Top three Eagle Mountain elementary school names will now be narrowed down by September

The committee to name the new Eagle Mountain elementary school will now not reveal the top three school names until September. (File photo)
Rick Hansen Secondary School teacher Jasvir Gill is the project coordinator for the Equity for Humanity project.

Equity for Humanity project aims to build culture conversation in Abbotsford

Rick Hansen Secondary School’s Jasvir Gill believes cultural understanding will benefit everyone

Rick Hansen Secondary School teacher Jasvir Gill is the project coordinator for the Equity for Humanity project.
The new elementary school is located at 2540 Eagle Mountain Drive. (Abbotsford School District photo)

Suggestions open for naming of new Abbotsford elementary school

Naming Committee is set to bring a report of options to June 15 Abbotsford board meeting

The new elementary school is located at 2540 Eagle Mountain Drive. (Abbotsford School District photo)
A map showing where the most number of cases were recorded from April 23 to 29. This map, revealing a breakdown of infections by neighborhood, was pulled from a data package leaked to the Vancouver Sun last week (and independently verified).

36 Abbotsford schools flagged for COVID-19 exposures in the last 2 weeks, shattering record

Clearbrook Elementary recorded an ‘exposure’ on all 11 school days

A map showing where the most number of cases were recorded from April 23 to 29. This map, revealing a breakdown of infections by neighborhood, was pulled from a data package leaked to the Vancouver Sun last week (and independently verified).
Students in Grades 11 and 12 at MEI in Abbotsford have been caring for the flowers that are being sold at an online plant sale and an in-person event on May 8.

MEI in Abbotsford holds online and in-person plant sale

Sale includes floral hanging baskets, bedding plants and planters

Students in Grades 11 and 12 at MEI in Abbotsford have been caring for the flowers that are being sold at an online plant sale and an in-person event on May 8.
A total of 18 new student awards will be handed out this year to Abbotsford secondary students thanks to a partnership between the Board of Education and the Abbotsford Community Foundation. (File photo)

New Abbotsford board of education student awards set to be handed out

18 total awards provided to nine students with special needs and nine students in care by

A total of 18 new student awards will be handed out this year to Abbotsford secondary students thanks to a partnership between the Board of Education and the Abbotsford Community Foundation. (File photo)
A total of 27 schools in Abbotsford have experienced a COVID-19 exposure in the last two weeks, a new high. File photo.

Abbotsford schools experiencing all-time high in COVID-19 exposures

Fraser Health’s website lists all cases across entire region as ‘exposures’

A total of 27 schools in Abbotsford have experienced a COVID-19 exposure in the last two weeks, a new high. File photo.
W. A. Fraser middle school teacher Carrie Roger and mom Pam are heading a project in which students are creating Earth Day artwork to be placed in fabric bags made and donated by volunteer group Fabric Bag Solution. The bags will be donated to front-line workers. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford school and sewing group team up for Earth Day project

Students create artwork for homemade, donated fabric bags for front-line workers

W. A. Fraser middle school teacher Carrie Roger and mom Pam are heading a project in which students are creating Earth Day artwork to be placed in fabric bags made and donated by volunteer group Fabric Bag Solution. The bags will be donated to front-line workers. (Submitted photo)
The naming committee for the new Eagle Mountain elementary school must submit their top three naming choices to the board of education by June 4. (File photo)

Community members named to Eagle Mountain school naming committee

Locals Chris Silver, Tim Folster, Jas Sidhu and Lexi Graugaard added to group naming school

The naming committee for the new Eagle Mountain elementary school must submit their top three naming choices to the board of education by June 4. (File photo)
Abbotsford’s Centennial Park Elementary School has “functionally closed” early for spring break due to COVID-19 concerns. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s Centennial ‘functionally closes’ early for spring break due to COVID-19 concerns

Elementary school has seen four exposures in recent weeks, students move to online learning for now

Abbotsford’s Centennial Park Elementary School has “functionally closed” early for spring break due to COVID-19 concerns. (File photo)