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Abbotsford School District survey asks for input on partial return to classes

Families asked to complete survey for each K-12 child in household

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Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.

Two Abbotsford Grade 8s create skateboard-wax company, name it after friend with Down syndrome

Donny’s Wax to donate 10% of each sale to the Canadian Down Syndrome Society

Donny’s Wax co-founders, Taro Milligan (left) and Erik Levings (right), take a picture with Donnie Irvine after surprising him with a brand-new skateboard. Submitted photo.
One of the “incel” cartoons featured in the documentary which did not contain graphic-sexual imagery. Screenshot taken from Vice documentary, “This is what the life of an incel looks like.”

Abbotsford teacher suspended for showing ‘incel’ documentary to Grade 12 class

Video contained violent ‘graphic, cartoon-like, sexually-explicit’ images of women as sex objects

One of the “incel” cartoons featured in the documentary which did not contain graphic-sexual imagery. Screenshot taken from Vice documentary, “This is what the life of an incel looks like.”
Teachers from Ten-Broeck Elementary put together a car parade for students, parents and staff.

VIDEO: Abbotsford’s Ten-Broeck Elementary hosts car parade

Teachers hold car parade at Abbotsford school to honour students, parents and staff

Teachers from Ten-Broeck Elementary put together a car parade for students, parents and staff.
Photo courtesy of Abbotsford School District.

Abbotsford School District delivering over 300 meals to in-need families amid pandemic

Local partners driving meals to student homes; food bank providing gift cards, hampers

Photo courtesy of Abbotsford School District.
A Bateman staff member gets set to “sign” the letter featured in a tribute video that staff made for students.

VIDEO: Abbotsford school urges students ‘don’t forget about me’

Robert Bateman Secondary School staff create video for students to Simple Minds tune

A Bateman staff member gets set to “sign” the letter featured in a tribute video that staff made for students.
VIDEO: Abbotsford music class records remote jam session from home

VIDEO: Abbotsford music class records remote jam session from home

Colleen and Gordie Howe Middle School students mix together ‘Take On Me’

VIDEO: Abbotsford music class records remote jam session from home
Sandy Hill Elementary students greet teachers as they pass by in a car parade on Monday.

VIDEO: Abbotsford’s Sandy Hill Elementary hosts car parade for students

Local school lets students know how much they miss them as COVID-19 delays classes

Sandy Hill Elementary students greet teachers as they pass by in a car parade on Monday.
Remote learning will begin on April 6. Black Press file photo.

Learning after spring break: more details from Abbotsford School District’s superintendent

Parents to receive call from teachers next week, asked to conduct survey to tailor learning needs

Remote learning will begin on April 6. Black Press file photo.
Students from Upper Sumas Elementary and Shaughnessy Elementary accepting the World War 2 combat boots as a gift from Veterans Affairs Canada. Photo courtesy of Veterans Affairs Canada.

Abbotsford elementary class celebrated as guests of honour at Veterans Affairs ceremony

Class embraced by veterans, Holocaust survivor for Remembrance Day project

Students from Upper Sumas Elementary and Shaughnessy Elementary accepting the World War 2 combat boots as a gift from Veterans Affairs Canada. Photo courtesy of Veterans Affairs Canada.
Abbotsford’s MEI is set to reveal its plans for a ‘virtual classroom’ in the coming weeks. (File photo)

Abbotsford’s MEI moving forward with ‘virtual classroom’

School set to let students and families know plans on April 2

Abbotsford’s MEI is set to reveal its plans for a ‘virtual classroom’ in the coming weeks. (File photo)
Abbotsford’s school trustees. Abbotsford School District photo taken by Jade West.

Abbotsford school trustees pen letter to community on COVID-19 crisis

Trustees ask for ‘patience, co-operation, and understanding,’ as situation develops

Abbotsford’s school trustees. Abbotsford School District photo taken by Jade West.
Abbotsford School District restricting access to public facilities to curb COVID-19 spread

Abbotsford School District restricting access to public facilities to curb COVID-19 spread

School events, programs, public rentals at district sites cancelled starting March 17

Abbotsford School District restricting access to public facilities to curb COVID-19 spread
Image sourced from Abbotsford School District.

‘Data dashboard’ informing decision making for Abbotsford’s board of education

Accessible student data highlights demographic trends, guides policy

Image sourced from Abbotsford School District.
COVID-19 fears prompt Abbotsford School District to cancel international trips

COVID-19 fears prompt Abbotsford School District to cancel international trips

Email sent to employees states travel to affected regions may require self-quarantine upon return

COVID-19 fears prompt Abbotsford School District to cancel international trips
The Abbotsford Restorative Justice and Advocacy Association offers the Project Safe Relationships for Youth program at four local schools. (Image by Photo Mix from Pixabay)

‘Safe relationships’ the focus of program offered at 4 Abbotsford schools

Abbotsford Restorative Justice partners with school district and University of the Fraser Valley

  • Mar 1, 2020
The Abbotsford Restorative Justice and Advocacy Association offers the Project Safe Relationships for Youth program at four local schools. (Image by Photo Mix from Pixabay)
Black Press file photo.

TOP 5: Most crowded Abbotsford schools

22 of 46 public schools running over capacity, but only five over 50%

Black Press file photo.
Poplar School shortly after construction in 1914. Students lined along and standing on porch railings. Note the boy climbing through the right window. The Reach Gallery Museum archives (Ref: P5593)

PHOTOS: Top 5 oldest schools in Abbotsford

Check out how some schools looked over 100 years ago

Poplar School shortly after construction in 1914. Students lined along and standing on porch railings. Note the boy climbing through the right window. The Reach Gallery Museum archives (Ref: P5593)
A photo taken on June 25, 2018 by a Ministry of Environment inspector shows 93 Land Company’s agricultural waste stored outside their storage facility.

Toxic-smelling company’s non-farm-use permit to face off against Abbotsford School Board

Manure facility across from elementary school allegedly cause of sick kids for three years

A photo taken on June 25, 2018 by a Ministry of Environment inspector shows 93 Land Company’s agricultural waste stored outside their storage facility.
Public’s need for bus service tops list in Abbotsford’s School District’s transportation review

Public’s need for bus service tops list in Abbotsford’s School District’s transportation review

Demand comes amidst budget challenges for transportation for district

Public’s need for bus service tops list in Abbotsford’s School District’s transportation review