Abby Schools

Abbotsford senior secondary is the first public school in Abbotsford to have a rainbow crosswalk. (Submitted)

Abbotsford Senior Secondary first in district to install rainbow crosswalk

Students approached teacher 10 years ago to ask how to add crosswalk to school grounds

 

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’

 

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

 

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.
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)
Students at Centennial Park Elementary in Abbotsford made 230 gift bags that were delivered to seniors in long-term care homes in time for Christmas. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford students deliver gift bags to seniors in long-term care

Centennial Park Elementary receives grant from United Way to bring Christmas cheer

Students at Centennial Park Elementary in Abbotsford made 230 gift bags that were delivered to seniors in long-term care homes in time for Christmas. (Submitted photo)
Caleb Kinvig decorates his tree for his senior match in the Planting Intergenerational Promises program at Upper Sumas Elementary. (Submitted photo)

Project at Abbotsford school helps students cope with trauma of flooding

Grade 3 class at Upper Sumas Elementary makes Christmas trees and cards for seniors

Caleb Kinvig decorates his tree for his senior match in the Planting Intergenerational Promises program at Upper Sumas Elementary. (Submitted photo)
The Abbotsford School District office (File photo)

Abbotsford school district will not mandate COVID-19 vaccines for staff

Board of education decides against mandate during in-camera meeting

The Abbotsford School District office (File photo)
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

Some of the floral watercolour paintings created by Debbie Mar’s Grade 3 students at Upper Sumas Elementary. (Submitted photo)
The new school will open in September 2022. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

New Abbotsford elementary school named after Indigenous teacher Irene Kelleher

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

The new school will open in September 2022. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
(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)
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).
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)
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
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.
Abbotsford Christian Middle School staff and students were asked in a Nov. 15 letter, to self-isolate until Nov. 24. (File photo)

More COVID-19 exposures recorded at independent Abbotsford Christian schools by Fraser Health

Abbotsford Christian Elementary, Middle, Secondary and Cornerstone Christian school listed

Abbotsford Christian Middle School staff and students were asked in a Nov. 15 letter, to self-isolate until Nov. 24. (File photo)
Christy Jordan-Fenton is the co-author of the book Fatty Legs, which has been mentioned amid the controversy of an Abbotsford school assignment on residential schools.

Fatty Legs co-author responds to Abbotsford class assignment on residential schools

Children’s book mentioned amid controversy at W. A. Fraser Middle School

Christy Jordan-Fenton is the co-author of the book Fatty Legs, which has been mentioned amid the controversy of an Abbotsford school assignment on residential schools.
Abbotsford Christian Middle School staff and students were asked in a Nov. 15 letter, to self-isolate until Nov. 24. (File photo)
Abbotsford Christian Middle School staff and students were asked in a Nov. 15 letter, to self-isolate until Nov. 24. (File photo)
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