Chilliwack School District

Chilliwack teachers issue vote of non-confidence in school board after ‘bizarre move’

Chilliwack teachers issue vote of non-confidence in school board after ‘bizarre move’

Chilliwack school board has rejected binding arbitration on 2020/2021 calendar twice

Chilliwack teachers issue vote of non-confidence in school board after ‘bizarre move’
The former UFV campus on Yale Road will be the home for a new integrated arts and technology school. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

Imagine High officially added to Chilliwack school roster

New arts and tech school will be headed up by new principal to the district

The former UFV campus on Yale Road will be the home for a new integrated arts and technology school. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Sardis secondary’s agricultural program relies on its annual plant sale for funding. It will carry on this year, with teachers organizing it. (File photo)

Sardis student plant sale forging ahead with drive-through pickup

Agricultural program benefits from proceeds of annual plant sale

Sardis secondary’s agricultural program relies on its annual plant sale for funding. It will carry on this year, with teachers organizing it. (File photo)
Sardis secondary students won’t get their prom, but they will cross the stage for commencement this year, with planners taking the COVID-19 safety measures into consideration. (Stock photo)

Sardis secondary graduates will have their moment on stage

Principal announces cap and gown ceremony will go ahead, with some major changes

Sardis secondary students won’t get their prom, but they will cross the stage for commencement this year, with planners taking the COVID-19 safety measures into consideration. (Stock photo)
The Chilliwack School Board has twice rejected the binding arbitration on a calendar for the 2020/2021 school year. (File photo)

Trio of Chilliwack school trustees reject arbitrator’s decision for second time

Chilliwack School District nearing final chances to submit calendar to Ministry of Education

The Chilliwack School Board has twice rejected the binding arbitration on a calendar for the 2020/2021 school year. (File photo)
The Chilliwack School Board opened up their online Zoom meeting to the public via a webinar option.

Chilliwack’s newest schools to be named Imagine High and Stitó:s Lá:lém Totí:lt

Names brought forward by committee not favoured by some trustees, but motions pass

The Chilliwack School Board opened up their online Zoom meeting to the public via a webinar option.
The Chilliwack School Board, 2019.

Arbitration on school calendar is binding, Chilliwack trustees to be told

School calendar decision to come back to board after earlier rejection

The Chilliwack School Board, 2019.
Site prep at the site of the planned school on Petawawa Road at the end of Tyson Road along the Vedder River in Chilliwack, as it was in the fall. The school’s name will be Stitó:s Lá:lém Totí:lt. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

Imagine High floated as name for new Chilliwack art and tech school

New school names to be discussed at upcoming school board meeting

Site prep at the site of the planned school on Petawawa Road at the end of Tyson Road along the Vedder River in Chilliwack, as it was in the fall. The school’s name will be Stitó:s Lá:lém Totí:lt. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Trustees and senior staff all applaud health care workers at the beginning of the Chilliwack School Board meeting, held on Zoom and posted to YouTube, on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. The upcoming meeting on April 26 will allow participation from registered members of the public. (Screen capture)

Public invited to join discussion in online Chilliwack board of education meeting

Board to use a webinar version of Zoom to increase public participation, registration required

Trustees and senior staff all applaud health care workers at the beginning of the Chilliwack School Board meeting, held on Zoom and posted to YouTube, on Tuesday, April 7, 2020. The upcoming meeting on April 26 will allow participation from registered members of the public. (Screen capture)
Submitted by Keri Harvey.

SLIDE SHOW: Chilliwack readers share their at-home classroom setups during COVID-19 pandemic

School is still in session as homes turn into classrooms and parents turn into teachers

Submitted by Keri Harvey.
Chilliwack community partners are coming together to feed kids and deliver food hampers to 23 schools. (Black Press files)

Chilliwack partners unite to make sure kids don’t go hungry during the pandemic

Food donations to be dropped off Tuesday, April 7, at Salvation Army Church on Brooks Avenue

Chilliwack community partners are coming together to feed kids and deliver food hampers to 23 schools. (Black Press files)
The Chilliwack School Board, 2019-2020. (Submitted)

Chilliwack Board of Education reaches out to families of students

No concrete answers yet to questions about educational plan moving forward

  • Mar 31, 2020
The Chilliwack School Board, 2019-2020. (Submitted)
Cheryl Giesbrecht and John Gray (at left) with Ruth an Naomi’s accept boxes full of socks from UFV students (from right) Dustin de Jong, Muryn Jordan and Erich Petkau on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The 447 pairs of socks were collects by the students at AD Rundle middle school where the three university students are doing their practicum. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

AD Rundle collects 447 pairs of socks for Ruth and Naomi’s in Chilliwack

The entire school was involved in the community project which will warm the feet of many

Cheryl Giesbrecht and John Gray (at left) with Ruth an Naomi’s accept boxes full of socks from UFV students (from right) Dustin de Jong, Muryn Jordan and Erich Petkau on Wednesday, March 18, 2020. The 447 pairs of socks were collects by the students at AD Rundle middle school where the three university students are doing their practicum. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Margaret MacBeth (right) leans in to listen as Grade 3 Watson elementary student Anna Halliday offers to buy her a coffee outside Waves Coffee House in Garrison Village as teacher Kyla Stradling watches on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Two Grade 3 classes from the school were doing their Kindness Project that day. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Watson elementary’s Kindness Projects brings smiles to faces of strangers in Chilliwack

The 40 Grade 3 students bought coffee for people, plus handed out doughnuts and flowers

Margaret MacBeth (right) leans in to listen as Grade 3 Watson elementary student Anna Halliday offers to buy her a coffee outside Waves Coffee House in Garrison Village as teacher Kyla Stradling watches on Thursday, March 12, 2020. Two Grade 3 classes from the school were doing their Kindness Project that day. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
The former UFV campus on Yale Road will be the home for a new integrated arts and technology school. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)

Name that school: Chilliwack Board of Education looking for name suggestions for two new schools

Students, staff and the community can submit name ideas for southside school, integrated arts school

The former UFV campus on Yale Road will be the home for a new integrated arts and technology school. (Paul Henderson/ Progress file)
Chilliwack secondary Grade 12 student Jessie McFarland (right) shows teacher Lisa Shane her Capstone project during the school’s three-day presentation session on Wednesday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

New Capstone program helps Chilliwack secondary grads prepare for future careers

The project covers the students’ journey through high school, skills learned, plans after graduation

Chilliwack secondary Grade 12 student Jessie McFarland (right) shows teacher Lisa Shane her Capstone project during the school’s three-day presentation session on Wednesday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Chilliwack secondary teaching chef, Richard Niezen (left), chats with guests during the grand opening of Edible Greens, a salad bar at the school on Monday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

Chilliwack secondary goes green with new, modern salad bar

Edible Greens offers healthier food options, shorter cafeteria wait times at Chilliwack high school

Chilliwack secondary teaching chef, Richard Niezen (left), chats with guests during the grand opening of Edible Greens, a salad bar at the school on Monday. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
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