School District 70

The School District 70 administration office in Port Alberni. AV NEWS FILE PHOTO

Alberni District Teachers Union rejects idea of vaccine mandate

‘Most’ of district’s teachers are already vaccinated, says union president

 

Gill Elementary School is located on Beaver Creek Road in Port Alberni. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

‘For sale’ sign will be going up on old Gill School in Port Alberni

Facility ‘surplus to our needs’ and needs expensive renovations, according to SD70

 

Staff and students at EJ Dunn Elementary School celebrate the grand opening of two new playgrounds by singing the school district’s Nuu-chah-nulth celebration song. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Students at a Port Alberni elementary school have a new place to play

EJ Dunn celebrates opening of two playgrounds

 

John Howitt Elementary School is located off of Tebo Avenue in Port Alberni. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)

John Howitt Elementary School in Port Alberni to receive new playground

The school will receive $165,000 in provincial funding

John Howitt Elementary School is located off of Tebo Avenue in Port Alberni. (AV NEWS FILE PHOTO)
The letters “A.W. Neill” were removed from a Port Alberni elementary school on Sept. 8, 2021. The new name, Tsuma-as, will go up on Sept. 29. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Former A.W. Neill School to formally receive new name Sept. 29

Racist politician’s name will be replaced for National Day of Truth and Reconciliation

The letters “A.W. Neill” were removed from a Port Alberni elementary school on Sept. 8, 2021. The new name, Tsuma-as, will go up on Sept. 29. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Tricia McAuley (far right) stands with her former students and a pair of cheques that will be delivered to the Salvation Army and the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Students at an Alberni school raise funds through craft fair

EJ Dunn classmates originally held fundraiser for wildfire relief in Australia

Tricia McAuley (far right) stands with her former students and a pair of cheques that will be delivered to the Salvation Army and the North Island Wildlife Recovery Centre. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
AW Neill Elementary School in Port Alberni. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)

SD70 chooses new name for AW Neill School in Port Alberni

New name honours Nuu-chah-nulth Peoples’ connection to region

AW Neill Elementary School in Port Alberni. (NEWS FILE PHOTO)
The School District 70 administration office in Port Alberni. AV NEWS FILE PHOTO

Vancouver Island teacher reprimanded for discussing vaping with students

Conversations took place at a secondary school in School District 70 Pacific Rim

The School District 70 administration office in Port Alberni. AV NEWS FILE PHOTO