[Vancouver, B.C. – November 27, 2020] – Recent social media comments by Chilliwack school trustee Barry Neufeld are unacceptable and inexcusable said BC School Trustees Association President Stephanie Higginson.
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Passing by the courtyard at Robron Centre one can’t help but stop and stare in awe at the larger-than-life unicorn made entirely by driftwood! Affectionately named “Scirocco” by student and staff popular vote, the driftwood sculpture was built collaboratively by CAP, Apex, Equinox, Gathering Place and Nexus program students, under the guidance of artist Alex
BCSTA will be awarding three graduating B.C. public school students who have shown exemplary citizenship in their school and community with scholarships worth $500 each. Application deadline: Monday, March 1, 2021. Click here to download the application package for 2021.
For 2021 we are offering three scholarships of $500 each.
The application deadline is Monday, March 1, 2021
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