TSI Building Project Update: October 2019

We have officially dug ground after having received a foundation permit from the city of Abbotsford! Although not the full building permit (expected soon), we are grateful to have been able to start the project—beyond some of the renos that we did this summer. On the first day of the digging, there were many students and staff looking out the window as their classrooms were shaking, a few even wondered about going into our earthquake drill protocols! They weren’t complaining though, nobody was. We have started, and this is definitely an answer to prayer! With the reality of finally getting started, new timelines are being worked on and sharpened to the point where we can soon communicate this to the broader community. At this point, it has become clear to us that being finished with the project is no longer possible by the Fall of 2020, and a more realistic end date is Fall of 2021. Again—a more detailed timeline will be forthcoming.  WHAT’S NEXT: Construction will mostly be focused on the back of the school site behind the secondary gymnasium. This is where we will be constructing the new middle school classroom wing (7 new classrooms). As many of [...]