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Loonies Flock the Campus at John Abbott College

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC – March 22, 2017 – The John Abbott College campus took on a remarkable look and feel yesterday, raising $20,006 for the Student Assistance Fund. Students and staff jumped in to the annual fundraiser, started in 2003, where loonies are stuck to two-sided tape that runs the length of College – almost 250 m!  Energy and school spirit led the charge to elevate the Loonie Line to an unprecedented success. Everyone ca... Continue Reading.

Islander Sports News

Women’s Basketball on their way to Provincials The women’s basketball team qualified for the RSEQ Division 2 provincial championships as they went 2-2 in the South West Conference finals to claim the fourth and final playoff berth. The Islanders opened with a solid 80-51 in over St. Jerome Friday night at Abbott as Annie Pollender led all scorers with 25 points while Andrea Batrla and Kelly Corsi chipped in with 17 and 10 points respect... Continue Reading.

Islanders Sports News

Swim Team Brings Home Another Banner For the 9th consecutive year, the Isles claim the regular season banner. Although finishing 2nd at the last meet of the year, the Isles had built up enough of a lead to claim the title. Maisonneuve got the better of the Isles besting the men by 38.5 points and the women by 279.5 points. Our swimmers will now prepare for the Provincial Championships being held in Jonquiere April 1-2. With over 40 swimmers quali... Continue Reading.
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At John Abbott College, sustainability education is no longer an elective

Located on the western tip of the island and surrounded by a vast natural habitat, the College’s grounds and campus instills in our students and staff a deeper appreciation of nature and the environment. Students and staff alike are fortunate to experience one of the most beautiful campuses in Quebec. The surroundings and the college’s buildings, especially the Anne-Marie Edward Science Building, provide several opportunities to learn about ... Continue Reading.

Islander Sports News

Women’s Basketball Getting Ready for the Playoffs The Isles continued their winning ways Friday evening when they defeated the Edouard Montpetit Lynx 82-51. Annie Pollender led Abbott with a solid 22-point performance while Rikki Blumenfeld added 18 and Darnelle Noel chipped in with 11. Prior to the game three graduating players, Sydney Netto, Blumenfeld and Noel, were recognized for their invaluable contributions to the team. Swim Team Come Ba... Continue Reading.

Islander Sports News

Women’s Basketball on a Roll The Isles ran their win streak to three with a 79-61 victory over Ahuntsic College Friday evening. Annie Pollender led the Islanders with 23 points followed by Andrea Batrla with 13. Darnelle Noel and Aaliyah Hamilton chipped in with 10 points apiece. The Islanders will close out their regular season home stand this Friday night when they entertain the Edouard Montpetit Lynx at 19h00. Men’s Volleyball Still Leadin... Continue Reading.
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Real Estate Agency EXPO at John Abbott

A Real Estate Agency EXPO was held at John Abbott on February 7. It was the second Expo of this nature in the history of the program.  Seven agencies registered with about 20 brokers and agency directors/managers on hand to meet, interview and hopefully hire the Real Estate potential graduates. In all, 37 students are registered in this program of studies, all of them graduating this March.  Thanks to teachers Deborah Cere and Jodie Lennon as w... Continue Reading.

Islander Sports News

Women’s Basketball Lock in a Playoff Spot The Isles solidified their hold on third place with a 75-64 victory over the Dawson Blues. The Islanders jumped out to a 24-11 lead in the first quarter and maintained a double-digit lead throughout the game. Darnelle Noel led all scorers with 20 points while Andrea Batrla added 13 points to the winning cause. Zoe Arvanitis and Kelly Corsi chipped in with 11 and 10 points respectively. Hockey Looking to... Continue Reading.

Islander Sports News

Women’s Basketball in Tough vs Undefeated St Jean The Isles faced the Géants from St. Jean-sur-Richelieu on Friday night for the second time in 3 weeks. It was a rollercoaster of a game as the Isles were down 10 early in the first and as much as 13 in the in the second. The ladies fought back each time and took the lead for the first time in the fourth quarter 56-54. That’s when the first place Géants took over the game. They went on a 17-1... Continue Reading.
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Grey Cup Comes to Visit

Christopher Milo, kicker for the CFL Champions Ottawa Redblacks, brings the 2016 Grey Cup to John Abbott! Milo played at John Abbott College in 2004. He holds the college provincial record for the most career points with 385, which places him 3rd among kickers in Canada according to the CFLPA. ... Continue Reading.