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New Westminster Schools has a rich tapestry of cultures, backgrounds, learning styles and needs.  Together, we are a caring, inclusive, and committed learning community dedicated to supporting each of our unique learners so they will have the skills and competencies they need to be productive and successful citizens in a rapidly changing world.

The New Westminster Secondary School Replacement Project will see a $106.5 million new home in 2019 for one of British Columbia’s largest high schools! Over 1900 grade 9 through 12 students will benefit from a state-of-the-art school designed to provide excellent learning experiences for New Westminster students.

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Events & Announcements

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June 22, 2017

Have your say! We’re Renewing our Mission, Vision and Values at New Westminster Schools

Take our Survey! The Board of Education is renewing our Mission, Vision and Values to reflect our schools and communities as of 2017. We are sharing the draft results of our trustees' work following a process of dialogue and debate over the past several months. Let us know what you think... more

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June 5, 2017

Class Inspiration: Supporting Cops for Cancer

École Lord Tweedsmuir elementary school student Sahara raised more money as an individual than any other student for Cops for Cancer - and championed her class to join her while she was at it. The result was a top class fundraising effort ... more

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May 23, 2017

NWSS Events Update: How about a little Jazz? Bandcamp? Musical Theatre?

June 7, 2017 - Check out some great musical performances as NWSS Band students fan out into the community this week! Or sign up for NWSS Summer Bandcamp and perform in Queen's Park. And if singing and dancing's more your style... more

News & Features

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June 22, 2017

Talk to your kids about drugs: A message from the Provincial Health Officer

June 2017 - Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall has issued a letter strongly encouraging parents and guardians "to talk about substance use with the youth in your lives." Please read his advice on what you need to know to keep your kids safe in the current illegal drug overdose crisis in BC... more

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May 29, 2017

Heartfelt Sorrow: Lethal street drug takes life of student

May 29, 2017 - New Westminster Schools is devastated after a 16-year-old female high school student died of a drug overdose and a second student was hospitalized on Friday. Both were victims of what police warned... more

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May 19, 2017

Standing for Truth: A Call to Save Residential School Records

He’s the creator of a "National Monument" to residential school survivors; he was the keynote speaker for a New Westminster Schools event highlighting Aboriginal perspectives in learning - and now he’s fighting to protect Canadian history... more

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