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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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May 26, 2017

NWSS hosts first on-site blood donor clinic

For New Westminster Secondary School Principal John Tyler, it was time to bite the bullet. Tyler gave blood for the first time ever Thursday - inspired by the determination of the students who organized the drive, and the fact that the Canadian Blood Services clinic was situated right at the school... more

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May 23, 2017

Coming up at NWSS: Apprenticeship Award Nite, Bandcamp – and Dance!

Find out about getting a paid apprenticeship job; sign up for summer bandcamp - or check out the upcoming final Dance Program performance: It's all happening at NWSS!... more

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May 18, 2017

Making music with Ukuleles and Friends…

Students at École Qayqayt Elementary School are making music with 30 ukuleles and a whole group of after-school friends thanks to a new program supported by local community organizations. more

News & Features

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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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May 12, 2017

A Question of Survival: NWSS Students Engage in the Darkest Chapter of Modern History

NWSS Students met one of Vancouver’s last remaining survivors of the Nazi concentration camps of World War Two this week, during the school's first-ever Symposium on the Holocaust ... more

April 28, 2017

Reading Oasis – Drinking in the wonder of books!

An oasis is usually a water source in the middle of a desert - but at Lord Kelvin Elementary School, it's a refuge for kids to drink in the wonders of books. A $10,000 gift from an anonymous United Way donor and a partnership with New Westminster Schools is enhancing the school's learning landscape. more

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