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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 2020 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. Keep up with the project here…

Events & Announcements

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October 18, 2017

Sound the note! City-wide Blitz today for upcoming NWSS 12-hour, non-stop BANDATHON Event

Student teams will be fanning out across the city today, going door-to-door to collect pledges for the NWSS music program's upcoming non-stop, 12-hour BANDATHON fundraising event Oct. 28.... more

October 13, 2017

Queensborough Bus Survey

Available in four languages! The New Westminster Schools Board of Education is conducting a survey regarding modes of transportation for students who reside in Queensborough and attend New Westminster Secondary School.... more

October 4, 2017

The Big Idea: How Kids from Brazil and New West bridged distance and culture to learn together…

For two years, kids from a school in Brazil and kids from Qayqayt elementary school in New Westminster made art together, sang together and learned together. The project is now being showcased... more

News & Features

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October 5, 2017

From Human Rights to Tea Time: it’s Clubs Day 2017 at New Westminster Secondary School!

How about a cup of tea if you're a grade 12 student stressing about tests, homework, extracurricular stuff and getting through another day? If it's Tea Club time, it must be another annual Clubs Day for New Westminster Secondary.. more

September 27, 2017

A New Westminster Schools journey toward Reconciliation…

From Pow Wow dancing to salmon feasts, and from smudges to traditional rites of passage --- students across the district are increasingly experiencing the living cultures of First Peoples.... more

September 20, 2017

New Westminster School trustees enjoy a night-time taste of outdoor learning…

School trustees got a taste of outdoor learning during their first meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 12, thanks to a surprise nighttime tour of the École Lord Tweedsmuir school garden.

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