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Welcome

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Highlights

A year of big moments
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We're a place

where students love to learn
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Mini-makers

Design-thinking starts here
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Breaking ground

for education
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New for 2019

A ground-breaking school lunch program
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Discover with us! Engage. Learn. Grow.

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. We’re also proud to be building a state-of-the-art, $106.5 million replacement, opening in 2020, for one of BC’s largest high schools. Visit for more.

Events & Announcements

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January 3, 2019

A warm welcome back to school!

The heat's back up at New Westminster Schools thanks to good news about BC's natural gas supply. FortisBC has given the green light to customers to resume normal use of natural gas... more

December 21, 2018

Thank you for Joining the Conversation!

We asked - and you answered! At New Westminster Schools, we started 2019 with an open and interactive conversation with you – parents, students, staff, community members. It has been an amazing week.... more

December 21, 2018

New for 2019: We’re launching a ground-breaking, district-wide school lunch program

New Westminster Schools is kicking off a nationally significant initiative with the launch of Phase One of a district-wide, universally accessible, cost-shared lunch program.... more

News & Features

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January 4, 2019

Severe Weather Procedures

In preparation for the possibility of severe weather conditions, we remind parents/guardians that all schools in the New Westminster School District will remain OPEN, if at all possible, during inclement weather, including snowfalls... more

November 22, 2018

New school for Richard McBride: We want to hear from you!

The public is welcome to share ideas and aspirations for a new Richard McBride Elementary School at an upcoming community consultation on Wednesday, December 5.... more

November 22, 2018

Best Buddies: There’s a Place for Everyone at NWSS

At NWSS, there's a place for everyone, thanks to the school's Best Buddies Club - and a national Shaw Grant of $5,000, awarded to 10 schools in Canada with ideas that best encourage empathy, respect and... more

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