2024 Trustee By-Election

General Voting Day - February 3, 2024
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We Need Room to Grow

Learn about our school capacity crisis
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2024-2025 New Student Registration

Nov. 6, 2023 to Jan. 26, 2024
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Good Things Are Happening

The 2022-23 school year in review
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DEIA Parent Toolkit

Resources to support diversity, equity, inclusion & anti-racism work
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Programs of Choice Review

Happening now through Fall 2023
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Facility Rentals

Sharing our spaces with the community, after hours
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Where students love to learn

At New Westminster Schools, we serve a rich tapestry of cultures, backgrounds, learning styles and needs. Together, we are a caring, inclusive, and committed learning community guided by our vision of being a place where students love to learn.

News & Events


November 28, 2023

Programs of Choice Review report now available

The review was initiated in January 2023 as part of work outlined in the New Westminster School District’s Strategic Plan (2019-2024). The Review took place over the first 6 months of 2023. more

November 14, 2023

Queen Elizabeth Elementary School Expansion to Receive Third Floor

We're delighted to share that the Queen Elizabeth Elementary School expansion project will include an additional floor in its final construction! This will transform the building from a two-storey structure to a three-storey school that provides space for 21 more classrooms. Once completed, the added rooms will allow Grade 5 students to return to Queen Elizabeth Elementary. more

October 24, 2023

Board of Education adopts updated Long Range Facilities Plan

On October 24, 2023, The New Westminster Board of Education adopted a refreshed version of its Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP). more

September 26, 2023

Long Range Facilities Plan: Info sessions to outline how we’re addressing growth

Join us for either the in-person or online information sessions as we outline key features of our newly updated LRFP more

September 12, 2023

Energy and opportunity: looking forward and back

Superintendent Karim Hachlaf welcomes back students, staff and families, as he take a moment to reflect on the foundations we build on this coming school year. more

Features & Resources


September 11, 2023

Good Things are Happening: 2022-23 in review

From learning highlights to capital development work, here's a look at the highlights of the 2022-23 school year ... building strong foundations and forecasting to the year ahead. more

August 23, 2023

New Ministry K-12 Reporting Policy

What you need to know to understand the goals and standards in your child's report cards more

May 31, 2023

Centred in unlearning and learning: Indigenous focused Pro-D

Staff from every level and every part of our district came together recently to learn and continue our journey towards reconciliation more

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