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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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February 15, 2019

Your thoughts, our inspiration: What we learned from you

We asked for your ideas about how best to support student learning - and you told us! We've gone through all 1,562 thoughts and 85,925 rankings. Have a look at what we found.... more

February 15, 2019

It’s back to rainy conditions for Friday…

It's back to warmer, rainy conditions in the region for Friday - with a reminder to use caution while traveling to and from school. All district schools continue to be open... more

January 19, 2019

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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February 13, 2019

Wind, Rain, Snow, and Cold: Our Crossing Guards make a difference

TODAY is National Crossing Guard Appreciation Day - and at New Westminster schools, 17 trained adults are helping make every day a little safer for students, parents and residents... more

February 6, 2019

Coming up March 5: The effects of vaping on youth

Join us for a free, educational information evening on the health effects that vaping has on youth, featuring Medical Health Officer Dr. Ingrid Tyler... more

November 23, 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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