Programs of Choice Review

Happening now through Fall 2023
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Good things are happening

The 2021-2022 school year in review
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Facility Rentals

Sharing our spaces with the community, after hours
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Inclusive Education Review

Final report and recommendations
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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


March 8, 2023

Meet Melanie: the District VP for Safe and Caring Schools

Introducing Melanie Smith: District Vice-Principal for Safe and Caring Schools. In celebration of International Women's Day, we profiled this new leader in our district, and all the work she's doing for our community. more

March 7, 2023

Connections across continents and culinary explorations

Andrea, an international education student at New West Secondary, has been volunteering with Super Cook at Fraser River Middle, and developed a deep connection to this city through giving. more

March 1, 2023

Surveys: Programs of Choice Review

Is your child in a Program of Choice? Do you have thoughts on the application process? Ideas on new programs we should consider? Share your feedback by March 19 through the surveys linked here. more

February 28, 2023

Black history month and the lessons beyond

From steel drums to movie screenings to in-class learning, we revisit of some of the ways students learned about and celebrated Black culture in our schools this February. more

Features & Resources


February 15, 2023

New Skwo:wech mural: honouring the land and bringing hope to students

Skwo:wech Elementary just unveiled a new mural at their school by local Indigenous artist, Elinor Atkins. more

August 22, 2022

Good Things are Happening: 2021-22 in review

An amazing list of projects, achievements and learning opportunities from the 2021-22 school year that's set the foundation we move forward from. more

COVID-19 Info Centre


August 30, 2022

Protocols and practices: Health and safety measures for the 2022-23 school year

Read about the protocols and practices that are keeping New Westminster schools safer - from health and safety plans to ventilation overviews. more

March 24, 2022

Protocol changes and post-Spring Break measures

Superintendent Karim Hachlaf outlines changes following shifting guidance from the Provincial Health Officer. more

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