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News & Events


June 26, 2024

Year-end letter from the interim superintendent

I am writing to wish you a “happy summer” and to say, “thank you”. I have had the privilege of working for New Westminster Schools since Spring Break when your former superintendent, Karim Hachlaf, left to become Burnaby’s superintendent. more

June 20, 2024

Letter from the superintendent – Important changes to personal digital device use

As New Westminster Schools continues to embrace the use of technology to support learning, we also recognize the importance of maintaining a focused and safe learning environment for our children. The focused and safe learning environment consideration of technology use has been recently reinforced by provincial guidelines and legislation. more

June 19, 2024

Vinyl Pride flag art installed at New Westminster Secondary

Staff and students at New Westminster Secondary (NWSS) have a new work of art to admire after the school mounted a vinyl pride flag art installation on June 4. The piece is located on the first floor at the entrance of a hallway adjacent to the grand commons area. more

June 12, 2024

New Westminster Secondary School Teacher and Science Ninja Sensei Wins Prime Minister’s Award

New Westminster Secondary School science teacher Darren Ng’s passion for science and teaching received recognition from the Prime Minister’s Awards (PMA) office on June 12 when he was bestowed with a Certificate of Achievement in Teaching Excellence in STEM. more

June 3, 2024

Celebrating Pride Month in New Westminster Schools

Happy Pride Month, everybody!

Starting June 1, New Westminster Schools is showing our support for our 2SLGBTQ+ friends, family, and community members by flying Pride flags at our schools to help honour, raise awareness of, and embrace the celebration's vibrant spirit. Pride Month is a time of joy, reflection, and advocacy. It's an opportunity for us to celebrate the diversity, resilience, and contributions of 2LGBTQIA+ individuals within our schools and the broader community. more

Features & Resources


April 11, 2024

New Westminster Schools will welcome Mark Davidson as new superintendent this summer

New Westminster Schools is excited to announce Mark Davidson will join the district as its new superintendent, starting July 8.

Davidson has led Medicine Hat School Division since 2016 and has been in K-12 education since 2000 as a teacher, vice-principal, principal, and deputy superintendent in addition to superintendent/CEO. He also worked for Alberta Education as a senior education manager. The Medicine Hat School Division has 7,500 students, 800 staff, and a budget of $93 million. more

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

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