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October 16, 2020

Halloween considerations

Halloween can be a wonderful time of year for young people to explore creativity, play and share in a sense of celebration. And dressing up in costumes is a fun and joyful tradition for kids and staff alike.

It’s also a time when we’re… more

October 15, 2020

Good things are happening 2019-2020

The 2019/2020 school year was one full of successes, challenges and adaptation. The end of the year was marked by COVID and all the resulting changes that ensued – full of kitchen tables that became classrooms and connections that brought… more

October 13, 2020

Re-naming Richard McBride

We’re looking for two members of the community to join the re-naming committee for the new school being built on the Richard McBride site!

Do you live in New Westminster? Are you interested in helping make recommendations on the name… more

October 9, 2020

NWSS Environment Club hosts all-candidates debate

Need something to feel hopeful about? How about a committed group of high school students who want to make their school, New Westminster and the world a better, more democratic space … even when they might not be able to cast their own… more

October 5, 2020

Online Learning for K-8 at capacity

Just a brief not to let you know: at this time, our Online Learning for K-8 program is at full capacity and we are not accepting new applications.

As we continue to process requests to transition students back to in-class instruction, new… more

October 1, 2020

What to expect when there’s a positive COVID-19 case

Dear students, parents and staff,

As you may have heard, in New Westminster we have now had our first few confirmed COVID-19 exposures and wanted to connect with all of you and let you know what to expect for future cases.

First and… more

October 1, 2020

The FAQ’s for Phase 2

You have questions? We have answers!

Below are a series of questions we’ve heard from you: whether that was in an email, over the phone, in one of the three Townhall opportunities, or maybe even at the grocery store. Because we know… more

October 1, 2020

How you can help keep New Westminster schools safer

The work to keep our schools safer involves everyone working hard, together.

Here are some of the new protocols you can remind your kids about to help do that:

Keep to your cohort – only interact with people within your learning… more

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