May 31, 2021

215 children. Every child matters.

Dear parents, caregivers and students,

As you likely heard, last week we all learned of the tragic news that the remains of 215 children were found at a former residential school in Kamloops – news shared by representatives from the… more

May 28, 2021

Fraser Health on immunizations for 12-17 year olds

The below excerpt is a a direct copy and paste from the Fraser Health update on immunizations for 12-17 year olds, place here to make it easier to read or use the Google Translate function. The PDF is attached at the bottom of the… more

May 25, 2021

A new name with meaning

It was a process that took almost a year. It involved learning, unlearning, and thoughtful movement through layered conversations and consultations. But we’re excited to announce the name being given to the new school that’s under… more

May 20, 2021

A community investing in well-being

When members of the Thompson / Wipp family heard the plans for the Wellness Centre, the one going into the neighbourhood learning space at the new New Westminster Secondary School, they got excited.

After all, it’s not every day you… more

May 20, 2021

Welcoming and Wellness, in the centre of learning

The Welcome & Wellness Centre visions

The Welcome and Wellness Centres will be located in the neighbourhood learning spaces, in the heart of New Westminster Secondary School. Both will serve students and the whole community in very exciting… more

May 12, 2021

Stepping out: Walk30 hits New West

If you think you’re seeing a few extra people hitting the pavement around your home, you’re not imagining it: Walk30 has launched again!

The annual New West and Burnaby health promotion campaign challenges people to walk… more

May 10, 2021

Survey: Diversity and Inclusion

Almost a year ago the Board of Education made a commitment to engage in developing a stronger mandate around anti-racism – through both policy and learning opportunities.

This work is happening under the leadership of Ravinder Johal, our… more

May 6, 2021

Custodian by day, artist at heart

Most people know Kent Charles as the friendly and hard working custodian who is diligently working every day to keep Qayqayt Elementary clean … to help make sure kids and staff stay as healthy as possible.

But he’s recently… more

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