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June 29, 2022

Admiration for all we’ve achieved together

Dear students, parents, caregivers and staff,

As we bring another year of learning, connection and growth to an end, we want to extend our gratitude to everyone in our school communities.

To all students, thank you for sharing your more

June 22, 2022

Queen Elizabeth Elementary Expansion: Information Session

All members of the New Westminster community – district-wide staff, students, parents, caregivers and other interested community members – are invited to join us for a drop-in Information Session about the proposed, 13 classroom, Queen more

June 17, 2022

Indigenous Trades: a sneak peak for students

As students look to the future that awaits them past the doors of our schools, the possibilities are truly endless. But sometimes the best way to navigate endless choice can be to better understand what some of the concrete options really more

June 14, 2022

The beat and birth of a drum

It started with an idea. It involved a powerful book and some cultural learning. And it ended in the start of a new community connected through the beat of a drum.

This project was a collaboration across the leadership at all three middle more

June 13, 2022

Refreshing International Education

As one of Canada’s first International Education programs, we have a proven track-record of welcoming students and families to New Westminster. And, we look forward to continuing to build on that legacy and the opportunities this offers all more

June 9, 2022

Update on our work to address gender-based harassment

Over a year ago a group of NWSS students raised troubling concerns around gender-based harassment and assaults, speaking to how that has impacted some students when at school. As the Board of Education has previously commented on, “While we more

June 7, 2022

A red ribbon day at Skwo:wech Elementary

The celebrations around the new Skwo:wech Elementary continue as the school hosted a formal red ribbon event yesterday!

A small group of community leaders, staff, students and parents filled the gym and enjoyed a series of short speeches more