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February 28, 2023

Black history month and the lessons beyond

February is Black History Month in Canada and across a number of other countries – and it’s an important opportunity to recognize underrepresented stories and experiences of our past and our present. As February ends, we wanted to more

February 28, 2023

All schools remain OPEN today (Feb 28th)

All schools remain OPEN today (February 28, 2023). Please use caution as you walk, bike or drive, as roads and sidewalks may still be slippery in some places. Thanks to our facilities team who continue to work hard to clear walkways and parking, more

February 24, 2023

A Visit from the Maple Man

“As Canadian as maple syrup” … it’s the gauge people use to measure a wealth of other Canadian type things against. Why? Because maple farming is a primarily Canadian practice, with Quebec being a hotspot for maple syrup more

February 20, 2023

Glenbrook Middle’s Magical Mural

If you haven’t been to École Glenbrook Middle lately, we recommend looking an opportunity to go and check out the new and exciting mural that’s been added this year. The mural interpretation of the newly updated logo is called more

February 16, 2023

Communications Survey: assessing how we’re connecting with you

We’re working hard to continue to improve and build on the ways we connect with you. That includes work to improve the tools we’re using, like our websites, email support systems, our social media channels and more.

For example, more

February 15, 2023

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


On a cold and crisp winter day, students at Skwo:wech Elementary were slowly drummed into the gymnasium to gather in the round, to share appreciation and questions about a new art piece that’s adding brightness and hope to more

February 13, 2023

Salmonids bringing learning to life – A teacher shoutout

The work to educate our students would not be possible without the amazing teachers we have here at New Westminster Schools. We wanted to shine a light on one of them who has just been recognized for his long-standing engagement in teaching a more

February 10, 2023

Registration update for 2023-24 school year

Statement on registration for the 2023/24 school year

As anticipated, we have received a significant number of registrations for the 2023-24 school year. While we are excited to be welcoming new learners and their families to our schools and our more