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June 29, 2023

Another exciting year: big learning, small moments, lasting memories

Dear students, parents and caregivers,

It’s the end of another exciting year here at New Westminster Schools. What’s been clear this year is that our return to more typical learning environments has renewed the energy in our schools, more

June 27, 2023

Glenbrook’s Monkey Rebels: fighting for 15-minute cities

The Monkey Rebels are a social justice club at École Glenbrook Middle School: a group of students who care deeply about connecting community and making the world around them just a little bit better. And are they ever making a name for more

June 22, 2023

FuelUp: Same great program, new provider

At this week’s Board of Education meeting, we announced the outcome of a recent review and RFP process we conducted around our FuelUp Lunch Program. We wanted to share the news today that, starting in September, FuelUp Lunch Program will be more

June 16, 2023

Update on Twitter allegations: Board requesting Trustee Beattie resign

Trustee Beattie has advised me that she is taking a medical leave from her role as Trustee, which is provided under the School Act.

The Board met today to discuss her conduct and the appropriate next steps. The Board is requesting Trustee more

June 15, 2023

Statement: Accusations of inappropriate tweets

Today, there were public allegations made against Trustee Dee Beattie. The claim made by a local parent is suggesting that Trustee Beattie has been using a fake Twitter account to make inappropriate comments about or towards members of our wider more

June 9, 2023

Budget Update for 2023-24 School Year

First, our appreciation: thank you to the almost 1000 people who took time to share their feedback and thoughts with us about the proposed 2023-24 school year budget consultation process – through surveys, public meetings and stakeholder more

June 1, 2023

In our schools and out in our schools: Pride Month

June launches the start of what is considered “Pride Season” in Canada – with cities and regions all across our country celebrating throughout the summer months.

Here at New Westminster Schools, Pride flags will be going up at each more