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General School Calendar 2017 – 2018

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Schools open Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Non‐instructional Day Friday, September 22, 2017
Curriculum Implementation Day Friday, October 6, 2017
Thanksgiving Day Monday, October 9, 2017
Provincial Pro-D Day Friday, October 20, 2017
Remembrance Day Monday, November 13, 2017
Non‐instructional Day Monday, November 27, 2017
Schools close for winter break Friday, December 22, 2017
Winter break period December 22, 2017 – January 5, 2018
Schools reopen after winter break Monday, January 8, 2018
Family Day Monday, February 12, 2018
Non‐instructional Day Friday, February 23, 2018
Schools close for spring break Monday, March 19, 2018
Spring break period March 19 – 29, 2018
Good Friday Friday, March 30, 2018
Easter Monday Monday, April 2, 2018
Schools reopen after spring break Tuesday, April 3, 2018
Non‐instructional Day Monday, April 23, 2018
Non‐instructional Day Friday, May 18, 2018
Victoria Day Monday, May 21, 2018
Last day of school for students Thursday, June 28, 2018
Administrative Day Friday, June 29, 2018

News & Announcements

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It’s Official for 2018! New Westminster Schools is a place where students love to learn…

It’s Official for 2018! New Westminster Schools is a place where students love to learn…

Charting a course in a time of change: School trustees have renewed the Vision and Mission for New Westminster Schools that will guide and inspire the district into the future... more

A New Westminster Schools journey toward Reconciliation…

A New Westminster Schools journey toward Reconciliation…

From Pow Wow dancing to salmon feasts, and from smudges to traditional rites of passage --- students across the district are increasingly experiencing the living cultures of First Peoples.... more

A hidden child of the Holocaust: NWSS students meet a survivor

A hidden child of the Holocaust: NWSS students meet a survivor

For NWSS student Scotia Cookson, learning that a child risked death for the simple act of looking out a window speaks volumes about the darkest chapter of modern history... more