December 18, 2023
Dear students and families,
Your Board of Education wishes to congratulate Superintendent Karim Hachlaf on being selected to lead Burnaby Schools as their superintendent, beginning April 1st 2024.
Karim has provided… more
June 29, 2023
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 16, 2023
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
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 1, 2023
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
January 26, 2023
To the members of our school community,
On behalf of the Board of Education, and alongside Dave Bollen, President of CUPE 409, we are very happy to announce that a new CUPE contract has been settled in our district. The Board of Education… more
November 2, 2022
On the evening of November 1st, 2022, the new elected and reelected members of the Board of Education for New Westminster Schools gathered at the School Board Office to be sworn in and take their Oaths of Office.
Joined by senior district… more
May 6, 2022
To the Honourable Ministers Marco Mendicino and Sean Fraser,
As we get ready for Mother’s Day, the New Westminster Board of Education wants to reiterate our unequivocal support for a local mother, and for her husband and child who were… more