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April 28, 2022

Statement following comments made at April 26th Meeting of the Board

Trigger warning: Sexual Assault


To all students, parents, caregivers and staff,

At this week’s meeting of the Board of Education, a student representative from the SEAS Club (Safety Education Advocacy and Supports) more

February 7, 2022

Diversity and inclusion: the work done and what comes next

To all in the New Westminster Schools community,

News and events over the last few weeks have again highlighted the continuing need we have to address diversity, inclusion and anti-racism initiatives: from the tragic recent news shared more

January 26, 2022

Board statement: Williams Lake First Nation announces findings of 93 possible graves

Dear students, parents, caregivers and staff,

Yesterday we watched with heavy hearts as the Williams Lake First Nation shared the findings from their investigation of a portion of the former St. Joseph’s Mission Residential School more

October 27, 2021

Statement on staff vaccine mandate

As you may know, for the last number of weeks our Board of Education has been engaged in in-depth discussions, consultations and work to consider whether or not a vaccine mandate for staff could or should be introduced in New more

September 27, 2021

City & District: Working together to support the arts in New Westminster through Massey Theatre transfer

City and School District: Working together to support the arts in New Westminster through Massey Theatre transfer

New Westminster, Sept 27, 2021 – The City of New Westminster and New Westminster Schools (School District No. 40) are more

April 28, 2021

Liaison Officer Program comes to an end

Dear students, parents and caregivers,

On behalf of the Board of Education, I wanted to reach out to share some news following last night’s Board Meeting.

As you know, the Child and Youth Liaison Officer program has been on hold more

June 18, 2020

Work to do: a commitment against racism

On behalf of the Board of Education, we write as a show of our solidarity with our Black and Indigenous students, staff and families. But also, to make some hard commitments.

Like you, we have watched too many Black and Indigenous people more

January 10, 2020

Welcome to “Our Learning Journey”

Our first-ever Strategic Plan: Inspired Learning for the next five years!
(Click on the full-screen icon, bottom right above, to expand the view…)

Our Four Directions for the next five years…

At New Westminster Schools, we more

December 4, 2019

In the news: New West school board commits to net-zero emissions by 2050

Dec. 3, 2019 (New West Record) – An environmental group is applauding the New Westminster school board for committing to ambitious climate targets.

After voting to declare a climate emergency in October, school board voted in more

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November 29, 2019

A Review of Inclusive Practices at New Westminster Schools

November 29, 2019 – We are conducting a comprehensive review of inclusive practices at New Westminster Schools and want to hear from you!

We are asking our parents, students, staff and community: What are the most important things we more