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December 21, 2017

New Westminster Schools Appoints Interim Superintendent

Dec. 21, 2017 – The New Westminster Schools Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Beverley J. Rundell to the position of Interim Superintendent of Schools, effective January 15, 2018.  A former more

December 13, 2017

Contract Awarded for New School – Scheduled to Open September 2020

New Westminster Secondary School Replacement Project

Contract Awarded for New School – Scheduled to Open September 2020

From left to right: New Westminster Schools representatives Kelly Slade-Kerr, Michael Ewen, Pat Duncan, Mark Gifford more

December 13, 2017

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

Charting a course in a time of change…

Dec. 12, 2017 – School trustees have renewed the Vision and Mission for New Westminster Schools that will guide and inspire the district into the future.

After 18 months of careful more

October 16, 2017

Queensborough Bus Survey now underway…

The New Westminster Schools Board of Education is seeking information on modes of transportation for students who reside in Queensborough and attend New Westminster Secondary School.  Parents in the Queensborough area are asked to complete and more

October 4, 2017

The Big Idea: How Kids from Brazil and New West bridged distance and culture to learn together…

In an industrialized city like New Westminster, recycled materials like shipping containers can make art that celebrates civic pride.  In low-income areas of countries like Brazil, creative use of recycled materials might often address more

September 29, 2017

Every Child Matters: Orange Shirt Day for a Week

September 27, 2017 – Trustees and staff wore orange shirts in the spirit of Reconciliation Tuesday as the Board of Education passed a motion acknowledging Orange Shirt Week from September 25-29 at New Westminster Schools.

Orange more

September 29, 2017

Board announces Superintendent Pat Duncan to retire…

September 27, 2017 – The Board of Education announced today that Superintendent of Schools & CEO of New Westminster Schools, Pat Duncan, has informed the Board of Education of his intention to retire, effective December 31, 2017. Pat more

September 19, 2017

School trustees enjoy a taste of outdoor learning…

September 14, 2017 – School trustees got a taste of outdoor learning during their first meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 12. The education planning committee meeting was hosted at École Lord Tweedsmuir with parents, teachers and more

September 18, 2017

Food security report now underway at New Westminster Schools

September 2017 – At the last board meeting of the 2016-2017 school year, Board trustees directed district staff to report on the steps and costs associated with a “district-wide plan…that will make available food programs to all of our more

September 18, 2017

We’re renewing our Mission, Vision and Values at New Westminster Schools

September, 2017 – The Board of Education is renewing New Westminster Schools’ Mission, Vision and Values to reflect our schools and communities as of 2017. The district shared the draft results of our trustees’ work with the more

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