Features & Resources

August 30, 2022

Protocols and practices: Health and safety measures for the 2022-23 school year

Health and safety will always be a top priority here at New Westminster Schools.

In the 2022-23 school year, here are some of the health and safety protocols and expectations that will continue to keep our schools as safe as more

March 24, 2022

Protocol changes and post-Spring Break measures

Before we left for Spring Break, the Provincial Health Officer (PHO) announced changes to the health orders and recommendations we continue to follow in our schools and community. As we prepare for the return next week, this is the perfect more

February 18, 2022

Event and activity restrictions easing back to Fall levels

As the provincial guidance and recommendations around COVID-19 continues to evolve, so too are some of health and safety practices we have in place.

Starting Tuesday, February 22nd, we will see a return to the guidelines we started the more

January 24, 2022

Updated BC extended daily health check and action guide

January 24, 2022 – Following last week’s changes to the BC Centre for Disease Control’s recommendations around COVID-19, the provincial government created this document to help support families in navigating what to do – from more

January 14, 2022

Changes to Fraser Health’s COVID-19 management process

As we wrap up this first week back from Winter Break, I wanted to follow up on some key changes.

Fraser Health has made changes to the notification process that we’ve been supporting them with. Outlined in a recent letter they shared more

November 4, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Encouragement

An open letter to all New Westminster Schools staff,

As you know, last week the Board of Education decided, while fully endorsing and supporting vaccinations as a vital layer of protections available to us, that our District will not be more

September 15, 2021

Ventilation systems: documentation for each school

When it comes to working to keep our schools as safe as possible, there are many layers of protocols and practices that are working together. One of the measures we have in place are our ventilation systems, that are being careful kept in good more

September 14, 2021

Fraser Health notification process

In a letter to districts and administrators, sent on Friday September 10th, Fraser Health confirmed what all schools and communities can expect in this region, as it pertains to their notification and contact tracing processes … as we all more

September 2, 2021

Daily Health Checks and safety plans for 2021-22

As we move through the 2021-22 school year, we do so continuing to make sure that the health and safety of our students, staff and community remain a top priority. Our protocols and practices continue to change, as we work under evolving guidance more

May 28, 2021

Fraser Health on immunizations for 12-17 year olds

The below excerpt is a a direct copy and paste from the Fraser Health update on immunizations for 12-17 year olds, place here to make it easier to read or use the Google Translate function. The PDF is attached at the bottom of the more