COVID-19 Info Centre

August 28, 2020

Updated clarification on Programs of Choice

As we have stated throughout this process, we’re proud of the new programs that have been created and expanded to give our District’s families more options in this challenging year. We have also been clear with the limitations we’ve faced,… more

June 4, 2020

School schedules in Phase 3 return

Every individual school in the district has posted and shared their school schedules for the June 1, 2020 partial and voluntary return to in-class instruction. You can find the schedules by going to your school’s website, or by following… more

June 1, 2020

Playgrounds and outdoor spaces open

Great news for New West families today: the playgrounds are open! As are all the other outdoor spaces at our district’s schools.

When using our playgrounds and outdoor play spaces, please remember the following things:

Maintain… more

May 22, 2020

The plan for phase 3: Superintendent update

May 22, 2020


Dear students, parents and staff,

Over the last few months we have been collectively faced with circumstances and choices we each never saw coming. The path we’re walking together shifts often, usually… more

May 15, 2020

Update: Optional partial return to school

May 15, 2020


Dear students, parents and staff,

Last week we reached out to let you know that the province had announced its BC restart plan, including sharing news of an upcoming shift in the return to school… more

May 12, 2020

StrongStart: ideas to engage young learners through COVID

April 6, 2020

Dear families,
We, New Westminster StrongStart Facilitators, miss you very much as we all practice social distancing and family quarantine. As a team, we felt the best way to support our families right now is to send… more

May 11, 2020

Partners in supporting everyone in our community

Every person in our community has been affected in some way by the unprecedented challenges the COVID-19 outbreak has presented. And, we have seen collaborations across so many governmental and organizational lines. In that vein, BC Housing has… more

May 7, 2020

A phased-in approach for a slow return to classes

May 7, 2020

Dear parents, students and staff,

As you may have heard, in collaboration with recommendations from the Provincial Health Officer, yesterday the Premier announced details of BC’s restart plan. Included in that was a… more

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