March 5, 2021
Daily health assessment checklist (Updated March 2021)
School looks a little different this year, as there are many layers of new protocols in place that that will help keep everyone safer. One of the key ways we’re going to do that is making sure that if your child is sick, they need to stay… more
February 26, 2021
Updated Health and Safety plan
In alignment with the updates to Health and Safety recommendations and requirements released in February of 2021 by both the Ministry of Education and the BC Centre for Disease control, New Westminster Schools has also updated our… more
February 19, 2021
Update to Fraser Health’s COVID-19 notification process
Dear students, parents, caregivers and staff,
I’m writing to let you know about a change to the COVID-19 notification process – a change that will go into effect next week.
As Fraser Health continues to hone their process as we… more
October 5, 2020
Online Learning for K-8 at capacity
Just a brief not to let you know: at this time, our Online Learning for K-8 program is at full capacity and we are not accepting new applications.
As we continue to process requests to transition students back to in-class instruction, new… more
October 1, 2020
The FAQ’s on schools, COVID protocols and more
You have questions? We have answers!
Below are a series of questions we’ve heard from you: whether that was in an email, over the phone, in one of the three Townhall opportunities, or maybe even at the grocery store. Because we know… more
October 1, 2020
How you can help keep New Westminster schools safer
The work to keep our schools safer involves everyone working hard, together.
Here are some of the new protocols you can remind your kids about to help do that:
- Keep to your cohort – only interact with people within your… more
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… more
May 22, 2020
Phase 3 optional return to in-class instruction: what you need to know
On June 1st schools across BC will transition into phase 3 of the Education Restart Plan. Every family will have the option to decide whether they’d like to send their kids for this voluntary, partial return to in-class instruction, or… more