News & Events

October 15, 2021

Kindergarten and new student registration for 2022-23

As we continue to hone and improve the way we welcome new students and families into our District, we have made some changes to our registration process and timelines, affecting the 2022-23 school year.

The below outlined information is… more

October 8, 2021

Learning at the centre of Orange Shirt Week

If you’re a parent or staff member at a New Westminster school, you’ve received a few emails likely about Orange Shirt Day (and what was our first Orange Shirt Week, as we work to create more substantial opportunities to honour and… more

October 4, 2021

Students show heart for health care workers

When a local retired teacher reached out with an idea – feeling like health care workers were receiving a bit too much flack (with protests outside hospitals) and not enough love – our students answered!

The idea: create a Bouquet… more

October 1, 2021

Updated mask requirements for K to 3

Today the Provincial Health Officer announced a change to the mask and facial covering requirements that BC schools are working under, extending the previous orders to now include students in kindergarten through grade 3.

Effective… more

September 28, 2021

Honouring Orange Shirt Week

Dear staff, students, parents and caregivers,

This week, Orange Shirt Week, is presenting us with many powerful opportunities for learning … learning that already has and is continuing to stretch across all of our staff, students and… more

September 13, 2021

Supporting the democratic process, safely

As you know, we are currently in the advanced voting period for Canada’s 44th general election, with the upcoming election day landing on Tuesday September 20th, 2021.

Elections serve as great opportunities in schools to have… more

August 31, 2021

FRMS student creates a winning Orange Shirt

Thanks to the leadership of Fraser River Middle School’s Reconciliation Committee, we’re very excited to offer parents and staff an opportunity to order an Orange Shirt – to honour both Orange Shirt Day and the newly appointed fuller week… more

August 24, 2021

Return to school: September 2021 guidelines

Dear students, parents, caregivers and staff,

As you may have heard, today we received the information many of us have been waiting for: direction on the health and safety protocols, as we plan for the return to full-time, in-person… more

July 5, 2021

Teaching with a bang earns a big award

Darren Ng’s passion for his work is said to be contagious, as he employs what he calls “exhibition learning” with his students at NWSS. And that excitement is not only reflected in the way he teaches and inspires others, but also in the… more

June 30, 2021

Wrapping a remarkable school year

Dear Students, Parents and Caregivers,

This was a remarkable year! We successfully navigated a pandemic, while we opened our new high school mid-year, and re-named a school that’s also being rebuilt. We made progress on the work around… more

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