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September 18, 2020

Daily health assessment checklist

School will look 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

September 15, 2020

All schools open today

All New Westminster School sites are open today.

With both the air quality and particulate matter indexes improving, and under consultation with Fraser Health, all our schools in New Westminster will be reopening today.

Under the… more

September 14, 2020

Pier fire affecting air quality and some schools

Dear parents and students,

As you may know, today’s more generalized air quality concerns have been compounded in New Westminster by the fire at the pier park.

After this morning’s assessment of how each site was being… more

August 26, 2020

The Plan: Phase 2 Return to Schools

It is with great pride today that we share with you the New Westminster plan for the Phase 2 Return to our schools.

This has been a collaborative and layered process at every step of the way. While working under the direction of the… more

August 18, 2020

Planning the return: timelines and what’s to come

Dear parents, students and staff,

Thank you. Thank you for the patience you’re showing as we work to collect all the guidance and answers we need from our various partners … information that’s helping us build the best possible plan… more

July 29, 2020

September return to full-time instruction for most

Dear parents, students and staff,

As you may have heard, today the Provincial Government – led by both the Provincial Health Officer and the Minister for Education – announced most students will be returning to schools for full-time… more

June 26, 2020

A year of adaptation and community spirit

Dear students, staff and parents,

Thank you. Thank you for all you have done in this unprecedented year. It’s not what anyone imagined in September, and it was not easy … but through the challenges we also managed to achieve some very… more

June 16, 2020

Summer school registration is open

Has your child struggled to keep on-track through all the challenges this school year has delivered? Do they need just a bit more support to solidify the fundamentals? Want them to get a jump on next year’s classes?

Summer school is a… more

May 5, 2020

RCAP return to Columbia Square

Today we share this news: beginning September 2020, the Royal City Alternate Program [RCAP] will be moving back to the school district’s New Westminster Columbia Square location, where it will be co-located with the POWER Alternate Program and… more

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