News & Events

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

June 28, 2021

Tuesday half-day at New Westminster Schools

As committed, I wanted to follow up and provide you all with an idea of what to expect tomorrow (following the announcement of closing schools for instruction today, due to the extreme heat we’re navigating).

On Tuesday June 29th New more

June 27, 2021

Schools closed Monday due to heat

Due to the extreme and unusual heat we are experiencing in the Lower Mainland, a decision has been made to close all New Westminster Schools tomorrow (Monday June 28th, 2021), mirroring what is happening in other districts around us as more

June 23, 2021

NWSS artists host grad show

The New Westminster 2020-2021 graduating students are once again exhibiting an inspiring selection of art and design work in the Grad Art Show at the Queen Park Gallery!

The exhibition offers a high standard and diverse range of creative more

June 10, 2021

Approved: QE expansion of 13 new classrooms!

We are so excited to finally get to share this news with you: the Ministry of Education has officially announced that they will invest $20.1 million to support the proposed expansion of Queen Elizabeth Elementary!

What does this more

May 31, 2021

215 children. Every child matters.

Dear parents, caregivers and students,

As you likely heard, last week we all learned of the tragic news that the remains of 215 children were found at a former residential school in Kamloops – news shared by representatives from the more

May 25, 2021

A new name with meaning

It was a process that took almost a year. It involved learning, unlearning, and thoughtful movement through layered conversations and consultations. But we’re excited to announce the name being given to the new school that’s under more