News & Events

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

May 20, 2021

A community investing in well-being

When members of the Thompson / Wipp family heard the plans for the Wellness Centre, the one going into the neighbourhood learning space at the new New Westminster Secondary School, they got excited.

After all, it’s not every day you more

May 20, 2021

Welcoming and Wellness, in the centre of learning

The Welcome & Wellness Centre visions

The Welcome and Wellness Centres will be located in the neighbourhood learning spaces, in the heart of New Westminster Secondary School. Both will serve students and the whole community in very exciting more