News & Events

April 27, 2023

Getting active with the Red Fox Society

We all know: exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and has invaluable benefits for both our mental and physical health. It gives us energy, builds our stamina, and releases endorphins. And that’s just as true for us as more

April 18, 2023

Walk30 kick off with Lord Kelvin

On a gorgeous day in Moody Park, kids from Lord Kelvin Elementary put on their track shoes and got ready to walk into spring!

Each April, New Westminster and Burnaby participate in a friendly competition called Walk30, where each more

April 13, 2023

Summer School: Registration opens April 17th

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, we wanted to let you know about the exciting variety of summer learning opportunities we offer for students of all ages.

Who is Summer Learning for? Everyone!

With a range of more

April 11, 2023

Budget consultation: Survey for 2023-24

The Board of Education is working to develop the budget for the 2023-24 school year, and is currently engaged in consultation that will help inform district priorities for the coming year. We are seeking your feedback to help measure whether more

April 6, 2023

You’re Invited: Parent workshop on disordered eating

We’re excited to invite you to an upcoming parent workshop about disordered eating and eating disorders – an issue we’ve heard both parents and students asking for more resources on.

What: “Understanding Disordered Eating and more

March 29, 2023

The student symposium – an opportunity for student-led growth

On a sunny Monday morning, fresh out of the downtime of Spring Break, students from Fraser River Middle, Queensborough Middle, École Glenbrook Middle, SIGMA, and New Westminster Secondary gathered for the 5th annual Student Symposium, at the more

March 7, 2023

Connections across continents and culinary explorations

Our International Education program draws in students from far and wide who want to come to New Westminster to experience the Canadian way of life … all while improving their English and continuing their journey towards more

March 1, 2023

Surveys: Programs of Choice Review

In September District staff and the Board of Education decided to embark on a review of some of our District’s Programs of Choice opportunities. That process has been in the works for a few months, under the leadership of both an outside more

February 28, 2023

Black history month and the lessons beyond

February is Black History Month in Canada and across a number of other countries – and it’s an important opportunity to recognize underrepresented stories and experiences of our past and our present. As February ends, we wanted to more

February 28, 2023

All schools remain OPEN today (Feb 28th)

All schools remain OPEN today (February 28, 2023). Please use caution as you walk, bike or drive, as roads and sidewalks may still be slippery in some places. Thanks to our facilities team who continue to work hard to clear walkways and parking, more