News & Events

January 3, 2019

A warm welcome back to school!

January 3, 2019 – The heat’s back up at New Westminster Schools thanks to good news about BC’s natural gas supply.

FortisBC has given the green light to customers to resume normal use of natural gas.

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December 14, 2018

Putting the wonder in winter performances: At QMS, everyone’s in on the Act!

A big tradition at Queensborough Middle School…

Dec.14, 2018 – Students from kindergarten to grade 12 across the district are putting their hearts into winter performances of song, dance, music and drama.

At Queensborough more

December 5, 2018

Let the season begin! A special guest at École Herbert Spencer

Lighting up New Westminster for Winter….

Dec. 4, 2018 ~ A special grouchy guest showed up at École Herbert Spencer elementary school last week as students, families and the community shared the launch of the winter season with a movie, more

December 4, 2018

Answering the call to conserve energy

December 10, 2018 – BC’s natural gas supply continues to be limited this winter in the wake of the Enbridge pipeline rupture near Prince George in October.

In response to the call by FortisBC for customers to adopt conservation more

November 24, 2018

Digital innovation in education: Celebrating a new partnership

The school district and the city are partnering to promote collaboration for digital innovation in education….

Exploring technology and art for learning…

November 23, 2018 – More than two dozen principals from twelve more

November 23, 2018

Best Buddies: There’s a Place for Everyone at NWSS

At NWSS, there’s a place for everyone, thanks to the school’s Best Buddies Club –  and a national Shaw Grant of $5,000  to create a Games Room. The grants are being awarded to 10 schools in Canada with ideas that best more

November 22, 2018

New school for Richard McBride: We want to hear from you!

The public is welcome to share ideas and aspirations for a new Richard McBride Elementary School at an upcoming community consultation on Wednesday, December 5.

The drop-in feedback session will be held in the gymnasium at Richard McBride more

November 21, 2018

Register now: Academic Night School Winter Term

Students looking to upgrade a mark or take a high school credit course at night can now register for upcoming Winter 2019 academic evening courses.


All classes are held at New Westminster Secondary School and run twice a more

November 16, 2018

552 Days: The countdown to a new high school begins

Project Co-ordinator Alireza Sepehri is part of the Graham Construction team working to ensure the replacement for New Westminster Secondary School is on budget and on schedule…


On budget and on more

November 8, 2018

A packed house welcomes new trustees…

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Family support and a proud moment…

It was a proud moment for school trustees and their families. Children, spouses, sisters and brothers, grandparents, and friends packed the house this week to celebrate a newly more