News & Events

October 3, 2017

Coming up: the 8th annual, 12-hour NWSS BANDATHON musical marathon!

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Student teams held a city-wide blitz for the upcoming NWSS 12-hour/non-stop BANDATHON Event

October 18, 2017 – Sound the note!  The legendary 12-hour, non-stop BANDATHON music-making marathon is coming up more

September 27, 2017

Kids for Cops for Cancer: Lord Tweedsmuir students get a special thanks

Const. Gerald Lau thanks the 350 kids of  École Lord Tweedsmuir for their support. With Vice-Principal Debbie Ramen and Principal Sandra Cottingham.


September 28, 2017 – Nearly 40 cops on bikes pulled up to the more

September 27, 2017

New Westminster Schools Superintendent Pat Duncan to retire…

September 27, 2017 – The Board of Education for New Westminster Schools announced today that Superintendent of Schools & CEO of New Westminster Schools, Pat Duncan, has informed the Board of Education of his intention to retire, effective more

September 20, 2017

New Westminster School trustees enjoy a night-time taste of outdoor learning…

School trustees got a taste of outdoor learning during their first meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 12. The education committee meeting was hosted at École Lord Tweedsmuir with parents, teachers and guests on hand for the more

September 13, 2017

Food review survey now underway at New Westminster Schools

Families in New Westminster Schools are invited to participate in the Food Review Survey: click here.

Feeding school success…

Nearly  50 students are lining up for a breakfast smoothie at Fraser River Middle School, where youth more

September 6, 2017

Qayqayt elementary school takes a green building Gold!

One of Principal Karen Catherwood’s favorite views is the foyer of École Qayqayt Elementary School. That’s because it’s filled with natural light.

And natural light is one of the features of a cutting-edge school more

September 5, 2017

Students start their learning journeys at New Westminster Schools…


École Lord Tweedsmuir teacher Danica Jovanovic during the first day back to school…

The Journey begins:  First Day of School at École Lord Tweedsmuir

Paddle in hand, teacher Danica Jovanovic launched her brand-new more

September 1, 2017

Enjoy Summer! Return to School Sept. 5

New Westminster Schools looks forward to welcoming students back to school on Tuesday, September 5 after a great summer break.

We invite you to find out about school opening procedures for the 2017-2018 school year here.  This flyer more

June 27, 2017

Have your say! We’re Renewing our Mission, Vision and Values at New Westminster Schools

June 22, 2017 – Take our Survey: The Board of Education is renewing our Mission, Vision and Values to reflect our schools and communities as of 2017. We are sharing the draft results of our trustees’ work following a process of more

June 26, 2017

Climate Change Superheroes: École Lord Tweedsmuir Grade 4/5 class

June 27, 2017 – They are officially superheroes!  For four weeks, École Lord Tweedsmuir grade 4/5 students turned out lights, ate meatless meals, and contributed to an overall reduction in global greenhouse gas (GHG) more