News & Events

January 6, 2021

Consultation and suggestions: McBride’s re-naming

The background and policies guiding re-naming McBride

We’re so excited to see the new school being built at Richard McBride Elementary … as the new space will benefit students and the community in many ways. And the fresh building… more

January 5, 2021

Programs of Choice: Info nights for parents

At New Westminster Schools, we’re proud to offer our families multiple Programs of Choice … as we work to connect students and their parents with the educational path that best suits their needs and learning styles. Options available… more

December 16, 2020

Winter Break: gratitude and well wishes

Dear Students, Parents, Caregivers, Staff and the New Westminster community,

As we head into the Winter Break and bring this unprecedented year to a close, we do so with much gratitude for all we have managed together.

For all of… more

December 1, 2020

Opportunity to consider learning options

Dear parents and caregivers,

We’re now about a third of the way into this unusual school year … and we’re seeing our routines are now well settled as life has become a bit more normal, in this new way.

When it comes to our… more

November 30, 2020

Occupancy on the new NWSS!

We have reached an important milestone in the build of our new New Westminster Secondary School, and wanted to share that with you … as promised when we announced the delay last Spring.

Today, with excitement, we are happy to share… more

November 9, 2020

Winter weather – getting prepared

In preparation for the possibility of severe weather conditions, we would like to remind you that all schools in New Westminster School District will remain OPEN, if at all possible, during the colder and potentially snowier weather this winter… more

October 16, 2020

Halloween considerations

Halloween can be a wonderful time of year for young people to explore creativity, play and share in a sense of celebration. And dressing up in costumes is a fun and joyful tradition for kids and staff alike.

It’s also a time when we’re… more

October 13, 2020

Re-naming Richard McBride

We’re looking for two members of the community to join the re-naming committee for the new school being built on the Richard McBride site!

Do you live in New Westminster? Are you interested in helping make recommendations on the name… more

October 9, 2020

NWSS Environment Club hosts all-candidates debate

Need something to feel hopeful about? How about a committed group of high school students who want to make their school, New Westminster and the world a better, more democratic space … even when they might not be able to cast their own… more

October 1, 2020

What to expect when there’s a positive COVID-19 case

Dear students, parents and staff,

As you may have heard, in New Westminster we have now had our first few confirmed COVID-19 exposures and wanted to connect with all of you and let you know what to expect for future cases.

First and… more

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