News & Events

May 10, 2021

Survey: Diversity and Inclusion

Almost a year ago the Board of Education made a commitment to engage in developing a stronger mandate around anti-racism – through both policy and learning opportunities.

This work is happening under the leadership of Ravinder Johal, our more

April 29, 2021

Welcome home New West

We wish we could invited you in … to wander the bright new hallways and explore the amazing new learning spaces. We wish you could feel that sense of “wow” as you step into the Grand Commons for the first time. And we’re more

April 28, 2021

Liaison Officer Program comes to an end

Dear students, parents and caregivers,

On behalf of the Board of Education, I wanted to reach out to share some news following last night’s Board Meeting.

As you know, the Child and Youth Liaison Officer program has been on hold more

April 15, 2021

Condemning threats against our Board Chair

At New Westminster Schools we welcome healthy debate and discussion on the important issues that affect our students, schools and community. It’s how we engage, grow and learn.

But there is zero tolerance or space for reactions that more

April 12, 2021

Safe outdoor use of school grounds

As we look to the warmer weather coming, we’re all excited to spend a little more time outside.

And while we recognize that in other years this shift in season provides a great opportunity to chat with other parents at pick up and drop more

April 2, 2021

Confirmation of changed mask guidelines

I want to follow up on the letter sent earlier this week, around the updated guidelines for mask wearing in schools. We now have the official language in place: confirming the anticipated guidance on who needs to wear masks and when, and with a more

March 30, 2021

Update: mask guideline changes

As you likely heard yesterday, the Provincial Health Officer has updated the recommendations around mask use in schools … to add another layer to the protections that are built into the comprehensive health and safety plans that are keeping our more

March 29, 2021

Online Learning Program – for grades 2-8 in the 2021-22 school year

In order to offer families access to flexible learning options, New Westminster Schools is exploring the potential of expanding the programs offered through our Hume Park Learning Centre to include a new Online Learning stream for students in more

March 12, 2021

Giving back. Giving love.

All around Qayqayt Elementary there are little hearts on the walls and doors, marked with kind and uplifting comments … hearts made by students who were inspired to show their community a little extra love, as they took on the more

March 11, 2021

Thanks as we head into Spring Break

Dear students, parents, caregivers and staff,

It’s hard to believe it has already been a year since students left on the Friday before Spring Break, but were then asked to stay home longer as the first wave of COVID-19 started to really more

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