News & Events

March 5, 2021

Daily health assessment checklist (Updated March 2021)

School looks a little different this year, as there are many layers of new protocols in place that that will help keep everyone safer. One of the key ways we’re going to do that is making sure that if your child is sick, they need to stay more

February 24, 2021

Pink Shirt Day … a celebration of lifting each other up

Across all New Westminster schools today, there was an unusual blush to the sidewalks, playgrounds and hallways … as kids and staff of all ages adorned various shades of pink to participate in Pink Shirt Day.

This day stands as a more

February 19, 2021

Update to Fraser Health’s COVID-19 notification process

Dear students, parents, caregivers and staff,

I’m writing to let you know about a change to the COVID-19 notification process – a change that will go into effect next week.

As Fraser Health continues to hone their process as we more

February 12, 2021

Feeding a community: Candy for a Cause

When we give, we often receive something in return. When we give with a purpose or a cause in mind, the power of that gift is only amplified.

Candy for a Cause

Candy for a Cause was spearheaded by École Glenbrook Middle teacher Marsha more

February 4, 2021

Enhancements to K-12 Health and Safety Guidelines

As you may have heard, today the Minister of Education, Jennifer Whiteside, and the Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry, held a joint press conference to announce updates to the health and safety guidelines for K-12 schools. We’re more

January 11, 2021

Black Shirt Day: a commitment to being anti-racist

At New Westminster Schools we are proud of the rich and diverse backgrounds our students, staff and families represent. And we’re committed to celebrating that diversity, while we foster and build more inclusive environments. But we also more

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

Translate »