News & Events

January 6, 2022

A safe return from Winter Break

Dear students, parents and caregivers,

As we prepare for the full return to in-person learning on Monday, January 10, I wanted to share some important information and updates with you.

Throughout this week, in addition to supporting more

January 6, 2022

Schools closed due to winter weather

Thursday, January 6, 2022 – Due to the extreme winter weather conditions and overnight accumulation affecting the areas around our schools and the routes to them, all New Westminster Schools are closed today, to keep both staff and students more

December 30, 2021

Extension to Winter Break and COVID enhancements

Yesterday the Provincial Health Officer and the Ministry of Education announced that there will be a delayed return to school — to allow more time to introduce enhanced safety measures — as local and provincial authorities work with districts more

December 16, 2021

Happy Holidays

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

As we head into the Winter Break and bring this calendar year to a close, we do so with appreciation for all that we’ve managed to achieve together.

It more

December 6, 2021

Discover New Westminster Schools

Are you new to New Westminster Schools?
Interested in what our schools are offering students and families?
Want to find out about one of our Programs of Choice?

January 10th – 14th, 2022 will be Discover New Westminster Schools more

December 3, 2021

Winter weather procedures for possible closures

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

November 24, 2021

Skwo:wech Elementary: delay of open

The following letter has been shared with the Skwo:wech Elementary School community, as it pertains to the replacement school being built on the site. 


Dear students, parents, caregivers, staff and community more

November 22, 2021

Travel and fuel restrictions

Updated Dec 1, 2021: Fuel and travel restrictions have been extended until December 14th, as per provincial orders. Events and travel will continue to be reviewed on a case-by-case basis, and we continue to encourage everyone to do their part more

November 5, 2021

No Stone Left Alone

On a wet and cold November day 350 students and their teachers filed along the sidewalks of New Westminster. 260 from Skwo:wech, 90 from Herbert Spencer.

The grade 2-5 students filled the roadways through the centre of Fraser Cemetery more

October 28, 2021

Seamless day child care in New Westminster Schools

October 29, 2021 – Starting in January an exciting new pilot project will kick off at Qayqayt Elementary: Seamless Day Child Care.

This Ministry of Education funded pilot will allow us to test a new model: before and after school more