News & Events

June 1, 2023

In our schools and out in our schools: Pride Month

June launches the start of what is considered “Pride Season” in Canada – with cities and regions all across our country celebrating throughout the summer months.

Here at New Westminster Schools, Pride flags will be going up at each more

May 31, 2023

Centred in unlearning and learning: Indigenous focused Pro-D

We can not teach what we do not understand. And understanding is as much a personal commitment as it is a professional one.

That’s why a recent professional day saw teachers, CUPE staff members, administrators and district staff all more

May 18, 2023

Heat response and warm weather

This week’s warm weather has been a very good reminder about the challenges that hotter spring and summer days can sometimes bring. While we’re glad the forecasts expect cooler temperatures in coming days, we need to anticipate that more hot more

April 27, 2023

Record-breaking fun (for a cause)

Have you ever attempted to set a Guinness world record? We’ve all likely thought about the possibility, or wondered about what category we might stand a chance in … but not many of us have actually tried.

At Skwo:wech Elementary, a more

April 27, 2023

Getting active with the Red Fox Society

We all know: exercise is an important part of a healthy lifestyle and has invaluable benefits for both our mental and physical health. It gives us energy, builds our stamina, and releases endorphins. And that’s just as true for us as more

April 18, 2023

Walk30 kick off with Lord Kelvin

On a gorgeous day in Moody Park, kids from Lord Kelvin Elementary put on their track shoes and got ready to walk into spring!

Each April, New Westminster and Burnaby participate in a friendly competition called Walk30, where each more

April 13, 2023

Summer School: Registration opens April 17th

With the end of the school year quickly approaching, we wanted to let you know about the exciting variety of summer learning opportunities we offer for students of all ages.

Who is Summer Learning for? Everyone!

With a range of more

April 11, 2023

Budget consultation: Survey for 2023-24

The Board of Education is working to develop the budget for the 2023-24 school year, and is currently engaged in consultation that will help inform district priorities for the coming year. We are seeking your feedback to help measure whether more

April 6, 2023

You’re Invited: Parent workshop on disordered eating

We’re excited to invite you to an upcoming parent workshop about disordered eating and eating disorders – an issue we’ve heard both parents and students asking for more resources on.

What: “Understanding Disordered Eating and more

March 29, 2023

The student symposium – an opportunity for student-led growth

On a sunny Monday morning, fresh out of the downtime of Spring Break, students from Fraser River Middle, Queensborough Middle, École Glenbrook Middle, SIGMA, and New Westminster Secondary gathered for the 5th annual Student Symposium, at the more