News & Events

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

October 27, 2021

Halloween considerations

October 27, 2021 – As we approach Halloween at the end of this week, we wanted to provide you with a few quick reminders about safety and appropriate costumes at school.

We know that Halloween can be a wonderful time of year for more

October 15, 2021

Kindergarten and new student registration for 2022-23

As we continue to hone and improve the way we welcome new students and families into our District, we have made some changes to our registration process and timelines, affecting the 2022-23 school year.

The below outlined information is more

October 4, 2021

Students show heart for health care workers

When a local retired teacher reached out with an idea – feeling like health care workers were receiving a bit too much flack (with protests outside hospitals) and not enough love – our students answered!

The idea: create a Bouquet more

October 1, 2021

Updated mask requirements for K to 3

Today the Provincial Health Officer announced a change to the mask and facial covering requirements that BC schools are working under, extending the previous orders to now include students in kindergarten through grade 3.

Effective more

September 28, 2021

Honouring Orange Shirt Week

Dear staff, students, parents and caregivers,

This week, Orange Shirt Week, is presenting us with many powerful opportunities for learning … learning that already has and is continuing to stretch across all of our staff, students and more

September 13, 2021

Supporting the democratic process, safely

As you know, we are currently in the advanced voting period for Canada’s 44th general election, with the upcoming election day landing on Tuesday September 20th, 2021.

Elections serve as great opportunities in schools to have more

August 31, 2021

FRMS student creates a winning Orange Shirt

Thanks to the leadership of Fraser River Middle School’s Reconciliation Committee, we’re very excited to offer parents and staff an opportunity to order an Orange Shirt – to honour both Orange Shirt Day and the newly appointed fuller week more

August 24, 2021

Return to school: September 2021 guidelines

Dear students, parents, caregivers and staff,

As you may have heard, today we received the information many of us have been waiting for: direction on the health and safety protocols, as we plan for the return to full-time, in-person more