News & Events

August 26, 2020

The Plan: Phase 2 Return to Schools

It is with great pride today that we share with you the New Westminster plan for the Phase 2 Return to our schools.

This has been a collaborative and layered process at every step of the way. While working under the direction of the more

August 26, 2020

Home & Online Learning … defining the alternatives to in-class

One of the questions we’re hearing a lot from parents is: what are my options right now?

We believe schools are the best places to students to learn.

But we also know the reasons people have for asking this question are more

August 18, 2020

Planning the return: timelines and what’s to come

Dear parents, students and staff,

Thank you. Thank you for the patience you’re showing as we work to collect all the guidance and answers we need from our various partners … information that’s helping us build the best possible plan more

July 29, 2020

September return to full-time instruction for most

Dear parents, students and staff,

As you may have heard, today the Provincial Government – led by both the Provincial Health Officer and the Minister for Education – announced most students will be returning to schools for full-time more

June 26, 2020

A year of adaptation and community spirit

Dear students, staff and parents,

Thank you. Thank you for all you have done in this unprecedented year. It’s not what anyone imagined in September, and it was not easy … but through the challenges we also managed to achieve some very more

May 5, 2020

RCAP return to Columbia Square

Today we share this news: beginning September 2020, the Royal City Alternate Program [RCAP] will be moving back to the school district’s New Westminster Columbia Square location, where it will be co-located with the POWER Alternate Program and more

April 30, 2020

NWSS delay of completion

Dear parents, students, staff and community members,

As we all know, the COVID-19 outbreak has had significant impacts on almost all of the operations and work we do as a school district –from the cancellation of events to the suspension more

April 17, 2020

A job to engage every child

Looking for a new career where you can make a real difference? Love kids? All of them?

Educational Assistants help kids in our community every day – working with parents, teachers and other professionals to support students with more

April 3, 2020

May Day – event cancellation

Dear parents, students, staff and community members,

In this unprecedented time of the COVID-19 outbreak, we, as a District, have had to make many changes to how we do business. And we have done so by taking guidance and direction from the more

March 11, 2020

Good news: addition to Queen Elizabeth Elementary supported by Province

March 11, 2020 – We’re excited to share the news that the Province of British Columbia has given formal support to our top capital expansion project in New Westminster: an addition to Queen Elizabeth Elementary School! This much needed more

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