News & Events

November 9, 2020

Winter weather – getting prepared

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

October 13, 2020

Re-naming Richard McBride

We’re looking for two members of the community to join the re-naming committee for the new school being built on the Richard McBride site!

Do you live in New Westminster? Are you interested in helping make recommendations on the name more

October 9, 2020

NWSS Environment Club hosts all-candidates debate

Need something to feel hopeful about? How about a committed group of high school students who want to make their school, New Westminster and the world a better, more democratic space … even when they might not be able to cast their own more

October 1, 2020

What to expect when there’s a positive COVID-19 case

Dear students, parents and staff,

As you may have heard, in New Westminster we have now had our first few confirmed COVID-19 exposures and wanted to connect with all of you and let you know what to expect for future cases.

First and more

October 1, 2020

The FAQ’s on schools, COVID protocols and more

You have questions? We have answers!

Below are a series of questions we’ve heard from you: whether that was in an email, over the phone, in one of the three Townhall opportunities, or maybe even at the grocery store. Because we know more

September 14, 2020

Pier fire affecting air quality and some schools

Dear parents and students,

As you may know, today’s more generalized air quality concerns have been compounded in New Westminster by the fire at the pier park.

After this morning’s assessment of how each site was being more

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