News & Events

December 16, 2019

Discover New Westminster Schools – Your thoughts!

Our first-ever, district-wide event for exploring learning opportunities!

Your thoughts on Discovering New Westminster Schools…

On Wednesday January 8, we hosted a very special event called “Discover New Westminster more

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November 29, 2019

A Review of Inclusive Practices at New Westminster Schools

November 29, 2019 – We are conducting a comprehensive review of inclusive practices at New Westminster Schools and want to hear from you!

We are asking our parents, students, staff and community: What are the most important things we more

November 29, 2019

NWSS Cares! Food Drive leads to record number of Christmas hampers

Students prepare a record number of Christmas hampers this year as gifts for anonymous families in the school community.

Students for Students…

Dec.6, 2019 – Boxes of Cheerios, tins of salmon, packets of pasta – and more

November 8, 2019

Students remember: No Stone Left Alone

Students place poppies on gravestones for Remembrance Day…

November 4, 2019 –  This week, more than 200 students from both Richard McBride and École Herbert Spencer elementary schools knelt at the gravestones of Canadian more

November 1, 2019

Transit Strike Averted Today: Tentative Agreement Reached

(Photo: Ben Nelms/CBC)

Bus service will be in operation today after a last-minute deal reached…

Nov. 27, 2019 – A planned three-day, system-wide Metro Vancouver bus and SeaBus shutdown has been more

October 7, 2019

A hair-raising challenge: Lord Tweedsmuir Secretary Paula Bates takes a risk for Terry Fox!

Teacher Danica Jovanovich demonstrates Paula Bates’ fate for a good cause
A hair’s breadth away…

October 7, 2019 – On Friday, there was no sign of panic from Secretary Paula Bates.

She still had a full head of more

September 28, 2019

School Board endorses climate strike

September:  The New Westminster school board voted unanimously to back students participating in an international Climate Strike on Friday, Sept. 27, taking the lead in supporting the student-led climate-action movement.

The Board voted more

September 27, 2019

Parents’ Night Out! Coming up Oct. 22

New Westminster Students – Their Stories

Each year, school districts in the province provide opportunities
for students to share how they are doing in areas of well-being,
human connections, school experiences and more

September 11, 2019

Lunch launch goes district wide: Parent info nights on now!

We are excited to begin district-wide implementation of our groundbreaking Fuel Up! school nourishment program at all of our elementary and middle schools this fall.

Parent information nights about the rollout start now.

Families more

September 3, 2019

Back to School Health and Safety Tips: Check them out!

It’s back to school September 3 – and time for some helpful school zone safety tips from New Westminster Police and New Westminster Parking and Animal Services. See the video below.

School Zone Safety Tips

 

Healthy more