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December 1, 2017

A First Light Celebration – École Herbert Spencer Students Share School Spirit


Lighting up New Westminster for Winter….

Dec.1, 2017 ~ The entire City of New Westminster likely heard the sound of students and neighbours singing in the streets around École Herbert Spencer last night.

That’s because more

November 21, 2017

Generosity Update: Food Drive for Students, by Students at NWSS

Teachers Christine McNulty and Annie Lee get a headstart on sorting through the results of the 40th annual Food Drive at NWSS…


Students helping students….

Dec, 8, 2017 – Thanks to the generosity of more

November 11, 2017

New West Teachers Celebrate Making BC History…

104-year-old Margaret Brunette of New Westminster spoke about her experience of one of the earliest teacher’s strikes in BC.

“Uncivilized” to stand up for fair pay: The year 84 remarkable teachers took a stand

It’s more

November 10, 2017

War ribbons in NWSS trees: Students remember









Coming to grips with the price of war…

Ribbons tied to the nearly leafless maple trees and fluttering  at the front more

November 2, 2017

Hugs from Home Learners at Hume Park….

Roberta Oxenbury is hugged goodbye after 13 years of her devoted and ‘tireless presence’ with the unique Hume Park Homelearners Program.


A steady presence and a second home…

Parents and kids at the Home more

November 1, 2017

What do socks have to do with fish? FW Howay kids have the answer!

Anna, André and Kai are leadership students at F.W. Howay elementary school,  where helping hands are making a difference.

Something fishy happened at FW Howay! How did Socktober end with a Kiss?

The goal for “Socktober” more

October 13, 2017

Queensborough Bus Survey

The New Westminster Schools Board of Education is seeking information on modes of transportation for students who reside in Queensborough and attend New Westminster Secondary School.

~ Nov. 16, 2017 ~
Please more

October 4, 2017

The Big Idea: How Kids from Brazil and New West bridged distance and culture to learn together…

In an industrialized city like New Westminster, recycled materials like shipping containers can make art that celebrates civic pride.  In low-income areas of countries like Brazil, creative use of recycled materials might often address more

October 3, 2017

Coming up: the 8th annual, 12-hour NWSS BANDATHON musical marathon!

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Student teams held a city-wide blitz for the upcoming NWSS 12-hour/non-stop BANDATHON Event

October 18, 2017 – Sound the note!  The legendary 12-hour, non-stop BANDATHON music-making marathon is more

September 27, 2017

Kids for Cops for Cancer: Lord Tweedsmuir students get a special thanks

Const. Gerald Lau thanks the 350 kids of  École Lord Tweedsmuir for their support. With Vice-Principal Debbie Ramen and Principal Sandra Cottingham.


September 28, 2017 – Nearly 40 cops on bikes pulled up to the more

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