News & Events

August 30, 2022

Welcome back to the 2022-23 school year

Dear students, staff, parents and caregivers,

It is with great excitement for the year ahead that I welcome everyone back to a new school year.

But before we look to the year ahead, I find it helps to also take a moment to more

August 29, 2022

Almost $700,000 to support kids and families affected by inflation

As you may have heard today, the Government of British Columbia announced a one-time fund of $60 million to support BC kids and families affected by recent inflation and cost of living challenges.

Here at New Westminster Schools, our more

August 24, 2022

Preparing for the return: Temporary MyEd BC Portal shutdown

As we work to get everything lined up for the start of the new school year, we’ve temporarily closed access to all MyEd BC Family Portal accounts for a few weeks. As we adjust homeroom and division assignments to account for continued more

June 29, 2022

Admiration for all we’ve achieved together

Dear students, parents, caregivers and staff,

As we bring another year of learning, connection and growth to an end, we want to extend our gratitude to everyone in our school communities.

To all students, thank you for sharing your more

June 22, 2022

Queen Elizabeth Elementary Expansion: Information Session

All members of the New Westminster community – district-wide staff, students, parents, caregivers and other interested community members – are invited to join us for a drop-in Information Session about the proposed, 13 classroom, Queen more

June 17, 2022

Indigenous Trades: a sneak peak for students

As students look to the future that awaits them past the doors of our schools, the possibilities are truly endless. But sometimes the best way to navigate endless choice can be to better understand what some of the concrete options really more

June 13, 2022

Refreshing International Education

As one of Canada’s first International Education programs, we have a proven track-record of welcoming students and families to New Westminster. And, we look forward to continuing to build on that legacy and the opportunities this offers all more

June 9, 2022

Update on our work to address gender-based harassment

Over a year ago a group of NWSS students raised troubling concerns around gender-based harassment and assaults, speaking to how that has impacted some students when at school. As the Board of Education has previously commented on, “While we more

May 25, 2022

Innovation Fair: funding new learning ideas

In October of this school year, 20 groups of educators from across the District came together to make their pitches to the Innovation Grant “judges.” Each group made their case for the project they wanted to pursue, the strategic more

May 11, 2022

Budget Recommendations for the 2022-23 school year

First: thank you to the over 1000 of you who took your time to share your thoughts and reactions in our budget consultation survey! We appreciated hearing where you felt the priorities laid out in our 5-year strategic plan continue to be more