Features & Resources

April 7, 2021

A career that gives back: Education Assistants in schools

Looking for a new career where you can make a real difference in someone’s life? Love all kids?

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

March 15, 2021

Outdoor Covered Play and Learning Centres at four schools

*This article was written by Julie MacLellan, for the New Westminster Record and was published on Friday March 12, 2021 under the title of “Outdoor learning centres have arrived at four New West schools.” It has been shared with their… more

March 8, 2021

The women of New Westminster Schools

In honour of International Women’s Day, we wanted to celebrate some of the amazing women who work across this district every day … leaders at various levels. These women are driven by different passions, expertise and come different… more

February 12, 2021

Feeding a community: Candy for a Cause

When we give, we often receive something in return. When we give with a purpose or a cause in mind, the power of that gift is only amplified.

Candy for a Cause

Candy for a Cause was spearheaded by École Glenbrook Middle teacher Marsha… more

November 17, 2020

A tale of three (award winning) teachers

Every day there are teachers across this District who inspire us all in creating those “aha moments” … the moment where a student understands a new concept first time, where they achieve something special, or maybe when they… more

October 15, 2020

Good things are happening 2019-2020

The 2019/2020 school year was one full of successes, challenges and adaptation. The end of the year was marked by COVID and all the resulting changes that ensued – full of kitchen tables that became classrooms and connections that brought… more

August 6, 2020

Reading takes no summer break

The New Westminster School’s Rec and Read program is all about making reading fun. From theme days and dance parties to small group games, Ms. (Danielle) Senyk is able to make the process so enjoyable, many of her students don’t even… more

June 18, 2020

Work to do: a commitment against racism

On behalf of the Board of Education, we write as a show of our solidarity with our Black and Indigenous students, staff and families. But also, to make some hard commitments.

Like you, we have watched too many Black and Indigenous people… more

March 5, 2020

Students drive the agenda at Student Symposium 2020

The topics ranged from mental health to vaping. The participants ranged from slightly nervous middle schoolers to outspoken teen mentors in their last few months of high school. And the adults – the teachers, school trustees and the… more

September 23, 2019

NWSS students: Talking about BC’s new curriculum

In the news: New Westminster Secondary School grade 12 students Gustavo Magana Campos, Sonia Sarai and Alia Homenuke with social studies teachers Stacey Robinsmith and Stacy Brine. Photo: Jason Payne/Postmedia

September 23, 2019: High… more

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