March 10, 2017
Rolling out the Message: Queensborough Student Wins Environmental Poster Award
Where the rubber hits the road..
Queensborough Student Faith Villareal has no shortage of ideas for conserving water. And now her message is set to roll out across the city.
Villareal was in grade 5 last year when her poster on water… more
February 27, 2017
New Westminster Schools – Decoding the Mystery!
Feb. 27, 2017 – At Queensborough Middle School, many students know computer science teacher Colleen Carrington by her code name.
As “Pedalgirl” she’s right in there with her students, writing lines of computer code… more
February 23, 2017
Coming Up: Learning from Experience
All NWSS parents and students are invited to drop in to:
NWSS Apprentice Alumni Night on March 8
Time: starts at 3 pm with a dinner break from 4:45 – 5:45 pm and finishes at 7 pm
Location: Massey Small Gym at… more
January 12, 2017
“Football saved my life” – Student Nolan Bellerose’s story goes national
Grade 12 student Nolan Bellerose shared his story on the national CBC radio program The Current this week, highlighting how football was the turning point that saved him from addictions, gangs, and depression.
Today, Nolan is a… more
January 11, 2017
NWSS Student Iveta Demirova a National Scholarship Finalist
The New West Record – New Westminster Secondary Student Iveta Demirova is up for one of country’s most prestigious undergraduate scholarships – the Loran Award.
Demirova is one of 84 finalists for the national scholarship,… more
December 2, 2016
School Spirit starts here: Qayqayt lights some fireworks!
The whole school was in on it – and the result was fireworks!
École Qayqayt Elementary School launched a school-wide “Lip Dub” video of every student singing in the hallways and stairways that is as fun to watch as it clearly… more
November 16, 2016
A Rotary Gift of Literacy for Fraser River Middle School
November 16, 2016 – It is a big help if you are a brand new school starting up a brand new “Learning Commons” to receive a $5,000 gift in support of literacy.
The donation from the Rotary Club of New Westminster to Fraser River… more
October 24, 2016
NWSS students launch clubs for fun, justice, science, and the planet…
October 2016 – Student leaders at New Westminster Secondary School this year launched the largest number of clubs at the high school yet – a record-breaking 51 clubs that run the gamut from peace and justice, to math and STEM clubs,… more
October 17, 2016
Recognizing our Unsung Heroes….
Every summer and throughout the year a team of school district facilities, maintenance, and operations staff quietly make things happen. Roofs are repaired, floors installed, and portables are renovated, moved and repaired. Fences are built and… more
September 30, 2016
Restoring friendships, starting in our schools: Orange Shirt Day
Grade seven students Gursimrit Badyal and Miranda Baron opened their hearts to the stories they learned in school of young First Nations children like Seepeetza — who at six years old was taken from her family and sent to an Indian… more