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October 5, 2020

Online Learning for K-8 at capacity

Just a brief not to let you know: at this time, our Online Learning for K-8 program is at full capacity and we are not accepting new applications.

As we continue to process requests to transition students back to in-class instruction, new… more

October 1, 2020

The FAQ’s for Phase 2

You have questions? We have answers!

Below are a series of questions we’ve heard from you: whether that was in an email, over the phone, in one of the three Townhall opportunities, or maybe even at the grocery store. Because we know… more

October 1, 2020

How you can help keep New Westminster schools safer

The work to keep our schools safer involves everyone working hard, together.

Here are some of the new protocols you can remind your kids about to help do that:

Keep to your cohort – only interact with people within your learning… more

August 28, 2020

Updated clarification on Programs of Choice

As we have stated throughout this process, we’re proud of the new programs that have been created and expanded to give our District’s families more options in this challenging year. We have also been clear with the limitations we’ve faced,… more

June 4, 2020

School schedules in Phase 3 return

Every individual school in the district has posted and shared their school schedules for the June 1, 2020 partial and voluntary return to in-class instruction. You can find the schedules by going to your school’s website, or by following… more

June 1, 2020

Playgrounds and outdoor spaces open

Great news for New West families today: the playgrounds are open! As are all the other outdoor spaces at our district’s schools.

When using our playgrounds and outdoor play spaces, please remember the following things:

Maintain… more

May 29, 2020

Health and Safety Plan for a safe return to schools

The health and safety of our students, staff and community has been at the heart of every decision we’ve made while navigating the COVID-19 outbreak. And that’s especially true as we look at the shift to Phase 3 of the return to… more

May 22, 2020

The plan for phase 3: Superintendent update

May 22, 2020


Dear students, parents and staff,

Over the last few months we have been collectively faced with circumstances and choices we each never saw coming. The path we’re walking together shifts often, usually… more

May 15, 2020

Update: Optional partial return to school

May 15, 2020


Dear students, parents and staff,

Last week we reached out to let you know that the province had announced its BC restart plan, including sharing news of an upcoming shift in the return to school… more

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