Features & Resources

August 22, 2022

Good Things are Happening: 2021-22 in review

In their end of year letter, Chair Gurveen Dhaliwal and Superintendent Karim Hachlaf shared their admiration and gratitude for all that we were able to achieve together in the 2021-22 school year … a year that was marked by continued more

June 14, 2022

The beat and birth of a drum

It started with an idea. It involved a powerful book and some cultural learning. And it ended in the start of a new community connected through the beat of a drum.

This project was a collaboration across the leadership at all three middle more

November 23, 2021

Understanding and opportunities: the diversity and inclusion review

The drivers and goals

In the Spring of 2019, the Board of Education for New Westminster Schools took a formal stand against the wave of racism and discrimination that was dominating news cycles in Canada and the US, alongside other organizations more

September 10, 2021

Good Things are Happening: 2020-21 in review

In their end of year letter, Chair Gurveen Dhaliwal and Superintendent Karim Hachlaf outlined some of the remarkable aspects of the school year year 2020-21, focusing on thanking all those who made this year’s many successes 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

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

October 1, 2020

The FAQ’s on schools, COVID protocols and more

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

June 26, 2018

We’re transforming education – starting with our mini-makers

Highlights of our Learning Journey 2017-2018

Mini-Makers: Design-thinking starts here…

Education is in the midst of a transformation in BC and New Westminster Schools is embracing the change.

When kindergarten kids across the more

December 12, 2017

It’s Official! New Westminster Schools is a place where students love to learn…

First day of school in September for a kindergarten student at New Westminster Schools.  Our hope: that students will leave Grade 12 as filled with curiosity as they were when they started kindergarten..

Renewing our mission, vision and more

December 11, 2017

We’re taking Reconciliation to heart…

Students at F.W. Howay elementary school participate in a school-wide Powwow Dance as part of their annual Aboriginal Week celebrations…

Highlights of our Learning Journey 2017-2018

Living Cultures…

July 2018 more