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September 20, 2017
School trustees got a taste of outdoor learning during their first meeting of the year on Tuesday, September 12. The education committee meeting was hosted at École Lord Tweedsmuir with parents, teachers and guests on hand for the… more
September 6, 2017
One of Principal Karen Catherwood’s favorite views is the foyer of École Qayqayt Elementary School. That’s because it’s filled with natural light.
And natural light is one of the features of a cutting-edge school… more
September 5, 2017
École Lord Tweedsmuir teacher Danica Jovanovic during the first day back to school…
The Journey begins: First Day of School at École Lord Tweedsmuir
Paddle in hand, teacher Danica Jovanovic launched her brand-new… more
September 1, 2017
September 1, 2017 – The target completion date of the new New Westminster Secondary School has been extended to May 2020. “The three shortlisted design and construction teams are working hard to complete their submissions by November 2017,”… more
June 28, 2017
What’s in a cup of tea? A bit of chemistry, a lot of culture – and no shortage of learning!
Teacher Jenn Weisner wondered if there was a way to study chemistry, language arts, French, First Nations culture, and applied… more
June 27, 2017
Motivated to learn; inspired to teach….
Hotdogs, sunshine, a few life challenges – and graduation in Hume Park.
They all go together if you’re a Sigma grad. Throw in a watermelon eating contest, and the celebration is… more
June 26, 2017
June 27, 2017 – They are officially superheroes! For four weeks, École Lord Tweedsmuir grade 4/5 students turned out lights, ate meatless meals, and contributed to an overall reduction in global greenhouse gas (GHG)… more
June 22, 2017
June 2017 – Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall has issued a letter strongly encouraging parents and guardians “to talk about substance use with the youth in your lives.” Please read his advice on what you need to… more
June 7, 2017
June 7, 2017 – Check out some great musical performances as NWSS Band students fan out into the community to perform, play a little jazz, and liven up community events this week. Or sign up for NWSS Summer Bandcamp and perform in… more