Features & Resources

April 20, 2022

Climate Action in action

At every school in our District there are many amazing examples of how educators are working hard to get kids learning about and engaged in Climate Action initiatives: from the community gardens kids are tending at our schools to the bees hives… more

March 8, 2022

Building their business sense: young women as entrepreneurs

Grade 8 student Jianna DeJesus said she felt scared at first, but learning how to use the drills and saws got much more comfortable as she and her group moved through the process of creating wooden necklaces to sell at the Fraser River Middle… more

October 8, 2021

Learning at the centre of Orange Shirt Week

If you’re a parent or staff member at a New Westminster school, you’ve received a few emails likely about Orange Shirt Day (and what was our first Orange Shirt Week, as we work to create more substantial opportunities to honour and… 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

July 14, 2021

Ready for Kindergarten?

As parents, we worry. We worry about things we’ve done, things we’ve not done and then all the things (that we may or may not have control over) that may affect our children.

And one of those common worries and questions we… more

July 7, 2021

Summer slide: Tips and resources

Worried about your child’s learning through the summer? Looking for ways to incorporate some practical activities and learning opportunities into slow summer days? The below article and resources have been put together by our District… more

June 10, 2021

Learning with pride

Inspired by a piece of student artwork, with product applications brainstormed by one of the district’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) clubs, we have sent to print the new “Learning with pride” design you see… more

May 6, 2021

Custodian by day, artist at heart

Most people know Kent Charles as the friendly and hard working custodian who is diligently working every day to keep Qayqayt Elementary clean … to help make sure kids and staff stay as healthy as possible.

But he’s recently… more

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