News & Events

November 10, 2017

War ribbons in NWSS trees: Students remember









Coming to grips with the price of war…

Ribbons tied to the nearly leafless maple trees and fluttering  at the front more

November 1, 2017

What do socks have to do with fish? FW Howay kids have the answer!

Anna, André and Kai are leadership students at F.W. Howay elementary school,  where helping hands are making a difference.

Something fishy happened at FW Howay! How did Socktober end with a Kiss?

The goal for “Socktober” more

November 1, 2017

From Human Rights to Tea Time: it’s Clubs Day 2017 at New Westminster Secondary School!

Fast Action: nearly 4 dozen clubs set up booths, signed up members, did a little salsa dancing, and opened doors to fun, friendship and changing the world….Just another annual Clubs Day for New Westminster Secondary School! Check out the more

October 16, 2017

Grieving our loss: Teacher Ronald Poole

October 13, 2017 – It is with great sadness that we share the news that long-time New Westminster Schools teacher Ronald Poole has died at his home on Wednesday due to cardiac arrest. Grief counsellors from our more

October 13, 2017

Queensborough Bus Survey

The New Westminster Schools Board of Education is seeking information on modes of transportation for students who reside in Queensborough and attend New Westminster Secondary School.

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October 4, 2017

The Big Idea: How Kids from Brazil and New West bridged distance and culture to learn together…

In an industrialized city like New Westminster, recycled materials like shipping containers can make art that celebrates civic pride.  In low-income areas of countries like Brazil, creative use of recycled materials might often address more

September 27, 2017

Kids for Cops for Cancer: Lord Tweedsmuir students get a special thanks

Const. Gerald Lau thanks the 350 kids of  École Lord Tweedsmuir for their support. With Vice-Principal Debbie Ramen and Principal Sandra Cottingham.


September 28, 2017 – Nearly 40 cops on bikes pulled up to the more

September 13, 2017

Food review survey now underway at New Westminster Schools

Families in New Westminster Schools are invited to participate in the Food Review Survey: click here.

Feeding school success…

Nearly  50 students are lining up for a breakfast smoothie at Fraser River Middle School, where youth more

June 28, 2017

The World in a Teacup: Learning turns a new leaf at Fraser River Middle School

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 design more

June 27, 2017

Have your say! We’re Renewing our Mission, Vision and Values at New Westminster Schools

June 22, 2017 – Take our Survey: The Board of Education is renewing our Mission, Vision and Values to reflect our schools and communities as of 2017. We are sharing the draft results of our trustees’ work following a process of more