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June 28, 2018

Coming up July 2: NWSS Summer Band Camp – Video Game Edition!

Students will have a place to make music and friends over the summer break. The NWSS Summer Band Camp is coming up July 2-20  – and the theme is Video Games!

Every year, the NWSS Music Department offers the camp for students from 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

June 8, 2018

Our Journey to Here: NWSS Art Students take the plunge with Queen’s Park Exhibition

“Swimsuit” by artist Jadie Hill, Grade 12.  Jadie was awarded the Visual and Performing Arts Department’s Appreciation Award for the work she has done and the positive attitude she brings to the more

June 1, 2018

It’s Showtime! NWSS Dance Students Rev up for June 6 Performance at the Massey Theatre…

Come on out for the NWSS Dance Show this Wednesday, June 6, at the Massey Theatre — the highlight performance of the NWSS Dance Program.
This year, it’s  hip-hop with a Monsters Inc. theme – and it’s  fun for all more

May 18, 2018

Opening the box on fun: Playtime gets even better for kids in New West…

Playing will be even more fun at four sites in New Westminster:  check out the new LIVE 5-2-1-0 PLAYBOXES filled with toys, balls and ideas for outdoor games.
The boxes were ready to open May 19…


Lifting the lid on more

May 16, 2018

Meet the Water Walkers: École Glenbrook students make a splash to change the world…

WE Walk for Water: École Glenbrook Middle School students Edana, Isobel and Ella do their part to change the world for the better…

Opening a window to the experience of children around the world…

For middle school students more

March 8, 2018

The Walking Challenge is On – and NewWestSchools is taking the first step

The Mayor and Acting Mayor of New Westminster and Burnaby are taking on the challenge.

So are school trustees Mary Lalji and Baljinder Narang of New Westminster and Burnaby Schools.

And so will many of the students, classes and more

February 26, 2018

Bullying stops here! Across the district, Pink Shirt Day reveals our true colours…

“We can help change things…”

Hands up for kids at École Qayqayt elementary school: where every single one of the 493 students have a hand in the project to help stop bullying.

Resource teacher Shallene Gill wanted to more

February 9, 2018

NWSS Maker Fair: A paradigm shift in student learning

NWSS students at the 2nd annual Maker Fair this week got the chance to demonstrate – and experience – the use of technology in learning,  from media arts to 3D printers, robotics, and the ‘wow factor’ of high-voltage more

February 8, 2018

“Speed clubbing” for newbies: Glenbrook students take on school trustees

New Westminster Schools board chair Mark Gifford knows when the game’s up! The Rubik’s Cube club is just one of many clubs engaging students at École Glenbrook Middle School….

February 10, 2018 – It was a more

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