COVID-19 Info Centre

June 1, 2020

Playgrounds and outdoor spaces open

Effective today, playgrounds and outdoor play spaces at New Westminster Schools are open for use. Remember to practice proper distancing and hygiene etiquette. more

May 22, 2020

Phase 3 optional return to in-class instruction: what you need to know

The FAQ's of what the Phase 3 return to classes means, what your options are, what safety measures are in place and more. more

May 22, 2020

The plan for phase 3: Superintendent update

Superintendent Karim Hachlaf updates students, staff and community about the plan for the shift to Phase 3 of the return to school process. more

May 15, 2020

Update: Optional partial return to school

June 1st will the official start of Phase 3 of the optional part-time return to schools. Strict new guidelines will ensure health and safety for all. And remote learning will continue for many families until a full return that's now anticipated for September. more

May 12, 2020

StrongStart: ideas to engage young learners through COVID

Find a link to a weekly newsletter with updates and ideas of activities you can try with your young learners. more

May 11, 2020

Partners in supporting everyone in our community

Under the mandate and lead of BC Housing – and in partnership with the City of New Westminster, Fraser Health and Lookout Housing and Health Society – we're sharing news of an innovative solution (a temporary emergency response centre) that will help keep more vulnerable members of our community safe through the COVID crisis. more

Highlights at New Westminster School District 40

Good Things are Happening: 2021-22 in review

An amazing list of projects, achievements and learning opportunities from the 2021-22 school year that's set the foundation we move forward from. more

The beat and birth of a drum

All three of our middle schools collaborated around a power lesson, with additional opportunities for Indigenous students to get hands-on cultural teachings and experiences. more

Understanding and opportunities: the diversity and inclusion review

Key findings and recommendations from our justice, equity, diversity and inclusion consultants. more