News & Events

December 1, 2023

Save the date! Discover New Westminster Schools on Jan. 9, 2024

Save the date! “Discover New Westminster Schools” is coming to New Westminster Secondary School on Tuesday, January 9, 2024, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.! more

November 28, 2023

Programs of Choice Review report now available

The review was initiated in January 2023 as part of work outlined in the New Westminster School District’s Strategic Plan (2019-2024). The Review took place over the first 6 months of 2023. more

November 14, 2023

Queen Elizabeth Elementary School Expansion to Receive Third Floor

We're delighted to share that the Queen Elizabeth Elementary School expansion project will include an additional floor in its final construction! This will transform the building from a two-storey structure to a three-storey school that provides space for 21 more classrooms. Once completed, the added rooms will allow Grade 5 students to return to Queen Elizabeth Elementary. more

October 24, 2023

Board of Education adopts updated Long Range Facilities Plan

On October 24, 2023, The New Westminster Board of Education adopted a refreshed version of its Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP). more

September 26, 2023

Long Range Facilities Plan: Info sessions to outline how we’re addressing growth

Join us for either the in-person or online information sessions as we outline key features of our newly updated LRFP more

September 12, 2023

Energy and opportunity: looking forward and back

Superintendent Karim Hachlaf welcomes back students, staff and families, as he take a moment to reflect on the foundations we build on this coming school year. 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