News & Events

September 6, 2018

A sign of excitement: School’s back!

It's back to school for some 7000 students across the district - and at Queen Elizabeth elementary in Queensborough, everyone's ready! more

July 10, 2018

Supporting learning achievement for all

Empowering educators to better understand the challenges students face is a step in creating a school community where everyone feels safe, seen, heard, and supported. Thanks to a budget surplus of $1.2 million, new money is being invested... more

June 28, 2018

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

The NWSS Summer Band Camp is coming up July 2 - 20  - and the theme is Video Games! Make music and friends over the summer break... more

June 28, 2018

A big cheque making a big difference: After-school programming gets a generous boost…

A new pilot project supporting after-school programs is being launched in New Westminster Schools – thanks to a group of Burnaby-based retired educators... more

June 26, 2018

We’re transforming education – starting with our mini-makers

When kindergarten kids take up hammers and drills to make boxes, benches, and birdhouses, they’re gaining not only practical skills - but problem-solving and design thinking skills too... more

June 25, 2018

Good Things are Happening at New Westminster Schools: 2017-2018

We're proud of the exciting things happening across the district. Our students are engaged at every step in the learning journey - and it shows. Check out our Year End booklet - and see for yourself! more

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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

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