News & Events

December 3, 2017

Hyacks Heroes Crowned Provincial Champions Saturday!

Hyacks Heroes Capture BC Subway Bowl Saturday: The Province newspaper calls it "Unreal. Unbelievable. Unforgettable." The New West Record credits fortune, faith and a lot of team work... more

December 1, 2017

A First Light Celebration – École Herbert Spencer Students Share School Spirit

The entire City of New Westminster likely heard the sound of students and neighbours singing in the streets around École Herbert Spencer last night. That's because students took their Christmas spirit outdoors... more

November 28, 2017

A New Westminster Schools journey toward Reconciliation…

From Pow Wow dancing to salmon feasts, and from smudges to traditional rites of passage --- students across the district are increasingly experiencing the living cultures of First Peoples.... more

November 27, 2017

A hidden child of the Holocaust: NWSS students meet a survivor

For NWSS student Scotia Cookson, learning that a child risked death for the simple act of looking out a window speaks volumes about the darkest chapter of modern history... more

November 21, 2017

Generosity Update: Food Drive for Students, by Students at NWSS

Thanks to the generosity of staff, students and community members, the annual NWSS food drive will provide food hampers for 60 families in the school community who could use a little extra holiday help. more

November 11, 2017

New West Teachers Celebrate Making BC History…

At a time when it was "uncivilized" to stand up for fair pay, 84 remarkable teachers took a stand. It's the 100th anniversary of the BC Teachers' Federation this year and New Westminster teachers are celebrating... 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