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June 7, 2017

NWSS Events Update: How about a little Jazz? Bandcamp? Musical Theatre?

June 7, 2017 - Check out some great musical performances as NWSS Band students fan out into the community this week! Or sign up for NWSS Summer Bandcamp and perform in Queen's Park. And if singing and dancing's more your style... more

June 5, 2017

Class Inspiration: Supporting Cops for Cancer

École Lord Tweedsmuir elementary school student Sahara raised more money as an individual than any other student for Cops for Cancer - and championed her class to join her while she was at it. The result was a top class fundraising effort ... more

May 18, 2017

Heartfelt Sorrow: Lethal street drug takes life of student

May 29, 2017 - New Westminster Schools is devastated after a 16-year-old female high school student died of a drug overdose and a second student was hospitalized on Friday. Both were victims of what police warned... more

May 18, 2017

Making music with Ukuleles and Friends…

Students at École Qayqayt Elementary School are making music with 30 ukuleles and a whole group of after-school friends thanks to a new program supported by local community organizations. more

May 12, 2017

Gold Medal Baking with Shoshawna Patel

For Shoshawna Patel, a cake is an artist's canvas. The New Westminster Secondary School grade 12 student won gold in the baking category at the Skills Canada BC competition in Abbotsford last month. Now she's off to Winnipeg... more

May 11, 2017

May Day in the Park 2017: You’re Invited!

This year will mark the 147th May Day celebration in the City of New Westminster, with the school district event at Queen's Park taking place Wednesday, May 24th. Students, their families, and community members are invited... 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

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