News & Events

November 1, 2017

School Board seeks public feedback Nov. 13-27 on May Day Task Force recommendations…

The New Westminster Board of Education is seeking public input concerning the school district’s participation in the annual celebration of May Day in New Westminster... more

October 13, 2017

Queensborough Bus Survey

Available in four languages! The New Westminster Schools Board of Education is conducting a survey regarding modes of transportation for students who reside in Queensborough and attend New Westminster Secondary School.... more

October 4, 2017

The Big Idea: How Kids from Brazil and New West bridged distance and culture to learn together…

For two years, kids from a school in Brazil and kids from Qayqayt elementary school in New Westminster made art together, sang together and learned together. The project is now being showcased... more

October 3, 2017

Coming up: the 8th annual, 12-hour NWSS BANDATHON musical marathon!

Sound the note! The legendary 12-hour, non-stop BANDATHON music-making marathon is coming up October 28. It’s the biggest fundraiser of the year for the parent-led NWSS music auxiliary... more

September 27, 2017

Kids for Cops for Cancer: Lord Tweedsmuir students get a special thanks

Nearly 40 cops on bikes pulled up to the front of École Lord Tweedsmuir elementary school yesterday, making a special stop to offer thanks to all 350 kids cheering them on... more

September 27, 2017

New Westminster Schools Superintendent Pat Duncan to retire…

The Board of Education for New Westminster Schools announced today that Superintendent of Schools & CEO of New Westminster Schools, Pat Duncan, has informed the Board of Education of his intention to retire, effective December 31, 2017.  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