News & Events

April 28, 2017

Reading Oasis – Drinking in the wonder of books!

An oasis is usually a water source in the middle of a desert - but at Lord Kelvin Elementary School, it's a refuge for kids to drink in the wonders of books. A $10,000 gift from an anonymous United Way donor and a partnership with New Westminster Schools is enhancing the school's learning landscape. more

April 27, 2017

Let’s Walk! Join the Walk New West Challenge – April 3 to May 28

New Westminster is one of the most walkable cities in the region -- and students, staff, teachers and the whole community are invited to prove it by taking on the upcoming Walk New West Community Challenge. more

April 26, 2017

New Westminster Schools Appoints New Associate Superintendent

New Westminster Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Karim Hachlaf to the position of Associate Superintendent of Schools, effective August 1, 2017. Mr. Hachlaf brings more than 17 years’ experience working in the North Vancouver School District more

April 26, 2017

A Community Discussion: Building Resilience, Protecting Kids

Leading public health experts and police will provide guidance and practical tips during a free session May 1 for New Westminster parents to build positive relationships with their children and teens... more

February 27, 2017

Meet Hannah Brine: École Glenbrook Middle School’s Published Poet

Hannah Brine has published an 80-page book of poetry at the age of 11 and it is filled with roses - 65 of them to be exact. The École Glenbrook Middle School student is raising money for the disease that took her cousin after a double lung transplant, and she's devoting a year to the project... more

February 27, 2017

New Westminster Schools – Decoding the Mystery!

At Queensborough Middle School, many students know computer science teacher Colleen Carrington by her code name. As "Pedalgirl" she's right in there with her students, writing lines of computer code that create whole worlds on a computer... 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