News & Events

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

May 9, 2017

Join the Action! Hyacks in Motion May 13th!

Families, classes, teams, individuals! Join the action this Saturday at Queen's Park in New Westminster for the 4th Annual Hyacks in Motion Family Run/Walk. You can register online now for the 3 km run/walk or sign in at the park... more

May 1, 2017

NWSS hosts first on-site blood donor clinic

For New Westminster Secondary School Principal John Tyler, it was time to bite the bullet. Tyler gave blood for the first time ever Thursday - inspired by the determination of the students who organized the drive, and the fact that the Canadian Blood Services clinic was situated right at the school... more

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

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