Features & Resources

June 26, 2018

We’re transforming education – starting with our mini-makers

When kindergarten kids take up hammers and drills to make boxes, benches, and birdhouses, they’re gaining not only practical skills - but problem-solving and design thinking skills too... more

June 25, 2018

Good Things are Happening at New Westminster Schools: 2017-2018

We're proud of the exciting things happening across the district. Our students are engaged at every step in the learning journey - and it shows. Check out our Year End booklet - and see for yourself! more

June 15, 2018

Schools Open September 4, 2018

It's back to school Tuesday, September 4 for the start of the 2018-2019 school year. We look forward to welcoming our students back after their summer break. See our school opening procedures and our 2018-2019 calendar.... more

June 8, 2018

Our Journey to Here: NWSS Art Students take the plunge with Queen’s Park Exhibition

Grade 12 art students at New Westminster Secondary School are taking the plunge. For the first time, their art is being featured in a public exhibition in The Gallery at Queen's Park... more

June 7, 2018

A Singular Sensation for 2017-2018: Trustees make the rounds of district schools

New Westminster Schools trustees don't typically open their meetings with Broadway musical performances. But that's one of the delights of holding committee meetings once a month in school settings.... more

June 1, 2018

It’s Showtime! NWSS Dance Students Rev up for June 6 Performance at the Massey Theatre…

It's the highlight of the year for the dance students in the NWSS Performing Arts Program. Some 140 students from five senior and junior dance classes are revving up for show that's student-led and student-managed all the way... 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