Features & Resources

May 8, 2018

May Events: Jazz Night, Trades Info, Digital Media Education for Parents – and more!

May’s a busy month around New Westminster Schools - so students, parents and guardians, mark your calendars! Start with May 12: NWSS Jazz Nite featuring award-winning NWSS musicians before they head off to Havana Cuba... more

May 8, 2018

A Big Day: City May Day festivities include Queen’s Park event with New Westminster Schools

This month marks the 148th May Day in the City of New Westminster. Once again, city festivities will feature several traditional events – including the May Day Parade with the Hyack Festival Association, and May Day in Queen’s Park with New Westminster Schools... more

April 26, 2018

Board approves “good news budget” investing $1.2 million in student learning

The New Westminster Schools Board of Education this week adopted a $79.5 million annual budget for 2018-2019 that makes "an incredibly important set of investments in learning".... more

April 25, 2018

Supporting the learning agenda: New Westminster Schools welcomes new Secretary-Treasurer, Kim Morris

April 25, 2018 - New Westminster Schools is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Morris, a well-respected Secretary-Treasurer with 11 years’ experience in BC northern and interior school districts, as the new Secretary Treasurer for the school district. Her position begins effective July 2, 2018. more

March 19, 2018

Robotics and Stem education: A gift supporting student explorations at NWSS

It's a welcome donation at an exciting time of transformation at New Westminster Secondary School: A $15,000 gift of equipment will support high school students as they follow their passions in science, technology, engineering... more

March 9, 2018

A great day for New Westminster Schools: A Replacement for Richard McBride elementary; an upgrade for Lord Tweedsmuir

Education Minister Rob Fleming brought good news for 800 New Westminster students Friday during a press event at Richard McBride Elementary School, where children  joined in the celebration... 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