Features & Resources

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

March 8, 2018

The Walking Challenge is On – and NewWestSchools is taking the first step

Two city mayors are taking on the challenge. So are school trustees. And so will many of the students, classes and schools in New Westminster and Burnaby. It all starts April 9 - and every minute counts!... more

February 26, 2018

Bullying stops here! Across the district, Pink Shirt Day reveals our true colours…

Hands up for kids at École Qayqayt: where every single one of the 493 students have a hand in the project to help stop bullying. Across the district, schools have planned their own unique events, assemblies, flashmob activities and more... more

February 14, 2018

School Goals: At Richard McBride, everyone’s part of the school journey…

The "Kindness Captains" at Richard McBride elementary school are part of a school culture that recognizes how everyone treats each other has a powerful effect on classroom performance and school climate.... 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