Features & Resources

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

February 9, 2018

NWSS Maker Fair: A paradigm shift in student learning

NWSS students at the 2nd annual Maker Fair this week got the chance to demonstrate - and experience - the use of technology in learning, from media arts to 3D printers, robotics, and the 'wow factor' of high-voltage Tesla coils... more

February 8, 2018

NWSS Replacement Project: Reminder to Provide Your Feedback by March 15

Round 2 Community Consultation for the new New Westminster Secondary School (NWSS) is coming to a close soon. Thank you to all who have already provided feedback... more

February 8, 2018

“Speed clubbing” for newbies: Glenbrook students take on school trustees

It was a "show-don't-tell" approach to the story of student engagement at École Glenbrook Middle School this week. Principal Chris Evans threw down the gauntlet for school trustees who were meeting at the school Tuesday night... 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