Features & Resources

November 28, 2017

A New Westminster Schools journey toward Reconciliation…

From Pow Wow dancing to salmon feasts, and from smudges to traditional rites of passage --- students across the district are increasingly experiencing the living cultures of First Peoples.... more

November 27, 2017

A hidden child of the Holocaust: NWSS students meet a survivor

For NWSS student Scotia Cookson, learning that a child risked death for the simple act of looking out a window speaks volumes about the darkest chapter of modern history... more

November 21, 2017

Generosity Update: Food Drive for Students, by Students at NWSS

Thanks to the generosity of staff, students and community members, the annual NWSS food drive will provide food hampers for 60 families in the school community who could use a little extra holiday help. more

November 11, 2017

New West Teachers Celebrate Making BC History…

At a time when it was "uncivilized" to stand up for fair pay, 84 remarkable teachers took a stand. It's the 100th anniversary of the BC Teachers' Federation this year and New Westminster teachers are celebrating... more

November 10, 2017

War ribbons in NWSS trees: Students remember

Coming to grips with the price of war: Ribbons tied to the nearly leafless maple trees and fluttering  at the front entrance of New Westminster Secondary School raise the question: who are they for? And who put them there?... more

November 2, 2017

Hugs from Home Learners at Hume Park….

Parents and kids at the Home Learners at Hume Park program gathered in force last week to thank Roberta Oxenbury for being the face of a welcoming, friendly program since she joined on as secretary 13 years ago... 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