Features & Resources

May 11, 2017

May Day in the Park 2017: You’re Invited!

This year will mark the 147th May Day celebration in the City of New Westminster, with the school district event at Queen's Park taking place Wednesday, May 24th. Students, their families, and community members are invited... more

April 28, 2017

Reading Oasis – Drinking in the wonder of books!

An oasis is usually a water source in the middle of a desert - but at Lord Kelvin Elementary School, it's a refuge for kids to drink in the wonders of books. A $10,000 gift from an anonymous United Way donor and a partnership with New Westminster Schools is enhancing the school's learning landscape. more

April 27, 2017

Let’s Walk! Join the Walk New West Challenge – April 3 to May 28

New Westminster is one of the most walkable cities in the region -- and students, staff, teachers and the whole community are invited to prove it by taking on the upcoming Walk New West Community Challenge. more

April 27, 2017

A chance to shine: Syrian school children share their culture

It was a chance to shine and they took it with pride: Syrian children in New Westminster shared their culture at Massey Theatre last month - dancing, singing, acting traditional stories, and enjoying food together with their guests. more

April 11, 2017

Out of this World: Giant Floor Map of Canada at Fraser River Middle School

Students at Fraser River Middle School will be able to hover over Canada in space or simply walk across the country this week thanks to the Canadian Space Agency's first-ever Giant Floor Map of Canada... more

March 11, 2017

First in BC – School Board Adopts Sanctuary Schools Policy

A jam-packed school board office burst into cheers, applause, and the sound of marimba music last week as Westminster Schools became the first school district in BC to adopt a sanctuary schools policy. 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