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Community Schools: Engage. Learn. Grow.

Mission:

Community Schools is about embracing change, being open to new ideas, methods and processes. It is about greeting vulnerable children, youth and families with open arms and seeking out opportunities that will benefit individuals and the community as a whole. In partnership with community, Community Schools provide individuals the means to make miraculous changes in their lives.

Values:

  • Well-being of children youth and families;
  • Collaborative relationships and partnerships;
  • High quality programs;
  • Creative, strength-based community development;
  • Equal opportunities for participation;
  • Leveraging community resources.

Community Schools offer the following program streams:

  • Literacy and Numeracy;
  • Physical Literacy;
  • Artistic Exploration;
  • Social and Emotional Development;
  • Leadership;
  • Supports to Families.

For information on programs and registration, please visit:  www.ecommunityschool.ca  or contact our District Community School Coordinators:

Rick Bloudell

Phone: 778-874-5457

Robin Stewart

Phone: 778-874-4700

News & Announcements

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It’s Official! New Westminster Schools is a place where students love to learn…

It’s Official! New Westminster Schools is a place where students love to learn…

Charting a course in a time of change: School trustees have renewed the Vision and Mission for New Westminster Schools that will guide and inspire the district into the future... more

A New Westminster Schools journey toward Reconciliation…

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

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

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