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Here's what you should know if New West gets a snow day

Here's what you should know if New West gets a snow day

With flurries and snow in the forecast, here's a refresher on how the New Westminster school district handles school closure notifications in the event of winter weather
Keep Home Learners Program in Hume Park, parents tell New West school board

Keep Home Learners Program in Hume Park, parents tell New West school board

School district report suggested moving program to the Lord Tweedsmuir Elementary site to make way for the alternate RCAP and POWER programs, and parents responded in force. A decision is coming Jan. 26.
It’s time to celebrate Family Literacy Week in New West

It’s time to celebrate Family Literacy Week in New West

What's happening Around Town
New NWSS has cost $88.5 million so far. Next step: demolition

New NWSS has cost $88.5 million so far. Next step: demolition

The replacement New Westminster Secondary School opened for students Jan. 11. Now the school district is moving on to demolition of the old school and plans for a memorial park.
New Westminster school district eyes 'seamless' child-care plan

New Westminster school district eyes 'seamless' child-care plan

Union wants School District 40 to become a pilot site for the plan proposed by the B.C. Coalition of Child Care Advocates
Studio, gallery space on offer for New West artists

Studio, gallery space on offer for New West artists

Arts Council of New Westminster hopes to create a working artist collective by offering affordable space at the Gallery at Queen's Park
New West holding pop-up recycling event Jan. 16

New West holding pop-up recycling event Jan. 16

Monthly events planned until regional depot opens this spring
New West athlete remembered for her zest for life

New West athlete remembered for her zest for life

Shannon Elmer is among a select group of athletes to participate in five sports in her senior year
McBride, Howay families invited to offer input on school catchment changes

McBride, Howay families invited to offer input on school catchment changes

New Westminster school district looking at ways to increase enrolment at F.W. Howay and reduce pressure on the growing Richard McBride
New Westminster schools join Black Shirt Day movement for anti-racism

New Westminster schools join Black Shirt Day movement for anti-racism

Anti-Racism Coalition of Vancouver is promoting the day of awareness of the struggles of Black and racialized people, on Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday