News & Events

April 21, 2020

Weekly Update from Our Principal – April 21, 2020

The staff and myself are so appreciative of all of your kind words and support during these unpredictable times.  It takes a lot of patience to navigate the remote learning environment.  Thank you to those of you who have completed the on-line consent.  See the link below to complete the form.


What you can expect this week:


  • continued learning opportunities from your child’s teachers and other school staff
  • weekly learning plans emailed home to parents and posted to Google classroom by Monday morning for the week ahead
  • calls from your child’s teacher or the school offering support if your child has not been regularly engaging in learning opportunities
  • extra learning help blocks held online with our Learning Support


We still have quite a few students who need the online consent form filled out. Please use the link below to complete the form:


If you are still in need of a loan for a Chromebook please follow the link to the application process. The district is lending Chromebooks out centrally:


Please continue to reach out if you need support from the school or have any questions regarding support. We are here to help.


Take care and be safe.




Helpful resources:


The CNW created a one page document for helpful resources for the general public:


Meal Support:


Beginning on Thursday of last week, lunches are being provided for those students whose parents indicated a need on the district survey. Lunches are available Monday through Friday from NWSS.  

We are also able to lend some support with groceries where there is a need.  As circumstances for all of us are changing frequently, please   reach out if your family could benefit from meal support.  Please contact Debbie Jones by phone (604- 517-1800) or email (


Fraser River has two 3D Printers at work at NWSS producing the plastic component of protective face shields for healthcare workers on the frontline of the COVID -19 response.


Many thanks to NWSS teacher, Val Pontier, who is organizing New Westminster Schools’ response to the call to help provide Personal Protective Equipment for our healthcare workers!