New Westminster Secondary School and SIGMA Alternate School

New Westminster Secondary School (NWSS) offers outstanding opportunities for students of all backgrounds. As the sole high school in New Westminster, it is today home to close to 2,000 students in Grades 9-12, and is one of the largest high schools in British Columbia. Its facilities include: computer labs, gymnasiums, a full-service cafeteria, a large sports field and a theatre, along with specialized classrooms for sciences, art, music, technology and industrial arts.

At NWSS, we are proud of our diversity and that is reflected in an array of educational programs and services as we strive to meet the needs of all learners and backgrounds.


820 Sixth Street New Westminster, BC V3M 3S9





Grades Served:

9 – 12, as well as both Early and Late French Immersion 9 – 12

Principal – Grade 12 Administrator:

Murray McLeod Email Mr. McLeod

Senior Vice-Principal – Grade 9 Administrator:

Susana Quan Email Ms. Quan

Vice-Principal – Grade 11 Administrator:

Miriam Schellenberg Email Ms. Schellenberg

Vice-Principal – Grade 10 Administrator:

Greg Patton Email Mr. Patton

Reporting a student absence:

Phone: 604-517-6391 – Leave message 24/7


Marlo Caroline Paras (main line reception)
Phone: 604-517-6220

Michelle Sherwood (Scholarships/Bursaries/IB support)
Phone: 604-517-6210

Shannon Milne (Student Records)
Phone: 604-517-6251

Linda Lincoln (Bookkeeper)
Phone: 604-517-6218

Zone Trustee:

Ms. Maya Russell