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January 17, 2020

Semester 1 is ending next week!!

The last day of Semester 1 is Tuesday, January 21st. Assessments will be taking place for some grade 10 students on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, Jan. 22, 23 and 24th. Teachers will be available to see any students in grades 9 through 12 who have incomplete work - please contact the teacher to make an appointment regarding incomplete work. Please read the attached letter for more information.Semester change information more

January 7, 2020

Meet our newest Hyack Vice-Principal: Ms Susana Quan

Ms. Susana Quan is our new incoming Vice-Principal who will be working closely with our Grade 9 counsellor, Mr. Dave Mori. Ms. Quan graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts Degree, Bachelor of Education Degree, Teaching English as a Second Language Diploma, and a Masters of Educational Technology Degree. She served one year of teaching with the Richmond School District and seventeen years of teaching with the Vancouver School District. She has taught Elementary and Secondary grade level English as a Second Language, English Language Arts Grades 8-12, Business Education Tourism 11-12, Work Experience 11-12 and Mathematics 8-12. She was also the Mathematics Department Head of Magee Secondary School in Vancouver, where she last resided. In addition, Ms. Quan possesses seven years of Summer School Principalship and Vice-Principalship experience with the Vancouver Board of Education where her true passion is to work collaboratively with students, staff parents and the New Westminster Community. In her spare time, she enjoys being outdoors with her seven year old son as well as traveling to sunny and sandy beaches. Ms. Quan is also a “foodie” and enjoys trying out new restaurants and creating new recipes. Her latest kitchen gadget that she has grown to love is the “Instant Pot.” Ms. Quan can be reached at squan@sd40.bc.ca. more

December 19, 2019

On January 8: Discover New Westminster Schools!

Explore Learning options! On Wednesday, January 8: Explore the programs, learning options and courses we have to offer our students – from kindergarten to grade 12. Join us at the Massey Theatre from 6 – 8:30 p.m. for our first-ever, district-wide Discover New Westminster Schools event, showcasing ways to enrich your, or your student’s, learning experience. more

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