News

BACKGROUND
Delta School District staff and the Board of Trustees are committed to a thoughtful, strategic, and student-centred approach to balancing the budget each year. A balanced budget is a stipulation of the School Act.

2024/25 BUDGET OVERVIEW
 The Annual Operating Budget for 2024/25 is $197.486 million, up by $772 thousand from the 2023/24 Amended Annual Operating Budget of $196.714 million.
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April 18, 2024: Draft Budget Recommendations
We received more than 180 responses from Phase 1 of the public budget consultation process which asked for feedback on your general priorities. Many thanks to everyone who spent time completing the survey. Your feedback is extremely valuable and was reviewed during preparation of the draft budget recommendations,… Read more »

It should come as no surprise that educators in the Delta School District are highly focused on the foundational pillars of literacy and numeracy. But what exactly does this look like in our schools?
Literacy
In 2022, the district’s Curriculum, Assessment and Instruction department launched a new reading website to provide support and resources for its elementary school teachers.  … Read more »

Kindergarten registration for the 2024/2025 school year runs from February 12-23, 2024. Parents/caregivers will be able to register their child online or in-person. Detailed instructions on how to register will be posted on the district’s website in early February. 

Delta School District offers a wide range of learning options for all students: Please click the links below for more information:

Delta’s Traditional Schools
French Immersion Registration
International Baccalaureate Program
Montessori Program
Home QuestRead more »

Free Parent Workshop – Preparing for Kindergarten 2024 – 2025 School Year
 
Online Kindergarten registration for families will open up on Monday, February 12th, 2024 until Friday, February 23, 2024.  If you prefer to register in person or have additional documentation you would like to bring in to the school,… Read more »

Happy Holidays from the Delta School District and Board of Education.
Schools will be closed for the Winter Break starting December 23 with classes resuming on Monday, January 8, 2024.
A Message from Doug Sheppard, Superintendent of Schools
As we enjoy the holiday season, we invariably find ourselves reflecting on the past year and the incredible journey we’ve shared as a school community…. Read more »

All current grade 7 students:
Our local high schools are planning their Parent Information nights.  Please see below for details for Delview Secondary, Burnsview Secondary & Sands Secondary.  If your child is not planning on attending our catchment school, Delview Secondary, please let the office know as soon as possible.
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WEATHER INFORMATION 2023/24
Announcements of District-wide Closures and/or Delayed Openings of Schools and/or School Closures
A reminder to parents/guardians, students, and staff of the Delta School District’s winter weather procedures and announcements:

All schools in the Delta School District will remain OPEN if at all possible during winter weather, including snowfalls…. Read more »

Please click on the link below for information about a Play Day being offered by the Community Schools Partnership Play Day Program 2023 at Seaquam Secondary for the October 20th Pro D Day.
 
PlayDay Reg Form (Oct 20 2023)Read more »

Image: Reconciliation Post by TFN Artist Karl Morgan, located at the School Board Office   
This article appeared in the Delta Optimist on September 30, 2023: https://www.delta-optimist.com/local-news/delta-school-district-continues-to-help-students-learn-and-reflect-7601229
By Karen McDonald, Indigenous Success Coordinator, Indigenous Education Department, Delta School District
For almost a decade, students and staff in the Delta School District have recognized Orange Shirt Day on September 30th by wearing orange inspired by Phyllis Webstad’s personal experience of arriving at the St…. Read more »

We wish all Delta students, families, and staff a wonderful school year ahead.
Hopefully, you’ve all had an opportunity to rest, relax, recharge, and spend time with family and friends over the summer. We are excited to welcome students back to school next Tuesday (September 5) to continue our mission of inspiring and nurturing thriving,… Read more »

What a pleasure it was to return to normal school operations last September. It’s been a joy to watch students and staff reconnect and throw themselves back into a myriad of events and activities that were suspended during the pandemic. We have also witnessed students tackling serious real-world challenges, including mental health,… Read more »

At the June 6, 2023 Public Board Meeting, Board Chair Val Windsor delivered the following message: 
As you know, this is our final Public Board Meeting of the 2022/2023 school year, and as is customary, I would like to take a moment to reflect on the events of the past year…. Read more »

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL: Tuesday, September 6th, 2022
The first day of school for the 2022-2023 school year is Tuesday, September 6th, 2022. All new and returning grades 1 – 7 students will be attending school from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Please do NOT send your child to school with their full supplies!… Read more »

AN Safety Plan For Parents 09:2020