News

Dear DG Families,
 

Halloween Colours for PE
Students are encouraged to wear Halloween colours/Fall colours for gym this Monday and Tuesday (depending on when your child has gym).  Ms. Leveque has been working with all of our students teaching them a Halloween dance.
Halloween Costumes 
This year, we will not be able to do a Halloween parade as in previous years where students go into all classrooms around the school to show their costumes. … Read more »

Dear DG Families,

Thank you to all our families for “virtually” attending their parent teacher conference times.  We know that the shift to online platforms is new for some of us – a sincere thank you for learning alongside us.
 

October 24, 2020 Elections Day
Our school will be used as a polling station on Saturday,… Read more »

Dear DG Families,
 

Happy Thanksgiving Weekend
We are so very thankful for everyone in our school community.
Our schools have been back in session for four weeks now and our students have adapted extremely well to the new health and safety protocols, including handwashing, staying in their cohorts and playing in designated zones on the playground…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,
 
 
 
 

Individual School Pictures
School photos will be taken on Thursday, October 8th.  If your child is absent on October 8th, retakes have been scheduled for November 19th.
 

Crossing Guard Schedule
A huge thank you to our student crossing guards!  We are sharing the crossing guard schedule with parents as we know that prior arrangements need to be made at home to ensure that your child can come to school earlier or stay later after the bell. … Read more »

Dear DG Families,
 
 
Road Safety – Thank You!

Since sending out reminders about where you can (and cannot) park to help keep students safe, we’ve noticed a BIG improvement.  Thank you!   We still need to work on getting everyone to use the cross walk on Russell Drive (instead of darting across the middle of the street) and reminding students not to walk through the staff parking lot (much safer to use the path along the front grass area and walk up Downs Road to get to the field or the end doors by Ms Flag’s class)…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,
 
Our first week of school was fantastic!  We want to thank all of our students, staff, and families for following our safety protocols, moving through the school safely, following our new staggered entry and exit times, and respecting the new normal of social distancing when not in our cohorts. … Read more »

Dear DG Families,
It was so great to see so many of our students and families this week!  We are looking forward to our first full week of school next week.
Absentee Line.
Just a reminder, if your child will be absent please call in your child’s absence at 604-581-6185, and leave a message when prompted
 … Read more »

Please see Sept 10 update to parents for information on line up areas, which will be in effect when your come for the small group orientation sessions, tomorrow.
You will also find the staggered entry/exit schedules, which are effective Monday…. Read more »

Welcome back to the start of another year in Delta schools —
I hope that our teachers, staff, students and parents were able to enjoy the summer, and had a chance to relax and recharge.
We are excited to see students and staff return to our schools, and are pleased that the majority of Delta students have chosen to return to school for in-class instruction as this will help to minimize learning gaps and provide the academic,… Read more »

Dear DG Families,
We hope this email finds all of you enjoying the long weekend.
Our staff is very excited to welcome our students back to school.  Mme Erker has created a Welcome Back video to share with our school community.  Thank you Mme Erker and we hope you enjoy the video!… Read more »

Dear DG Families,
parent connect instructions 2
The attached notice is shorter than it may appear!
Before your child comes to school on Thursday, you will need to log-on to Parent Connect and sign off on the “daily health check” form (new this year). My suggestion is that you take this opportunity to complete all forms on Parent Connect,… Read more »

We recognize that parents are seeing other school districts offer an additional option to address concerns about sending children back to school for in-class instruction. Since the release of our back to school plan on August 26, we have been connecting directly with those parents who continue to have questions to try to address their concerns…. Read more »

Delta School District’s priority remains fulfilling our purpose and mission of enabling all learners to succeed and contribute to their full potential to the future while at the same time ensuring a healthy and safe environment for all students, families and employees.
Delta’s Back to School Plan
In September, we expect schools to resume under Stage 2 of the Five Stage Framework for K-12 Education which calls for full attendance in classrooms to help minimize learning gaps and provide the academic,… Read more »

As I take some time to reflect on the 2019/2020 school year, I think it’s fair to say that the year started off like any other. However, it has certainly ended in a way unlike any year we have seen before.
Prior to the declaration of a global pandemic on March 11,… Read more »

The Ministry of Education has announced that schools will be open on June 1 with a priority for children of Essential Service Workers (ESWs) to be at school five days a week. The school-based childcare centres that have been open over the past two months to support children of ESWs will be closed at the end of the day on Friday,… Read more »

Delta Firefighters are encouraging students to use their creativity to highlight the people they are thankful for from across many different industries who are working hard to help others during these challenging times in a new community fundraising initiative.
Delta Firefighters will make a $10 donation to the school district’s Food Security Program for every submission received…. Read more »

Is your child turning five this year? If so, you can register your child to attend Kindergarten in September.
For verification of your catchment area school, please call the School Board Office at 604-952-5340 or check the School Locator.
Please visit the Kindergarten page on the district’s website for the registration form and details of the accompanying documentation required: https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/schools/student-registration/kindergarten/
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,… Read more »

2020-2021 Budget
BACKGROUND
Delta School District staff and the Board of Trustees are committed to a thoughtful and student-centred approach to balancing the budget each year.
A balanced budget is a stipulation of the School Act.
THE 2020/21 BUDGET AND CONTRIBUTING FACTORS
The Annual Operating Budget for 2020/21 is $162.8 million…. Read more »

Updated – March 24
Please be advised that all Delta School District school playgrounds and hard-court areas are closed.
City of Delta Mayor George V. Harvie has directed the closure of all playground equipment in Delta to prevent close contact of children using these facilities. While this may be disappointing for some children and families,… Read more »

Late French Immersion Parent Information Nights (For Grade 6 entry into French Immersion):

Burnsview Secondary, 7658 112 St, Delta – Monday, January 27, 2020 at 6:30pm
South Delta Secondary, 750 53 St, Delta – Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 6:30pm

Late French Immersion Application Dates:

Online application will be available on Delta’s website on Monday,… Read more »