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Dear DG Families,

Opportunity for Input – Equity and Justice Action Plan

Staff and parents from all backgrounds are invited to influence the draft Equity and Justice Action Plan in the Delta School District.
The District has drafted the Equity & Justice Action Plan based on the information shared in previous surveys regarding equity and systemic oppression…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,

Thank you to the many families who attended the PAC’s Family Movie Night fundraiser on Friday.   The parent volunteers who organized this event worked super hard (before, during, and after the movie!) to ensure it was a successful event.  Proceeds from the movie night will help the PAC continue to support many initiatives and activities that enrich the school experience for the students…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,

Welcome back- we hope you had a wonderful Spring Break!  The 3rd term is often very busy with lots going on!  In addition to notices and other correspondence from your child’s teacher, you can also stay up to date by reading these weekly posts, as well as other emails sent via the office,… Read more »

Dear DG Families,
With Spring Break just around the corner, we hope that our families will have an opportunity to spend some more some quality time with one another.  We want to you thank you for your continued support to make our school the best it can be.  Your partnership means so much!… Read more »

Dear DG Families,

Lost and Found
Please remind your children to take a look in the lost and found for any items that belong to them.  Any unclaimed items will be donated to charity prior to Spring Break.
Track & Field T-shirt Orders – don’t miss out!

 
 
 
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Dear DG Families,
 

February is Black History Month

Black History Month provides us with the opportunity to celebrate and learn about the many achievements and contributions of Black individuals and communities, despite having endured historical and continuing inequality and oppression.

The first Black settlers to British Columbia arrived in 1858…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,
 

We hope you had a wonderful Family Day!
 

February is Black History Month

Black History Month provides us with the opportunity to celebrate and learn about the many achievements and contributions of Black individuals and communities, despite having endured historical and continuing inequality and oppression.  BC has a rich Black history dating back to Canada’s colonial origins…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,

Just a reminder that Friday, February 16th is a Professional Development Day. There is no school for students.
 

All the staff at Devon Gardens wish each of you a very happy Family Day holiday on February 19th. The school will be closed that day. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday,… Read more »

April 2024: Phase 2 of the Budget Consultation Process
Thank you to everyone who participated in Phase 1 of the Budget Consultation Process. More than 180 responses were received through the online survey. This feedback is being considered during development of the draft budget recommendations.
On April 18, the district will release the draft budget recommendations for the 2024/2025 school year…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,

A reminder to all drivers that the upper parking lot is for school district staff and emergency vehicles only. The lower parking lot is for student pick-up and drop-offs at all times, even when classes are in session and/or it’s raining or snowing. 
The school recognizes that the parking situation at DG is less than ideal,… 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 »

Dear DG Families,

Parking Lot Safety
A reminder to all drivers that the upper parking lot is for school district staff and emergency vehicles only. The lower parking lot is for student pick-up and drop-offs at all times, even when classes are in session and/or it’s raining or snowing. We have had more than a few near-misses between cars and pedestrians in the staff parking lot in the past couple of weeks as adults drop off or pick up students during school hours,… 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 »

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 »

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN FRENCH IMMERSION?

Delta School District is hosting online and in-person Parent Information Nights in November, January and February. Join us to hear from French Immersion students, teachers, principals and coordinators.THERE ARE TWO FRENCH IMMERSION PROGRAMS OFFERED IN DELTA
EARLY French Immersion Program (Kindergarten to Grade 12) and LATE French Immersion Program (Grade 6 to Grade 12)…. Read more »

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 »

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 »