News

Dear DG Families,
Halloween Costumes 
On Friday, October 29th, students (who want to) are welcome to come to school dressed in their Halloween Costume. Students will have a chance to share, with their classroom friends, what they are wearing.  In keeping with COVID safety guidelines, we will not be able to have students parade through all the classrooms 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 (last year via Zoom and this year via MS Teams)- a sincere thank you for learning alongside us.

Road Safety
When dropping off your child to school,… Read more »

Dear DG Families,

Wishing all our families a very happy Thanksgiving weekend.
 

Reporting Absences
We are finding that sometimes absence information gets missed when parents just let the teacher know their child will be away.   For this reason, please also call the school office, at 604-581-6185, to report all absences (same day and upcoming) for your child…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,
 

World Teacher’s Day is on Tuesday, October 5th. Please join us in thanking all of our dedicated educators who work so hard to make a positive difference in the lives of our students.
 
 
 
 
 

Mask Mandate (Updated)
On Friday, Provincial Health Officer Dr…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,
 

Terry Fox Run
Devon Gardens will be participating in the annual Terry Fox Run again this year! Instead of running as a whole school students will be running in smaller groups of approximately 4 classes at a time in order to allow for more space outside. Our run date is Tuesday September 28th!… Read more »

Dear DG Families,

Elections Canada
Our school will be an Elections Canada polling station on Monday, September 20th. As such, please expect extra traffic at our school during drop off and pick up time. If possible, consider walking to school that day to help ease congestion around our school.

Road Safety
Pick up times can be very busy,… Read more »

Dear DG Families,

We enjoyed seeing so many of you over the last week!  For the many new families joining us at DG, welcome! We are eager to get to know your children better over the course of the school year.

Individual School Photos
Individual school photos will be taken on Tuesday,… Read more »

Dear DG Families,
Dear DG Families,
Welcome Back to the 2021-22 School Year! Please find attached some information about next week, including where students should line up and what they need to bring (only a few school supplies, please!). Although this information was also emailed home to families, we are also posting it here to ensure we haven’t missed anyone…. Read more »

BACK TO SCHOOL INFORMATION

School Calendar
2021-2022 planner Calendar (1)
First Day of School
The first day of school for the 2021-2022 school year is Tuesday, September 7th, 2021. All new and returning grades 1 – 7 students will be attending school from 8:42 a.m. until 12:00 p.m…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,
 

At the end of this school year, we want to take the time to thank all of you for your continued support over the course of this unique school year. We want to wish all of you a very restful and fun summer and we look forward to welcoming your child back to school (except for our grade 7 students who will be off to high school!) on Tuesday,… Read more »

Bring your unwanted electronics to Sands Secondary this weekend to be recycled.
 
 
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In response to the tragic news of the remains of 215 children found at the former Residential School in Kamloops last week, the Delta School District held a ceremony at the School Board Office on June 1 to honour these children and all those affected by the Residential School System. Knowledge Keeper,… Read more »

This year, the theme for Emergency Preparedness Week (May 2 – 8) is “Be Ready for Anything”.
While the current global health crisis created by COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact, Emergency Preparedness Week is a reminder to us all to take actions to be better prepared to protect ourselves, individuals in our care and our families…. Read more »

2021-2022 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.
2021/22 BUDGET OVERVIEW
The Annual Operating Budget for 2021/22 is $169.480 million.
The District anticipates a growth in enrollment of 35 full-time enrolled (FTE) students for the 2021/22 school year,… Read more »

While staff and students are away… our Facilities Team has been hard at work.
With hallways and classrooms empty during Spring Break, it’s the perfect time for our crews to complete some major (and minor) renovations. Below are just some of the many projects our team has been working on over the last two weeks…. Read more »

Is your child turning five this year? If so, you can register your child to start Kindergarten in September.  Online registration will remain open until March 26, 2021.
Please visit the Kindergarten page on the district’s website for instructions on how to register online and details of the accompanying documentation required: https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/schools/student-registration/kindergarten/
Please register your child as soon as possible…. Read more »

 

Scan the QR code using the camera on your phone or visit the ERASE Report It website: https://erasereportit.gov.bc.ca/add/report-itRead more »

On Thursday, March 11, staff and students at the Delta School District are holding Roc Your Mocs, an event to celebrate cultural diversity and identity through traditional footwear.
The original ‘Rock Your Mocs’ event takes place annually in November. The campaign started in 2011 in the U.S. in support of National Native American Heritage Month and provides a positive opportunity for Indigenous people to unite and celebrate tribal individuality by wearing moccasins…. Read more »

Delta School District is pleased to accept applications from families and students residing within and outside of the Delta School District. We offer a wide range of learning programs for all students.
In previous years, parents were able to apply online or in person. This process has been revised for the 2021/22 school year as a result of the ongoing pandemic…. Read more »

Kindergarten registration for the 2021/22 school year runs from February 16 – 23. As a result of the pandemic, Delta School District has moved its registration process online this year.
Detailed instructions on how to register will be posted on the district’s website in early February. Please note: Schools will not accept registration documents in person…. Read more »