News

Dear DG Families,
 

World Teachers’ Day is 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.  You are amazing!
 
 
 
 
 

Parent Connect
If you have not already done so,… Read more »

Dear DG Families,
It was great to see so many families at our Open House on Thursday evening!   Thank you for participating in our sticker activity/scavenger hunt.  This week we will be contacting those families who won a prize!

Parent Connect
Please take the time to log in to Parent Connect and to update your forms…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,

Introducing our New Logo
Last year we began working with local artist, Bryce Williams, on a new school logo.  We wanted something more representative of the traditional territory of the Tsawwassen and Musqueam people on whose lands our school is situated.  Bryce is a well-know artist and carver from the Tsawwassen First Nation (TFN),… Read more »

Dear DG Families,

It was great to welcome our students and their families to school last week!  We have lots of new families who have joined our DG school community – welcome!  We look forward to getting to know you children better over the course of the school year.

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

We hope you have had an enjoyable summer break and been able to catch up with family and friends. We are excited to welcome students back to school next Tuesday (September 6) to continue our mission of inspiring and nurturing thriving, future-ready learners.
For the coming school year, we will continue to focus on our strategic priorities of ensuring learning success and graduation for all students,… Read more »

BACK TO SCHOOL INFORMATION

School Calendar 2022-2023
Devon Gardens CALENDAR APPENDIX II 22-23
 
First Day of School
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 8:45 a.m…. Read more »

School trustees are elected members of a board of education. They represent the public and advocate for public education in their community. They have one primary mandate: improving learning for all students.
Local school trustee elections allow the community an important opportunity to lead and oversee investment in public education. The next local elections will be held on October 15,… Read more »

As I look back on this past school year, the fall of 2021 seems like a distant memory. It’s hard to believe that we started the school year with numerous communicable disease health and safety restrictions and measures in place. Thankfully, since Spring Break, we have been able to resume more normal school operations,… Read more »

Grade 4 student Ryan, from Devon Gardens Elementary, has been awarded the Alumni Choice Award for presenting a detailed project about his uncle, Squamish Nation artist Xwalacktun Rick Harry, at the recent Provincial Heritage Fair.
You can view Ryan’s award-winning presentation here:

Watch video
View presentation slides

“I chose to write my Heritage Project on Rick Harry because he is part of my family and part of my heritage…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,
 

As we close out the 21-22 school year, we want to say a very big thank you to all our students, staff and families for a wonderful school year.
When school wrapped up last June (a day early due to the heatwave … remember that?), we were told that we should expect things to be “business as usual”… Read more »

Dear DG Families,

A very happy Father’s Day to all the dads out there!

Thank you to all our families who joined us for sports day. It was great to see everyone at our school having a good time.
A very special thank you to Mr. Mok, Mme Santos, Mr. States,… Read more »

Dear DG Families,

 
PAC Popcorn Sale Wed at RECESS
The PAC will be having their FINAL popcorn sale of the year on Wednesday, June 15th at recess.
1 bag of popcorn will be sold for $1.00.   Students are encouraged to bring exact change.
Due to popular demand, each student will only be allowed to buy a maximum of 2 bags of popcorn…. Read more »

Dear DG Families,
 

June is a busy month for us at the school. Please make sure that you are reading the emails sent out to you from the school. With the end of the school year coming up quickly, please be aware of the events happening for your child(ren).
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Dear DG Families,

Welcome to the first week of June! June is a busy month for us at the school. Please make sure that you are reading the emails sent out to you from the school. With the end of the school year coming up quickly, please be aware of the events happening for your child(ren)…. Read more »

2022-2023 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.
2022/23 BUDGET OVERVIEW
The Annual Operating Budget for 2022/23 is $166.2 million, down by $10 million from the 2021/2022 Amended Annual Operating Budget of $176.2 million…. Read more »

Did you miss the priority deadline to start your child on their journey to becoming fluent in French through Early French Immersion? It’s not too late – we are still accepting applications!
French Immersion is available to all students starting in Kindergarten, through Early French Immersion or through applying in Grade 5 for Late French Immersion in Grade 6…. Read more »

Kindergarten registration for the 2022/23 school year runs from February 14-20. As a result of the pandemic, the registration process will be online again 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 »

In April 2021, the Delta School District embarked on an exciting journey to develop its vision for the next decade.
An Advisory Committee comprised of representatives from our staff, students, education partners (CUPE 1091, Delta Teachers’ Association and Delta District Parent Advisory Council, and Delta Principals and Vice Principals Association), the Delta Board of Education and local First Nation Peoples – Musqueam and Tsawwassen First Nations –… 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 »