2023/24 Budget Recommendations
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.
2023/24 BUDGET OVERVIEW
The Annual Operating Budget for 2023/24 is $187.3 million, up by $6.2 million from the 2022/2023 Amended Annual Operating Budget of $181.1 million…. Read more »
Is your student interested in Film Acting? Film Production? VFX? Would they want to study these subjects IN SCHOOL for credit?
The Delta Film Academy is opening their studio doors on Saturday, April 15th from 10am-12noon for an OPEN HOUSE to learn more about the DELTA FILM ACADEMY – a program offered to high school students interested in studying filmmaking,… Read more »
This article originally appeared in the Delta Optimist on March 15.
Grade 11 South Delta Secondary student Luis de la Haza is working on an impressive science project aimed at addressing climate change.
“Carbon dioxide is the major contributor to climate change. however, we can change this by using particular saltwater organisms (cyanobacteria) that excel in absorbing carbon dioxide through photosynthesis,” he said…. Read more »
This article originally appeared in the Delta Optimist on March 2, 2023.
On Friday, February 24, students at South Delta Secondary School (SDSS) demonstrated their support for Ukraine by marking the somber one-year anniversary of the Russian invasion.
“Many people may not realize that there are families in our community whose lives have been upended by the war in Ukraine,” said Sandra Adamson,… Read more »
Scholarships, bursaries, awards, and student loans are excellent ways to help finance a student’s post-secondary education. There are some pretty significant scholarships (upwards of $40,000) available. Click here to read about the scholarships won by Delta students last year.
Students are encouraged to visit their Career & Post-Secondary Advisor in their school’s Career Centre for more information and assistance with scholarships and for post secondary planning advice. … Read more »
The Delta School District is committed to transparent budget planning and resource allocation that is directly aligned with the strategic vision, goals and objectives established by the Board. It is our sincere hope that as many voices as possible engage in the annual budget input process to provide feedback on their funding priorities for the upcoming school year…. Read more »
Congratulations to Grade 10 student Liam from South Delta Secondary whose comic strip (bande dessinée) was one of 16 winning comics from five countries (Brazil, Canada, Haiti, United States and Mexico) in the Adventures in the Americas contest.
Participants were asked to invent and showcase a superhero in a francophone and Canadian setting…. Read more »
Happy Holidays from the Delta School District and Board of Education.
Schools will be closed from December 19 until January 2, with classes resuming on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
A Message from Doug Sheppard, Superintendent of Schools
I am thankful we have been able to resume to almost normal school operations this fall after more than two years of navigating continued changes due to the pandemic…. Read more »
November is Apprentice Recognition Month and we certainly recognize the more than 60 Delta students (and their talented instructors) who are involved in Apprentice programs currently as part of their high school education! Students are kick-starting their careers by either working in a skilled trade or beginning a post-secondary apprenticeship program…. Read more »
At the inaugural Board meeting last night, four trustees – Nimmi Daula, Ammen Dhillon, Masako Gooch and Joe Muego – were sworn in for the first time, alongside returning trustees Erica Beard, Nick Kanakos and Val Windsor. The ceremony took place at the Delta School Board offices on Harvest Drive in Ladner…. Read more »
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN FRENCH IMMERSION?
Delta School District is sharing pre-recorded presentations and hosting online Parent Information Nights in November, December and January. 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 »
Greetings SDSS Sundevils! We hope that you have had a wonderful summer! Preparations for the new school year are coming together and we are looking forward to welcoming the SDSS community back to school. Follow the link for important start-up information including, opening day schedules, calendars, MyEDBC, Parent and Student Connect …
SD School Opening Newsletter August 2022… Read more »
Please go to the following link to view the Valedictory Ceremony online on Wednesday, June 29th. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_QkU4jGYbw… Read more »