News

April 3, 2024
Principal’s Message
We hope you and your family have had an enjoyable and restful Spring Break. We are all happy to see the longer days and the shift to outside activities.

Congratulations to all involved in the incredibly successful Mean Girls Musical! The production was very well received by the community,… 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 »

February 1, 2024
Principal’s Message
We’ve reached the midway point of the school year and Semester Two starts today, for those students who have semester classes. February is also the month that student’s select their courses for the next school year. Information sessions are coming up this month to assist students (and parents) in selecting courses for the next grade…. 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 »

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 »

December 18, 2023
Principal’s Message
Heading into the holiday break, there is much anticipation for time to relax, recharge and connect with family and friends. A reminder to families that our final day of instruction before the break will be Friday December 22nd. On Friday, we’ll start the day with “Breakfast with Santa” at 8:30 in the Cafeteria…. 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 »

October 13, 2023
Principal’s Message
It was great to see so many parents attend Meet the Teacher Night on September 21st. The was a lot of positive energy in the building and our staff appreciated the positive feedback and kind words from the attendees. Thank you.
We also had a strong turnout at our Grade 12 Parent Night on October 5th…. 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 »

September 14, 2023
Principal’s Message
Only two weeks into the new school year and we have seen students  adapting to the new schedule and routines. It’s been great to welcome back returning students and meet the many new students, including 276 grade 8s, many who attended our Grade 8 Family Night on August 30th…. 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 »

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
https://sd.deltasd.bc.ca/our-school/2023-24-school-opening-information/
 … 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 »

2023/24 Budget Recommendations
BACKGROUND
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 »