News

Watch the SDSS Valedictory and Commencement Ceremony. Livestream from SDBC, Wednesday, June 26th, 2024 at 7pm…. Read more »

Dear Students, Staff and Families,
As the school year comes to an end, I want to take a moment to reflect on the last ten months. There’s so much to be proud of. It’s been a year filled with great learning, growth and many memorable moments. It’s been wonderful to see students excelling academically,… Read more »

June 21, 2024
Principal’s Message
Today is the last day of classes and as I write this, students are receiving their yearbooks.  Mr. McDowell and the yearbook team have once again created an outstanding chronicle of the 2023-24 school year, South Delta Secondary’s 50th.
I’d like to offer congratulations to the graduating class of 2024. … Read more »

June 6, 2024
And then it was June!
We are now into the final weeks of classes before the school year comes to an end. We encourage students to finish the year strong and ensure all assignments and assessments are completed to the best of their ability before we break for summer holidays…. Read more »

Delta students excelled in multiple sports this year. Last night, Board of Education trustees and district staff celebrated students’ achievements ahead of the Public Board Meeting.
In attendance were three teams from South Delta Secondary School (SDSS):

The Grade 8 Girls Volleyball team who won the South Fraser Championships and the Delta City Championships…. Read more »

Please join us for tomorrow’s workshop to learn more about the realities of substance use and mental health in Delta at NDSS or online from 6:30 pm-9 pm. Doors will open at 6 pm – come join us for a bite to eat beforehand. You will learn helpful strategies, trends, and other valuable information to support your young person…. Read more »

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.

2024/25 BUDGET OVERVIEW
 The Annual Operating Budget for 2024/25 is $197.486 million, up by $772 thousand from the 2023/24 Amended Annual Operating Budget of $196.714 million.
 … Read more »

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Use this link to login and complete the Student Learning Survey…. Read more »

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 18, 2024: Draft Budget Recommendations
We received more than 180 responses from Phase 1 of the public budget consultation process which asked for feedback on your general priorities. Many thanks to everyone who spent time completing the survey. Your feedback is extremely valuable and was reviewed during preparation of the draft budget recommendations,… 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 »

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 »