News and Announcements

Delta School  District will be hosting a zoom workshop “Let’s Talk : Managing Stress in These Uncertain Times” for our Punjabi speaking community next Thursday, December 3rd from 6:30-8pm.
Register in advance for this meeting:
https://ca01web.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5ErcuyqqjooHNwppexMO_VaGuyegKvFZ9pE
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting…. Read more »

Tips on how to celebrate Gurpurab safely at home:
Fraser Health has created resources for community members who may be celebrating Gurpurab on Monday. These resources include suggestions for celebrating Gurpurab safely at home. The resource is available in English and Punjabi.
Gurpurab-Handout-Web-Home-Links
Gurpurab-Handout-Web-Home-Punjabi-Links
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Welcome back to the start of another year in Delta schools —
I hope that our teachers, staff, students and parents were able to enjoy the summer, and had a chance to relax and recharge.
We are excited to see students and staff return to our schools, and are pleased that the majority of Delta students have chosen to return to school for in-class instruction as this will help to minimize learning gaps and provide the academic,… Read more »

We recognize that parents are seeing other school districts offer an additional option to address concerns about sending children back to school for in-class instruction. Since the release of our back to school plan on August 26, we have been connecting directly with those parents who continue to have questions to try to address their concerns…. Read more »

Delta School District’s priority remains fulfilling our purpose and mission of enabling all learners to succeed and contribute to their full potential to the future while at the same time ensuring a healthy and safe environment for all students, families and employees.
Delta’s Back to School Plan
In September, we expect schools to resume under Stage 2 of the Five Stage Framework for K-12 Education which calls for full attendance in classrooms to help minimize learning gaps and provide the academic,… Read more »

As I take some time to reflect on the 2019/2020 school year, I think it’s fair to say that the year started off like any other. However, it has certainly ended in a way unlike any year we have seen before.
Prior to the declaration of a global pandemic on March 11,… Read more »

Hello Kindergarten families,
We are very excited to welcome your child(ren) to Gibson Elementary this September.  In preparation for your new transition we have attached a welcome video to give you a sneak peek of life in Kindergarten.
 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mpcAT1nLls&feature=youtu.be
 
Also please join us on Wednesday June 17th from 1pm to 2pm for a “Drive by Kindergarten Meet and Greet.”  Please pull into the round-about in front of the main entrance to meet some Gibson teachers and staff. … Read more »

The Ministry of Education has announced that schools will be open on June 1 with a priority for children of Essential Service Workers (ESWs) to be at school five days a week. The school-based childcare centres that have been open over the past two months to support children of ESWs will be closed at the end of the day on Friday,… Read more »

Delta Firefighters are encouraging students to use their creativity to highlight the people they are thankful for from across many different industries who are working hard to help others during these challenging times in a new community fundraising initiative.
Delta Firefighters will make a $10 donation to the school district’s Food Security Program for every submission received…. Read more »

Is your child turning five this year? If so, you can register your child to attend Kindergarten in September.
For verification of your catchment area school, please call the School Board Office at 604-952-5340 or check the School Locator.
Please visit the Kindergarten page on the district’s website for the registration form and details of the accompanying documentation required: https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/schools/student-registration/kindergarten/
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,… Read more »

2020-2021 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.
THE 2020/21 BUDGET AND CONTRIBUTING FACTORS
The Annual Operating Budget for 2020/21 is $162.8 million…. Read more »

Updated – March 24
Please be advised that all Delta School District school playgrounds and hard-court areas are closed.
City of Delta Mayor George V. Harvie has directed the closure of all playground equipment in Delta to prevent close contact of children using these facilities. While this may be disappointing for some children and families,… Read more »

Parent Connect will be available for bookings on Tuesday, January 28 at 8:30 am and will close on Wednesday, February 5th, at 4:00 pm.
Parents Letter_Stu Conference2020.docRead more »

Late French Immersion Parent Information Nights (For Grade 6 entry into French Immersion):

Burnsview Secondary, 7658 112 St, Delta – Monday, January 27, 2020 at 6:30pm
South Delta Secondary, 750 53 St, Delta – Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 6:30pm

Late French Immersion Application Dates:

Online application will be available on Delta’s website on Monday,… Read more »

The PAC is excited to have partnered with Neufeld Farms for the final fundraiser of the year.
Orders & payment are due no later then 3pm on June 6th.  Pick up will be at the Gibson Elem. school parking lot on June 17 at 4:30 pm.
For more information, please go to:
Neufeld Cover Letter
Neufeld Order FormRead more »

On the afternoon of Friday, May 31st , we will be holding our annual Emergency Evacuation drill at approximately 2:15 p.m. At this time, we will be practicing the Student Release procedures that need to be followed in the event of an emergency. But we need your assistance. We are asking parents who are are able to pick up their children from school a bit early Friday afternoon to do so,… Read more »

The Delta School District is pleased to offer two free parent information nights on the topic of “Keeping Our Children Safe from Gangs.”
The sessions are offered in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Safer Schools Together. They will take place on May 8th at North Delta Secondary (6:30 to 8:00) and on May 23rd at Seaquam Secondary (6:30 to 8:00.) Both presentations will include the same content and presenters…. Read more »