News and Announcements

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 »

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 »

In previous years, school nurses provided education to school personnel on topics such as anaphylaxis, seizure, and diabetes management. However, they are unable to provide this support at this time as they are currently involved in school immunizations delays due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
We recognize the importance of having the knowledge and skills to ensure students are safe while attending school…. 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 »

This year, the theme for Emergency Preparedness Week (May 2 – 8) is “Be Ready for Anything”.
While the current global health crisis created by COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact, Emergency Preparedness Week is a reminder to us all to take actions to be better prepared to protect ourselves, individuals in our care and our families…. Read more »

2021-2022 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.
2021/22 BUDGET OVERVIEW
The Annual Operating Budget for 2021/22 is $169.480 million.
The District anticipates a growth in enrollment of 35 full-time enrolled (FTE) students for the 2021/22 school year,… Read more »

If your child was born in 2016 and you are interested in the Kindergarten Early French Immersion Program, please visit the website for more information and registration:
https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/programs/french-immersion/
Online application deadline is Saturday, January 23, 2021 at 4:00 pm!… Read more »

If your child is turning 5 in 2021, Kindergarten registration begins February 16th to 23rd, 2021 and will be done on-line.  For more information please go to:
https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/schools/student-registration/kindergarten/Read more »

There will be a Zoom meeting for parents and caregivers of children with exceptionalities on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 at 6:00 pm.  For more information and meeting link, please go to:
Incoming K Information Meeting – Exceptionalities Jan 20
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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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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 »

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 »