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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 »

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 »

Join us on Wednesday, May 22, 2024 at North Delta Secondary School for a public educational night on the topics of Human Trafficking, Child Exploitation and Gangs. Registration is free. Click the link for more info.
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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.
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Grade 12 student Teaghan Papadopoulos and Craig Nielsen from Canadian Blood Services took the opportunity to raise awareness of a blood drive that’s taking place at the school on Tuesday, February 20 from 1pm – 7:45pm.
Teaghan was inspired to organize the blood drive as part of her Capstone Project and in memory of her late grandfather…. 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 »

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 »

This article appeared in the Delta Optimist on Thursday, December 21: https://www.delta-optimist.com/in-the-community/dss-20-days-of-giving-campaign-a-huge-success-7999986
For more than 21 years, students at Delta Secondary have held the 20 Days of Giving Campaign to collect food items, pet food, toiletries, gift cards and cash donations to create hampers for local families in need to help them enjoy the festive season…. 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 »

Students at Delta Secondary School (DSS) in Ladner are once again looking to collect food (including pet food), gifts, toiletries and gift cards to create hampers for local families in need to help them enjoy the festive season.
This year, the 20 Days of Giving Campaign which has been happening for more than 21 years,… 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 »

The Pacer’s Bistro will be selling Pride Cookies in May.  For each cookie sold $1 will be donated.
 
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The City of Delta is hosting a variety of drop in and pre-registered events in North and South Delta for 13-18yr old, May 1-7th 2023. All events are free for Delta youth and registration is open now for everything.
This website breaks everything down by day but essentially there are activities ranging from sports drdelta.ca/youthweekop ins to a screening of Maverick to Museum Heist Escape Room at the Discovery Centre in Ladner…. Read more »

DSS Theatre presents: FOOTLOOSE! The Musical
April 13th-15th & 20th – 22nd, 2023
Tickets on sale NOW!!
$22.00 in advance $25.00 at the door
Doors open 6:30 p.m. Performance starts at 7:00 p.m.  … Read more »