Scholarships, bursaries, awards, and student loans are excellent ways to help finance a student’s post-secondary education. There are some pretty significant scholarships (upwards of $40,000) available. Click here to read about the scholarships won by Delta students last year.
Students are encouraged to visit their Career & Post-Secondary Advisor in their school’s Career Centre for more information and assistance with scholarships and for post secondary planning advice. … Read more »
The Delta School District is committed to transparent budget planning and resource allocation that is directly aligned with the strategic vision, goals and objectives established by the Board. It is our sincere hope that as many voices as possible engage in the annual budget input process to provide feedback on their funding priorities for the upcoming school year…. Read more »
TRANSITION TO SECONDARY 2023
The Administration and Counsellors of Delta Secondary invite you to attend a course planning evening on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2023 in Delta Secondary’s Genesis Theatre at 7:00 p.m. This is an opportunity for parents of Grade 7 students to get an understanding of the school organization and the course planning procedures involved in preparing their children for a terrific Grade 8 experience…. Read more »
Course Information Night:
Delta Secondary will be offering a course information night for parents and students currently in Grade 8 – 11 on Thursday, February 16th. This virtual presentation will provide an overview of the course options for students to consider for next year as well as address any questions parents may have…. Read more »
This story also appeared in the Delta Optimist on December 20.
It’s the season of giving and for students and staff at Delta Secondary School, it signals the start of a tradition that has been going strong for more than 20 years – the collection of food items, toiletries and gift cards which are used to create hampers for local families in need…. Read more »
Happy Holidays from the Delta School District and Board of Education.
Schools will be closed from December 19 until January 2, with classes resuming on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
A Message from Doug Sheppard, Superintendent of Schools
I am thankful we have been able to resume to almost normal school operations this fall after more than two years of navigating continued changes due to the pandemic…. Read more »
December Career Newsletter – click here to access all the information!
Highlights in this edition:
Parents as A Career Coach webinar Jan 10
Junior Firefighting Camp for high school students- coming in March 2023
UBC Geering Up – all girls event
Career Programs–… Read more »
A reminder that our Twenty Days of Giving campaign wraps up this Friday. There is still time to donate!
Block A classes will be collecting from students until Friday. Community members can drop-off at the school office. There is also a donate on-line option through the school website. All donations over $25 are eligible for a tax receipt. … Read more »
November is Apprentice Recognition Month and we certainly recognize the more than 60 Delta students (and their talented instructors) who are involved in Apprentice programs currently as part of their high school education! Students are kick-starting their careers by either working in a skilled trade or beginning a post-secondary apprenticeship program…. Read more »
Photo from last year’s Food and Donation Drive-Thru event
For more than twenty years, students at Delta Secondary School (DSS) have collected food and gifts, and assembled hampers for families in need in the school community to help them through the festive season. Last year, they gathered thousands of food items,… Read more »
At the inaugural Board meeting last night, four trustees – Nimmi Daula, Ammen Dhillon, Masako Gooch and Joe Muego – were sworn in for the first time, alongside returning trustees Erica Beard, Nick Kanakos and Val Windsor. The ceremony took place at the Delta School Board offices on Harvest Drive in Ladner…. Read more »
Delta Secondary music department will be hosting the 4th annual South Delta Drum Festival on
Sunday, November 20, 2022, at Genesis Theatre in Ladner from 1‐5pm. Guest clinicians are
Richard Brown, Reuben Spyker and Marcos Morales. They will demonstrate and discuss their
various fields of percussion.
Raffle tickets will be sold for a Klemm Drums snare and Heartbeat cymbal…. Read more »
ARE YOU INTERESTED IN FRENCH IMMERSION?
Delta School District is sharing pre-recorded presentations and hosting online Parent Information Nights in November, December and January. 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 2022/23
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 School District Recognizes the value of Take Our Kids to Work Day on Nov. 2, 2022 and we encourage all students to participate in the event. It is organized voluntarily between and by parents and their employers. Students who do not participate in the day will still be expected to attend their classes on that day and will receive an in-lieu activity to allow students to demonstrate the learning outcomes in Careers Education 9…. Read more »
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 »