News

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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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 »

Kindergarten registration for the 2024/2025 school year runs from February 12-23, 2024. Parents/caregivers will be able to register their child online or in-person. Detailed instructions on how to register will be posted on the district’s website in early February. 

Delta School District offers a wide range of learning options for all students: Please click the links below for more information:

Delta’s Traditional Schools
French Immersion Registration
International Baccalaureate Program
Montessori Program
Home QuestRead 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 »

Tuesday, February 13, 2023
9:00 am – 12:00 pm in the Multipurpose Room
More details and registration form can be found on the district website
https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/schools/student-registration/
The following documents are required for registration:
For all students entering K-12

Proof of birth date for the student (birth certificate or passport) (registration will not be accepted until proof of birth date is received)…. 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 »

On Monday, October 23, staff, students and families at Holly Elementary participated in a drill to manage the controlled release of students, known as ‘student reunification’.
This year, a key change to the process involved parents/caregivers/emergency release contacts being asked to fill out a Reunification Card for each student they were picking up…. 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 »

2023/2024 School Year
The Holly PAC is excited to launch another successful hot lunch program this year, which will include some new meal choices and add-ons! Please see details below.
Holly Hot Lunch 2023Read 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 »

What a pleasure it was to return to normal school operations last September. It’s been a joy to watch students and staff reconnect and throw themselves back into a myriad of events and activities that were suspended during the pandemic. We have also witnessed students tackling serious real-world challenges, including mental health,… Read more »

Please see attached message from Fraser Health
Schools and Wildfire SmokeRead more »

What is Late French Immersion?
The major goal of Delta’s Late French Immersion program is to provide the opportunity for non-Francophone students to become functionally bilingual in English and French. This is a Grade 6 to 12 program.
You can find more information about Delta’s French Immersion Programs at: www.deltasd.bc.ca/programs/french-immersion/
Late French Immersion Dates and Deadlines
Late French Immersion Online Application will be available starting:
Jan 4,… Read more »

At Holly Elementary, we believe that a strong attendance record and punctuality are necessary components for success in school as well as in life. Poor attendance and/or frequent tardiness can lead to disruptions in the learning process. Being on time sets the student up for success by allowing them to calmly line up with their classmates and be ready for the day…. Read more »