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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 »

Students who have ordered a yearbook are invited to pick it up on Friday, June 24 at the times listed below Please note that only students who have paid off all of their student fees will be able to pick up their yearbook.
10:00 – Grade 8’s
10:30 – Grade 9’s
11:00 –… Read more »

There will be an opportunity for select students to complete Provincial Assessments during the
week of June 13th – 17th. Assessment sessions will be offered for any students in the following
circumstances:

Any students in Grade 12 who need to complete the Literacy 10, Numeracy 10 or
Literacy 12 Assessment in order to graduate this year…. Read more »

The April 2022 assessment session results are scheduled to be released by June 13, 2022. Students can check their account on the StudentTranscripts Service around that time to see if the results are available any earlier than the 13th…. Read more »

Students will be dismissed at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, May 27th, as we are holding our Red Carpet event  for Grads in the afternoon.
Altered Bell Schedule
Period 1: 8:30-9:50am (80 min)
Period 2: 9:55 – 11:17am (82 min)
Lunch: 11:17 – 11:55am
Period 3: 12:00 –… 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 »

Conversations about significant global events can be challenging. We recognize that parents/caregivers may have questions on how best to discuss the invasion of Ukraine with their child(ren). The Ministry of Education has shared some resources to provide tips for teachers and parents. Click HERE to view the document…. Read more »

Attention Students, Parents and Guardians:
Course Selections for next year’s courses are happening this week. Please make sure to select your courses by Friday, March 4th. See the attached instructions for help. As well, in person help sessions are available for any student needing assistance – please meet in Room 1306 at 3pm any day this week…. Read more »

Students and parents/guardians who were unable to join the Course Planning Information Presentation in February 22 are invited to view a recording of the presentation. The recording of the presentation can be viewed online at:  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gv1t76lYYrHLWzuPouzfBErcWCM76QAw/view?usp=sharingRead more »

Thursday, February 10 at 6:30pm – Zoom
View Presentation HERE
All current Grade 8-11 students and their families are encouraged to join this Information Night to learn about the education program and course selection for Delta Hockey Academy students. Families who are considering Delta Hockey Academy for their student are also encouraged to attend…. Read more »

Many thanks to NDSS Grade 12 student Karman Kainth for writing this article.
Since the start of the 2021-22 school year, the Delta Youth Advisory Council team at North Delta Secondary has been promoting mental health literacy and mental wellness to all students.
Prior to winter break, the team facilitated mental health literacy lessons to Grade 8 students that they had co-constructed with some teachers…. Read more »

Thank you to the students and parents/guardians who participated in the virtual Grade 7 Information Night on Thursday, January 27. For those students and families who were unable to participate, please refer to the information included in the slide presentation.
Grade 7 Parent Presentation Entering 2022 YearRead more »

Delta has many different career program offerings through work experience, apprenticeships through the Youth Work in Trades and Youth Train in Trades programs and dual credit programs. There is even a program for students interested in starting their own business, the YELL program.
These programs need to be applied for well in advance…. Read more »

Over the past two weeks Avjaut Bassi, Grade 11 student at North Delta Secondary, has been busy organizing a fundraising campaign to help victims of the recent flooding in Hope.
By last Friday, the Hope 4 Hope Flood Food Drive had collected more than 1,200 food items for this very important cause…. 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 »