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April 2024: Phase 2 of the Budget Consultation Process
Thank you to everyone who participated in Phase 1 of the Budget Consultation Process. More than 180 responses were received through the online survey. This feedback is being considered during development of the draft budget recommendations.
On April 18, the district will release the draft budget recommendations for the 2024/2025 school year…. 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 »

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 »

Burnsview Secondary student Riely Silver showcased their artwork at the recent Delta Board of Education meeting on Tuesday, December 12.
Their drawings were inspired by the teamwork and collaboration element within the Delta School District’s Vision for 2030. The drawings are made with oil pastel on Mixed-Media Paper. Each drawing resembles a duo of animals that are known for working together or in large groups…. Read more »

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN FRENCH IMMERSION?

Delta School District is hosting online and in-person Parent Information Nights in November, January and February. 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 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 »

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 »

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 »

Ms. Shah, Mr. Franzke and Mr. Jahn with the new CNC Mill at Burnsview Secondary
Last week, a state-of-the-art HAAS desktop Computer Numeric Control (CNC) mill was donated to Burnsview Secondary by the BC Metal Manufacturers Advisory Group (BCMMAG) through the Construction Foundation of BC. The mill will be used to give students insight into what a career in machining involves…. Read more »

Burnsview Musical Theatre presents Into the Woods by Stephen Sondheim.
February 27th – March 4th @ 7:00 pm
Saturday March 4th Matinee: 1:00 pm
Tickets: $5.00 – $20.00
There are only 88 tickets available for each show, and we are close to selling out closing night.  Get your tickets in advance as we have limited capacity for this show. … Read more »

Burnsview is turning 50, come and celebrate with us!
January 5th, 2023
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
at Burnsview Secondary School.
Free for everyone (stickers, shirts, and buttons by donation).
Burnsview School is now 50 years old, come and visit some of your old classes, see photos of past years, find your picture on the wall! … Read more »

Burnsview’s Valedictory Ceremony will be available to watch via livestream on Tuesday, June 28th. The ceremony begins at 7:00 pm.  Click on the following link:  Valedictory Live Stream, June 28, 2022Read more »

International Programs is seeking host families for students arriving in September. The need is especially high in the Burnsview, Sands and ND area.  This is not only a wonderful opportunity to bring another culture into your home and be a Canadian ambassador, but to have a lifelong impact to the life of our youth,… Read more »

Burnsview Drama Presents:  Disaster! The Musical

Based on 70’s Disaster movies, this hilarious musical is the perfect antidote for these catastrophic times. Featuring hits from the 70’s that you probably remember best from KTel commercials, along with a large number of various cataclysms, Disaster! The Musical is a disco-fueled good time…. Read more »

What if we could change the future?
Imagine you could help set the direction of the Delta School District for the next ten years. What hopes, dreams and possibilities can you conceive of for our future?  What values and qualities will students of the future need in order to be successful citizens who are able of addressing real-world issues?… Read more »

Our hugely successful online public speaking event returns for a second year, starting in March! Students will be able to submit their videos between March 1st and May 1st!
This year, we invite students from across Canada to share their videos on anything from their favourite hobbies to their takes on current events – we want to learn all about what students are passionate about!… Read more »

Parents and youth are invited to join us for an informative evening  of learning presented by Fraser Health and the Delta Police Department about vaping, substance use, and the importance of connection.
More details can be found on the attached flyer.
Vaping, Substance Use, Importance of ConnectionRead more »

Parents and youth are invited to attend a parent information night with Guy Felicella on Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6:00 pm, at Seaquam Secondary School Theatre. For more information please see the attached flyer.
A Parent Information Night with Guy FelicellaRead more »

Game of Apps: App Design & Development Competition
Game of Apps is a program that guides high school students through the whole process of building mobile apps from beginning to end.
Local technology professions mentor the students weekly, teaching them the same tools, techniques and processes used by the industry…. Read more »