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Greetings Jaguars,
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Hot on the heels of last month’s visit by 16 educators from Hackney in London, England, the school district hosted educators from Sweden, Wales and New Zealand on May 9 to share leadership best practices relating to diversity and inclusion, including ways to bring Indigenous knowledge into learning for all students…. Read more »

Read about this initiative in the North Delta Reporter here.
From April 22 – 24, students at Jarvis Elementary participated in the Stick to School P.E. Program, an initiative organized by the Vancouver Warriors and British Columbia Lacrosse Association (BCLA), after the school’s P.E. teacher Sarah Bant reached out to see if it was possible to introduce students to lacrosse…. Read more »

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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Greetings Jarvis Traditional Families:
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Greetings Jarvis Traditional Families:
Please click on the link below to see the March 2024 Newsletter…
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Greetings Jarvis Traditional Families:
Please click on the link below to see the February 2024 Newsletter:
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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
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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 »

Greetings Jarvis Traditional Families,
Please click on the link below for the December 2023 Newsletter:
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Greeting Jarvis Traditional Families:
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November 1_2023 NewsletterRead 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 »

Greetings Jaguar Families:
Please click on the link below to see the September 2023 Newsletter.
September 14_2023 NewsletterRead more »

Greetings Jarvis Traditional Families:
 
I hope you all have had a fun and relaxing Summer Break!!
 
Please click on the link below to see September 2023 Start-Up Information:
September 2023 Start Up InformationRead 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 »

Greeting Jarvis Traditional Families:
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