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Budget Consultation Process
Each year at this time, the Delta School District is required to start developing a balanced budget for the upcoming school year. We encourage all families, staff, partners and rights-holders to participate in this process.
For the previous two years, we have invited participation by way of a public input session via Zoom…. 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 »

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 »

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 »

At the June 6, 2023 Public Board Meeting, Board Chair Val Windsor delivered the following message: 
As you know, this is our final Public Board Meeting of the 2022/2023 school year, and as is customary, I would like to take a moment to reflect on the events of the past year…. Read more »

Home Quest is currently planning their staffing for the 2023-2024 school year. We are actively enrolling families from across BC who are looking for a blended program that can be a link for homeschooling families to the Ministry of Education or an in-person, hands-on approach to Online Learning for families looking for an alternative to traditional school…. Read more »

2023/24 Budget Recommendations
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.
2023/24 BUDGET OVERVIEW
The Annual Operating Budget for 2023/24 is $187.3 million, up by $6.2 million from the 2022/2023 Amended Annual Operating Budget of $181.1 million…. 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 »

All of us here at Home Quest wish you a restful Winter Break. We look forward to seeing you again in the New Year…. 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 »

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 »

We have welcomed a number of new families to Home Quest and look forward to getting to know everyone better over the next few months.
Our Fall registration is now closed. If you are still interested in Home Quest, please let us know and we can add you to our waitlist for January enrolment…. 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 »

We are very proud to update you that we have been approved as an official Provincial Online School candidate. Things are going very well as we align with new Ministry expectations and onboard exciting new opportunities for learners throughout British Columbia in the 2022-2023 school year.
We are thrilled to be accepting registrations from families throughout British Columbia for the 2022-2023 school year…. Read more »

As we begin to build our plan for the next school year, Home Quest is pleased to announce we are a candidate school with the Ministry of Education to become a Provincial Online School over the next year. We are working closely with the Ministry to meet all the requirements and move into this new age of blended learning…. Read more »

The Home Quest 2021-2022 school year is off to a successful start. We have in-person classes that are going smoothly and field trips starting very soon. Unfortunately, if you are not already enrolled, it is time to let you know that Home Quest is now closed for registrations…. Read more »

Home Quest is now accepting inquires for the 2021-2022 school year. Although our program is nearly full, we are building a waitlist and will monitor that closely as we hopefully shift back into a “normal” routine in September, 2021 and families are able to safely return to their preferred learning environments…. Read more »

This year has been extraordinary for Home Quest. It has been challenging but it has also been wonderful in many ways. Thank you to the many families who joined our program and to all of this year’s Home Quest teachers who stepped in to make this such a successful Transition plan…. Read more »

Hi Families. Please note that our office hours have changed recently.
Our new office hours are Monday to Thursday 9:30am-12pm and 12:30-2:30pm.
Our office is closed on Fridays…. Read more »