News

In order to streamline the non-catchment/non-district process the District is continuing to allow
grade 7 students to be automatically approved to their current school’s feeder high school.  This should hopefully eliminate the need for parents to “stand in line” to resubmit new non-catchment/non-district applications.
All continuing Grade 7 Students currently attending Gray will automatically be entered in our system with the next year high school as Sands Secondary School. … Read more »

Inclusive Learning will be holding a meeting for Parents and Caregivers on Kindergarten aged children with exceptionalties.  This meeting will cover the following information:
▪ Description of services and programs available for students with special needs
▪ Funding from the Ministry of Education
▪ Availability of Therapy Services: Speech &… Read more »

The January edition of the School and PAC Newsletter is now available, click on the link to view/print a copy.
Gray “Goings-On” and PAC Newsletter Jan 2021Read more »

Delta School District is pleased to accept applications from families and students residing within and outside of the Delta School District. We offer a wide range of learning programs for all students.
In previous years, parents were able to apply online or in person. This process has been revised for the 2021/22 school year as a result of the ongoing pandemic…. Read more »

Hello Gray Families,
As we begin to wrap up December and head into the Winter break, I just wanted to personally wish each of you a very happy holiday season. May your break be filled with health, laughter and quality time with loved ones (even if it is virtual). May your new years be filled with opportunities for many happy memories,… Read more »

This session will explore how toxic stress can impact the developing brain and even inhibit the capacity for compassion. Parents will learn about how neurobiology can impact behaviour and how to cope with challenges. Parents will also learn strategies for building resilience even in the face of stressful times.
Dr. Jennifer Mervyn was acknowledged by CAMH as one of the150 Canadians making a difference in mental health…. Read more »

A huge thank you to everyone who supported this year’s Holiday Stock-up – thanks to your generous orders the PAC was able to raise $4,000.
Please remember to pick up your orders on Saturday, December 5th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in front of the school.
 … Read more »

This year, we are excited to share that we are starting a Green Team at Gray as a way to strengthen our school community and reduce our energy footprints. Led by the Gr. 4s in Ms. Olak’s class and the Kindergarteners in Mrs. Bain’s class, we are committed to our role as “Energy Super Heroes.”… Read more »

Covid couldn’t keep Delview down! The community came out in full force Wednesday at our first T4G drive thru donating over 13,050 canned goods and over $11,000 in cash donations!!! Thank you to Westcorp Developments for their $5000 donation, Maple Leaf Homes for their $500 donation, Satori Homes for their $500 worth of canned goods,… Read more »

This updated Daily Health Check provides specific guidance if your child shows any symptoms.  If in doubt, we encourage you to seek a health assessment from a primary healthcare provider or call 811
COVID-19 Daily Health Check – Updated Sept 11, 2020Read more »

Welcome back to the start of another year in Delta schools —
I hope that our teachers, staff, students and parents were able to enjoy the summer, and had a chance to relax and recharge.
We are excited to see students and staff return to our schools, and are pleased that the majority of Delta students have chosen to return to school for in-class instruction as this will help to minimize learning gaps and provide the academic,… Read more »

We recognize that parents are seeing other school districts offer an additional option to address concerns about sending children back to school for in-class instruction. Since the release of our back to school plan on August 26, we have been connecting directly with those parents who continue to have questions to try to address their concerns…. Read more »

Delta School District’s priority remains fulfilling our purpose and mission of enabling all learners to succeed and contribute to their full potential to the future while at the same time ensuring a healthy and safe environment for all students, families and employees.
Delta’s Back to School Plan
In September, we expect schools to resume under Stage 2 of the Five Stage Framework for K-12 Education which calls for full attendance in classrooms to help minimize learning gaps and provide the academic,… Read more »

As I take some time to reflect on the 2019/2020 school year, I think it’s fair to say that the year started off like any other. However, it has certainly ended in a way unlike any year we have seen before.
Prior to the declaration of a global pandemic on March 11,… Read more »

The Ministry of Education has announced that schools will be open on June 1 with a priority for children of Essential Service Workers (ESWs) to be at school five days a week. The school-based childcare centres that have been open over the past two months to support children of ESWs will be closed at the end of the day on Friday,… Read more »

Delta Firefighters are encouraging students to use their creativity to highlight the people they are thankful for from across many different industries who are working hard to help others during these challenging times in a new community fundraising initiative.
Delta Firefighters will make a $10 donation to the school district’s Food Security Program for every submission received…. Read more »

Is your child turning five this year? If so, you can register your child to attend Kindergarten in September.
For verification of your catchment area school, please call the School Board Office at 604-952-5340 or check the School Locator.
Please visit the Kindergarten page on the district’s website for the registration form and details of the accompanying documentation required: https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/schools/student-registration/kindergarten/
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic,… Read more »

2020-2021 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.
THE 2020/21 BUDGET AND CONTRIBUTING FACTORS
The Annual Operating Budget for 2020/21 is $162.8 million…. Read more »

Updated – March 24
Please be advised that all Delta School District school playgrounds and hard-court areas are closed.
City of Delta Mayor George V. Harvie has directed the closure of all playground equipment in Delta to prevent close contact of children using these facilities. While this may be disappointing for some children and families,… Read more »

Monthly Newsletters from the School and the PAC

Newsletters come out no later than the first Friday of the month.  They are posted on the home page under the Newsletters 2019/2020 tab on the left hand side of the page.