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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 »

Parents and Grade 8’s: please watch the welcome video from the Principal and Vice Principal of Sands – it goes live at noon – https://youtu.be/L1xb_d7K5B0. Grade 8’s we are looking forward to meeting you in person on September 10. There will be more details in an email on September 8 on what will be happening on the first day,… Read more »

Please read the following newsletter for important information:
2020 August 31 Sands Newsletter v2Read 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 »

Sands summer hours will be Monday – Friday 8:30 am – 3:00 pm Monday – Friday.
We wish everyone a safe and happy summer…. 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 »

Aditi Kini is a Grade 10 student studying at the Sands Secondary School in Delta, an enthusiastic community ambassador enjoys serving our community. She has been volunteering with various municipal community initiatives during her spare time. Aditi also has started her own not for profit organization called “The New Horizons Foundation” https://www.thenewhorizonsfoundation.com/ and has initiated projects to help promote education for girls internationally…. 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 »

Sands Secondary Staff do a Full House challenge while we’re all working and learning in our homes (which can feel fuller than normal), for the students and families of Sands Secondary…. 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 »

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 »

For updated information about the coronavirus please check the Delta School District web site. All information and messaging is being coordinated through this web site.
https://www.deltasd.bc.ca/news-events/news/information-for-parents-guardians-novel-coronavirus/Read more »

Sands is a Scent-Free school. We ask that students, staff and families please refrain from wearing scents (cologne, perfume, body spray, fabric softener, etc) while at Sands, even if you are just popping in. If students are wearing scents they may be asked to change their clothes. We have a number of staff and students who are sensitive to certain scents…. Read more »

Delta Police Department presents…
A day of Leadership Learning for youth in Delta School District

Want to learn what it takes to be an Olympic athlete? a Provincial Court Judge? or a police officer or firefighter?
Join Delta Police on October 25th to hear from amazing leaders who work hard, break down barriers,… Read more »

 
September 24, 2019
Dear Delta Parents & Guardians,
As you have likely seen and heard through the media, youth around the world have been staging rallies and other forms of peaceful protest in the effort to express their concern for their future on this planet. On the afternoon of Friday September 27,… Read more »

 
Welcome back to school everyone—
As the year begins, I wish Delta students, parents, and staff a wonderful school year.
I hope that Delta’s amazing summer weather has given you all the opportunity to rest, relax, recharge, and spend time with family and friends. As we settle into our schools and learning spaces,… Read more »