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Click for some photos of fun that was had at our Sports day!
SPORTS DAY FUN-compressed
 
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Sports Day at Port Guichon will be held on this coming Friday, June 14th, rain or shine. Students are encouraged to wear their team colours – red, blue, green, black and white (sent home by teachers).
This year’s theme is BEACH! Please ensure your child wears appropriate sports day running shoe type footwear…. Read more »

Everyone welcome to this Family Friendly event on May 3rd!  Starting at 5:30 pm.

Volunteers to work an event shift are more than welcome.  If you can help, please sign up:  https://tinyurl.com/mue8946yRead 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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Delta Secondary is hosting a Grade 7 Parent Information Night on Thursday, Feb 29 at 7 pm in the Genesis Theatre.
Please find attached the Invite.  Gr 7 Parent Meeting InviteRead more »

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 »

This article appeared online in the Delta Optimist on Thursday, February 8. Click here to read it. 
Local elementary students showed their love for animals this week by presenting a cheque for $602.40 to the Delta Community Animal Shelter.
From September to December 2023, students in the school’s Create-It Club met twice a week and worked hard creating a variety of craft items to sell at two fundraising events held on October 27 and December 15,2023…. 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
Home QuestRead more »

The Vancouver Warriors have provided all teachers, staff, parents, and students an exclusive Vancouver Warriors ticketing offer! This offer includes: (1) complimentary Kids Ticket, for any children 14 and younger, with the purchase of a minimum of one $20 adult ticket (maximum two complimentary tickets) to a Vancouver Warriors regular season 23.24 home game…. 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 »

Here are a few works shops opportunities:

Connect and Learn

Help for the Hard Times
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PG Spirit Wear Available for sale – deadline to order November 17th.
Please take a look at the order form:  PG Spirit WearRead 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 »

Join us if you dare at Port Guichon’s Spooky Skelebration on Friday, October 27, 2023 from 5:30 to 8:30!  Come dressed in your costume.  Activities include a Spooky Sensory Walk, S’Mores, Games, Big Kahuma Dog Food Truck, Pumpkin Carving Contest.  Students are welcome to bring a pre-carved, painted and/or decorated pumpking with a LED tealight. … Read more »

Thank you to the Hothi Farms for donating pumpkins to Port Guichon Elementary allowing us to create a PG Pumpkin Patch.  All students including Daycare and Strongstart got to participate! Such beautiful pumpkins on a beautiful day!… 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 »

Port Guichon has a Green Team!  Six Port Guichon students have signed a commitment poster to support the School’s green initiatives.  The commitment is posted by the front of the school.  The main environmental initiative  this year for the school is the classroom Garden Program.  The classes have been spending time outside planting seeds and tending to their vegetable garden. … Read more »