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Dear Students, Staff and Families,
As the school year comes to an end, I want to take a moment to reflect on the last ten months. There’s so much to be proud of. It’s been a year filled with great learning, growth and many memorable moments. It’s been wonderful to see students excelling academically,… 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.
 … Read 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 »

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 »

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 »

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN FRENCH IMMERSION?

Delta School District is hosting online and in-person Parent Information Nights in November, January and February. Join us to hear from French Immersion students, teachers, principals and coordinators.THERE ARE TWO FRENCH IMMERSION PROGRAMS OFFERED IN DELTA
EARLY French Immersion Program (Kindergarten to Grade 12) and LATE French Immersion Program (Grade 6 to Grade 12)…. Read 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 »

Staff at South Park Elementary recently had a tough time picking the winners of a Storybook Pumpkin decorating contest. Organized by Teacher-Librarian Jeanine Crombie, students were asked to design a pumpkin to resemble a character from their favourite book and to decorate them without carving them.
More than 100 students took part in the creative contest. … 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 »

 
South Park Scholastic Book Fair April 2023
 
This year South Park Elementary is offering an in-school Book Fair to students only (during their
library time) and an online Book Fair for all.
 
Virtual Book Fair
Monday, April 3rd to Friday, April 14th, 2023
https://virtualbookfairs.scholastic.ca/pages/5184663
 
In-Class Book Fair
Tuesday,… Read more »

Are you interested in French Immersion?
Delta School District is hosting Parent & Student Information Nights to learn about our French Immersion Programs. Come out and hear from French Immersion Students, Teachers, Principals and Coordinators.
Did you know there are two French Immersion Programs offered in Delta?
EARLY French Immersion Program (Kindergarten to Grade 12) and LATE French Immersion Program (Grade 6 to Grade 12)…. Read more »

After a very exhaustive process, I am very pleased to announce that South Park Elementary has now unveiled its new team name and logo !
Congratulations to Chloe Haslam, a Grade 7 student in Mme Burnett’s class, as her design of a sockeye has been chosen to represent the new name and logo for our school !… Read more »

       
Band at Giants Game                Learning about plants                 Gr. 6 Boys Basketball

March
6 – Hoop Shoot Practice at lunch for interested boys and girls in Gr. 5, 6, 7
6 – Virtue Assembly at 1:15 PM – “Lend a helping hand”
7 – Hoop Shoot practice at lunch
8 – Primary Equipment Day
8 – Hoop Shoot practice at lunch
9 – BC Lions Energy Champions Assembly 9:30 AM (K-7)
9 – Pizza Day at lunch
12 – Hoop shoot practice for finalists only (lunchtime)
13 – Hoop shoot South End Finals (3:30 PM – 5PM)
14 – Bands to SDSS
15 – Term 2 Report Cards sent home
16 – Hot Foods Day at lunch
Spring Break – March 19 – April 2
April
Monday April 2nd – Easter Monday holiday
TUESDAY April 3 – First Day back from Spring Break… Read more »

Thank you for checking out École South Park Elementary School’s website.  We are a busy school located in sunny Tsawwassen providing both a regular English program and a French immersion program.  Each year we are pleased to welcome a number of international students, as well.  South Park students range from Kindergarten to Grade 7…. Read more »