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Members of Seaquam’s Environment Club present to Delta educators
Congratulations to students in Seaquam’s Environment Club for their outstanding success in the recent National Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) Competition. They won six of nine awards in the high school categories:
Photo Age 11 – 14:       Gurtaj Mangat and Camdan Sagar (Third Place)
Photo Age 15 – 18:       Mackenna Scambler and Lauren Landry (First Place) and Grace Bruneau,… Read more »

Recently, three students at Seaquam Secondary competed in the inaugural Edison Motors EV Challenge in Merritt, which involved designing, building and then racing a go-kart. Congratulations to Shaan, Avery and Theo who placed second in the challenge, which involved approximately 20 teams from other high schools in BC.
Edison Motors, a new company that is building hybrid diesel electric semi-trucks,… Read more »

On Friday, May 31, students from Seaquam Secondary and Elsie Roy Elementary performed at a special showcase to highlight their learnings from working with Jugpreet Bajwa, an Indo-Canadian classical, folk and rock singer, over the last few months.
As part of the Wingspan program, Jugpreet worked with Jesse Costello’s Grade 4 class at Elsie Roy Elementary in Vancouver…. Read more »

Hot on the heels of last month’s visit by 16 educators from Hackney in London, England, the school district hosted educators from Sweden, Wales and New Zealand on May 9 to share leadership best practices relating to diversity and inclusion, including ways to bring Indigenous knowledge into learning for all students…. Read more »

Delta students excelled in multiple sports this year. Last night, Board of Education trustees and district staff celebrated students’ achievements ahead of the Public Board Meeting.
In attendance were three teams from South Delta Secondary School (SDSS):

The Grade 8 Girls Volleyball team who won the South Fraser Championships and the Delta City Championships…. 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.
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On Monday, March 11, the Seaquam Seahawks Senior Girls Basketball team and coaching staff were honoured at a pep rally at the school.
On March 2, the team made history by winning the 2024 BC School Sports 4A Girls Basketball Provincial Championships. This was the first championship title for Seaquam and the first girls’ championship title in Delta’s history!… Read more »

Congratulations to Seaquam students Gurmehar Randhawa (grade 8) and Tanroz Gill (grade 10) for winning scholarships through BC Wildlife’s Young Conservationist Scholarship Program.
As the overall winner of the program, Gurmehar won a $1,500 scholarship for his project to instill environmental stewardship within the community and educate others on action they can take to fight climate change…. 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 »