News

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 »

At the June 6, 2023 Public Board Meeting, Board Chair Val Windsor delivered the following message: 
As you know, this is our final Public Board Meeting of the 2022/2023 school year, and as is customary, I would like to take a moment to reflect on the events of the past year…. Read more »

2023/24 Budget Recommendations
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.
2023/24 BUDGET OVERVIEW
The Annual Operating Budget for 2023/24 is $187.3 million, up by $6.2 million from the 2022/2023 Amended Annual Operating Budget of $181.1 million…. Read more »

The Delta School District is committed to transparent budget planning and resource allocation that is directly aligned with the strategic vision, goals and objectives established by the Board. It is our sincere hope that as many voices as possible engage in the annual budget input process to provide feedback on their funding priorities for the upcoming school year…. Read more »

Kindergarten registration for the 2023/24 school year runs from February 13-24, 2023. This year, parents/guardians 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 Quest

 … Read more »

Happy Holidays from the Delta School District and Board of Education.
Schools will be closed from December 19 until January 2, with classes resuming on Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
A Message from Doug Sheppard, Superintendent of Schools
I am thankful we have been able to resume to almost normal school operations this fall after more than two years of navigating continued changes due to the pandemic…. Read more »

At the inaugural Board meeting last night, four trustees – Nimmi Daula, Ammen Dhillon, Masako Gooch and Joe Muego – were sworn in for the first time, alongside returning trustees Erica Beard, Nick Kanakos and Val Windsor. The ceremony took place at the Delta School Board offices on Harvest Drive in Ladner…. Read more »

ARE YOU INTERESTED IN FRENCH IMMERSION?
Delta School District is sharing pre-recorded presentations and hosting online Parent Information Nights in November, December and January. 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 2022/23
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 »

Our school’s Scholastic Virtual Book Fair starts very soon!  It will be open from November 30th to December 13th.
Let’s continue to give our students access to the books they want to read!  We are excited to provide this opportunity for families to shop together, from the comfort of home.
Here is the link to our Fair:  https://bookfairs-canada.myshopify.com/pages/5153087
*Please check it out before the Fair dates to watch book trailers and see a preview of what will be available…. Read more »

Parent/Teacher Conferences are taking place on Wednesday, October 21st and Thursday, October 22nd.  This year, our conferences are being offered online through the video conferencing platform, Zoom.
Please book a time online on Parent Connect to discuss with your child’s teacher how the beginning of the year has gone, and how you can partner with your child and his/her teacher to support the learning process.  … Read more »

Please click on the following link to read our most recent Newsletter.  Thank you!  Merci!
April/May Newsletter 2020Read more »

Please click on the following link for our latest school bulletin.  Thank you!  Merci!
Letter for our Families – April 9, 2020Read more »

Hello Richardson Families!
We would like to invite parents of students in Kindergarten through Grade 3 to join us for Noisy Reading starting Friday, February 21st from 9:00 until 9:30 in the morning.  We will continue with this special sharing time every Friday until Spring Break!
Noisy Reading is a chance to welcome adult family members into the school to read with small groups of students. … Read more »

KINDERGARTEN Registration
English and French Immersion Kindergarten registration for Richardson Elementary will take place on Monday, February 10th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
A child may be registered to attend Kindergarten in September 2020 if his or her fifth birthday occurs on or before December 31st, 2020.
At the time of registration,… Read more »

This year, our WE Team is organizing our Richardson Cares Food and Toy Drive which kicked off on December 2nd, with our first Staff versus Grade 7 Students Volleyball Game.
Christmas Hamper:
New unwrapped gift items or gift certificates suitable for families are most welcome, e.g., games, puzzles, sports equipment, toys,… Read more »

As we move into the winter season and the daylight hours grow shorter, we are pleased to offer families the opportunity to purchase personal safety reflectors for your children’s jackets, backpacks and anywhere else you would like to clip them to increase their visibility.  They make great Christmas Stocking Stuffers, too!… Read more »

Throughout the past month, our Intermediate students and their teachers have been working together to prepare for our annual Christmas Concert.  This concert provides many Fine Arts learning opportunities for our students!
We will be having two performances on Wednesday, December 11th.  Doors will open for our first concert at 1:15 p.m.,… Read more »

Remembrance Day is on Monday, November 11th.  We would like to invite the Richardson community of families to join us for our annual Remembrance Day Assembly on Friday.  Any Veterans or serving members in the broader community are very welcome to join us for this occasion.  Students who belong to a service organization,… Read more »