News Archive: 2014-05

  • Delta students have fun at Canada Wide Science Fair

    May 27, 2014
    From May 10-17, three Delta students travelled to Windsor, Ontario to take part in the Canada Wide Science Fair. Devika Vishwanath from Seaquam Secondary was selected to attend the fair for her project titled "Free-Space Laser Communication." Brothers Chirag Chopra from Seaquam Secondary and Kashish Copra from Heath Traditional Elementary were selected for their project "Bioremediation." The Delta Students were accompanied by several students from Surrey who, altogether, made up the South Fraser contingent.
  • Heath students and staff thank parent volunteers

    May 27, 2014
    All elementary schools do some kind of a thank you for parents who help out during the year. At Heath Traditional Elementary School students and staff thanked parent volunteers by featuring their school band playing at the front entrance of the school on 72nd ave, so that both parents and passing motorists could enjoy. Staff also handed out home baked muffins and Chai to parents dropping off their children in the morning.
  • Jarvis Traditional Elementary gets a new playground and new rain garden

    May 23, 2014
    Several years ago, the intermediate playground at Jarvis Traditional Elementary School in North Delta had to be removed because it was too run down. It was shortly after that a group of parents at the school were standing outside at the school and talking about how they could help with improvements at the school – they immediately thought of the need for a new playground to replace the torn down one.
  • Beach Grove wins Wetlands Heroes Award

    May 23, 2014
    Beach Grove Elementary has been recognized with a Wetland Heroes Award. Ducks Unlimited's national education co-ordinator, Merebeth Switzer, presented the award to the school in recognition of its longstanding environmental education programs.
  • SDSS seismic update letter

    May 20, 2014
    The seismic upgrade renovations at South Delta Secondary School have made for a busy and exciting year. Throughout the year we have seen our school transform, both in terms of increased structural safety and with new state-of the art learning spaces. The project has been going incredibly well and is now ahead of schedule. I want to thank all of you for your patience and understanding while living through the construction. We are thrilled with the work that has been done and anticipate the near completion of this very important project.
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