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In early 2016, at the request of the Provincial Health Officer via the Ministry of Education to all BC school districts, the Delta School District established a plan to evaluate drinking water quality in Delta schools. The Delta School District enacted a multi-staged process to assess, address, and repair or remove water-drinking sources that did… Read more »

With winter weather coming sooner than we would like, we wanted to make sure that all District sites and stakeholders were aware of the Snow and Ice Management Procedures to be followed by the Facilities Branch.We also wanted to remind everyone that the District only has a 10 person groundskeeping crew to look after our… Read more »

The Delta School District Long Range Facilities Plan, originally developed in March 2010, has been reviewed and completely updated to reflect the current facility inventory, enrolment history and projections, and evolving trends and opportunities.  The document was last updated in March 2012 to reflect the District Vision.  To download a copy of the draft December… Read more »

The District Snow & Ice Management memo and work procedure for 2016/2017: Snow & Ice Management Procedure

The former playground installation guidelines have been updated and replaced with a new “GUIDELINES FOR PLAY STRUCTURE INSTALLATIONS”.  As well, a new companion document “GUIDE FOR THE PLACEMENT OF NON-SECURED AND NATURAL ACTIVITY STRUCTURES IN DELTA SCHOOL DISTRICT PROPERTIES” has been prepared and posted, in response to requests for more natural playgrounds.  Both documents can be… Read more »

Earlier this year, at the request of the Provincial Health Officer via the Ministry of Education to all BC school districts, the Delta School District established a plan to evaluate water quality in Delta schools. The Delta School District enacted a multi-staged process to assess, address, and repair or remove water-drinking sources that did not… Read more »

Attention Parents and Guardians, Staff and Stakeholders Re: Delta School District Water Management Update The Delta School District is committed to the health and safety of all its students and staff. At the request of the Provincial Health Officer via the Ministry of Education to all school districts in the Province, the Delta School District… Read more »

The powerpoint presentation made by Facilities Branch at the Principals Meeting 04 May 2016 “Maintenance Services Overview” has been uploaded and can be found here: Facilities Branch Presentation to Principals May 2016

Attention Parents and Guardians, Staff and Stakeholders Re: Delta School District Water Management The Delta School District is committed to the health and safety of all its students and staff. At the request of the Provincial Health Officer via the Ministry of Education to all school districts in the Province, the Delta School District has… Read more »

The 2016/2017 Facilities Renewal & Upgrade Program (FRUP), containing summer upgrade/renewal projects, roofing and mechanical system replacements, energy conservation and other projects, has been posted on the Projects Page and can be viewed here: Facilities Renewal Upgrade Program 2016-2017

Here are the latest stories posted in local newspapers: Electricians help schools save more than 1.8 million kWh per year  (Surrey Leader – 13 January 2016) Expanded recycling efforts divert waste from schools  (Delta Optimist – 08 January 2016) Pebble Hill wins ElectroRecycle challenge  (Delta Optimist – 09 December 2015) Custodial staff making Delta schools greener  (Delta Optimist –… Read more »

Facilities Branch has now replaced the former Azzier computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) that we have been using for many years with MaintenanceDirect, a web-based CMMS used to generate, track and report all maintenance activities developed by SchoolDude, North America’s leading education platform of cloud solutions for schools and universities to manage facilities, maintenance and… Read more »

When a School or its PAC is contemplating the installation, addition or replacement of a playground, it must adhere to the District Guidelines for Playground and Climbing Wall Installations.  The document has been completely updated to now include instructions on how to apply for municipal funding and how to purchase and pay for equipment.  Visit… Read more »

After months of studies, reports, approvals, design and site preparation, work on the $17.6 Million Structural Seismic Upgrade project at Delta Secondary finally got underway over Spring Break.  The project is expected to run through 2015 and 2016, with a targeted completion of December 2016. DSS Seismic Update March 2015

Updated capacities and long range enrolment projections for all schools can be viewed here: Enrolment Projections By School Year Program Jan 2015

The Delta School District and Delta Film Academy Presents Recycle Game On is a hilarious short film about two students who battle it out when the recycle bins in a school hallway turn into a glorified larger than life video game.  We commissioned the students to create the film as a creative way to educate… Read more »

We are pleased to announce the creation of the new Information Technology Services Department, part of the Facilities Branch.  The department is a merger of the former Information Services Department and former Electronic & Computer Services (ECS) unit of the Maintenance Services Department, and is headed up by its new manager, Paul Parsons.  Paul has… Read more »

The winners have been selected… it wasn’t easy as there were many talented entries submitted!!  Thanks to all of the participants and to our generous sponsors. Congratulations to… (click on the name in blue to view the poster) GRAND PRIZE WINNER ($400 gift certificate to South Shore Cycle):  Sandra Bioneda,  North Delta Secondary (Grade 11)… Read more »

By now, visitors to Delta schools and district facilities should have noticed new centralized waste separation/collection stations replacing garbage cans in all rooms.  These are in preparation for the Metro Vancouver Organics Ban coming in 2015.  For more information on these and other sustainability initiatives being undertaken by the Delta School District, visit our DeltaGreen… Read more »