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South Delta Secondary Parent Information Night. V. Hayes - Counsellor. Overview. Our School Services & Programs School Timetable Grade 8 Schedule School Clubs Athletics Important Dates. Our School.

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South Delta Secondary Parent Information Night

V. Hayes - Counsellor


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Overview

  • Our School

  • Services & Programs

  • School Timetable

  • Grade 8 Schedule

  • School Clubs

  • Athletics

  • Important Dates


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Our School

South Delta Secondary School currently enrolls 1315 students, 234 of whom are in the French Immersion Program.

We provide a comprehensive secondary program offering a wide range of curricular and extra-curricular opportunities for students.


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Our School (Con’t)

In addition to a full range of academic courses we offer a variety of elective courses to meet the needs of all our students. These include:

  • Fine Arts courses

  • Applied Skills courses

  • Challenge courses

  • Essentials courses

  • AP courses (English and Psychology)

  • University bridge course (Calculus)

  • Second languages (French and Spanish)

  • Career Preparation and Apprenticeships

We also offer a range of special education programs including two alternate programs.


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ACADEMIES

The Delta School District offers Sports Academies in the following areas:

HockeyBaseballFilm ActingGolf

SoccerSoftballDance (proposed)

SDSS presently offers a:

Hockey Academy for Gr. 8 – 12

Girls’ Soccer Academy for Gr. 8-10

Film Acting Academy for Gr. 9-12

Applications and further information available at:

web.deltasd.bc.ca/programs/academies


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South Delta Secondary


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Counselling Services

  • Counsellors are available for students and parents to discuss concerns related to school, education and careers, or personal situations.

  • There are four Counsellors at SDSS - one for grade 8, 9, 10, and 11. The grade 12’s are split among all four counsellors.

  • The Counsellors start with the students in Grade 8 and work with them through to graduation in Grade 12.


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Career Center

  • The Career Center is available to students and parents for information on career and post-secondary planning, as well as scholarships.

  • Contact: Mrs. T. Foster

  • tfoster@deltasd.bc.ca


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Learning Centre

The Learning Centre offers a variety of services to the students and staff of SDSS

Students in grades 8 -12 are referred by their teacher to the counsellor who, upon assessing the need, makes a referral to place the student in an L.A. block


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South Delta School Timetable


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South Delta School Timetable

Day 1 / Day 2 Timetable

Four classes are held on each day

Day 1 - Blocks A,B,C,D

Day 2 - Blocks E,F,G,H

Block X is used for off timetable courses – before or after school

Eg. Jazz Band


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South Delta School Timetable


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Grade 8 Schedule


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Grade 8 Schedule

Grade 8 students will be enrolled in a combination of the following courses:

  • English

    2. Social Studies (Science Humaines)ORHumanities - EN and SS integrated into 2 block course

    3. Math - Regular, Challenge, or Core

    4. Science ( Science Naturelles)

    5. P.E.

    6. French (Francais Langue)

    7. Applied Skills 8 – Home Economics /

    Info Tech / Technology

    8. Fine Arts Elective


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Fine Arts Elective OptionsStudents must choose 1 from this list, as well as an alternate

  • Beg Concert Band

  • Concert Band

  • (Jazz Band – 9th course)

  • Choral Music

  • Art 8

  • Fine Art 8

    • Art

    • Drama

    • Music


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Health & Career Education 8 & 9

The aim of Health and Career Education (HACE) 8 & 9 is to provide students with the knowledge, skills and attitudes that will assist them in making informed decisions related to health, education, and future careers while providing a foundation of learning for Planning 10.

The 45 hour curriculum is integrated into the existing subjects taught in grades 8 & 9.

A mark will be provided on the final report card.


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South Delta Secondary

School Clubs


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South Delta School Clubs

Student Council

Global Awareness

Green Team

Yearbook

Officials Club

Drama Club

Film Club

Travel Club

School Newspaper

Art Club

Games Club

Interact


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Killarney Athletics

South Delta Secondary

Athletics


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South Delta Athletics

Rugby

Soccer

Curling

Tennis

Volleyball

Cross Country

Aquatics

Badminton

Basketball

Field Hockey

Football

Golf

Gymnastics

Lacrosse

Regular Athletic updates regarding schedules and game times are posted on our Web Site:

http://www.deltasd.bc.ca/sd/athletics/index.html


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Important Dates

February 16 - 23

Counsellor visits elementary schools

Friday, March 4

Deadline for course selection in Parent Connect

May 17 - 19

SDSS Tours

Tuesday, June 7

SDSS Spirit Day


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L’ImmersionFrançaise

  • Grade 8

    • Français Langue (French Language)

    • Sciences Humaines (Social Studies)

    • Sciences Naturelles (Science)

  • Grade 9

    • Français Langue (French Language)

    • Sciences Humaines (Social Studies)

    • Sciences Naturelles (Science)


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L’ImmersionFrançaise

  • Grade 10

    • Français Langue (French Language)

    • Sciences Humaines (Social Studies)

    • Planification (Planning)

  • Grade 11

    • Français Langue (French Language)

    • Sciences Humaines (Social Studies)


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L’ImmersionFrançaise

  • Grade 12

    • Français Langue (French Language)

      • This course includes a Provincial exam consisting of both a written and oral component.


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Immersion Enrolment – BC Ministry of Ed.


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Contacts

  • Principal: Mme. Gaudreault

  • Gr. 8/11 Vice Principal: Mr. Johnstone

  • Gr. 9/10 Vice Principal: Mr. Johnston

  • Gr. 8 Counsellor: Ms. Hayes

  • Languages Department Head: Mme. Ferrari

  • Career Advisor: Mrs. Foster

  • School Website: www.deltasd.bc.ca/sd/


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