Box 10, 3900 Arthur Drive, Delta BC V4K 3N5
1 604-946-2611

Newsletters

Dear Parents,

 

We a fantastic beginning to the year! Seeing everyone’s smiling faces back at school yesterday morning  is what makes coming to work so enjoyable! Thank you for entrusting your child’s Catholic education to us. We look forward to working with you to help your child become the best person they can be. We will hold our Annual General Meeting with our Parish Education Committee and Meet the Teachers Night tomorrow beginning at 7:00pm in the gym. Top Marks Uniform Representatives will also be available from 6:00pm – 7:30pm the same evening. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow.

 

God Bless,

 

Kelly Kozack

Principal

 

Archbishop’s Letter to Parents:  Please see the attachment below for an important letter from Archbishop Miller and Deacon Henk Luyten (Superintendent, CISVA).

 

Family Day at Sacred Heart: Come join your sacred heart community for our Family Day celebration.

When: Sunday September 16 from 12:30-4:00. Free family fun with a potluck, games and more. If you would like to contribute to the potluck, there will be a sign-up sheet at the school office and at the back of the church after each mass this weekend.

Parent Volunteer Opportunity: Get a jumpstart on your volunteer hours for the year! All available volunteer positions are posted on the volunteer portal. If you have trouble signing into the portal or signing up for volunteer activities, please email Jan Kinghorn at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  We need your help!

Grade 7 Volunteers: This is also an excellent opportunity for you to start collecting hours too! Look for a sign up sheet in class to volunteer.

Please see the attachment below for the poster.

 

New Family Orientation Meeting: Our Parish Education Committee (PEC) welcomes all new families to the New Family Orientation Meeting next Wednesday, September 13 at 6:30pm

 

Spirit Wear Sales: Spirit wear will be on sale this week every day after school and on Thursday evening at the AGM.  We will be accepting debit or credit only.

 

Crosswalk Volunteers Needed: Parents are needed help keep our students safe by directing traffic at the school entrance and Parish Centre. This is a convenient way to get parent hours because you can arrive at school a little early or stay a little later after school to ensure the safety of families at Sacred Heart. The commitment would involve arriving at the school for 8:20 and direct traffic until 8:50. Alternatively, you can arrive at school for 2:50 and direct traffic until 3:20. Interested parents, please contact Brandy Grund at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Lunch Time Supervision Parent Volunteers: If you would like to volunteer for Kindergarten or the Primary/Intermediate lunch recess please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call/text (604) 786-1618.

 

Lego Needed for 'Maker Space' in the Library:  In an effort to provide students in the library the opportunity to develop their construction and design skills, we are asking for donations of Lego that you may have stored away in your homes.  If your children have outgrown this wonderful building toy/tool, we encourage you to donate it to the school library to help us get started developing a communal creative space for the kids to enjoy after school.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Mr Rapier (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) or Mr Larratt (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

Boundary Bay Cross Country Meet - Volunteers Needed:  This year marks the 9th Annual Boundary Bay Cross-Country Meet at Centennial Beach Park. As many of you know, this is a very fun event that brings together children in our local schools and Catholic community to enjoy running at a beautiful location.

The RunInn kindly hosts the meet and and even more important, the money raised at this non-profit event goes directly to KidSport Delta Foundation (www.kidsportcanada.ca/britishcolumbia/delta/.)  KidSport is dedicated to helping children play on teams or join clubs that they may not financially be able to afford without assistance.  I hope that you can get involved in this event by

1) Volunteering on the day of (Sept 28th, race starts at 11:30) with you hours going towards your SHS volunteer account, or

2) Making a donation to KidSport (in exchange you will receive recognition at the event and in our local newspaper).

If you are interested in volunteering or giving a personal or business donation, please contact Krista at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or reach out to Kevin Ridley at the RunInn in Delta at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Thank you! Krista

 

Parish News:

 

SonShine Kids - Liturgy of the Word with Children (LWC):  It starts up again on Sunday, September 16 at both the 9 & 11am Mass.  All families are welcome to send their child(ren), ages 4 and up, to partake in a celebration of the Liturgy of the Word in a manner related to the lives and experiences of children.  It includes the same elements of the Liturgy of the Word as the main assembly including the readings, a reflection, the creed and prayers. We hope you'll join us! Questions? Please contact Jennifer Kettlewell, LWC Coordinator by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Anyone interested in helping as a LWC Assistant or Leader on a rotation of 4x/semester, please contact Jennifer Kettlewell.  

 

Monthly Family Potluck:  All family members are welcome to a potluck gathering. Please join us on the Second Sunday of each month starting this Sunday, September 9, for a potluck dinner and fellowship at 6pm (following the 5pm Mass). Bring a main dish or salad to share (and a sweet treat if so inclined)! We will open the Parish Centre at 4:45pm if you need to drop off items before Mass. Please contact Stephanie at 778-998-0170 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more details.

 

Sacred Heart Church Children’s Choir:  For all those interested in singing for Sunday or special Masses, our parish children's choir, The Heartbeats, practices after school every Thursday from 3:15- 4:15. First practice will be Thursday, Sept. 13th.  We sing once a month, usually at the 9:00 am Sunday Mass. Our schedule continues through the year until June. Come out and join us and meet new friends. Children in grades 2-7 from the parish are all welcome. Also, any parents who are able to play an instrument and able to accompany the choir are welcome too! For more information, email Mme Lisa Wiechers lwiechers@shsdelta.

 


About Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Elementary is a Catholic Independent school serving the communities of Ladner and Tsawwassen in South Delta, BC.  With a beautiful campus, dedicated staff and a wide range of extracurricular activities, students in K-7 receive a well rounded education within a loving Christian environment.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Address
Box 10, 3900 Arthur Drive Delta, BC, V4K 3N5
Phone
1 604-946-2611
Mail
office@shsdelta.org

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