Principal's Message


View the video above, "A Year in Images" at Sands Secondary. To view episodes from previous months, please visit our Video Archives.

Student Registration

For details about the Student Registration process, please visit Registration 2016-17.

First Day of School

The 2016-17 school year begins on Tuesday, September 6th. 

  • Grade 8:      9:00 - 10:45am
  • Grade 9-12:11:30am - 12:15pm

For additional details, please see 'The First Day of School' under School Start 2016.

Plan ahead by viewing the 2016-17 School Calendar here.


Good-Bye Mr. Johnstone

Congratulations to Mr. Johnstone who recently accepted the position of Principal at Elgin Park Secondary in Surrey. We thank him for all that he did during his year at Sands and will miss his leadership. We wish him all the best as he begins his new challenge!

Download the Sands Secondary App!

Sands has recently introduced a school app. The app is free to download. iPhone users can download the app by clicking here. Blackberry and android can download the app here. 

Stay Connected

We will be posting updates about school events throughout the year on Twitter and Facebook.  I encourage you to connect with us as another way of staying informed about what is going on in and around the school. 

Please check out our Calendar of Upcoming Events to find out about other important events taking place at the school.

The staff at Sands is here to support you so if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call on me or any member of the staff.


 Mr. A. Akune, Principal