Principal's Message


View the video above to catch up on student learning at Sands during the month of May. To view episodes from previous months, please visit our Video Archives.

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Year-End Bell Schedule

  • From June 14 - 21, we will be running classes on an adjusted bell schedule. All students are encouraged to attend 'I' - Time from 8:30 - 9:25am from June 14 - 17 and all day on June 21. 'I' - Time is an opportunity for students to complete assignments, receive support from a teacher and prepare for upcoming exams. On June 20, students will attend all of their courses, Blocks A - H for one final time. Please view the detailed schedule here.

Provincial Exam Schedule

  • June 22, 1pm: Social Studies 11
  • June 23, 9am: English 10
  • June 24, 9am: English 12
  • June 24, 1pm: Science 10
  • June 27, 9am: Communications 12
  • June 27, 1pm: Math 10 Foundations & Pre-Calculus, Math 10 Apprenticeship & Workplace


Valedictory Ceremony

  • Graduating Grade 12 students will be recognized during a Valedictory Ceremony on Wednesday, June 22 at 7pm at North Delta Secondary. Grads are expected to be present at 5:30pm. Grads will be picking up their gowns at lunchtime on Thursday June 16 and Friday June 17th in the Library. Included with their gowns will be the number of tickets allotted to guests. Unfortunately, seating is limited and at this time we do not have any additional tickets to release. Guests who do not have tickets but wish to attend are invited to line up at the door prior to the ceremony. Guests will be seated on a first come basis if seats become available.  

The Valedictory Ceremony will be available for viewing online via webcast. Please click here to access the webcast.

Haircut for a Cause

  • On Friday, June 17th Ms. Blouin had her hair cut for charity. Ms. Blouin partnered with Fast Eddy to raise over $3000 in support of Alzheimer's and Breast Cancer research.  You can contribute to the cause here.

Graduation Red Carpet & Banquet 

  • On Friday, May 27, the Grads of 2016 celebrated their upcoming graduation. The grads walked the Red Carpet in front of family and friends and then continued their celebration at the Graduation Banquet! 


Ice Hockey

  • On Friday, May 13, the Boys' Ice Hockey Team defeated the Magee Lions 6-2 to capture the Tier 3 BC High School Hockey League Championship! Congratulations to the team and coaches Mr. Marks and Mr. Campbell!

Track & Field
  • Congratulations to Elizabeth B, who recently participated in the Provincial Track & Field Championships in the 400m, 800m events. Elizabeth placed 9th in the 800m event and 11th in the 400m event. Well done Elizabeth! 
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