Principal's Message


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School Startup Information

Information regarding the start to the new school year can be found under the tab 'School Start 2017'.

Grade 8 Welcome Event

Grade 8 students and their families are invited to attend a Welcome Event on Thursday August 31st from 5:30-7:30pm. Additional information can be found here.

International Student Open House

New International students are invited to join us for an Open House on Thursday August 31st from 1 - 2pm.

First Day of School

School re-opens on Tuesday, September 5th.

Grade 8:       9:15 - 10:45am

Grade 9-12: 11:30am (including returning International students)

* New International students should attend an Orientation from 12:30 - 3:30pm in the Library with Ms. Bates.

Flex Time

In 2017-18, Sands will be implementing Flex Time into the daily schedule. Please click here for information regarding Flex Time.  The weekly bell schedule can be found here.

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 FacebookI 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