Principal's Message


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Grad 2017

On Friday, May 26, Sands will host its annual Red Carpet event beginning at 3pm in the main parking lot at the front of the school. Family members are welcome to attend and celebrate the upcoming graduation of the Grade 12 students. In order to facilitate the set up for this event, the school will dismiss at 12:10pm and run an alteredbell schedule that day.

Block E: 8:30 - 9:20am

Block F: 9:25 - 10:15am

Break:   10:15 - 10:25am

Block G: 10:25 - 11:15am

Block H: 11::20 - 12:10pm

Homework Club

Every Wednesday and Thursday from 3:00 - 4:00 pm in the Library, Sands is offering a Homework Club to students. Homework Club is a voluntary teacher-supervised environment where students can receive support, catchup on outstanding assignments and drop in to do homework. Students also have the opportunity to use computers for the purpose of learning. There is no charge to attend Homework Club. All students are welcome to attend. 


I.D.E.A.'s - Friday Youth Drop-In

Inspired by Grade 12 students Sonum R, Yajya R and Leah W, Sands is pleased to introduce a new afterschool drop-in recreation program that is held every Friday from 3:00 - 5:30pm. Students can come and play games, table tennis, video games and more or simply hang out with friends. We also look forward to hosting some movie events in the future.  Admission is FREE! All students are invited to come out to future dates of IDEA's Drop-in on May 5, 12. Watch the video below to see what's been happening at I.D.E.A.'s!


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