Principal's Message


View the November episode of the Sands Video Magazine above. To view episodes from previous months, please visit our Video Archives.

Scorpions Athletics

Sands Athletics has just completed an exciting Fall Season of competition. Special congratulations to the Sr. Boys Soccer Team on their 11th place finish and the Junior Boys Volleyball Team on their 7th place finish at their respective Provincial Championships! Thank you to Mr. Serres, Mr. Fahrmann, Ms. Brown, Ms. Savoy, Mr. Hong, Mr. Murray and Mr. Dalgetty for their leadership and coaching throughout the fall season.

December signals the start to the Basketball Season. Sands Junior & Senior Boys teams have both advanced to the final of the Ed Terris Memorial Basketball Tournament December 2. The Junior Boys play on Dec 2 at 4:30pm, followed by the Senior Boys at 7:45pm. To view the full schedule, please click here. Come out cheer on the boys to victory on Friday night!

Sands Celebrates Diwali

Thanks to Student Council, Sands celebrated Diwali with dancing and henna tattoos! 

Visit by Fast Eddy

Fast Eddy recently returned to Sands. Eddy ran across Canada and back – 21,000 kilometres! He began his journey on March 1, 2015 in Victoria, BC, and ended his run there on October 29, 2016. Eddy delivered an important message during a school-wide assembly...“average people can do above average things”.  In support of Fast Eddy's goal to support Breast Cancer and Alzheimer's research, Sands students raised over $450. Well done Scorpions!

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 the next IDEA's Drop-in on Friday Nov 25. Watch the video below to see what's been happening at I.D.E.A.'s!

Youth Corps

Community Schools Partnership (CSP) is very excited to introduce the Youth Corps club to Sands Secondary. The club is welcome to all students interested in getting involved in their local community and great for students who need volunteer hours. CSP programs are run by staff and volunteers who lead various activities at Elementary schools in the Delta School District. Activities may include: Art Attack, Homework Helpers, Dance, and more programs run by Parks and Recreation Delta. If you are a motivated and enthusiastic individual and want to get involved with your community, please speak with Mr. Akune.

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