Sands Secondary School

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Sands Secondary School[1]
Sands Secondary School (main view-2010).jpg
Address
10840 82 Avenue
Delta, British Columbia, V4C 2B3
Canada
Coordinates 49°09′06″N 122°55′21″W / 49.151650°N 122.922437°W / 49.151650; -122.922437Coordinates: 49°09′06″N 122°55′21″W / 49.151650°N 122.922437°W / 49.151650; -122.922437
Information
School type Public, High School
Founded 1975
School board School District 37 Delta
School number 3737038
Principal A. Akune
Grades 8-12
Enrollment 785 (30 September 2016)
Language English
Area North Delta
Colour(s) Blue and Green
Mascot Scorpion
Team name Scorpions
Feeder schools Brooke Elementary, Gray Elementary
Website
Last updated: June 27, 2008

Sands Secondary is a public high school in Delta, British Columbia part of School District 37 Delta.

Academics[edit]

Sands Secondary was formerly Sands Junior Secondary with Grades 8-10 until 2005. With the reconfiguration of three other high schools in North Delta (Delview, Burnsview, and North Delta), Sands Secondary became an 8-12 school. It graduated its first Grade 12 class in June 2006.

Athletics[edit]

Sands has several sports teams, including junior and senior level Volleyball and Basketball teams. In 2009-2010, the Senior Boys Soccer team won the AAA provincials. In 2007-2008, 2009-2010, Sands won the Fraser Valley Badminton Championships. The school also has a Field Hockey team and as of September 2010, features an Ice Hockey team.

System[edit]

Sands Secondary runs on a linear system like other Canadian high schools. It is based on 8 courses separated into four days. For example, if Monday is a day 1 then Tuesday would have to be a day 2. Each day contains 4 blocks numbered ABCDEFGH. Day 1 contains A B C D block, while day 2 contains E F G H. Day 3 contains B A D C block. Day 4 contains F E H G block. Between B and C block there is a 45 min lunch break, as well as F and G block.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "For School Data, Source: BC Schools Book." Province of British Columbia, Ministry of Education January 16, 2006.

External links[edit]

School Reports - Ministry of Education[edit]