Parent Information

Attendance Procedures

email or call 519-744-4430 (option #1).

The attendance line is available 24/7, you can leave a message at any time if your child will be late or absent from school.  Please leave the child’s name, teacher’s name, date of and reason for the absence.

If your child will be absent for five or more consecutive school days, please complete a “temporary withdrawl form” and submit it to the office prior to the absence.

School News

In addition to our daily updates on Twitter and Instagram, we will also continue to keep you informed of upcoming events and current school news through our “What’s the Scoop?” weekly updates via our website and School-day.

Visit the “What’s The Scoop?” Archive for recent news.

Please contact the office if you need assistance signing up for School-Day to received these weekly updates.

W.R.D.S.B. Information

The following link will connect you with important information from the W.R.D.S.B.

Food and Beverage Programs

We offer Tuck Shop Mondays, Pizza Wednesdays and Hot Lunch Fridays.  All proceeds from these programs are used to support student needs at Sandhills.  More information is available from the left menu.

Parenting Resource

KW Counselling is proud to introduce a new parenting resource The program consists of two streams, one being group discussions in various communities in Waterloo Region and the other is the online chat system.  The chat program has 10 Experienced Parents who were selected based on their varied and vast experience in parenting.  Chat can be completely anonymous and parents are free to chat about literally any parenting question pertaining to any age. There are parents who can chat in different languages and parents who have experience in everything from divorce, ADHD, education challenges, drug use, LGBTQ, allergies, being newcomers to Canada, and more.  It is an easy and free service that can really assist parents get through some challenging times.  Visit to learn more.