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Our Mission

Our mission describes our school's purpose. Our vision depicts our desired future. The principles needed to achieve our mission and vision are articulated in our values. Finally, the actions we need to demonstrate to make our mission, vision and values a reality are described in our collective commitments.

We have developed these statements in collaboration with our staff, students and families. They are part of our School Success Plan.


"R.E.A.C.H for New Heights" (Resilience, Excellence, Achievement, Community, Honesty)


"Sandalwood Heights S.S. will engage learners by providing personalized pathways with a focus on equity of opportunity, scholastic success, the development of leadership skills and a commitment to lifelong learning." "Opportunities to participate in extra-curricular and cooperative education experiences will enhance a school environment that is safe, respectful and inclusive. This vision embraces all members of the Sandalwood Heights Learning Community including students, staff and community partners."


  • the personal pathway of all students
  • the safety and privacy of all students
  • the cultural background of all students--expanding our own cultural profiency
  • Climate for Working and Learning - 6 values identified by the board--respect, responsibility, caring, trust, cooperative, inclusive

Collective Commitments

Staff Commitments

  • embrace the cultural diversity of our community
  • embrace a vision that focusses on experiential education and student choice
  • work colloboratively as a professional learning community

Student Commitments

  • respect our peers and staff
  • help keep our school a safe and secure environment
  • work to the best of my ability to achieve success

Parent Commitments

  • embrace and actively promote the vision of the school
  • work collaboratively with the principal towards school success
  • be an advocate for the school in the local community
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