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Mission Statement
Sand Ridge Junior High educates to promote thinking, strong character, and learning for life.


Belief Statements


Sand Ridge Junior High actively:

  • Provides a safe environment

  • Encourages students to be responsible for their learning with support from parents, educators and the community

  • Requires students to meet high expectations in attendance, academics and behavior

  • Promotes character development and life skills

  • Engages students by emphasizing relevance and application

  • Utilizes a variety of teaching strategies and technologies


Desired Results For Student Learning


  • Literacy
  • Character Counts
  • Critical and Creative Thinking


Dress Code
The dress code at Sand Ridge is in compliance with WSD policy 5220. It has been adopted by student, parent, and community councils to promote safety, personal hygiene, and a proper academic environment.  Students are expected to maintain a type of dress that is clean, modest, and is not distracting to teachers or other students and not detrimental or disruptive to the educational process.
  1. Clothing not ordinarily worn in the workplace may not be worn at school. (i.e., robes, pajamas, house slippers, mutilated clothing, low cut and revealing tops, etc.).
  2. Mutilated clothing is defined as clothing having rips or tears in revealing places (i.e. jeans with tears/holes must be at dress code length (refer to dress code policy #4), seat of pants; shirts with tears across the front or back). Clothing with rips/tears must not be a distraction to the education process.
  3. Shoes must be worn at all times.  More restrictive shoe requirements may be required for safety reasons in some classes.
  4. Shorts and skirts must be mid-thigh length or longer and not present a distraction in the classroom or school (no mini-skirts, mini-dresses or short shorts). Leggings can be worn but must not be sheer or see through.  Items worn over leggings must meet the proper length requirements as stated above.
  5. Shirts and tops may not have bare midriffs or be revealing at the neck, stomach and/or arm holes. Shirts, tops, and dresses must cover the ball of the shoulder.  In turn, when wearing a sheer, knitted or see-through top the ball of the shoulder must be covered and a shirt or top that meets the above stated dress code must be worn underneath.  Tank tops, athletic undershirts, halter tops, and spaghetti strap shirts are not allowed at school.  Sagging pants must not reveal underwear even when arms are raised.
  6. Clothing with designs, printed words, or slogans that are suggestive, obscene, or are in poor taste, or that refer to a substance or activity which is illegal for a minor will not be allowed – clothing which refers to ales, beer, or other alcoholic beverages, smoked or smokeless tobacco, breweries, or illegal drugs may not be worn. Clothing with weapons or other inappropriate content may not be worn. Clothing or accessories with gang symbols, insignia, or other gang identifiers may not be worn. Rasta colors, t-shirts, bands, book bags, and hats are not allowed.
  7. Hats or other types of head covering, such as, visors, scarves, sweatbands, or bandanas, may not be worn in the building.
  8. Sunglasses may not be worn in the building.
  9. Makeup which is so conspicuous, extreme, odd in color or style that it draws undue attention, disrupts, or tends to disrupt or interfere with the learning atmosphere at school will not be allowed.
  10. Clothing attachments, jewellery, or accessories which could be considered weapons, which could pose a potential risk of injury to the wearer or others, or which could be considered to be disruptive to the educational process may not be worn. Chains are not allowed.
  11. All facial piercings shall not be a distraction. Spikes and sharp piercings are not allowed.
  12. Inappropriate and distracting tattoos may not be displayed.  
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Upcoming Events
August 10: New Student Registration
August 11: New Student Registration
August 18: New Teacher Orientation
August 19: Registration
August 21: Orientation: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
August 21: Back to School Night: 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
August 25: School Begins
August 25: Football Tryouts
August 25: Girls Softball Tryouts
August 27: Instrumental Rental Night (Orchestra): 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.