Parent Update: What's Happening at Sanford


Team meetings for parents & students are happening in August. Incoming 6th graders will receive a phone call in July or early August with your team, so you know which meeting to attend. This is a chance to meet your Core teachers (English, Math, Social Studies & Science) and learn about what's coming up this year!


Wildcats Mon. Aug. 21st 5:30-6:30pm

Fireworks Wed. Aug 23rd 5:30-6:30pm

Tenacious Tues Aug 22nd 5:30-6:30pm
Jaguars Wed Aug 23rd 5:30-6:30pm
Motivation Tues Aug 15th 6-7:00pm
Inquiry Thurs Aug 17th 6-7:00pm


Morning & After School Programs

Our school day for 2016-17 is 8:45am - 3:45pm for students.

Our morning program will continue at 7:30-8:30am, starting on Tuesday, 9/6. Students must have returned the blanket permission form from the first-day packet in order to participate. There is no fee.

Our after-school programs will start on 10/3 and will begin with dinner 3:45-4:!5, then activities will be 4:!5-5:30pm. There is no fee for dinner or programs!  (Thank you to all who donated to Sanford this year - your donations help us ensure that we can offer all programming for free!)

Contact Lily Thiboutot for Morning Program & Community Ed, Julie Anderson for ALC (academics), or Shane Thompson for Native Freedom School. You can call the school at 612-668-4900 and leave a message for any of them with questions.

Sanford Parent Group (SPG) & Site Council

SPG usually meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00pm during the school year. Our next meeting is Thursday, October 13th. We meet in the media center.

Site Council meets every other month on the first Thursday at 5:00pm during the school year. Our first meeting this fall will be Thursday, October 6th. We meet in the media center. Site Council meetings, like SPG, are open meetings.


Thank you for all you do as parents and for sharing your wonderful students with us.

Mara Bernick

Family Liaison 612-668-4914