Message From The Principal

We are pleased to welcome you to Sandpoint High School's website and look forward to having you as part of our community of learners. Sandpoint High School is filled with exciting opportunities and a history of excellence. We encourage you to enrich your education with our wide range of academic opportunities, be involved in student activities and athletics, and let your leadership abilities shine. We believe in clear communication, high expectations, and a collaborative team approach with all stakeholders. This takes place when all stakeholders know and embrace their responsibilities. We look forward to developing a strong working relationship with you throughout this school yer. As the principal of Sandpoint High School, I am honored to be a part of each student's education.

Learning Today - Leading Tomorrow: The Bulldog Way

Tom Albertson - Principal

School Photos a message from All Star Photo

posted Sep 19, 2017, 8:42 AM by Beth Dean

ALL-STAR PHOTO will be photographing SHS students on Sept. 21 + 22 for yearbook & family portrait packages. Paper flyers are available in our school office or 2 easy online methods at :

    1 –  Pre-order BEFORE your photo session for package delivery to school

    2 –  Proof ordering available in 2 weeks for packages shipped home

Schedules are ready for pickup!

posted Aug 22, 2017, 6:09 AM by Beth Dean

10th, 11th and 12th graders your schedules are ready for pickup!  All schedules must be picked up by September 1.
Verification of information packets will need to be signed by a parent or guardian prior to us releasing your schedule. You may bring a parent or guardian with you to the high school or take the packet home and bring back at which time we will release the schedule to you.  It is also very important that you go to room S4 to have your picture taken for your ID card before September 1 if possible as well, otherwise you will need to do this during Access once school starts.  All students must have an ID card.  ASB stickers may be purchased at the bookkeepers window for $40. For more information please call the office at 263-3034
9th grade schedules will be available during freshmen/new student orientation on Wednesday, August 30th!
We invite all parents to visit us on Wednesday August 30 to meet your students teachers.  

Freshmen/New Student Orientation/Open House ~ August 30th

posted Aug 14, 2017, 12:06 PM by Beth Dean

On Wednesday, August 30th SHS and CARE invite all new students and freshmen, along with their families to join us for the annual free  BBQ and orientation. BBQ begins at 5pm with the orientation beginning at 5:30pm. Parent information packets will be handed out for review and corrections.  Student must attend with a parent or legal guardian.  Students will be able for the first time to pick up schedules, get a student ID and purchase an ASB sticker! Classrooms will be open  and teachers available for any questions you may have. Principal, Tom Albertson and others will tell you about what you can expect and what the expectations are when you arrive at Sandpoint High.  We look forward to seeing everyone on the 30th!  Call for more information 263-3034

Back to School....but first!

posted Jul 28, 2017, 11:02 AM by Beth Dean   [ updated Jul 28, 2017, 11:04 AM ]

First day of school is Tuesday, September 5th, but before that here are some important reminders!

August 1 - Sports Physicals  Pinegrove Medical Center 6-8pm for more information click on athletics
August 2 - Fall Sports Registration 9am-2pm
August 14th - Office opens 8am-3pm
August 21st -31st 10th and 11th grade schedule pickup 8am-3pm
August 30th - New Student and Freshmen Orientation 5:30pm preceded at 5:00pm by CARE sponsored free BBQ!
August 30th - SHS Open House 6:00pm - 7:30pm, staff will be on hand to meet and greet!

SHS Office will be closing on Monday June 26th up until then the office is open from 8am-2:30pm.

posted Jun 12, 2017, 12:57 PM by Beth Dean

If you need assistance during the summer please contact the district office located at 901 Triangle Dr. in Ponderay, ID 83852.  You may also call the district office at 208-263-2184.  The office at Sandpoint High School will open on August 2nd for fall sports registration from 9-2pm.  On August 14th the office staff will return for the 2017-18 school year, have a great summer and we will see you in September!  School begins Tuesday, September 5th!

Last week of school!

posted Jun 5, 2017, 8:37 AM by Beth Dean

The Senior class of 2017 will be attending classes for the last time today!  Graduation practice is Thursday, please show up no later than 8:30 am to the gym!  Graduation, Friday June 9th will be at Memorial Field beginning at 6:30 pm all are invited to attend, rain or shine!  You are welcome to bring an umbrella!  Just a reminder the field is not complete and there are some areas still under construction. Seating is on a first come first serve basis.  If you have any questions please call the school at 263-3034 for more information. 

For your convenience under School Schedules of this page we have posted the Semester 2 finals schedule for the 9-11th graders (revised 6/5/17).  School will dismiss early on Thursday and Friday. Just a reminder we may not interrupt class time during finals.  Please schedule accordingly. 


posted May 8, 2017, 9:00 AM by Beth Dean   [ updated May 8, 2017, 9:01 AM ]

Thursday and Friday, May 18th and 19th Sandpoint High Students will have the opportunity to learn about distracted driving and how it can affect those around them as well.  The Idaho State Department of Transportation is sponsoring the presentation which is a 3D interactive program that will teach and motivate positive decisions about speeding, drinking and driving, texting and drinking, and more!  The students will be able to see the presentation during their regularly scheduled science class.  Click here to see what other students are saying about this presentation

Springboard to High School Tonight April 19 6pm!

posted Apr 19, 2017, 7:50 AM by Beth Dean

All incoming students for the 2017-18 school year are invited to attend along with parents!  Beginning at 6pm in the SHS Gym there will be freshmen registration information followed by a curriculum fair in the commons (elective and core classes).  *Staff will be on hand to answer questions.  For more information call the counseling office at 263-3034 ext 4161

No School Friday, March 31st Spring Break Begins!

posted Mar 17, 2017, 10:18 AM by Beth Dean   [ updated Mar 24, 2017, 11:00 AM ]

School resumes on Monday, April 10th as an "A" Day

PAFE Family Night and Chili Dinner ~ March 2

posted Feb 21, 2017, 9:35 AM by Beth Dean

PAFE - Panhandle Alliance For Education is celebrating Public Education Week with a family night and chili dinner. The event is Thursday, March 2 from 5-7pm at Sandpoint High School.  Matt Brass, the district technology director will present at 6pm "Educating Tech Savy Kids"  all are welcome, and there is free childcare for ages K-6!  The cost for the chili dinner is only $5 per family!  No tickets necessary, but please RSVP to as soon as possible!  Click here for more information

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