Grade 9 Welcome BBQ on Thursday, August 28 from 10:30am to 12:30pm at Jacob Hespeler SS.  We look forward to seeing you here!

Welcome back JHSS Hawks!  New school start time is 8:05 am

Students please check for your name on the alpha lists posted in the lower and upper foyer. Report to your homeroom where you will receive your take home packages which will include Data Verification Form, Timetable, Daily Schedule, Attendance Procedures, Info on Blitz Day, School Year Calendar, Dates for School Council Meetings and Request for a School Year Info Package which is now available on the link to the left.

Please consider accessing these forms and information online to reduce paper waste.

All forms must be returned to your homeroom teacher by Friday, Sept. 5.

First Day of School – Tuesday, Sept. 2

  8:05 –   8:35 Students check lists in hallway for homeroom
  8:35 – 10:05 All students to Homeroom/Period A/Assemblies
  9:05 –   9:35 Grade 9/10 Assembly – Return to Period A at 9:45
  9:35 – 10:05 Grade 11/12 Assembly – Return to Period A at 10:15 for dismissal to Period B               Homerooms will be called down to assembly.
10:15 – 11:15 Period B
11:15 – 12:15 LUNCH – Cafeteria will be open
12:15 –   1:15 Period C
  1:20 –   2:15 Period D
Bus pick up after school is at regular time 2:15pm

NEW Daily Schedule 2014

Beginning in September 2014, JHSS will start 20 minutes earlier at 8:05am and end at 2:15pm.

School Bus Transportation

Transportation details will be available on August 21. Parents/Guardians will be able to check transportation eligibility at www.stswr.ca by clicking on Student Login. Student address information must be updated for accurate busing details. Please call JHSS at 519-658-4910×503 for any changes to student info.


Students/Parents/Guardians please read this important information in regards to student conduct while being bused.


Plan ahead for the coming school year, WRDSB approved calendar showing Exam days, Holidays, PD days and Board designated holidays.

JHSS Student Calendar 2014 2015

The JHSS Main Office will re-open on Monday, August 18. Report cards can be picked up starting on August 18.

Parents/Guardians, please read the document below on how to better understand your student’s report card.

AER Parent Document PRC 2013-14


Commencement ceremonies for students graduating in 2013-2014 will be held on Thursday October 9th at 7:30 p.m. at Jacob Hespeler. As in previous years, there is a grad fee of $20.00 which helps pay for the gown rental, and a memento of the evening. If you have paid, your tickets will automatically be sent to you in the fall. We look forward to seeing you at the ceremonies in October!! Fees are due ASAP!



hawks happenings

Check here for weekly events, sports, field trips, birthdays starting Sept. 2.

school council