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Important Notice for Secondary Students & Families

Potential job action by Waterloo Region District School Board secondary teachers. The purpose of this letter is to update Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) families on the status of labour negotiations with its secondary teachers. We know that, as parents, it’s important for you to know how this situation may affect your daughter and/or [...]

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Healthy Nutrition NEWS

Top Five Tips for Packing Healthy Lunches Packing healthy lunches and snacks at school is a great way to get more servings of healthy foods from Canada’s Food Guide. Here are some ideas to help with packing healthy lunches, for students at school and for adults at work too! Provide a refillable water-bottle with packed [...]

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Varsity Girls’ Soccer Team – 3rd consecutive win on Wednesday night at Woodside.

Despite frigid temperatures, snow and a little hail, the girls regrouped after a slow first half to win 2-0 against ECI. Jasmine Ramcharan, Morgan Bennett and Madison McKeller played well for the Hawks. Alexis Hahn was player of the game for finding the net not once but twice in the 2nd half. Emileen Pond earned [...]

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Big win for the JHSS Boys Soccer Team!

Congratulations to the boys soccer team for their decisive 6-1 win versus KCI! Scoring for the hawks were Matea Vasileski and Sam Pugliese with 2 goals each, Griffin McDonald with 1 and Louis Moore with 1.

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Congrats to JHSS Music Students for outstanding performances at Kiwanis

These students should be congratulated for receiving 1 Gold, 2 Silver and 2 Bronze Awards and for their professionalism and exemplary behaviour demonstrated throughout the week. A special congratulations to the JHSS Percussion Ensemble, who received a Gold Award for their outstanding Kiwanis performance! All music students who are going on the Music Retreat as well as [...]

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Co-Prez Assembly today!!

Students and staff, please take the time to vote today for JHSS Co-presidents/2015-2016!  Teachers, please accompany your class to the Assembly in the West Gym at 10:00 this morning.  

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Second Semester, Term 1 Report Cards distributed April 24 in Per. A

Students will receive their Report Cards today, April 24.

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Book in a Jar Contest

You could win a $10.00 Chapters gift certificate by guessing the title of the shredded book in the Mason jar on the library counter. The book will be a discarded fiction title from our collection. Contest Rules The contest is open to all JHSS students and staff. You may enter as often as you wish. [...]

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SAC News

Spirit Wear Sales Starting Thursday, we are going to be selling spring spirit wear! We have discounted t-shirts and sale items as well as new designs starting at only $12.00. Come check it out in the upper foyer! Spirt Day BBQ On Tuesday April 28th, we are having a huge spirit day and bbq.  Wear [...]

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Grad. Class Photo today…be there!!

The graduating class photo will be taken today on the football bleachers. The photo will be taken at 9:45, before the school’s co-prez election assembly. Teachers, please allow your graduating students to join us for the photo when called down. JHSS Grads, Commencement will be held on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015.  

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Congratulations Mrs. Cliffford

Mrs. Clifford was presented with the Beaumier Award for for High School/CÉGEP Chemistry, a national award sponsored by the Beaumier Churcott Fund of the Chemical Institute of Canada.  This award recognizes excellence in teaching chemistry and Mrs. Clifford  is a most deserving recipient. UWaterloo Chemistry News

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Volunteer at Hespeler PS Track & Field Meet

All previous Hespeler Public School students who are interested in helping out at Hespeler’s Track and Field meet on May 12th, rain date May 14th are asked to sign up at Hespeler Public School’s main office before the end of this week. Preference will be given to previous HPS students who participated in the HPS [...]

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The National Biology Contest will be written on Wednesday April 29 during Block C (last period).  Drop in practices will be held each day at the beginning of lunch in room 104.  Exams from previous years will be available to preview and try.   See Ms. Redfearn or Mr. MacDougall for more information. Biology:  It grows [...]


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Paralympic Schools Week 2015 resources now available

This message is on behalf of the Canadian Paralympic Committee. — OTTAWA – Feb. 26, 2015 – The Canadian Paralympic Committee, in partnership with Petro-Canada, is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2015 edition of Paralympic Schools Week, which will be held nation-wide from May 4 to 8, 2015. All schools [...]

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NO FeAR goes to Wonderland!

Want to show that you have NO FeAR??  Then attend the Physics, Science, and Math Day at Canada’s Wonderland.  The trip takes place on Friday May 8th . If you are interested in attending please pick up a permission form from Mrs. Clifford in room 108.

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New Pilot Funding Initiative for Schools

The Waterloo Region District school board has partnered with My Class Needs, a not-for-profit foundation associated with Curriculum Services Canada, to offer a unique opportunity to support classroom teachers in securing additional resources to support student learning, well-being and achievement. The program provides grants for materials/services up to a maximum of $750 per class. To qualify, [...]

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NO FeAR Club Guelph Science Olympics

Anyone interested in attending the Guelph Science Olympics should sign-up in room 108.  The Guelph Science Olympics is an opportunity for students to work in teams to solve a variety of problems in physics, chemistry, biology, and geography.  The Guelph Science Olympics will take place on Thursday May 7th.  Please see Mrs. Clifford or Ms. [...]

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2015/2016 Course Selection Books

The 2015/2015 Course Selection Books are now available in the Guidance Tab.

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JHSS Handbook Information

JHSS Code of Conduct, School Policies, Responsible Use, Emergency, Attendance Procedures, Dates to Remember 2014/2015 Code of Conduct 2014

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