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E-waste is coming to JHSS – May 3 to June 6

Bring your old computers, keyboards, printers, mobile devices, monitors and any other AV equipment – anything that draws power!  Start putting aside you electronics in preparation for this event.  This event helps the environment and helps raise money for our school!  For more information visit

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Track & Field Winners

On Friday the track & field team participated in Track Wars which includes over 40 schools. Congratulations goes out to all athletes, especially to all of our first place finishers. These include Thomas Weigl and Jonathan Wahl in Pole Vault, Sarah Hodgson in the 100m, Seth Robertson in Hurdles and Madeleine Adams in Shot Put. […]

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New Orleans Pizza Fundraiser for Nutrition for Learning

Help raise money for Nutrition for Learning!  Click the heading of this post to view the fundraising donation form.

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Attentions Grade 12s: A Scholarship Opportunity Awaits!

If you are a graduating student, who has excelled in the Arts during your time here at JHSS, and are continuing on to post-secondary education in the field of music, visual arts, performing arts, communications or literary arts, please see your guidance counsellor ASAP for further information. Also, If you are a graduating student who is […]

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On Wednesday May 4th from 7 to 10pm is Jacob Unplugged. Tickets are on sale this week for $5 in the foyer at lunch. Come see your school’s talent including our very own Mr. Salema. Don’t miss out Hawks!

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Join our Accessibility Planning Committee!

We are looking for three representatives to sit on our Accessibility Planning Committee beginning in the 2016-17 school year. The role of the committee aligns with the Board’s Strategic Plan and specifically relates to fostering wellness and well-being, embracing diversity and inclusion and engaging students, families, staff and communities by ensuring that our school and […]

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Categories: Board · Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary · Community · Schools


The 2016-17 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar has been approved by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The first day of school for 2016-17 school year is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. View the calendars: 2016-17 School Year Information Elementary Secondary – Semestered Schools Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

Categories: Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary · Schools


Free SCIS Workshops for Parents and Caregivers

Creating Safe and Inclusive Schools and Communities Presented by Harmony Movement, in partnership with the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and Waterloo Catholic District School Board. We are pleased to offer these workshops for families on a variety of topics! Here is what you can expect: Interactive and engaging content Learn skills to enhance […]

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Categories: Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary

Commencement 2016 INFO

Attention Potential JHSS Grads 2016 Grad letter 2016 Plans are well underway for this year’s commencement exercises, which are to be held on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.   Please take our fab Grad Survey as we prepare for the best Commencement ever! Follow us on Twitter Please note that graduates must complete […]

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Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys are Here!

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School surveys are important tools which help schools assess the current culture within a school. The survey for parents and guardians, captures perceptions from students, parents, and staff relating to issues such as character development, equity and inclusion, safe schools, and variables that contribute to a healthy school environment. Please take the […]

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Categories: Broadcast-Elementary · Broadcast-Secondary · Learning · Schools

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