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Hey Art People!

Art Club is meeting this Friday at lunch in Rm 308. Drop in to continue planning for our exciting group project!

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CAKE Auction…it’s SWEET for the 9th time!

The JHSS annual CAKE Auction will be held next Friday, March 13!! Students get creative and bring a cake in to help our two Kenyan students and Relay for Life. Let’s break our previous record of 100 plus cakes and stay Sweet!! More Info. CAKE Auction 2015  

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Mar 8, 2015 – Daylight Saving Time Starts

When local standard time is about to reach Sunday, March 8, 2015, 2:00:00 AM clocks are turned forward 1 hour to Sunday, March 8, 2015, 3:00:00 AM local daylight time instead sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour later on Mar 8, 2015 than the day before. There will be more light in the evening.

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Attention Music Students!

There will be a very important Percussion Ensemble rehearsal today at 11:10 in the Music Room. All Bands will rehearse Thursday at lunch and after school and Strings will rehearse Friday at lunch and after school. Please plan to attend all scheduled rehearsals this week as we prepare for Music Fest next week! Thank you.

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Paris! The South of France! Barcelona!

 If you’re interested in travelling to France and Spain during March Break 2016 and haven’t signed up yet, speak with Mrs. Bird in the Languages Office this week. There are only 4 spots left for the trip!

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Best Buddies Meeting this Thursday

There will be a Best Buddies meeting this Thursday March 5, at the start of lunch in room 118!! All members are encouraged to attend – see you there!!

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Jr. Badminton Tryouts

Attention all junior students interested in trying out for this year’s badminton team: The next practice will be Thursday March 5th in the West gym @ 2:30 p.m.   Please note, there is no practice Tuesday March 3rd!!

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The Jacob Hespeler Gay/Straight Alliance (GSA) celebrates diversity to make our school more welcoming and inclusive. Our goal is create awareness, education, advocacy, support and fun for EVERYONE! All welcome!!  This week we will have a special guest visiting us! You don’t want to miss it!! See you there!!

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Registration for the 2015 National Biology Competition has begun.  Any grade 11 or 12 Science student is eligible to write the exam at a cost of $8.00.  There are many entrance scholarships and certificates to be won, plus this exam is excellent practice for other exams you may write in the future (ex MCAT, DCAT [...]

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Track & Field up and Running!!!

Attention all students interested in track and field this spring. There will be a brief but VERY important meeting Thursday, March 5th, in room 045 at 10:45 am. Any questions regarding the track season or this meeting, please speak directly to Mr. Maggiacomo

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The next WRDSB PA Day is Friday, April 17

Friday, March 6 is a regular school day, we apologize for the error in the JHSS Student Planner. Students, see you at school next Friday!!!

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JHSS Gr. 10 Literacy Test is Thursday, March 26

The EQAO Gr. 10 Literacy Test will be written at JHSS on March 26 in the morning. Please see attached letter to all Gr. 10 Parents/Guardians. EQAO Literacy Test March 26 2015 JHSS Literacy Test Schedule Thursday, March 26, 2015 Time Duration Activity 8:05 – 8:15       10 mins. Room Location 8:15 – 8:25    [...]

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Parent Teacher Interviews – Wednesday, March 4 – 6:00 to 8:00pm

Parents/Guardians – come out next Wednesday to meet your son/daughter’s teachers, counselors and Administrators. Interviews will be held in the Cafetorium and the East Gym.

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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 m4s0n501

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