News & Announcements

June Final Exams Schedule and Student Instructions

EXAMS will be written from Thursday, June 20 to Wednesday, June 26 – EXAMS start at 8:30 a.m. sharp!!  Students will NOT be excused for vacation during EXAM PERIODS. Make certain that you know the date and time for each examination that you are required to write. Students who completely miss an exam through misreading their timetable […]

Budget & Staffing: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

In order to communicate our current budget outlook for 2019-2020, we are providing the following Frequently Asked Questions to create an understanding of current timelines, resources, and priorities. As we move forward, we will continue to focus on student and staff well-being, work to minimize the impact of budget shortfalls in the classroom, and will […]

FYI about lost items on Lions Field, Soccer and Track Fields

Please call the City of Cambridge @ 519-740-4581 for items you might have lost at the Lions Field off Bechtel Ave.  The fields are maintained by City of Cambridge and Jacob Hespeler SS does not maintain a Lost & Found for these locations.    

Information for Parents

During the spring months, many groups of senior students, as a means to celebrate graduation, organize events on their own accord  (e.g. dances, “proms’, camping, beach trips, etc.).   Please note that these independent events are not officially recognized or organized by, at or through Jacob Hespeler Secondary school.  As private events, school staff does […]

2019-20 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2019-20 School Year Calendar is now available. Important dates to note: First day of school – Tuesday, September 3, 2019 Winter holidays – December 23, 2019 to January 3, 2020 March break – March 16 to 20, 2020 Last day of school for elementary students – Thursday, June 25, 2020 Our Calendars and Important Dates webpage […]


Commencement 2019 will be held on Friday, October 11 Ticket sales will begin on Monday, May 13 – $25.00 Early Hawk Special Friday, June 7 is the final day for the special $25.00 grad fee The fee goes up to $35.00 on Monday, June 10 Are you interested in the Skilled Trades? Are you interested […]

JHSS Athletic Banquet – Thursday, June 13

Our annual Athletic Banquet is quickly approaching. This years theme is, “A SWEET JOURNEY”. The date of the banquet is Thursday June 13th. Our 1 Day blitz day will be THURSDAY, May 30 due to the Dirty Dash event being held on Wednesday, May 29.  On May 30 you can purchase tickets for $20. After that […]

Commencement 2019 INFO

Commencement 2019 will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the JHSS West Gym.  Ticket sales will begin on May 13, 2019 on School-Day The commencement fee includes two (2) admission tickets, gown rental, and a memento of the evening.  Tickets will be mailed to your current home address in September.  […]

Transition to Post-Secondary session – May 28, The Family Centre, Kitchener

This session is for parents and high school students who have an IEP who are planning to go on to University or College after high school. Transition to Post-Secondary (1)

WANTED: Performers for #WeSingOCanada

It’s time to thaw out from the cold, warm up those vocal cords (or fingers), and show off your Canadian spirit. We are in search of incredible WRDSB talent to help us kick-off a variety of events on the “right note” – and we want you to be the star. We are looking for performances […]

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