News & Announcements

Secondary school summer office hours for 2018

Over the summer, our secondary schools are closed for periods of time over the summer. 2018 Secondary School Summer Office Hours School Name Summer Closure Bluevale C.I. July 16 – August 24 (inclusive) Cameron Heights C.I. July 2 – August 31 (renovations) Eastwood C.I. July 16 – August 24 (inclusive) Elmira District S.S. July 13 […]

Transcript Request INFO

Automated Electronic Upload Former students, whose last school was a secondary school or an adult learning centre under our jurisdiction, who wish to enter post-secondary education in Ontario, will now have their transcript uploaded electronically as part of the application process.

Have a Safe & Happy Summer Hawks!

JHSS Hawks, keep checking this site for important information regarding the 2018/2019 school year which starts on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Report cards may be picked up from July 9 to 20 in the Main Office.  JHSS will be closed from July 23 to August 24 inclusive. Have a Wonderful Summer!  

Congratulations staff, students and families

Another academic year has come to a close. We know that this is an exciting and busy time for our staff, students and families. I would like to take a moment to reflect, express gratitude and celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of our school communities. Our strategic priorities and commitments are the foundation of […]

Attention Grads/Potential Grads 2018 – seating is limited, order soon!

Commencement 2018 will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the JHSS West Gym.  Seating is limited, please order as soon as possible. Please purchase tickets until 2:30pm, Friday, June 29 on School-Day.  Please pay in person in the Main Office starting July 3 -12. The MO will be closed for […]

Two driveways at the front of JHSS are designated BUS ZONES

Parking is not allowed at any time on the upper and lower driveways at the front entrance of the school. These lanes are also ONE WAY driveways! Please do not enter these driveways during the morning and afternoon while the yellow school buses are parked as it is dangerous for students who are getting on/off […]

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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Student Vehicle Registration is Mandatory 2018/2019

Attention Students – please pick up a yellow vehicle registration form ASAP. Once you have filled out the form, you will receive a parking permit for your vehicle’s windshield. Student Parking is in the Far West lot closest to Groh Ave. and in designated spots at the back of the school. Please do NOT park […]


Hey Hawks, what are you doing the last week of August? Consider Camp Micah: It’s a week long peace and justice leadership camp. It’s an incredibly inclusive, safe and powerful space to learn, have fun and meet other passionate youth from around the province. It’s also a regular summer camp on a beautiful lake with […]

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 not […]

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