News & Announcements

Lit Test Schedule & Info – Thursday, March 30

Parents/Guardians please read the attached important information on the upcoming Lit. Test to be written on March 30. Literacy Test Schedule 2017 Letterhead Lit Test March 2017

ANNOUNCEMENTS – March 20 – 24

There will be a Best Buddies meeting on Tuesday March 21 at the start of lunch in room 118. We will be working on a craft and would like to see all members attend!!! JHSS Custom Windbreakers are now on sale until March 26th. The windbreaker jackets come in 3 colours, and can be customized […]

The CAKE Auction raised $2260.00

The CAKE auction was a huge success, thanks to students and staff for participating and to Ms. Cleverley and Ms. Barrett for organizing. The money raised will help sponsor students from Kenya!  

International travel update

The safety and well-being of our students is always our top priority. This priority extends beyond the classroom when our students travel both within Canada and internationally. It is our responsibility to ensure that every possible precaution is taken to ensure the safety of our students and staff when they travel. Considering the recent events […]

School Council Meeting – Wed. March 22 – 7:00pm

All parents/guardians are invited to attend the School Council Meeting in the JHSS Library on Wed., March 22.

March Win the Book Contest

   March Win the Book Contest The Library is running a Reading Canada Contest for staff and students. Find the book in the Read 150 Canadian Books display that appears the most times, submit your ballot in the Library and you will be entered in a draw on March 31st to win the book! See […]

School-Day – SIGN UP ASAP

Parents/Guardians We are excited to offer our parents this efficient and convenient tool and are asking parents to consider signing up for School-Day. For more information registering for School-Day, please contact your school or visit School-Day can be accessed from any web browser and gives parents real-time, secure access to up-to-date information, and […]

The Barrday Teacher of Excellence Awards – Nominate a JHSS Teacher!

Do you know a teacher who inspired you? Barrday is looking for teachers who demonstrate: Excellence, Integrity, Respect & Innovation.  ALL nominations will be forwarded to the teacher nominated. Please visit our website at to find out how you can share why your teacher is deserving of a Teacher of Excellence award. Barrday Teacher Award […]

Register now for the annual PIC and WRAPSC conference

For the sixth year in a row, the WRDSB Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) and the Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) is hosting their free annual family event for parents, caregivers and the community. The theme for this year’s parent conference is Empowering Students with Parent Engagement. The conference will start with keynote speakers Royan Lee, a teacher, consultant […]

2017-18 Annual Budget Survey

Calling all students, parents and community members. Have a say in our budget process. Which funding priorities do you think the Board should consider for the 2017-18 school year, and beyond? Respond to the short 2017-18 Annual Budget Survey below to help us identify which areas are important to our WRDSB community. Please keep in mind: […]

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