News & Announcements

WRDSB email addresses to change August 21

We are excited to announce that the Waterloo Region District School Board is moving its email and calendar platform to Google. Many staff and students are already using G Suite tools on a daily basis. In fact, WRDSB has more than 40,000 users of G Suite in our district today.

As part of this change on Aug. 21, 2017, we will also make our email addresses a lot easier and more intuitive for people. When the switch to Gmail happens, all WRDSB email addresses will switch to end with, just like our website.

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PD Days June 29 – 30

Thursday and Friday are PD Days at JHSS JHSS PD Agenda June 29 & 30

Parent resources for summer reading

The Ontario Library Association has put together a fun summer reading toolkit for all ages to help students combat academic “summer slide.” The toolkit provides lists of reading programs and engaging reading lists to inspire student summer reading. There is also a quiz for parents to help them determine which summer reading program is most […]

Report Card Pick Up Dates

Semester 2 Final Report Cards will be available in the Main Office from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm on: Monday, July 10 to Thursday, July 13 and Monday, July 17 to Thursday, July 20. Report cards are not mailed. Parents/Guardians may pick up their child’s report card if the student is under 18.   Written permission […]

June Exam Schedule & Instructions – June 22 to 28

Exams will be written from Thursday, June 22 to Wednesday, June 28. Exams will be distributed in Per. A on Thursday, June 1 and are available in the Main Office for students who do not have a Homeroom. MORNING EXAMS – 8:30am START Buses will pick up students at JHSS at 12:30pm (departing 12:40pm) instead […]

End of year Locker Clearout

LOCKERS were cleared out and cleaned on Wednesday, June 21 during the beginning of Per. B.  The school accepts no responsibility for the security of money, clothing, books, or valuables in the locker.  Students MUST empty their locker and remove their locks by the end of the day, Wednesday, June 21 – the last day of […]

Summertime sun safety

Warm weather has finally arrived in Waterloo region and with it comes a reminder on sun safety. We believe in promoting sun safety through education and working with our community partners, such as Public Health. Creating shaded spaces in our school yards and play areas is a key component of our Sun Safety and Shading […]

Commencement will be held on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

Commencement 2017 will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the JHSS West Gym.  Ticket sales have started on School Day.  If you do not have an account, please come to the Main Office for information. Grad letter 2017 May 2 The commencement fee includes two (2) admission tickets, gown rental, […]

ANNOUNCEMENTS – June 19 – 21

 With the school year quickly coming to an end, the JHSS Breakfast Club would like to thank all the staff and students who have made food, raised funds, donated food items, applied for grant applications, picked up food donations, and graciously given up their time to open and supervise the Breakfast Club. Without your generosity […]

Summer school transportation schedules now available

Summer school courses at Waterloo Region District School Board secondary schools begin on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. If you are using Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) to attend summer school, the bus schedules and stop locations are now available. Please be at your bus stop 10 minutes before the scheduled pick-up time. If you have […]

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