News & Announcements

Student Vehicle Registration is Mandatory 2017/2018

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 […]

WRDSB is committed to students belonging on Halloween, and everyday.

Halloween is just around the corner…this day is filled with excitement for many children. Halloween is often celebrated with costumes and school activities; however it is important that schools continue to create a sense of belonging for each and every student. We recognize that not all families celebrate Halloween. October 31 is a school day […]


Breakfast Club! This is a reminder that ALL is welcome to the JHSS Breakfast Club! If you visit us, please remember to check mark a box on the sign in sheet. These check marks are very important as they help us with funding throughout the year. Also, the Breakfast Club would like to Thank Mr […]

Take our Kids to Work Day – Wed., Nov. 1

The annual Take Our Kids to Work program, organized by the Learning Partnership, has been scheduled for Wednesday November 1, 2017.  On this day, thousands of Grade 9 students from across Canada will be spending the day at the work site of a parent, relative or family friend. More information to support this opportunity, as well as […]

School bus driver availability

School bus operators are currently experiencing a school bus driver shortage. This shortage is being experienced across the province, and Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) has until this year been able to provide consistent service to all schools. For the region’s public and Catholic schools, 426 bus routes have been contracted to provide […]

Updated Reporting Attendance by email – Please email student absences and lates  by using the above email or by calling the JHSS 24 hour Attendance Line – 519-658-4910 Press 1, then 1 for A – K and 2 for L – Z. ATTENDANCE HANDOUT AUG 30 2017

WRDSB closes gap to province on standardized tests

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) results in standardized tests for reading, writing and mathematics moved closer to the provincial average in results released by the Education, Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) today. WRDSB now exceeds the provincial average in Grade 9 (Applied) Mathematics and for first-time eligible students for the OSSLT. WRDSB improved results […]

Welcome back Hawks – Important forms are due

Please fill out the forms sent home on Sept. 5 and return to JHSS asap! Student Data Verification Forms, which MUST be updated and returned to the school.  It is imperative for the school to have current and correct information for contacting parents/guardians. Notification and Permission Form  Medical letter, please complete and return ONLY if your child has […]

Important School/Board Information link

Parents/Guardians please use the link “School Year Information” to check for ALL school related activities, calendars, important dates, bus info., school safety and resources.  

Student Accident Insurance – additional student insurance

Student Accident Insurance InformationSome injuries may incur medical, dental or other expenses that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. The WRDSB encourages you to consider “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. More details: Student Accident Insurance Information

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