News & Announcements

Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week – November 19-25

We are committed to providing a safe, caring and inclusive learning environment for all students – each and every one. Ontario’s Bullying Awareness and Prevention Week runs from November 19 to 25, 2017. This week is an opportunity for us all to reinforce clear and positive messages that bullying is not acceptable in our schools […]

School Council Meeting – Wed., Nov. 22 – 7:00pm

Parents/Guardians, please join us at our next School Council Meeting this Wednesday in the JHSS Library at 7:00pm. Research has proven that the involvement of parents and guardians in their children’s education has a positive impact on improved student learning and helps to create a sense of community at the school. The support of the community […]


There will be a Best Buddies meeting on Tuesday November 21 at the start of lunch in room 122. All members are asked to attend as we will be distributing fundraising items and talking about an important upcoming events! See you there!! Did someone say girl power? That’s right JHSS..There will be a new club […]

COOKIE DOUGH “FUN”draiser- November 13-20

Dear Parent/Guardian: Jacob Hespeler is running a COOKIE DOUGH “FUN”draiser from November 13-20. We would like to buy our school some high quality benches, couches, chairs, tables, and stools etc. to make our school more comfortable for our students in order to enhance their learning environment! We hope to have your support! Please consider using our […]

Gr. 8 INFO Night Wed Nov. 29

Students in Grade 8, come out to Jacob Hespeler SS on November 29 to see all that we offer!  See our amazing facility, meet our dedicated staff and be part of a guided tour of our school! General Info. Session will begin at 7:00pm in the Cafetorium, second floor.

Public Health wants to hear from you on Supervised Injection Services

Region of Waterloo Public Health and community partners have started having conversations about supervised injection services. They are asking those who live, work and go to school in Waterloo region for their opinion on these services. You can have your say on Supervised Injection Services through the region’s online survey. To participate in the survey […]

Safety alert, winter is here! Dress for the weather!

Hawks, it’s cold out there! Please dress for the weather, especially appropriate and adequate footwear. Slippers, sandals and shoes that are unsafe in icy/snowy weather are a hazard to your health.

Please put a Lock on your Locker asap…

Winter is here!! Hawks, please put a combination lock on the locker you were assigned ASAP. All lockers without locks will be bolted starting Monday, Nov. 6. ALL lock combination numbers must be reported to the Attendance Office.

Severe Weather Conditions INFO

SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS There may be times during the winter where it is necessary to cancel student transportation services due to adverse weather conditions. The safety of students is always the first consideration when deciding to cancel buses. Ultimately, parents should always assess weather and road conditions and make the decision to send their children […]

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 […]

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