News & Announcements

Students: update your password before October 1

All secondary students must update their password before September 30, 2017. If you don’t change your password your current password will expire and you will no longer be able to access WRDSB services including your Chromebook, eLearning and MyWay. For security reasons, WRDSB requires all users to reset their password every 90 days. Over the […]

Friday, Sept. 22 is a P.D. Day

JHSS Sept 22 PD Agenda

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, September 22, 2017 is a professional development day for Elementary and Secondary school staff. Students will not attend school school, but Extended Day Programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the completion of Mandatory […]

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 […]


Hey hawks, on September 21st we will be hosting our second outdoor pep assembly. Purchase raffle tickets in the Caf. for your chance at the best seats in the house. Winners of the raffle will get a seat on the couch for the pep assembly and the kickoff game later that day. Food is included! […]

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.  Grad fees are now due if you plan to attend Commencement ceremonies.  Please contact the school at 519-658-4910 ext. 5501 if you require special assistance regarding accessible parking or seating. Grad letter 2017 May 2 The commencement fee […]

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 […]

CSLC 2017 billet families needed

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is proud to host the 33rd annual Canadian Student Leadership Conference (CSLC). From September 26-30, Sir John A MacDonald Secondary School (SJAM) is welcoming more than 1,000 student leaders, from all over Canada, to their school. Over the course of the week, CSLC participants will engage in activities and […]

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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