News & Announcements

Trustee Vacancy – Cambridge & Township of North Dumfries

The Waterloo Region District School Board invites applications for the role of Trustee representing the City of Cambridge and North Dumfries Township. The seat at the Board table was left vacant after the resignation of long-time Cambridge trustee, Andrea Mitchell. As outlined in the Education Act, applicants must meet the following requirements: a Canadian citizen […]

Report Cards 2M distributed Wed. April 26

Report cards for Semester 2, Term 1 will be distributed on Wednesday, April 26 in Per. A – Homeroom. Students who do not have a Per. A homeroom may pick up their report cards in the Main Office. Starting Monday, May 1 – ALL Midterm report cards may be picked up in the Main Office

JHSS – Certified Butterfly Garden

Jacob Hespeler SS has received certification from the North American Butterfly Association’s Butterfly Garden and Habitat Program which confirms our tiered garden in front of the newly renovated greenhouse is a habitat that provides resources to increase the world’s butterfly population which includes monarchs. NABA website       

Talia Dwyer – Winner Periodic Table Contest

Big congratulations to Talia Dwyer for placing top 10 in the Periodic Table Contest! Recently there were four new elements named for the periodic table. Talia designed a tile for element 113 (Nihonium) — see the top row second from the left. Nihonium means “Land of the Rising Sun” — it was the first element […]

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 will begin in May. The commencement fee includes two (2) admission tickets, gown rental, and a memento of the evening.  Tickets will be mailed to your current home address in September, if you pay ahead […]

ANNOUNCEMENTS – April 24 – May 4

Hey Hawks! Exciting news, the Jacob Hespeler Theatre Hawks will be hosting a one act night, featuring performances of This Time, and Garage Sale, on Thursday, May 4! Tickets are on sale for $5 every lunch period outside of the cafeteria. Tickets will also be sold at the door! Hope to see you all there […]

Hawk Spirit – wear order online until May 7

The JHSS Spirit Wear Store is back online with some exciting new items. Check out the display in the Hub for pictures, samples and prices for our new Baseball Tees, Cuffed Jogging Pants, Adidas Active Wear and the ever popular “I HEART JHSS” at until May 7.

JHSS – 2017 recipient of the Tim Walker Memorial Award

The Tim Walker Memorial Award provides funding to support environmentally-focused projects that promote environmental benefits to a school and/or community. Congratulations Ms. Bell for your successful application on behalf of JHSS students and staff. The $500.00 award will be used to plant maple trees to commemorate Canada’s 150th.

safeTALK training for WRDSB parents & guardians

As part of our system goals to supporting student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer more safeTALK training for parents and guardians of the WRDSB. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

Safe, Caring & Inclusive School Surveys for parents/guardians

We are committed to providing safe, caring and inclusive learning environments for everyone to help our students learn and succeed. One way for us to find out how best to do this is to ask students in Grades 3-11, staff and parents/guardians how they feel about their school and interactions with teachers and other students. […]

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