News & Announcements

Commencement 2019 INFO – Guest tickets are sold out as of noon Sept. 16

Commencement 2019 will be held on Friday, October 11, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the JHSS West Gym.  This year, JHSS has a larger number of graduates from previous years and because of the limited capacity in the West Gym, we are unable to exceed the number of attendees. Graduates do not require a ticket; […]

JHSS PD Day Agenda – Friday, Sept. 20

Half  Day (AM): Whole  school activity reflecting  on our Strategic Plan and  Operational Goals for Student Achievement  & Well-Being and School Improvement Planning. Half  Day (PM):  *Mandatory online   Health and Safety   training  Sept 20 2019 PD Day Agenda

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 20

Friday, September 20, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. In the morning, all our educators and elementary paraprofessional staff (EA/CYW/DECE) will participate in activities reflecting our […]

Dates to Remember 2019/2020 Semester 1

September 16, Monday – Commencement guest tickets ($5.00 each) are sold out! Commencement will be on Friday, October 11. September 20, Friday – PD Day September 25, Wednesday – School Council Meeting in the Library at 7:00 pm Friday, October 11 – Commencement in the West Gym – doors open at 7:00 pm- guests must […]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day

We want our schools to be safe, inclusive and supportive learning environments that enhance and promote mental health and well-being for our students – each and every one. Suicide touches everyone in our school communities. World Suicide Prevention Day is September 10, and our educators and staff are committed to reducing the risk of suicide […]

Important Attendance Procedures – Students/Parents…please review

To Report an Absence: Parents/guardians please phone the Attendance Line 519-658-4910.                             Press 9 for other options and press Ext. 1 A – K or Ext.  2 L -Z – 24 hours a day if you know your student will be absent on […]

Night School registration begins September 10

Night School is held on Monday and Thursday evenings at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute and Galt Collegiate Institute Registration begins on September 10 and closes on September 20. For more details, please visit the Night School website. Classes will run from Monday, September 23, 2019 to Monday, January 13, 2020 (subject to sufficient enrolment). Registration […]


Hey Hawks!! GSA GSA GSA is starting up!! Did you know that you can be a part of making Jacob Hespeler a place where everyone feels safe and like they belong? Come to 307 on Wednesdays at lunch to be a part of the GSA (Gay/Straight Alliance): to learn about issues of gender and sexual […]

Info MOECP Water Testing at JHSS

Schools in our district follow the Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MOECP) laws on drinking water.  In 2017, the MOECP amended the process for how we test drinking water fixtures and report lead exceedances. When levels of lead that are higher than provincial standards are detected, we take immediate action to protect our students, […]

Fall Team/Club Spirit wear INFO

Check out JHSS swag JHSS Team Club Spiritwear Sept 2019  

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