News & Announcements

Locker clear out on Wednesday, June 20

Attention Parent/Guardians Locker clear out will be on Wednesday, June 20, the last day of school before exams begin on June 21 – all items in student lockers must be removed by the end of the day.          All student locks will be removed to prepare for Summer School so please be […]


The last day for the Breakfast Club will be this Wednesday June 20th which is also the last day of classes. During the exams if you need a small snack to tide you over, you can go to the Guidance Office and ask for something. Thank you for another great year and we look forward […]

Flying the Pride flag to celebrate diversity and inclusion

June is nationally recognized as pride month in Canada. Many institutions and organizations fly the Pride flag as a celebration of diversity. During the month of June, all Waterloo Region District School Board locations will fly the Pride flag alongside the Canadian flag. We believe that our schools are safe spaces for everyone that walks […]

June 2F Exam Schedule – Thurs. June 21 to Tues June 23

Students will NOT be excused for vacation during EXAM PERIODS.  Medical documentation is required to change the date for writing an exam. EXAM SCHEDULE JUNE 2018 Student Exam Instructions June 2018

2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2018-19 School Year Calendar is now available.

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Family Survey

Welcome to the 2017-18 Family Survey. Take the Survey We would like to hear from you! Parents and guardians are important partners as we work to provide safe, caring and inclusive places for students to learn and succeed. The survey will remain open until June 28, 2018 at 4pm. Your answers will remain anonymous and […]

Information for Parents

During the spring months, many groups of senior students, as a means to celebrate graduation, organize events on their own accord  (e.g. dances, “proms’, camping, beach trips, etc.).  Please note that these independent events are not officially recognized or organized by, at or through Jacob Hespeler Secondary school.  As private events, school staff does not […]

Sun Safety

It may have taken longer than expected, but spring has finally arrived in Waterloo region. We know that many parents and students are excited to get outdoors and enjoy the gorgeous weather. But before we head outside, our friends at the Region of Waterloo want to remind us of some important sun safety tips to […]

Attention Grads/Potential Grads 2018 – seating is limited, order soon!

Commencement 2018 will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the JHSS West Gym.  Seating is limited, please order as soon as possible. Please purchase tickets on School-Day.   The commencement fee includes two (2) admission tickets, gown rental, and a memento of the evening.  Tickets will be mailed to your current […]

FYI about lost items on Lions Field, Soccer and Track Fields

Please call the City of Cambridge @ 519-740-4581 for items you might have lost at the Lions Field off Bechtel Ave.  The fields are maintained by City of Cambridge and Jacob Hespeler SS does not maintain a Lost & Found for these locations.    

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