News & Announcements

JHSS School Council Meeting Wed., Sept. 26 – 7:00pm

JHSS School Council Meeting Wed. Sdpt. 26, 2018 in the Library The first meeting of the Jacob Hespeler School Council will occur on Wed. Sept. 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the JHSS Library. School Council is open to all interested parents. 

JHSS Butterfly Garden

Jacob Hespeler SS continues to engage and encourage our students to support environmental programs: The Grade 9 Geography class collects recyclables weekly. The Grade 9 Tech Rotation class now includes a Green Tech component which utilizes our newly renovated greenhouse and maintenance of the Butterfly Gardens. A new ECO classroom has been built at the […]

Commencement Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

Commencement 2018 will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the JHSS West Gym.  Tickets are now sold out, thank you to grads and families for your participation. The West Gym doors will open at 7:00pm, guests must have a ticket to enter. Please call the main office, 519-658-4910 if you […]


What does Anita Ko, Alexander McQueen and Ana Khouri (K-OH-r-ee) have in common? Creative Design! If you have a flare for fashion, love to use your hands to create or you are just curious… Mr. Johnson and Mr. Smith want you! Starting next Wednesday at lunch, Mr. Johnson and Mr. Smith invite you to come […]

JHSS PD Day Agenda Sept. 21

Sep 21 2018 PD Day Agenda

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

Night School for Semester 1 – Cancelled

Due to low registration, our Night School program has been cancelled at both locations, Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) and Galt Collegiate Institute (GCI) for Semester 1. Registration for Semester 2 will begin February 4, 2019.

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 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. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

HeForShe writing contest submissions now open

WRDSB is proud to once again join the University of Waterloo to invite students in Grades 9 through 12 to participate in the HeForShe writing competition. This year’s theme will be ALLIES. Allies use their energy and power to call out inequity and amplify the voices of people who share their own lived experiences of […]

Important Reminders

Attention Hawks, please keep ALL valuable items in your locker or sports locker.  Students are not allowed to share lockers.  JHSS is not responsible for any items that are lost including wallets, cash, personal devices, etc. If you lose your Chromebook or textbooks you will be responsible for reimbursing the school. Please do NOT leave items […]

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