News & Announcements

Today is the Day of Remembrance & Action on Violence Against Women

Male staff and students are encouraged to sign the pledge sheets in the Library or the Main Office and wear a white ribbon to show that you stand up, speak out and act to prevent violence against women. Did you know that every six days, another woman in Canada is murdered by her current or […]

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women

Today, December 6, is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women. To mark the day, flags at our buildings will be flown at half-mast from sunrise to sunset. On the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women, we remember the 14 female engineering students who were murdered at l’École […]


JHSS Diversity will meet this today, Dec. 6. If you are interested in learning about or discussing issues related to culture and religion then come to Room 244 this Thursday at lunch. Night School Information for Semester 2 has arrived. If you are thinking about doing Night School, please make an appointment with your Guidance […]

Update Nov. 30 JHSS Hold & Secure

November 30, 2018 Dear Jacob Hespeler SS families, I want to make you aware of a situation that affected our school today. Staff were made aware of a potential threat to student safety. Around 11:45 a.m. administration made the decision to place our school in Hold and Secure as a precautionary measure. Waterloo Regional Police […]

We are the champions! JHSS Sr. Football OFSSA winners!

Congratulations players, coaches and the JHSS community on your win at the OFSAA Central Bowl in Ottawa. This one is for you Hatter! The Record

JHSS Fast Forward Program INFO 2019/2020

Fast Forward students are able to earn an Ontario Secondary School Diploma while preparing for employment through work-related learning experiences. WRDSB+JHSS+Fast+Forward+Program+Overview(Nov+2015) 2 WRDSB Fast Forward Info.

Important Dates to Remember

Midterm Report cards are now available in the Main Office. Holiday Break, Dec. 24 to Jan. 4. 1 Final EXAMS, Jan. 25 to 31 –Please note that students will NOT be excused for vacation during exam periods Community Involvement 40 hours may be submitted on MyWay. Click on the Community Involvement tab at the top […]

Congratulations Dayton Tyler & Josh Gilpin for winning the WCSSAA Jr. & Sr. League MVP

Dayton Tyler is the first recipient of the WCSSAA jr. football league MVP award that celebrates the top jr. player in the league based on on-field performance, sportsmanship, and a commitment to furthering their football career. Josh Gilpin is now the 6th player in a row to win the Doug Shuh League MVP award that […]

Nominations for the Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching Excellence are now open

Do you want to recognize a teacher or educator for their commitment to education and dedication to students? Now is your chance; nominations for the Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence are now open. You can nominate a teacher or educator in three categories: The Prime Minister’s Award for Teaching Excellence honours outstanding and innovative […]

Our guide for the winter season

Winter is here and we want to ensure that we are ready for what Mother Nature has in store for us this season. During bad weather conditions, we may need to cancel buses or close schools for the safety of our students and staff. Here’s what you need to know: Learn more about our Severe Weather procedures.

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