Call for Committee Members: SRO program and WRDSB/WRPS relationship

The Board of Trustees of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is looking for current WRDSB students, parents/caregivers and teachers to apply to join the Committee on the School Resource Officer (SRO) program and the Relationship between the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) The committee will […]

Keeping the Music Alive at Millen Woods PS | WRDSB 2020 Champions

Music is in the air, classrooms and hallways at Millen Woods Public School in Waterloo thanks to the dedication of music teacher Niki Kazemzadeh. Her work caught the attention of Heather Berry, a safe and healthy schools consultant with the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB), who nominated her to be one of our WRDSB […]

Future Grade Nines: What You Need to Know

Every year, thousands of students across the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) make the transition from Grade 8 to Grade 9, entering the next stage of their learning journey. From choosing courses to understanding graduation requirements, there is a lot involved in making this next step.

To help you with this transition, we’ve collected all the relevant information in one location. Click the button below to find out what you need to know.

I have some questions

If you still have questions after reading through the page linked above, please reach out to the JHSS guidance department for more information.

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December 1 – All Schools Closed & Transportation Cancelled

Due to the current weather conditions, all transportation is cancelled and all schools are closed. Extended Day Programs and the Education Centre are also closed. All students will participate in Weather Impacted Distance Learning. Teachers in both the in-person and distance learning programs will provide learning resources from home and will be available to students […]

Congratulations JHSS Class of 2020! Commencement Ceremony Nov. 27 at 7:00pm

The entire staff would like to congratulate our graduates for their persistence, determination, and skill you have all demonstrated to earn this accomplishment.  We will celebrate with you and your families at the virtual ceremony this evening. The link will be available for two weeks. Way to go Hawks! Diplomas, transcripts, certificates and awards are […]

Celebrating Our Graduates in the Time of COVID-19

Graduating from secondary school has always represented a milestone achievement. The culmination of more than a decade of learning, growing and hard work in pursuit of personal growth and accomplishment. In the time of a global pandemic, taking time to recognize and celebrate graduates in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is more important […]

Give the Gift of WEFI

2020 has been a year unlike any other. Our daily lives have changed in ways we could never have imagined and we have all faced new, greater challenges. This includes those in our community who are in need – the barriers they faced before the pandemic, have grown exponentially. More than ever before, they need […]

Quad1 Final Report Card Distribution starts Tues. Nov. 24

Cohort B students will receive their Quad 1 report cards today, Tuesday, Nov. 24. Cohort A students will receive their Quad 1 report cards on Thursday, Nov. 26.  

School Council Meeting – Wed. Nov. 25

JHSS School Council 2020-21 will be hosting virtual meetings until further notice. Our next meeting will be Wed. Nov. 25th at 7 pm. If you are interested in joining our School Council and attending the Google Meet on Nov 25th, please contact me at JHSS (Ms. B. Cathcart, Principal – 519-658-4910) for access information. Education […]

Monday, November 23, 2020 is a PD Day – no school for students

Monday, November 23, 2020 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, both in-person or virtually. All board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs are closed. All staff will engage in a full day of professional learning focused on Student Achievement and Well-being in addition […]

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