News & Announcements

EQAO Gr. 9 Math Test Dates – Jan. 22 & 23, 2018

JHSS Gr. 9 students will write the EQAO Math Test over 2 days in their regular Math class within Sem. 1 or 2.  JHSS will run regular classes for ALL students during the EQAO Math Test days. Semester 1 – January 22 & 23, 2018 Semester 2 – June 14 & 15, 2018

Sem. 1 January 2018 Exam Schedule and Student Instructions

Exam dates: Friday, January 26 – Thursday, February 1, 2018 EXAM SCHEDULE Jan 2018 Student Exam Instructions Jan 2018 Please note that students will NOT be excused for vacation during EXAM PERIODS Make certain that you know the date and time for each examination that you are required to write.  Students who completely miss an […]

Some Grade 9 students prepare to take the EQAO math assessment

Our Grade 9 students who took math in their first semester will be writing the EQAO math assessment in the coming days. The Grade 9 assessment of mathematics tests the skills students will have learned by the end of their Grade 9 math journey. Different versions of the test are administered in the academic and […]

Severe Weather Conditions INFO

SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS There may be times during the winter where it is necessary to cancel student transportation services due to adverse weather conditions. The safety of students is always the first consideration when deciding to cancel buses. Ultimately, parents should always assess weather and road conditions and make the decision to send their children […]

Our guide for the winter season

Winter is coming 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.


ALL GRADE 12 POTENTIAL GRADUATES: As a final reminder, the application deadline to apply to University for September 2018 is next Wednesday, January 17. Please do not wait until the last day to apply as there will be slower online response times and delays. As well, if you still need to hand in community service […]

Talking to your child about opioids

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Once again, we are sending families important information about opioid-related drug overdoses and urging you to speak with your children about staying safe. On December 2, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police Services reported that 65 people in our region died as a result of a suspected overdose. This is a 71 per […]

JHSS Fast Forward Program INFO

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 JHSS FF Application Profile(2018-19)

Two driveways at the front of JHSS are designated BUS ZONES

Parking is not allowed at any time on the upper and lower driveways at the front entrance of the school. These lanes are also ONE WAY driveways! Please do not enter these driveways during the morning and afternoon while the yellow school buses are parked as it is dangerous for students who are getting on/off […]

EQAO 101 for High School Students

High school students participate in two EQAO tests – a math test in Grade 9 and a literacy test in Grade 10. We not only want to help our students do their best, but also feel confident and prepared leading up to these tests. Check out this video to learn what EQAO testing means for […]

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