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A Message Regarding the Attacks in Sri Lanka

On Easter Sunday, we awoke to news of yet another senseless attack in Sri Lanka, that has left over 300 people dead and several others wounded. We stand together in grieving this tragedy with our Christian community and those affected. We are a school district for all of Waterloo Region, no matter what your background […]

Secondary Credit Summer School INFO

Dates: July 2 – July 26, 2019 New Credit Students will complete 110 hours of teacher-delivered in-class instruction.  Courses run from 8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. Students can take 1 credit per summer session. Credit Recovery Students complete 55 hours of teacher-delivered in-class instruction but achieve the equivalent of a full course […]

Important Dates to Remember – Sem. 2

Tuesday, April 30 – 2 Midterm Report Cards distributed in Per. A homerooms. Friday, May 3 – Nocturnal Hawks Community Involvement 40 hours may be submitted on MyWay. Click on the Community Involvement tab at the top and start entering your required 40 hours. Other Important Information: Attention Hawks, please keep ALL valuable items in […]

EXTENDED: Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members

We have extended the deadline for applications to Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/guardians of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize […]

Register for our free family engagement series

The Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) together with Waterloo Region Assembly of Public School Councils (WRAPSC) and Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) are hosting a series of free events for parents and caregivers. The theme for this year’s event is PARENT ENGAGEMENT: Lets Build Our Toolkit for Success. Registration for these events is required.   Date: Saturday, […]

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 […]

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.    

Important Attendance Procedures – Students/Parents…please review

Parents/Guardians Regular school attendance is an important contributor to school success and is also a legal requirement.  Students are expected to attend all assigned classes punctually. All absences for students under the age of 18 must be approved by a parent or guardian. Students 18 years of age and older may validate their own absences. […]

Announcing the Caregivers’ Guide to Accessing Support for Students with Anxiety

For students, anxiety can range from nervousness before a test, to significant struggles in academic, social, emotional, or day-to-day functioning. When families and schools work together to address the physical symptoms, worrying thoughts and avoidance associated with anxiety, we can teach students to face challenging and sometimes fearful situations with success and confidence. The Caregivers’ […]

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.

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