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Transportation details for 2017–18 school year will be available Monday, August 21, 2017

Kindergarten Students

Since Junior Kindergarten students will not have an Ontario Education Number prior to September, Student Transportation Services of Waterloo Region (STSWR) Inc. will be sending a direct mail out to families of Junior Kindergarten students detailing busing information for September 2017.

Senior Kindergarten students will receive a mailed postcard with student login instructions to retrieve their information. Information will be mailed out during the week of August 14.

Special Education Programs

Families with students in Special Education programs will receive a letter home indicating busing information during the month of August.

Elementary and Secondary students

Parents can login and view your child’s transportation details by going to www.stswr.ca and following these easy steps:

  • Click on “Student Login”
  • Enter your child’s Ontario Education Number (OEN)
    • The OEN can be found on your child’s report card (numbers only, no space, no dash).
  • Enter your child’s birth date: DD/MM/YYYY
  • Enter your child’s street number (house number only).
  • Select the school your child is attending from the drop down menu.

You can also visit www.stswr.ca to see bus delays and cancellations, subscribe to receive email notifications for late buses and closures and follow on Twitter @stswr.

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Apply for a position on the board’s Parent Involvement Committee

The Waterloo Region District School Board’s (WRDSB) Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is seeking parents/caregivers of students currently enrolled in a WRDSB school and community members to fill avaliable committee positions. WRDSB parents/caregivers and community members interested in this volunteer opportunity can apply using the online form. All applications must be submitted by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, October 13, […]

Gr. 9 Welcome/Orientation Party – Wed. Aug. 30 – 11:00 am to 1:00 pm

HELLO FUTURE HAWK  All future Gr. 9 students are invited to an  Orientation Party on August 30 at JHSS.  Meet our Leadership Crew, tour the school, and enjoy a pizza lunch. Letters will be mailed to every Gr. 9 student on July 31 and will also include: Chromebook information letter and instructions, please fill out […]

JHSS Offices closed until Monday, August 28

The main & guidance offices will re-open on August 28, 2017. Offices are open from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm. Semester 2 Final Report Cards will be available in the Main Office from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm starting August 28. Report cards are not mailed. Parents/Guardians may pick up their child’s report card if the […]

WRDSB email addresses to change August 21

We are excited to announce that the Waterloo Region District School Board is moving its email and calendar platform to Google. Many staff and students are already using G Suite tools on a daily basis. In fact, WRDSB has more than 40,000 users of G Suite in our district today.

As part of this change on Aug. 21, 2017, we will also make our email addresses a lot easier and more intuitive for people. When the switch to Gmail happens, all WRDSB email addresses will switch to end with @wrdsb.ca, just like our website.






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Transcript Requests during the Summer

  Transcripts may be obtained through the Records Dept. at the Education Centre for those students who cannot access transcripts from the school during office closures. Former students wishing copies of their transcript should review the information and complete the form available on the Board’s website: http://www.wrdsb.ca/learning/student-transcripts-and-other-education-verification/how-do-i-get-my-transcript/

Commencement will be held on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017

Commencement 2017 will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. in the JHSS West Gym.  You may pay the grad fees in the Main Office from July 4 – 13 and July 17 – 20 and starting Sept. 6 – 29. Grad letter 2017 May 2 The commencement fee includes two (2) admission tickets, […]

Thank you for a wonderful school year

It is hard to believe that another academic school year has come and gone. As our students prepare to move on to their next chapter, I’d like to take a moment to reflect on the past school year. This year we asked you to help us define what public education in Waterloo region means, by […]

Important information for families regarding opioid-related drug overdoses and deaths

This information is shared in cooperation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, Waterloo Regional Police Service, and the Waterloo Catholic District School Board. Dear Parents and Caregivers, Thank you for taking the time to read this letter. Parenting your child/children is the most important job you will ever experience. As parents and caregivers, it is […]

Parent resources for summer reading

The Ontario Library Association has put together a fun summer reading toolkit for all ages to help students combat academic “summer slide.” The toolkit provides lists of reading programs and engaging reading lists to inspire student summer reading. There is also a quiz for parents to help them determine which summer reading program is most […]

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