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University Information Program (UIP) coming to Huron Heights SS

Twenty-one Ontario universities will be visiting Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. All Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) high school students will have the opportunity to select three different sessions followed by free time to talk with other university representatives. It is never too early […]

Literacy Help Resources

Looking for assistance with Literacy and your teen?  Here are some websites that offer parent resources to help.   http://www.thisisliteracy.ca/ www.eqao.on http://www.adlit.org/ http://www.readwritethink.org/ http://www.colorincolorado.org/ https://www.commonsensemedia.org

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

JHSS School Council Meeting Wed., Sept. 26 – 7:00pm

JHSS School Council Meeting Wed. Sdpt. 26, 2018 in the Library The first meeting of the Jacob Hespeler School Council will occur on Wed. Sept. 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the JHSS Library. School Council is open to all interested parents. 

JHSS Butterfly Garden

Jacob Hespeler SS continues to engage and encourage our students to support environmental programs: The Grade 9 Geography class collects recyclables weekly. The Grade 9 Tech Rotation class now includes a Green Tech component which utilizes our newly renovated greenhouse and maintenance of the Butterfly Gardens. A new ECO classroom has been built at the […]

Commencement Friday, Oct. 5, 2018

Commencement 2018 will be held on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in the JHSS West Gym.  Tickets are now sold out, thank you to grads and families for your participation. The West Gym doors will open at 7:00pm, guests must have a ticket to enter. Please call the main office, 519-658-4910 if you […]

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

Night School for Semester 1 – Cancelled

Due to low registration, our Night School program has been cancelled at both locations, Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute (CHCI) and Galt Collegiate Institute (GCI) for Semester 1. Registration for Semester 2 will begin February 4, 2019.

HeForShe writing contest submissions now open

WRDSB is proud to once again join the University of Waterloo to invite students in Grades 9 through 12 to participate in the HeForShe writing competition. This year’s theme will be ALLIES. Allies use their energy and power to call out inequity and amplify the voices of people who share their own lived experiences of […]

Important Reminders

Attention Hawks, please keep ALL valuable items in your locker or sports locker.  Students are not allowed to share lockers.  JHSS is not responsible for any items that are lost including wallets, cash, personal devices, etc. If you lose your Chromebook or textbooks you will be responsible for reimbursing the school. Please do NOT leave items […]

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