Return to School FAQ

Everything you need to know about the JHSS return to school plan! JHSS Student Return to School FAQ

Welcome Back JHSS Hawks INFO

If you haven’t already done so, please check the  “Return to School Button”.  Please then visit the following sites located on this home page:  “Return to School”, “Student Well-Being” and “Transportation”.  Please also see the JHSS website “Student Return FAQ”. Please ensure that you have read all the information prior to the first day of […]

UPDATE: Secondary School Quadmester Calendar and Daily Schedule

On July 30, 2020, the Ministry of Education released a list of designated school boards that would begin the 2020-21 secondary school year in an adaptive/hybrid model. Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) was selected as a designated school board. Further direction from the Ministry of Education has resulted in some changes to our original […]

Confirming your child’s attendance for the 2020-21 school year

Families who still need to confirm whether or not their child(ren) will be attending in-person learning on their first day of school or choosing Distance Learning are asked to call or email their child(ren)’s school office by Friday, August 28, 2020 by 4:00 pm. For families who have already indicated their preference but would like […]

A message from the Minister of Education on school safety and outbreak management

August 26, 2020 Dear Parents, We are committed to ensuring the return to school is safe for students, teachers and staff. Our comprehensive plan for reopening schools leads the country in robust public health protocols and per-pupil funding. Money will be going towards personal protective equipment (PPE), enhanced cleaning of our schools and buses, improving […]

Registering for School

Looking to register your child with the Waterloo Region District School Board? We have adapted our registration process to align with health and safety measures during COVID-19. Currently, we cannot accommodate walk-in registration appointments. Please refer to the information below on how to register for school. Please note: To ensure students are placed in a […]

Staggered Start for Elementary Schools for the 2020-21 School Year

As we prepare to welcome our students and staff back to our schools, their health, safety and well-being are our primary focus. In support of this, the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) will be using a Staggered Start to the school year for all our elementary students over the first two weeks of the […]

Chromebooks for Gr. 9 Students – Friday, August 28 – please complete forms

Dear Parents/Guardians of students in Grade 9 Classes: Welcome to the 2020-2021 school year!  Every student in a grade 9 class in the WRDSB receives a Chromebook for school use. What is a Chromebook? A Chromebook is a mobile computer that runs on Google’s Chrome Operating System. These machines are designed to be used primarily […]

Student Confirmation of Attendance Form Reopened

This week, we are offering families an opportunity to revisit their responses to the Confirmation of Attendance form and offering those who missed the deadline a chance to make their selection. Please note: for those families who have already responded and submitted the form, the most recently submitted form will be used to confirm your […]

Trustee Motion Requires All Students Wear Masks

During the Virtual Special Board Meeting on Monday, August 17, Trustees of the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) voted unanimously to require students in Kindergarten to Grade 12 to wear masks during the upcoming school year. This enhanced health and safety measure builds on the Provincial requirement for students in Grades 4 to 12 […]

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