News & Announcements

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Questions about the Health and Physical Education curriculum changes

We recognize that there may be a number of questions about the changes relating to the re-issued 2010 Health and Physical Education Curriculum. We are providing Frequently Asked Questions as a way to inform our staff, families and community members about the changes. We will continue to update this section as information becomes available.

2018-19 School Year Information Package is now online

We’re excited to welcome you back to school on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Follow Waterloo Region District School Board on Twitter and Instagram, and share your first day of school with us using #WRDSBFirstDay. Our online parent information package is now updated for the 2018-19 school year. Please take a few moments to review this […]

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 […]

Student Vehicle Registration is Mandatory 2018/2019

Attention Students – please pick up a yellow vehicle registration form ASAP. Once you have filled out the form, you will receive a parking permit for your vehicle’s windshield. Student Parking is in the Far West lot closest to Groh Ave. and in designated spots at the back of the school. Please do NOT park […]

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 not […]

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.    

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