Update on Secondary Report Cards

We want to share an update with secondary students and families about report cards. Report cards will be sent home with the students the week of November 21, 2022. Students will receive a mark in each course, a summary of their attendance, and a comment about their progress. This mid-semester report is an important opportunity […]

Grade 8 Night – November 23, 2022

Parents, Guardians, and Caregivers of our Future Hawks are invited to attend Grade 8 Night. Save-the-Date:  Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022, 6:30 to 8:00 pm Grade 8 Night, November 23, 2022  

Friday, November 18 is a PD Day for all WRDSB students

Friday, November 18, 2022, is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, in person or virtually. All board-operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will be closed. All staff will engage in a full day of professional learning focused on School Learning and Improvement Planning, and/or […]

WRDSB Remembers and Reflects on Remembrance Day

Across our board, we will mark Remembrance Day. On November 11, Waterloo Region District School Board joins fellow Canadians in honouring our country’s many brave war heroes, both past and present, whose sacrifices have ensured the freedoms and lifestyle we are privileged to enjoy today. We honour all Canadians that have served and are serving […]

November 8 is National Indigenous Veterans Day

Today, November 8 is National Indigenous Veterans Day. This is an opportunity to recognize the military service and sacrifices made by First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples. This day of acknowledgement was established in 1994. More than 12,000 Indigenous Peoples served in the First and Second World Wars, as well as the Korean War. This […]

November 7 is Inuit Day

Today, November 7, is International Inuit Day. International Inuit Day is an opportunity to celebrate, listen to, and learn from Inuit from across the North. It is a day to honour the rich contributions and vibrant ways of knowing and being of Inuit across the globe. In 2006, the Inuit Circumpolar Council (ICC) declared that […]

November 6-12 is Treaties Recognition Week

November 6-12 is Treaties Recognition Week in Ontario. This week aims to: Raise awareness about treaty rights and responsibilities Build understanding between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples It was created in response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action in 2016. What Is A Treaty? Treaties are the legally binding agreements that set out […]

JHSS Phoner Issues

Unfortunately, we still continue to have issues with our phoner system which we use for reporting student absences and lates.   Teachers will be reaching out if they have concerns regarding your student’s attendance. Attendance calls will begin again as soon as this issue is resolved. Please continue to inform the Attendance office of student absences […]

Future Hawks!

Hello families, SAVE-THE-DATE:  Wednesday, November 23rd from 6:30 am to 8:00 pm Parents, guardians, caregivers and students are welcome to attend the JHSS Gr. 8 Info. Night for incoming Gr. 9’s – 2023/2024 school year. More information can be found here:  JHSS Grade 8 Night  

Safe, Caring and Inclusive Schools Student Survey

The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) is committed to ensuring our schools are safe, caring and inclusive spaces for everyone. To make sure we are achieving this goal, we will be asking all students in Grades 4 to 12 to complete our Safe, Caring and Inclusive School Survey (SCIS) from November 14 to 25, […]

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