Please refrain using Peanut Butter Substitutions in your child’s lunches or snacks.

Dear Families and Caregivers,  Re: Peanut butter substitutions          There are students and staff within our school that suffer from extreme allergies, and we need to ensure the safety of these individuals. The safety and health of our students and staff is our first priority, which is why our schools have procedures in […]

Email/GSuite Communication 2-Year Retention Implementation – January 31, 2020

WRDSB students, The Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) has historically had a procedure that states email is to be retained for a period of 2 years. With respect to GSuite for Education, this 2-year retention will be applied to all emails sent from or received via a WRDSB-assigned Gmail address, as well as messages […]

Jr. Football Game Today, Nov. 13 @ 5:00pm

Junior Football semi-finals tonight – 5:00 pm at JHSS! The championship game scheduled for Friday November 15 has now been moved to Saturday November 16 at 1:00 pm at JHSS.

Dates to Remember 2019/2020 Semester 1

November 4 to 8 – GRAD Photos, sign up online November 15, Friday – PD Day November 20, Wednesday – School Council Meeting in the Library at 7:00 pm November 21, Thursday – Term 1 Midterm Report Cards distributed in homerooms Per. A November 27, Wednesday – Gr. 8 INFO night December 23 to  January 5 […]

Attention Grads – Photo Sessions at JHSS – Monday, Nov. 4 to Friday Nov. 8, 2019

Attention Grade 12 students! Graduation Photos for the class of 2020 are booked between Monday, November 4th – Friday, November 8, 2019.  Book appointments on, enter JHS, select sitting type, date and time.

Build a Dream – Thursday, Nov. 14 at Bingemans

If you are a parent or guardian of a grade 7 to 12 female-identifying student, we invite you to attend the Build a Dream Career Discovery Expo on November 14, 2019 at Bingemans.  It’s a special evening that gives you and your child the chance to explore a wide range of career paths. This FREE […]

The WRDSB Marks Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day

On Thursday, October 24, we mark Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation Day, a day for us to take a moment and recognize the commitment, hard work and passion of our Designated Early Childhood Educators (DECEs). Every morning, more than 550 educators work to support the learning and care of 8,400 students in […]

Congratulations Grads 2019 – Diploma pick up begins on Oct. 15

Thanks to the Jacob Hespeler SS staff and students who worked together on our 32nd Commencement ceremonies.  The evening was a wonderful celebration of our students’ achievements, congratulations Hawks and all the best for the future. We would also like to thank the many businesses and organizations who so generously donated scholarships and awards to […]

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a PD Day – no school for students

Friday, October 25, 2019 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, but all board operated Extended Day and Youth Development programs will operate for enrolled students from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The focus for the day across all our schools will be reflecting on our […]

Important Attendance Procedures – Students/Parents…please review

To Report an Absence: Parents/guardians please phone the Attendance Line 519-658-4910.                             Press 9 for other options and press Ext. 1 A – K or Ext.  2 L -Z – 24 hours a day if you know your student will be absent on […]

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