News & Announcements

School-Day – Parents please sign up for School-day

Parents/Guardians Information letters, which have a personalized Secure-Match key to enroll, were sent home on March 24, for those parents who have not signed up as yet. For more information registering for School-Day, please contact your school or visit  www.school- day.com. School-Day can be accessed from any web browser and gives parents real-time, secure access […]

International travel update

The safety and well-being of our students is always our top priority. This priority extends beyond the classroom when our students travel both within Canada and internationally. It is our responsibility to ensure that every possible precaution is taken to ensure the safety of our students and staff when they travel. Considering the recent events […]

Indoor Air Quality and Scent Awareness

Please be aware that there are individuals at JHSS who have severe allergic reactions to scent. Please remember that we all share the air. To ensure the health and safety of all who study, work and visit here, please help us to achieve a scent-free workplace. For the general population exposure to scents is not typically […]

Updated JHSS 2016/2017 School Year Calendar/Dates to Remember

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Flashing RED LIGHTS & Extended STOP ARM on School Bus Means STOP!

Drivers: know the rules  When driving on a road WITHOUT a median: drivers travelling in both directions must stop for a stopped school bus with its upper red lights flashing when you approach the bus from the front, stop at a safe distance to let children get on or off the bus and cross the […]

Be Involved…let us email you!

Parents and guardians, you can now add your email address to your child’s contact record within our Student Information System using our secure form. This email address will be used by the Board, schools and teachers to communicate via email (including commercial information) to you. Your address is attached to your child’s record, regardless of which […]

Homework Help – FREE online Math Help!

Homework Help provides: tutorial, chats, and learning sessions live one-to-one tutoring FREE on-line help for Grades 7-10 math-homework-help-info

JHSS is a Gold Ecoschool!

Last year Jacob Hespeler was certified as a Gold Ecoschool because of our efforts to conserve energy, grow and plant trees and reduce waste.  Help JHSS become an ecoschool this year by sorting our recyclables and put organic waste in the green bin in the cafeteria. Remember paper and cardboard go in one bin while […]

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 […]

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar is Here!

The 2016-17 School Year Calendar has been approved by the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) and by the Ontario Ministry of Education. The first day of school for 2016-17 school year is Tuesday, September 6, 2016. View the calendars: 2016-17 School Year Information Elementary Secondary – Semestered Schools Secondary – Waterloo-Oxford DSS

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