News & Announcements

safeTALK training for WRDSB parents & guardians

As part of our system goals to supporting student & staff wellness, we are pleased to offer more safeTALK training for parents and guardians of the WRDSB. What is safeTALK? safeTALK is a three-hour alertness workshop that prepares participants, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide alert helper. What are the goals […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Region of Waterloo Public Health sexual health services in WRDSB Secondary Schools

Region of Waterloo Public Health has been providing sexual health services in Waterloo Region District School Board secondary schools for over 25 years. In response to data and research findings related to the sexual health of youth in Waterloo Region, one component of the service provided to students in 14 Waterloo District School Board secondary […]

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