News & Announcements

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.

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 […]

Student Information System (Trillium): School to parent email communication

Update and Unsubscribe Processes Student Information System (Trillium): School to parent email communication Parents/guardians who would like to communicate with their child’s teacher by email can provide or update their email address at the school. To remove your email address from our Student Information System, please advise the school office staff. As the board-approved student […]

Talking to your child about opioids

Dear Parents and Caregivers, Once again, we are sending families important information about opioid-related drug overdoses and urging you to speak with your children about staying safe. On December 2, 2017, Waterloo Regional Police Services reported that 65 people in our region died as a result of a suspected overdose. This is a 71 per […]

Updated Reporting Attendance by email – jhs-attendance@wrdsb.ca

jhs-attendance@wrdsb.ca Please email student absences and lates  by using the above email or by calling the JHSS 24 hour Attendance Line – 519-658-4910 Press 1, then 1 for A – K and 2 for L – Z. ATTENDANCE HANDOUT AUG 30 2017

Student Accident Insurance – additional student insurance

Student Accident Insurance InformationSome injuries may incur medical, dental or other expenses that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. The WRDSB encourages you to consider “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. More details: Student Accident Insurance Information

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

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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