News & Announcements

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

FYI – Lions Field, Soccer and Track Fields are not part of JHSS

Please call the City of Cambridge @ 519-740-4581 for items you might have lost at the Lions Field off Bechtel Ave.  The fields are not part of Jacob Hespeler SS, we do NOT have a Lost & Found.    

Important information for families regarding opioid-related drug overdoses and deaths

This information is shared in cooperation with Region of Waterloo Public Health, Waterloo Regional Police Service, and the Waterloo Catholic District School Board. Dear Parents and Caregivers, Thank you for taking the time to read this letter. Parenting your child/children is the most important job you will ever experience. As parents and caregivers, it is […]

2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available

The 2017-18 School Year Calendar is now available. School will start on Tuesday, September 5, 2017. Winter holidays run between December 25, 2017 and January 5, 2018, and March break runs from March 12 to March 16, 2018. The last day of classes will be Thursday, June 28, 2018. The 2017-18 School Year Calendar contains detailed […]

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

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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