Pink Shirt Day is February 26

On Wednesday, February 26, join us in recognizing Pink Shirt Day. This is a day to stand up against bullying. This movement was inspired by the actions of two high school students from Nova Scotia. In 2007, the students witnessed a Grade 9 boy being bullied for wearing a pink polo shirt on his first […]

February 28 – All school buses cancelled. All schools open

Due to the current weather conditions, ALL school buses, taxis and special education routes for the Waterloo Region District School Board are CANCELLED. All schools are OPEN. All extended day programs are OPEN. As always, parents and caregivers may choose to keep their children home due to weather conditions. If you choose to keep your […]

Week at a Glance: February 24-28, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, February 24 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open All rental permits cancelled No elementary extracurricular activities […]

WRDSB secondary schools remain open on February 28

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation (OSSTF) has announced that its members (teachers and education workers) will participate in another one-day full withdrawal of services (strike-action) at a number of school boards across the province on Friday, February 28, 2020. This one-day strike action does not impact WRDSB schools. Our schools will be open to […]

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members – apply today

Our Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) is looking for new members. They invite parents/caregivers of students currently enrolled in one of our schools to apply. The fundamental fact is that parents + engagement = student success. Your involvement with PIC can help us optimize this equation. The mandate for this committee is to: Provide information and […]

Week at a Glance: February 17-21, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, February 17 Family Day – no school Tuesday, February 18 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open […]

All schools to close February 21 for a one-day ETFO & OSSTF strike

The Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation (OSSTF) and the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario (ETFO) announced that on Friday, February 21, their members will engage in a full withdrawal of services (strike-action) across the province. In WRDSB, OSSTF represents secondary school teachers as well as a number of other education workers. Education workers include our […]

JHSS School Council Meeting – Wed. Feb. 26 – 7:00 pm

Parents/Guardians are all welcome to the JHSS School Council meetings which begins at 7:00 pm and takes place in the JHSS Library on the second floor of the school.  School Council Meeting Dates 2019- 2020 – Wednesdays September 25       November 20       February 26       April 22

Sem. 1 Final report cards distributed on Thurs. Feb. 13

Report cards will be distributed in Per. A classes on Thursday, Feb. 13.  Students without a homeroom may pick up their report cards in the Main Office.  Report card distribution dates 2019/2020: 2 Midterm – Monday, Apr. 27 – distributed in homerooms 2 Final – Monday, July 6 – July 9 and July 13 to July […]

Week at a Glance: February 10-14, 2020

We know that communication during work-to-rule and strike days can be overwhelming. To help our families, we created a calendar for this week as a reference, to help explain what days schools are open and what programs are operating. Monday, February 10 All schools (JK-Grade 12) open All Before and After School programs open Licenced […]

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