Explore Your Future: Career Speaker Series

The Business and Education Partnership of Waterloo Region invites Grade 7 to 12 students and their parents/caregivers to participate in the interactive Explore Your Future speaker series starting February 10. This free, virtual series gives our students a chance to learn about their career options and help plan their career pathway. Registration for these events […]

EXTENDED: 2019-20 Commencement Registration

We have extended the deadline for graduates to register for their virtual Commencement ceremony to Thursday, November 19 by 4pm. The opportunity to purchase a souvenir package (gown, cap, tassel and year charm) is now closed. Commencement Registration Graduates interested in participating in any of their school’s Commencement activities must fill out their school’s registration form. […]

2019-20 Commencement Registration Information

To our graduating class of 2020 and families, We want to provide you with an update on our Commencement celebrations following last week’s announcement. Graduation Package Pick-Up In addition to the Board-wide “Grad Night” on Friday, November 27 at 7pm, our high schools will also be arranging a Graduation Package Pick-Up opportunity the week of […]

High school graduation update for Class of 2020

To our graduating class of 2020 and families, High school graduation is a significant milestone in our students’ learning journey. It is a time to acknowledge your accomplishments, celebrate the hard work you have put toward earning your diploma and close off a significant chapter in your life. During this unprecedented year, WRDSB central staff […]

Congratulations To Our 2020 Graduates

With only days left in the 2019-2020 school year, our minds turn to celebrating the achievements of our graduating students – from those who are making the transition from Kindergarten to Grade 1, to those transitioning from Grade 8 to 9, all the way to the Grade 12 graduates who are preparing to set out […]

University Information Program (UIP) coming to Huron Heights SS

Twenty-one Ontario universities will be visiting Huron Heights Secondary School (HHSS) on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. All Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) high school students will have the opportunity to select three different sessions followed by free time to talk with other university representatives. It is never too early […]

Build a credit: Helping students pursue individual pathways to graduation

This new online learning model affords students the flexibility to build a course of study suited to personalities, content and curriculum requirements. With a plethora of online and independent learning options to pick from, the Student Success teachers at SJAM believe they have hit upon the missing ingredients and the transformational bridge to gaining credits for their students.

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Congratulations to our 2017-18 Linda Fabi Bursary recipients

At our May 28 Board Meeting, ten high school students were awarded the 2017-18 Linda Fabi Bursary. Each year, Linda Fabi, our former director of education, hands out the award to its recipients and shares a little bit about their post-secondary journey with our trustees and senior team. The bursary provides funding for students who are planning to […]

2014 Secondary School Graduation Rates

Today, the Ministry of Education released the 2014 secondary school graduation rate for the province, as well as the graduation rates for individual school boards. Our graduation rate of 79% is below the provincial average. While we appreciate having this data from the Ministry, it does not reflect the accomplishments of all of our students.  […]

Community Involvement Requirements

Important: Community Involvement Hours During COVID-19 Every student must complete a minimum of 40 hours of community involvement activities as one of the requirements for an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). The purpose of mandatory Community Involvement is: to encourage students to develop awareness and understanding of civic responsibility; to increase awareness of the role […]