News & Announcements

Picture Day

“Hello, Parents! Remember, Picture Day is coming on Monday, October 29. Make it simple by ordering your portraits online using your Picture Day ID and child’s first name to get started. If you prefer to order on paper, we will be sending an order form home as well. Remember to smile and have fun!“

Cannabis legalization and our schools

On October 17, 2018, cannabis will be legal to use, buy, possess and cultivate in Canada for persons over 19 years of age. For our students, the possession and use of cannabis is illegal. We know that this change in legislation has raised many questions and possible concerns regarding how the change will affect schools. […]

October 5 is World Teachers’ Day

On October 5th, we celebrate World Teachers’ Day, a day where we acknowledge the dedication and passion of our educators. This morning, 64,000 students across Waterloo Region made their way to school. They walked with their friends, rode their bikes, or boarded a school bus. They entered classrooms excited and ready to learn. In each […]

Upcoming Craft and Vendor Sale

Hespeler Public School Council is hosting our 3rd annual Craft and Vendor Sale on Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 10:00 – 3:00 in the school Gym. We are currently looking for local crafters, vendors and small businesses to host a table!  Proceeds from our table fees go to support School Council Initiatives. If you or […]

Fundraiser for Hespeler Music -Oct 20

Families, We are so grateful to the Hespeler Optimist Club who has decided to donate all proceeds from their upcoming fundraiser to our Music program at Hespeler.  This is a program that all students will benefit from throughout their years at Hespeler P.S. Please see the attached flyer for information about the full day event  […]

3 Habits of Resilient Families

You are invited to a presentation at Centennial P.S. (Cambridge) by Sara Westbrook tomorrow evening at 6:30 about the skills of resilient families.  Please see the attached flyer for more information:

WRDSB observes Orange Shirt Day on September 28

Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) recognizes Orange Shirt Day as a way to honour residential school survivors, those who did not survive, and their descendants. It’s just one of the ways we support, educate and reconcile our relationship with Indigenous people. What is Orange Shirt Day? Orange Shirt Day is observed each September 30 […]

Hespeler Pizza Lunch – orders due Thursday September 20th

Please order Pizza lunches using school day. Pizza lunches to start on Friday September 28th and run through to January 18th. Orders are due Thursday September 20th. _HESPELER PIZZA LUNCH 2018_2019 Sept and end Jan

Student Accident Insurance Information

Every September, Ontario school boards remind families about the option of acquiring student accident insurance. Student accident insurance can help cover unforeseen expenses due to injury that are not covered by provincial health care or employer group plans. Waterloo Region District School Board recommends “insuremykids®” Protection Plan. For more details on this option you can view […]

PD Day for all teaching and paraprofessional staff on September 21

Friday, September 21, 2018 is a professional development (PD) day for elementary and secondary school staff. Students will not attend school, and all Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) operated before and after school programs will be closed. The focus for the day across all our schools will be School Improvement Planning in the morning and the […]

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