Feeding the Need in Cambridge

Dina Rehanek is not one to be discouraged when presented with a problem. When Rehanek, an assistant in the Waterloo Region District School Board (WRDSB) Health, Safety and Security Department, first heard local Food Banks needed food, she felt compelled to help. With the help of her husband and two children, they created Feed the […]

Day 10: Dancing in support of Cambridge Self-Help Foodbank at Clemens Mill PS

On December 5, students at Clemens Mill PS filled the gym to take part in their 16th annual Aerobithon. Decked out in red, green and other festive clothing, students worked out, danced and flossed to celebrate supporting the Cambridge Self-Help Foodbank. The Foodbank provided profiles and a holiday wish list of 15 families in need; […]

Manchester PS raises money for Syrian refugees

Before the holiday break, staff and students at Manchester Public School raised $1,000 to World Vision Canada to help support the incoming Syrian refugees. The money was collected through various fundraising efforts, such as a cake walk and staff potluck lunch. The Government of Canada will match their donation, which will have a significant impact of the lives […]

Bonhomme Carnaval surprises Clemens Mills PS

Each year, Clemens Mill Public School holds their annual French Carnaval, an afternoon dedicated to fun winter activities and the ability to experience French culture without leaving the school property. As students filed out of their classrooms, all bundled up and filled with laughter, they could hear traditional Carnaval music playing in the background. Everyone […]

CANstruction at Hillcrest PS

From September 29 to October 8, two challenges were given to the students of Hillcrest Public School: 1)      Who could collect the most food items for the Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank? 2)      Who could build the most extravagant CANstruction out of food items? The Huskies collected 750 food items all together for their food drive […]

Central PS donates 880 lbs of non-perishable items to Cambridge Self Help Food Bank

Last week, October 6 – 10, Central Public School organized a Thanksgiving Food Drive to help support the Cambridge Self-Help Food Bank’s Fall Food Drive. As a prize, the class who donated the most non-perishable items would win an ice cream party. Congratulations to Mrs. Cutchall’s 5/6 class for bringing in 185 items! However, without the effort […]