Tag: J. W. Gerth Public School

2017 Tim Walker Awards for Environmental Stewardship

Four schools are going green, thanks to the Tim Walker Award for Environmental Stewardship. The awards were established by the Board to honour the life of secondary school teacher Tim Walker, and his commitment to education and environmental initiatives. Each year, schools are invited to submit their applications for green initiatives to receive funding. Up […]

#ChangeGroup brings Buddy Benches to J. W. Gerth PS

Over the span of eight weeks, seven students from J. W. Gerth Public School met with Mr. Laythorpe, a special education resource teacher, to work on a special project. Mr. Laythorpe challenged these kids, through the school’s enrichment program, to come up with a task that would involve positive change for the rest of the […]

J.W. Gerth PS jumps high for Heart & Stroke Foundation

The staff, students and school community of J.W. Gerth Public School took to the pavement for the Heart and Stroke Foundation‘s Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser. With the sun shining, students ran outside, took their positions and skipped for more than an hour. Parents and teachers got in on the fun, and Trustee Waddell made […]

10 Days of Christmas at J. W. Gerth PS

J. W. Gerth Public School just wrapped up their “10 Days of Christmas” charity drive and the donations were overwhelming! Over the 10 days, their generous families donated the following: 510 food items for the Doon Community Food Collection 175 coats for babies, children and adults for the St. Marks Church outreach program 348 hats, socks and […]

J.W. Gerth PS students participate in Jump Rope for Heart

Once again, the J.W. Gerth Public School community has outdone themselves in contributing to the Jump Rope for Heart campaign.  This year we raised $11,498.26!  What an accomplishment.  As always, thanks everyone, for your generosity and kindness in supporting yet another good cause.  Students and staff had a wonderful time participating in the event, that took place at […]

Gym Locations

For school addresses and telephone numbers please see our school listing. (*) Movable wall to Multi-Purpose Room (+) No change rooms Single Gyms and General Purpose rooms may not be suitable for adult sports. Please call the school custodian to arrange to view the gym space to ensure it is adequate for your activity. Kitchener Locations […]