Groh PS cancer survivor reflects on importance of Terry Fox run

This year’s Terry Fox Run kick-off assembly at Groh Public School was more than just about getting their students excited to raise money for cancer research. It was about making a difference in someone’s life closer to home. In May, life changed for Kim Graham. The proud vice-principal was going through life like everyone else […]

WRDSB donates $1 million to The Terry Fox Foundation

The Terry Fox Foundation has awarded Waterloo Region District School Board with a $1,000,000 milestone plaque. For the past 28 years, rain or shine, our schools have organized many Terry Fox School Run events, shown their dedication and generosity, and vowed to help put an end to cancer. The plaque is just a small gesture […]

W.T. Townshend PS students run, bike for Terry Fox Foundation

Grade 4 students at W.T. Townshend Public School laced up their running shoes and buckled up their helmets as they participated in the 35th annual Terry Fox Run. On the brisk Sunday morning, the group of twelve students and their families met at Sportsworld Crossing to bike, run and walk the 5km route. After the event, the students […]

WRDSB raises $954,542.29 for The Terry Fox Foundation

Each year our schools show incredible effort and dedication in hosting the Terry Fox National School Run Day by raising money and making it a memorable experience for everyone involved. Students and staff decorate their school halls, make t-shirts, run assemblies, and create thought-provoking visual displays of information along the run/walk route for their school community to […]

Terry Fox Run was fun in the sun for Centennial PS

Cambridge’s Centennial Public School would like to thank their community for supporting their annual Terry Fox Run! With their support, Centennial P.S. raised $1,604.07 for cancer research! This amount means that the school passed all of the goals set at the beginning of the campaign, which was $600, and surpassed previous years of raising about $400. The […]

Preston PS runs for Terry Fox

Preston Public School engaged the entire school community with it’s Terry Fox day. The day with an hour in the sunshine running and walking around the block and playground. The event was followed up with an assembly featuring the accomplishments of Terry Fox and his Marathon of Hope. The rest of the day was dedicated to recreation […]

Howard Robertson PS students embrace Terry Fox Day

Helping others and having fun while doing it captures the spirit at Howard Robertson Public School. A very sunny day was the perfect setting for students to run and walk around the school yard to raise money for cancer research in honour of Terry Fox. For two weeks their school community challenged themselves to fill […]

Fairy Godparents Visit Hespeler PS

Hespeler Public School takes their commitment to the Terry Fox Walk very seriously. They are serious about raising money for cancer research, and they are serious about having fun while they do it. After five days of coin collection, their fundraising goal of $2000 was reached and surpassed, with a final total of $2900 being raised […]

Mackenzie King PS Honours Terry Fox

Terry Fox had a dream. His dream was to raise $1.00 for every person in Canada for cancer research. On September 24, 228 staff and students at Mackenzie King Public School wanted to do their part in helping inspire and educate others of Terry’s hope of finding cures for cancer. The entire school organized a 1.7km […]

Mary Johnston PS Goes Pink for Terry Fox Run

Every year, communities across Canada participate in the Terry Fox Run to support cancer research. This year, one of the teachers at Mary Johnston Public School is currently fighting breast cancer, and in an effort to support one of their own, the principal issued a challenge to the students and community. If the school raised $3000 […]