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 […]

Have a safe & amazing summer, WRDSB!

We cannot believe it is the last day of school for our students – time sure does fly by when you’re having fun! Looking back on the past school year, our staff, students, parents, volunteers, and so many others have made a huge impact, both locally and globally. We’ve turned our inspired learners, into tomorrow’s […]

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 […]