Our very dear CGS friend Fred Fox came to ‘visit’ last Friday. He came to us live from the Terry Fox Foundation in Burnaby, BC. It was so great to see him and to hear more about his relationship with his extraordinary brother Terry. We have heard Terry’s story so many times at CGS but…

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Look what Sara A found in her inbox this week? Our Terry Fox Top Fundraising badge accompanied by the lovely letter below from The Terry Fox Foundation. CGS ranked 7th in the Elementary School Division in Ontario. Well done CGS, this is a truly great accomplishment for a school of our size. We are up…

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We were blessed with a beautiful day for our Terry Fox Walk today. The children and teachers showed such resilience and spirit! We missed our extended CGS community very much and there were some tears (especially during the slideshow) but the day was full of joy regardless, as it always is. A huge thank you…

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Congratulations Children’s Garden School for placing 2nd in the elementary division of our Top 50 Fundraisers of 2019! Thank you to our amazing CGS community for making this a reality. See below for a lovely letter Sara recieved from the Terry Fox Foundation ~ More than ever, good news is something to celebrate and treasure…

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We had a very special visit from Wendy and Lisa from the Terry Fox Foundation on Wednesday. They came to collect our 2019/20 donation. Sara A usually takes the donation to the Foundation personally but their office building is under renovation so Wendy and Lisa made plans to come to CGS this year instead. We’re so…

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We couldn’t have asked for a better day for our Terry Fox walk last Friday. It was a warm, windy, magical fall day, perfect for celebrating Terry’s spirit. Thank you to everyone for making the time to share the morning with us. Having all of our families together right before the Thanksgiving weekend is truly…

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A big thank you to Hilary Kellam from the Terry Fox Foundation for coming to speak with us on Monday. The children were proud to share their Terry knowledge with her and she gave them lots more to think about. Hilary brought along a replica of Terry’s artificial leg and everyone practised running like Terry.…

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Sara A, our inspired and tireless Terry Fox leader, cried her best ‘happy tears’ this week. There has been so much Terry Spirit in the school and the children have been fundraising with exceptional commitment. There have been some amazing examples of ‘above and beyond the call of duty’. One of our littlest students held…

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