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PWSD schools to host Terry Fox Run events

September 14, 2016

A number of schools within Peace Wapiti Public School Division (PWSD) will honour the 36th anniversary of the Terry Fox Run through fundraising campaigns and school run events. Local media are invited to attend the following events.

Date / TimeSchoolEvent details
Monday, September 19 at 1:45 p.m.Savanna SchoolThe run will take place at Savanna School.
Thursday, September 22 at 10:00 a.m.Robert. W. Zahara Public SchoolCross country runners from area schools have been invited to join R.W.Z. Public School for a run event along the Sexsmith walking trails.
Thursday, September 22 at 1:00 p.m.Clairmont Community SchoolStudents will run around the reservoir in Clairmont. Updated info: Due to construction at the Clairmont reservoir, students will run around the school and field.
Thursday, September 22 at 12:55 p.m. Peace Wapiti AcademyStudents and staff will participate in a 5 km run/walk.
Wednesday, September 28 at 12:30 p.m.LaGlace SchoolThe run will take place at LaGlace School.
Thursday, September 29 at 10:45 a.m.Harry Balfour SchoolGrade 8 students will leave the school at 10:45 a.m., running through Muskoseepi Park, and heading west around the reservoir. Progressively younger grades will join the run every ten minutes. 
Thursday, September 29 at 1:00 p.m.Bonanza SchoolThe run will take place at Bonanza School.
Thursday, September 29 at 1:30 p.m.Penson SchoolThe run/walk will begin at Penson School in Grovedale and continue through Eastgrove subdivision. Penson friends and families are invited to participate.
Thursday, September 29 at 2:00 p.m.Beaverlodge Elementary SchoolThe event will begin with an assembly and Terry Fox Run video in the gym, followed by a run through Beaverlodge.
Thursday, September 29 at 2:30 p.m.Wembley Elementary SchoolThe school's Kindergarten-Grade 4 students will participate in a walk around Wembley. The school will host a fundraising kick-off assembly in the gym on Thursday, September 15 at 2:30 p.m.
Friday, September 30 at 10:00 a.m.Spirit River Regional AcademyStudents and staff will run through Spirit River.
Friday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m.Beaverlodge Regional High SchoolThe run will begin at the main entrance of the school.
Friday, September 30 at 2:30 p.m.Ridgevalley SchoolThe run will take place at Ridgevalley School at 2:30 pm. - 3:10 p.m.
Monday, October 3 at 10:00 a.m.Rycroft and Teepee Creek SchoolsStaff and students of Rycroft School will travel to Teepee Creek School for a joint run event.
Tuesday, October 11 at 1:00 p.m.Bezanson SchoolThe run will follow a course throughout the community of Bezanson.

Other charity fundraising events
The following PWSD schools alternate fundraising events by year.

Date / TimeSchoolEvent details
Thursday, September 22, afternoonHythe Regional SchoolCharity cross-country run and softball game.
Thursday, September 29 at 10:00 a.m.Elmworth SchoolWishmaker Walk in support of the Children's Wish Foundation of Canada.


Photo caption: Students run through Muskoseepi Park in Grande Prairie during the Harry Balfour School 2015 Terry Fox Run event.