Saturday 2 October 2021

School Terry Fox Run, Oct. 6th, 2021, Élémentaire Bastion / Bastion Elementary

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Each year Bastion Elementary / École Élémentaire Bastion and most SD83 schools participate in The Terry Fox National School Run Day to honour this incredible Canadian as well as raise awareness and funds to reduce cancer.    

Bastion's annual run is Wed., Oct 6th this year.

If you would like to donate, you can do so through the Terry Fox Foundation or at Bastion Elementary. 


Our Bastion Learning Commons Alexandria library database has close to twenty  Terry Fox resources about this young man in English et aussi en Français.

The story of Terry Fox for kids (2:34)

 #TerryFox #TerryFoxDay #TerryFoxhistory

(8:50)  Terry Ran a marathon ... every single day!

The marathon is a long-distance running race with an official distance of 42.195 kilometres (26.219 miles, or 26 miles 385 yards), usually run as a road race.

Terry Fox and Me Story Time with Mary Beth Leatherdale (11:41)
our Bastion Elementary Library has this book

Part 1 (13:34)
Note: If you decide to find and watch Part 2 & 3 on the internet,
the videos do contain some swearing.

Courage by Bernard Waber read by Aymie 
What are your definitions or examples of courage?
Most would agree: Courage is to try to run across Canada with a prosthetic leg at the age of 18.

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