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School Community Investigation

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School Community Investigation
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Terry Fox Public School
Newmarket, Ontario
Terry Fox Public School is surrounded by suburbain homes. Many streets are have paved sidewalks.
Grades No Transportation Zone
JK - Grade 3 0 - 1.2 Km
Grade 4 -8 0 - 1.6 Km
Terry Fox Public School
Upcoming Community Events
There are many events and activities that students can partake in during the year. Here is a list of some:
Walkability Factor
Demographics, Newmarket 2010
There are a number of churches within the area of the school. The churches reflect the growing diversity within Newmarket
There are many houses surrounding Terry Fox P.S. The school is also enclosed with many parks and fields.
Fairy Lake is a man-made lake maintained by a dam on the East Holland River in Newmarket, Ontario. Originally a millpond, it is now used for recreation. There has been a dam at the lake since 1801.

The park is open year round; however, access to some areas of the walking trail are limited during winter months. There is no fee for admission.

Park area with playground equipment, covered pavilions, washrooms for summer use.
Services- Public Library
The Newmarket Public Library is approximately 4.2 km from Terry Fox Public School.

Recreational Activities
Newmarket offers a number of recreational activities including special programs for children with disabilities. Here are some examples of programs for children with special needs...
Inclusion Facilitation
Inclusion Staff program bookings - staff support for fall winter and spring programs, and summer camp
Learn the basics of Leader training for inclusion programs: including adaptive programming, sports and games for those with special needs. Program will include classroom instruction and placements. Certificate will be presented on successful completion.
Learn to Skate (Special Abilities)
A learn to skate program for individuals with special needs. A small class size and individual support will provide a supportive fun experience to learn skating skills. Participants are required to provide their own helmet and ice skates.
Play Without Borders (Gym) for Youth
Trained staff will lead this learn to play program for youth with all abilities 8 to 13 years of age. This adapted physical education program will focus on skill development being physically active, social skills and fun! Staff will promote opportunities with one-on-one coaching and group participation.

Cultural Groups
History of Newmarket
Main Street, Newmarket 1890
Main Street, Newmarket, Present Day
Conservation Areas
Lake Simcoe Conservation Area
Terry Miller Public School
Built in 2005
Fairy Lake
Terry Fox Public School
Public Library
Fairy Lake
Terry Fox Public School
In February of 2007, Newmarket welcomed their first Mosque. The growing diversity has only increased since the first Mosque. This Mosque is only minutes away from Terry Fox Public school.
Works Cited
The Mission of Our School
"The Mission of the York Region District School Board is that "we unite in our purpose to inspire and prepare learners for life in our changing world community."
In order to support the Board's mission, the mission of Terry Fox Public School is:
With dynamic classrooms, good character, high expectations and trailblazing spirit,
all students can achieve success at Terry Fox Public School."

Special Events and Cultural Guide, http://www1.town.newmarket.on.ca/quik-e-link/brochurepdf/summer/SpecialEventGuide.pdf

Terry Fox Public School Website, http://www.yrdsb.edu.on.ca/page.cfm?id=S14000002&sc=140

Town of Newmarket Website, http://www.newmarket.ca/en/events.asp?_mid_=904




Library Website, http://www.newmarketpl.ca/

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