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April 25th to 29th - Amended Schedule for Provincial Assessments

April 14, 2022
In order to accommodate Provincial Literacy & Numeracy Assessments, we will be running an adjusted block schedule from April 25th to 29th. Please note that these assessments are the result of the Ministry postponement from January, and are required for graduation. 
Below are two attachments. The first outlines the double-block schedule we will...

SD43 2022/23 Budget and Multi-Year Fiscal Plan

April 08, 2022
​Dear members of our school communities, The Board of Education appreciates and recognizes your many and valuable contributions to our school communities. With that in mind, we wish to invite you to participate in the 2022/23 Budget Process.
The School District's 2022/23 Budget and Multi-Year Fiscal Plan can be found...

Calendar Amendment -Truth and Reconciliation Day

March 30, 2022
​The provincial government recently announced that K-12 public schools will observe Friday, September 30 th as a statutory holiday in recognition of Truth and Reconciliation Day. As a result of this announcement, SD43 will be amending the 2022-2023 School Calendar to include Truth and Reconciliation Day as a non-instructional day. As...

Superintendent's Spring Break Update for Families

March 24, 2022
​Dear SD43 families, I hope you had an enjoyable spring break with family and friends. As the weather warms and the days grow longer, we are also seeing an easing of COVID-19 restrictions in our communities, and this includes a gradual transition in schools.
The Ministry of Education and the BCCDC...

Spirit Store Is Open For Business Till March 9th!

February 22, 2022
​Click on the link below to order from the Spirit Store:


Grade 8 Parent Info Night On Zoom

January 13, 2022
​ Tuesday, January 18 th @ 6:30pm: Parent Info Night on Zoom
For Grade 8 students and their families to learn more about Terry Fox Secondary and the articulation process Wednesday, January 26 th @ 6:30: TFS STEAM Info Night on Zoom
For STEAM-curious students and families to learn...

LEO's Club Care Packages Needed

December 01, 2021
As Christmas is approaching, the LEOS club is collecting NEW items to make care packages for the homeless of the downtown east side (DTES).   Once a month the LEOS Club makes 300 sandwiches for the DTES and in December they would like to give them a little care package for...

Krispy Kreme Grad 2022 Fundraiser

November 18, 2021
​ Terry Fox Grad Class 2022 is doing a Krispy Kreme fundraiser. If you have a child that is graduating, use the attached order form and email for more information on how to submit this form and payment. If you are not already part of the TFS GRAD 2022 Facebook...

Black Futures at the University of British Columbia

October 22, 2021
There is an exciting new program called Black Futures at the University of British Columbia (UBC) for Grades 10, 11 and 12 Black students in our school district. This program aims to facilitate access to higher education for Black students who may not have considered university as an option or who may...

We Scare Hunger!

October 04, 2021
​CONNECT is collecting non-perishable food items.  Why? To put together hampers for families in our community. When? October 5th to October 30th. 
Where? The orange boxes in front of the office.

Grad Clothing on Sale Until Wed, October 6th!

September 16, 2021
​Grad clothing on sale now! Click here​ to order before Wednesday, October 6th. 

School Fall Spirit Store

September 15, 2021
​ It’s that time of the year to start buying Fox Merchandise for students.  Please see the link below to the NEW designs and color options for our school clothing.  Hoodies, Sweatpants, T, shirts and hats.  The store is open now and will close on October 6th.  The grad clothing (the...

Grade 9 Orientation Day - Tuesday, September 7th

August 20, 2021
​Grade 9 Students with last names A-L should arrive at 10:00am for an hour till 11:00am. Grade 9 students with last names M-Z should arrive at 11:00am for an hour till 12:00noon. Orientations will be held in the Terry Fox Theatre.

International Orientation and Testing - Tuesday, August 31st

August 19, 2021
Orientation and testing will be from 9:30am-12:00noon. ​Please call school to make appointment for this day.

Grad Commencement Gown Pickup Time

June 11, 2021
​Grade 12 students who have ordered a gown and paid their Commencement fee will receive their cap and gown on Wednesday, June 16th from their block D teacher. Grade 12's who do not have a D block class are asked to come to the Theatre lobby between 1:30-2:00pm on Wednesday, June...

Commencement and Grad Information

June 02, 2021
​ June 9th: Drone Shoot and Formal Day
We have had permission to move ahead with the Class of 2021 Drone shoot. Grads are asked to dress up in formal clothes when they come to school. They will then go outside in their learning groups to designated spots and the entire...

Connect 2021-2022

May 21, 2021
​ Students that wish to participate should fill out this form,, in full. It is due on Tuesday, May 28th, 2021. All members of Connect 2021-2022 must take part in the Believe Initiative. Please visit for more information. Below are the dates of the sessions and final inspiration fair....

Port Coquitlam City Hall Lights Up For TFS 2021 Grads

May 14, 2021
​ Port Coquitlam City Hall will be lit up in Terry Fox Secondary School colors for grad 2021 on Saturday, June 19th. In addition here is a media release that went out earlier this morning: There will be a follow up media release which will come out closer to grad...

2021 Valedictorian Nominees

May 12, 2021
​Thank you to all the outstanding grade 12 students who put their names forward for valedictorian. You have all been terrific members of the Fox family and it was a very difficult job to short-list. After a great deal of careful consideration the shortlisted students are: Kali Mohammed Mina Kim Asia Cornelius

Indigenous Ed Apparel On Sale Till May 10th

May 03, 2021
​ Back by popular demand, we’re offering round 2 to order the Indigenous Ed apparel. Online store will be open until May 10th. Terry Fox student Kassie Grinwis is launching her CLC legacy project. Her project included creating Indigenous apparel available for students and staff with the help of artist Jacob...

Scholarship Support for the Graduates of 2020/2021

April 21, 2021
​Covid has prohibited our ability as a school to provide extra scholarship money for the graduating class of 2021.  Each time we have planned a fundraiser, there seems to be a change in the covid guidelines which leads to the cancellation of these events. In an average year, through principal funds...

SD43 Career Trades Program Newsletter April 2021

April 09, 2021
​Attached is the  SD43 Career and Trades Programs Newsletter for the month of April.    This month we are celebrating SD43 Champions of Trades. Help us celebrate by following The SD43 Career and Trades Programs on social media and share our posts. ​

Instagram:  sd43_careerporgams
Facebook:  SD43 Career and Trades Programs IN THIS MONTHS EDITION: Student Spotlight: Shane from Gleneagle...

Be A Witness to Canada’s History – Mural Competition

March 11, 2021
​ We want to pay tribute to the diversity that is Canada.  This mural is intended to celebrate the important contributions of individuals/communities to Canada’s history and present.  Students many submit designs individually or in groups.  If there are multiple designs the mural committee will select several designs and Terry Fox...

Signup Now For Parent Teacher Interviews - March 17th 2021

March 11, 2021
​Click on the following link to book Parent Teacher Interviews:
Parent Teacher Interviews Signup​

Fox Spring Spirit Store Open till March 14th

February 23, 2021
​​Terry Fox School clothing merchandise in now on Sale at Terry Fox.  Hoodies, Crew neck, Sweatpants, T shirts, Long sleeve T's and Hats!!! Have a look at the online store and place your order now – Sale starts now and ends on Sunday March 14 th !! (Goods will arrive to Terry...

Commencement 2021

February 12, 2021
Graduation Commencement planning is well under way and we need some important information from you. Gowns need to be ordered well in advance of the ceremony so please complete the Commencement RSVP. If you submit after March 19 th we will not be able to order you a cap and gown....

For Parents: Stage 2 Health and Safety Protocols K-12, Updated February 9, 2021

February 11, 2021
​Based upon COVID-19 Guidance for K-12 School Settings, please find attached recommendations from the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC), from the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Education and WorkSafe BC.  Updated February 9, 2021.


February 10, 2021
​ Grad 2021 will look a little different for our students this year, and we are still determined to give them a little something memorable!  We have started fundraising, and our first fundraiser is Meridian Meats!  It is the easiest ever - you spend $100, and you get $100 in cash...

Fraser Health Letter

December 17, 2020
​Re: School Exposure Notification During Winter Break

Career & Trades Programs December Newsletter

November 30, 2020
​ Attached is the December Edition of the Career & Trades Programs newsletter . Also attached is a poster for the FIRE Academy. You can now access websites and application forms directly from the newsletter. In this edition we have important information about; Student Feature: Luka from Terry Fox CLC and...

FAQ and Answers for Parents based on the chat from the Parents As Education and Career Coaches Workshop on Nov 25th, 2020

November 30, 2020
Please click on the link below for Questions and Answers on Workshop that was held on November 25th 2020. FAQforParentsPostSecondary2020.pdf

School Photos Available at Artona Studio on November 28th

November 16, 2020
Artona is offering a general photo/retake day at our studio for those that missed original and retake day at their school, and still want school photos. Date: Saturday November 28, 2020.
Location: Artona Studio 353  West 7th, Vancouver.  Students will have to pre-register using this link below: ...

We Scare Hunger

October 19, 2020
The Link Crew students will be running the annual We Scare Hunger campaign from Monday, October 19 th to Friday, October 30 th . Attached is a poster with more information. We Scare Hunger Poster

On Monday October 19th we switch Learning Groups.

October 16, 2020
Please note that A-Block continues to start at 8:30, B-Block at 11:30 and E block at 2:10.  The "flip" is connected to learning groups.  A Block will now be two days a week based on alpha while B block will occur 5 days a week for the remainder of the quarter.  E...

Parent Teacher Interviews - October 21st

October 14, 2020
​ This year, like most other things, Parent-teacher night has gone virtual.  On October 21, from 2-5 PM, teachers will be available for conferences. Please contact the teacher directly to arrange a meeting should you want one.  Teachers and parents will decide on the means of communication, be it Zoom, Teams...

Order Artona School Photos Before November 25th In Time For Christmas

October 14, 2020
This is a reminder to students and families that school photos are available to view and order online. Please go to the following link .  Orders need to be in before November 25th, if they want to receive it in time for Christmas. These will be mailed directly to parents homes.  ...

GRAD 2021 Photo Booking Now - Oct 31st - Nov 15th

October 02, 2020
Artona will be doing Grad 2021 photos this year during the following dates: October 31st 2020 November 1st-10th 2020 November 12th-15th 2020 Grads can now sign up for their Grad photo sitting. Photos will be taken onsite in the Artona trailer studio that will be located in the school front parking...

Student School Photos Consent is Needed This Year

October 01, 2020
Dear Fox families.  Because of COVID-19, we are required to receive your consent to have your child’s school photo taken by Artona, our photo vendor. These are the photos you purchase and that are included in the yearbook.  Photo Day is Friday, October, 9 th , 2020 Both the school and...

Revised Daily Health Check Form

September 21, 2020
Dear Parents/Guardians: The BC Centre of Disease Control has just revised the Daily Health Check form.  You recently completed a previous version of the Daily Health Check, however the previous form has now been updated as the BC Centre for Disease Control has changed the list of symptoms and procedures that...

First Peoples Principals of Learning.

September 21, 2020
​For All Coquitlam School District Parents and Students

Coquitlam School District 43 is committed to the academic success, cultural connections, and socio-emotional development of all Indigenous Learners K to 12. The revised curriculum now being implemented across the province as per the Ministry of Education, includes integrated material related to Indigenous culture,...

Student Portal Access

September 09, 2020
​ Where do I go to access my student/family portal? Students should go to to access the student/family portal.
Please click on the link below to view instructions on how to access student portals. Portal Access Instructio​ns
What is my username and password? You received an email from with...

Student Orientation Dates and Times

September 08, 2020
Times and date for student orientation are as follows: Thursday September  10
10:00-11:00am - Last Names A-F
1:00-2:00pm - Last Names G-L
Friday September 11
10:00-11:00am - Last Names M-R
1:00-2:00pm - Last Names S-Z
Students will be contacted via phone or email by their B block...

Welcome Back Terry Fox Secondary Students!

September 04, 2020
The 2020-2021 school year is beginning next week.  To start the year, ALL students will be going through a 1 hour orientation on September 10 th or 11 th .  Families may expect a phone call from a Terry Fox teacher on Tuesday or Wednesday of next week (please note that...

Some Questions Answered About Re-opening

September 01, 2020
Why isn’t Fox staggering its start and end times?
Many of our students take transit or they get dropped off by their parents. In particular, a large number come down from Burke Mountain on the 188. The bus schedule doesn’t align with a reasonable staggered start and end time, so we...

Letter And Survey Regarding September School Startup

August 28, 2020
​August 28, 2020 Dear Fox Nation, Welcome back! It is going to be a rather different school year than in years past. We are all excited about the return to school, but we also fully understand that there is a great deal of uncertainty and apprehension out there.  This document is...

Stage 2 Safety Protocols for Parents of K-12

August 28, 2020
​ Stage 2 Health and safety Protocols for Parents of K-12 in various languages: English Farsi Korean Spanish Standard Chinese Traditional Chinese Russian

Message From Principal David Starr About Re-opening

August 26, 2020
​Dear Parents, I hope you have had a restful summer. Please find below a letter from Superintendent Patricia Gartland regarding SD43's September start up plans.  The School District's overall plan was submitted and approved by the Ministry of Education on Tuesday.  At Terry Fox we have been working over the last...

Student Portal Access

June 23, 2020
Where do I go to access my student portal? Students should go to to access the student portal. Tip-please bookmark this site as you will be able to view your report card, absences, schedule, transcript and a variety of student information. Please access this video and open the attachment provided...

Message from SD43 Grad 2020 Committees

June 11, 2020
​2020 Parent Grad Committee Chairs for SD#43 are reaching out to you with the opportunity to make a difference for students in the Graduating Class of 2020. We are working together with our school admin, student grad council and fellow high school grad committees. We recognize this is not only about...

Locker Cleanout, Textbook Drop-off and Yearbook Distribution

June 09, 2020
​These tasks will be happening June 15th - 19th 2020. Please click on the schedule to see what time students can come to clean out their lockers, drop off textbooks and pick up their yearbooks. Please check online and make sure your fees have been paid up before collecting your yearbook.

Grad Drive-Up Commencement - June 17th

May 29, 2020
​Dear Parents and members of the Terry Fox community.  We are very happy to be able to provide a commencement ceremony for our students during this exceptional time. We will need your help and cooperation in order to make this event as special as we can for you all. This plan...

Grad Commencement Cap and Gown Pickup Schedule For June 11th 2020

May 29, 2020
​Students are asked to report to the designated pickup area at their assigned time. It is imperative that students only come at their assigned time. Students will need to park off school grounds and walk in. Please click on link below and find your name.

Return of Library Books and Materials Can Be Done May 19th, 25th, 26th & 27th

May 14, 2020
​ Anyone needing to be returning any and all Library Materials that are not needed for assignments please do so on the dates below. Mr. Cathcart will be at the school Tues in front of the theatre to collect your books from 12:00 to 2:00. Just drop it in the box!...

Grad Ceremony -June 17th

May 14, 2020
​ We now have the opportunity  for  Grads to walk across a stage with their Grad Folders, just as all Grads typically do.       While we can’t replace the traditional celebrations, we are doing our very best within the guidelines received to provide you with as close an experience as...

Registration for Grade 10-12 Summer High School Credit Courses

May 05, 2020
​ The school district will be opening registration soon for summertime Grade 10-12 high school credit courses. The following two options will be provided as Distributed Learning through Coquitlam Open Learning: Coquitlam Open Learning Gr 10-12: Grade 10-12 full credit courses Free to eligible school-aged BC Residents aged 13 to 19...

MYED Student Portal Available For Student Access

May 01, 2020
​ The MYED student portal has been opened up for student access.   Students will be able to access the most recently posted marks and other academic information.  If your student did not receive the log-in information please have them contact Vice Principal John Campbell at StudentPortalInitialLog-inHowTo.pdf ...

Board Letter To Students, Parents, Guardians Re Grad 2020

April 29, 2020
​Read letter from School Board Chair, Kerri Palmer Isaak regarding Grad 2020.
BoardLetterGrade12StudentsParentsGuardiansGrad2020.pdf ...

Train In Trades Programs For Next Year

April 28, 2020
​ The school district is still taking applications for its “ TRAIN in Trades ” programs for next school year. These amazing tuition-free programs offer students the opportunity to gain their level 1 certification , while still in high school, in 19 different trades. Information and application forms can found at...

Youth Work In Trades Program

April 27, 2020
​ Students with a paid job in trades can sign up for the Youth WORK in Trades program .  They can: Earn up to 16 credits towards high school graduation Gain hours towards your apprenticeship Be eligible for a $1000 award from the Ministry of Education Please read the information on...

Online Tutorial on How To Login To Office 365

April 06, 2020
​ One of our Tech teachers, Mr. Cheng has put together a very quick online tutorial on how students can login into Office 365 . As you have probably heard, this is the platform that will be used by our teachers to carry out their online learning and communication with their...

Costa Rica Trip: Spring Break 2021

January 30, 2020
Are you looking for some adventure in the tropics? We are planning a 9 day trip to Costa Rica next March 2021.   Come and find out more about this exciting travel opportunity by attending the Student Information Meeting on Thursday, February 6 th at LUNCH in room 227  and the Parent...

Schedule for January 20th-24th 2020

January 14, 2020
​The last day of scheduled classes for Semester 1 is Friday January 17 th 2020. While there are no regular classes scheduled for the week of January 20-24th,  many members of our school community will still be expected to attend, especially students who are taking a provincial assessment and students who...

New To Terry Fox Secondary?

January 10, 2020
​Don't forget to sign up for our eNewsletter! Link is on the front of our website under Quick Links or simply click on this link here. You can register as many email addresses as you like for each student.

Grads 2020

January 10, 2020
We need your Gown size,  Cap/Gown fee paid and Commencement comments submitted ASAP! Please go online to submit this information at the following link: Your fee can be paid on your school account online at the following link: These links can be found on the...

Potential Transit Service Disruptions

November 25, 2019
​Parents/Guardians:   Please be aware that there is the potential for transit service disruptions in the Tri Cities.  Families should be prepared for higher automobile traffic on the roads and it may affect commuting routes to schools.  Please take the time to remind your children about road safety.  Information about transit service...

Winter Weather Ahead!

November 25, 2019
Schools are not routinely closed due to snow or other inclement weather conditions. All schools in School District 43 (Coquitlam) will remain OPEN, if possible, during winter weather, including snowfall.  However, on occasion, a district-wide or partial-district closure is required due to extreme weather. Partial-district closures affecting individual schools may occur...

2019 School Clothing Sale

September 17, 2019
Attention Terry Fox Students and Parents!  The NEW 2019 school clothing is now ready to order with our online store.  Please see the link attached to see the new designs for Hoodies, T shirts, and Sweatpants.  Lots of colors and choices!  Get that Fox gear now!! Sale is on now til...

June 2019 Language Arts 12 Provincial Exams Update as of July 31st at 12:02pm

July 31, 2019
​Update from the Ministry regarding exam transcripts is as follows:
The Ministry has resolved the issue with student exam transcripts and the revised transcripts will be posted today. We have informed post secondary institutions to ensure student applications are not impacted. We understand the situation is stressful for students and families....

Country Kicks Cancer - Friday June 14

June 11, 2019
Toonies for Terry collection in the morning at 8am
BBQ Lunch for $3 (hot dogs and pop)
Live music concert in the courtyard at lunch
Games / Prizes
Country themed clothing encouraged - prizes for best dressed!

Funding Announcement for New Elementary School and Three Additions

May 10, 2019
​The Province of British Columbia and the Ministry of Education today announced funding for a new elementary school in Coquitlam's Burke Mountain and three classroom additions for other School District No. 43 (Coquitlam) schools. Totaling $73.3 million, the announcement includes a new elementary school for the Sheffield-Partington area of North Coquitlam...

Health & Social Implications of Vaping

April 29, 2019
Please join Fraser Health and the Coquitlam School District in addressing vaping to: 
Review the best current evidence regarding potential health consequences of vaping. • Discuss strategies to engage in dialogues and make informed decisions regarding vaping. • Learn more about federal and provincial legislation around vaping. • Discuss vaping products. •...

Parent Teacher Interviews - April 16th 2019

April 12, 2019
Parents and guardians are able to sign up for Parent Teacher Interviews online at this time. There will be a shortened day schedule on Tuesday, April 16th as follows: Block A - 8:00-8:55am
Block B - 9:00-9:55am
Block C - 10:00-10:55am
Break: 10:55-11:10am
Block D - 11:15-12:10pm
Block E - 12:15-1:10pm...

Meridian Meats Fundraiser

April 12, 2019
​Terry Fox PAC is putting on a Meridian Meats fundraiser where the school will earn 10% of every gift card sold. Please support this fundraiser by purchasing gift cards to purchase your future grass-fed/free run meat and poultry, ocean-wise seafood and more for the upcoming barbecue season. Orders need to be...

Hoodie Sale

April 08, 2019
​ Sale is from Wednesday April 10th to Sunday April 21st. It is only a “hoodie” sale!

Spring Break 2020 Trip Travelers Needed

April 05, 2019
Next year Terry Fox will once again be travelling to Europe during Spring Break 2020. We will be visiting England, France, Belgium and Luxembourg for 12 days. If you are interested in learning more about the trip and possibly signing up, please see/ contact Mr. Corbett as soon as possible. You...

Rock of Ages Musical - April 11th, 12th, 13th, 18th, 19th & 20th at 7:30pm

March 29, 2019
​ It’s the tail end of the big, bad 1980s in Hollywood, and the party has been raging hard. Aqua Net, Lycra, Heavy Metal flow freely at one of the Sunset Strips last legendary venues, a place where legendary rocker Stacee Jaxx takes the stage and fans line up for their...

Fraser Health Update re: Measles

February 21, 2019
February 21, 2019
Dear Students, School Staff, and Parents,

As you have heard, there is a measles outbreak at three schools in Vancouver. Please note that this is a localized outbreak and that students who are attending schools not connected to the outbreak have not been exposed. There is no evidence of...

Advanced Placement Exams

February 15, 2019
AP Exams are quickly approaching. Students wishing to write these exams must pay for their exams through School Cash Online. The cost for each exam is $145.00 Cdn. The deadline for payment is Thursday, February 28th, 2019. There will be no late payments accepted due to strict timelines. Please note, the...

Graduated Licensing Program Presentation

January 22, 2019
ICBC and SD43 are cohosting a FREE presentation for parents and students on the graduated licensing program. The event is on Feb. 19 th at Terry Fox Theatre at 7 pm. Please note there will be  multilingual driver examiners available for questions. 
We hope to see you there! GLP...

Fox Football Banquet

January 21, 2019
​Saturday night was an evening celebrating the team's accomplishments and giving thanks to all the players, family members, coaches and support staff.  Please click here to view pictures from this fabulous night.   

Rock the Fox Photos

January 20, 2019
​Three fantastic nights of Rock the Fox were had last week as our students show cased their talents. Missed the show or in the show you won't want to miss out on these fantastic photos. Thank you Mr. Fletcher for capturing these wonderful students.  Click here.

Engineering Explorations 10

January 16, 2019
​This event is  a n opportunity for Grade 10 girls to  participate in engineering activities, learn engineering concepts, connect with other like-minded students and talk to current engineering students and professionals who will share their stories and experience. Date: Saturday February 16, 2019
Time: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Irvin K Barber...

Tip Sheet for Parents of Teens Regarding Vaping

January 10, 2019
​Please click here to see this helpful information. 

Legal Beagle Basketball Tournament

December 11, 2018
​January 11th - 13th. Click on the following schedule.
Copy of Legal Beagle Draw 2019.pdf

Terry Fox Legacy Project 2019

November 19, 2018
The legacy team for 2019 is a doing a Purdy's fundraiser. You are able to order online with the link below! Feel free to forward the link to anyone you want, pickup will be at Terry Fox Secondary on December 14th and orders are due November 28th!

Take Our Kids To Work Day - Grade 9s - November 14th

November 06, 2018
​ The annual Take Our Kids To Work Day for Grade 9s is an initiative started by the Learning Partnership twenty years ago. This year TOKTW is on Wednesday, November 14th. Terry Fox is supportive of this opportunity for students. Should you wish your child to participate please log their excused...

Post Secondary Evening - October 9th

October 02, 2018
Grade 11&12 parents are invited along with their son/daughter to a very important evening concerning their child’s post secondary education. On Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 representatives from some of the province’s post secondary institutions will be on hand at Terry Fox Secondary to make presentations and answer questions about their respective...

A Post Secondary Checklist for Grade 12 Students

September 19, 2018
Please click on the attached document which is aimed to assist our grade 12 students in their transition from highschool to post secondary. This month to month planner is a helpful tool in navigating what your options and choices are throughout your final year of high school.  
Month to Month Grad...

SHARE'S Parent & Caregiver's Circle

September 19, 2018

Education and support for parents and caregivers who are concerned about their youth’s  substance use.   Participants will: Increase their knowledge about Substance Use Find support from other parents/ caregivers Build skills in effective communication Learn to manage tough emotions Foster healthier life balance 
Wednesday evenings 6:30 – 8:30pm. Group begins Wednesday October 17,...

Lifetouch Graduation Photo Information

September 18, 2018
​Graduates of 2019 it is time to book your graduation photos. Appointments are booked online and sessions will be hosted on site at Terry Fox Secondary. Bookings start online at starting on
October 2, 2018 and the deadline for booking photo sessions is October 19, 2018. Everyone must have their picture taken to...

Steps to Effective Parenting Course

September 18, 2018
STEP offers a down-to-earth and practical way to meet the challenges of raising teenagers today. It's a group discussion program that paves the way to improved parent-teen relationships; more responsible teenage behaviour in home, school and community; and teenage self-esteem and self-reliance. Place: Eagle Mountain Middle School Time:  7p.m. – 9p.m....

2018 Grad Dogwood Diplomas Are Ready For Pickup

August 21, 2018
​ We have received our 2018 Grad Students Dogwood Diplomas from the Ministry of Education. They are ready for pickup at the Terry Fox Office.

Football Camp Begins Monday, August 20th

August 16, 2018
​ Terry Fox Football coaches are starting our back to school Football camp this coming Monday the 20th of August. We continue Mon-Friday 4-6pm until  Aug 31st. JV (Gr. 9-10) inquiries can be directed to  and SR (Gr. 11-12) questions can be directed to


Award and Commencement Photos

July 03, 2018
​ Online access to Scholastic Awards, Athletic Awards and Commencemen t photos are available at the following link:  password - terryfoxsecondary2018

Model UN

May 10, 2018
Model United Nations: There will be a second Model United Nations meeting on Tuesday, May 15 th  at lunch in room 223. Model United Nations, is an educational simulation and/or academic activity in which students can learn about  diplomacy,  international relations, and the United Nations. MUN involves researching, public speaking, debating, writing...

2018-2019 Link Crew Application

April 26, 2018
The Terry Fox Secondary Link Crew is in search of applicants for the 2018-2019 school year. The Link Crew aims at making Terry Fox an inclusive environment for all students. The Link Crew’s first task is to help transition our new grade 9s next September.  If you are looking to get...

Love Science & Innovation?

April 10, 2018
This is YOUR invitation to Terry Fox Secondary's Power of Ideas Open House on Wed April 11 th , 2018 from 4pm to 8pm . All ages welcome to this FREE evening. We have 10 different attractions by presenters such as Mad Science, Science Alive, UBC's Geering Up, Douglas College, SFU,...

International Student Fees

April 06, 2018
​International Student Fees are due Friday, April 13.  (April 15 is a Sunday and the International Education closed that day).  Payment received 5 business days after this date will result in a late surcharge fee. Students not paying by this date may lose their school placement for September 2018. Thank you for...

April Provincial Exams

April 06, 2018
Have you previously completed the English 12 or Communications 12 course but didn't write the exam? Have you completed the course but weren't happy with your exam result the first time round? There is an upcoming opportunity to rewrite either of these exams on April 26 & 27, 2018.   YOU...

Parent Teacher Interview Signup

April 06, 2018
​Report Cards are going home Friday, April 6th. Sign up for Parent Teacher Interviews at the link below. Our PT Interviews will be in the afternoon, 1:45-3:45pm and evening, 5:30-7:30pm on Tuesday, April 17th 2018. Note that interviews will be 10 minutes per teacher. Parent Teacher Interviews Signup

Anti-Bullying T-Shirts

February 27, 2018
​Leadership students will be selling pink or black antibullying shirts the next 2 days  $10 each.  The big day is this WEDNESDAY FEB 28th

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Grad Night Fundraiser

February 20, 2018
Vancouver Whitecaps FC will host Grad Night 2018 at the Whitecaps match on Wednesday May 16th vs San Jose Earthquakes at 7:30pm. Tickets will be specially priced at $30 for all 2018 Terry Fox Secondary School graduates, their families, PAC members, and all those involved with Grad fundraising. $10 of each...

Life After Fox - Post Secondary Event

February 13, 2018
On Wednesday, February 21st from 7:00 to 8:30pm several Terry Fox alumni will share their personal experience at University and offer valuable advice on being a University student. Hear firsthand from actual students about what Post-Secondary life is like and receive valuable advice for a successful transition to Post-Secondary. There will...

Cross Catchment Begins February 8th at 9:00am

February 06, 2018
Parents can apply for a school outside of their neighbourhood catchment school. Should you want to choose a school other than your neighbourhood catchment school, you must be registered at your catchment school and then submit a "Cross Catchment Application".  Approval of applications is based on availability of space and facilities. ...

Grad Clothing On Sale

January 29, 2018
​Grad clothing is on sale outside the Conference Room at lunch time until February 8th. Please make cash payment or check payable to Terry Fox Secondary.  Sample the sizes outside the Conference Room. Thank you. 

Open Seats available in Youth TRAIN in Trades Programs (formerly ACE-IT)

January 18, 2018
We have a number of “ open seats ” for the current 2017-18 school year. Available spots are in : Carpentry – 2 seats Auto Refinishing Prep Tech (Auto Painter) – 2 seats Plumbing – 2 seats Commercial Painter – 2 seats Joinery – 1 seat

Grade 8 Parent Evening Presentation

January 18, 2018
​If you were unable to attend the Grade 8 Parent Evening at Terry Fox Secondary on January 16th, 2018, please view the presentation file attached. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. Thank you. 

New International & EAL Students

January 11, 2018
​ If you are a new international student, please register for an English Assessment at our main office. Available appointments will run from 8:00am - 9:00am from January 22nd through January 26th, 2018. Thank you.

Legal Beagle Basketball Tournament 2018

January 08, 2018
​Come cheer on our Terry Fox Ravens in our annual Legal Beagle Tournament. Go Ravens Go! 

Legacy Bottle Drive

December 20, 2017
We are students from Terry Fox Secondary who are working on our Grad 2018 Legacy Project. We are raising funds for a foundation called "Be the Love" based in Uganda, which provide resources and opportunities for underprivileged children. Anything you can give is much appreciated. We will be collecting clean recyclables...

Link Crew Battery Collection

December 11, 2017
The link crew, with Ethan Jang as coordinator, collected 3173 batteries. For information on how zinc saves lives, please visit Please continue bringing in batteries. They can be placed in the large blue bin in front of the office or in the cardboard box in the library.

Kicking Horse Coffee Fundraiser

November 15, 2017
​ Our PAC is doing the Kicking Horse Coffee fundraiser again this year! It is always  popular and a huge success! Don'd miss out on some good Christmas coffee!  All of the profits 100% go towards our school. Kicking Horse is a BC company – started off very small and organic...

Wall of Fame

September 29, 2017
​Each year Terry Fox Secondary recognizes individuals or groups who have through their performance, conduct and achievement earned credit and honour for themselves and for Terry Fox Secondary School.  These exceptional public examples will serve to inspire future graduates to demonstrate grit, character and to make outstanding contributions to the community.

Grad Portrait Sitting Time Appointment Bookings Begin Now!

September 29, 2017
​Sittings are by appointment only and can be booked online at A $50 fee is payable to the photographer at the time of your sitting and will include 15 color previews, 11/14 Composite photograph, 11x14 vinyl diploma folder. Your grad photo will be for inclusion in the yearbook and wall...

Go ENG Girl

September 27, 2017
The Faculty of Applied Sciences at Simon Fraser University
invites girls (grades 7 – 10) and their parents/guardians to
learn more about the wonderful world of engineering.
Please join us for this free event where girls will have fun
participating in a hands-on activity while parents learn
about the possibility of engineering as a career choice...

More Grad Info

September 20, 2017
Grads! Please join the TFS G18 Announcements & Pics group ASAP! Link here: . Thank you. 

Grad Clothing

September 18, 2017
Grad clothing will be on sale out of the conference room at lunch from September 20 th – September 29 th .​

Terry Fox Clothing

September 16, 2017
Buy your 2017 Terry Fox  Spirit wear at the Terry Fox Secondary Spirit Store,
Online orders will be taken until 3pm on October 6, 2017 ​

Grade 12 Senior Sail

September 13, 2017
​ When? Monday, September 25, 2017. Tickets go on sale beginning Tuesday, September19th.
What do I get for $40? Bus transportation to and from downtown Vancouver (Foot of Denman St) docks, 3 hour cruise on the MV Britannia (at the foot of Denman Street), DJ and dancing, and a great time...

Graduation Dogwood Diplomas

August 09, 2017
​Students can pick up their Graduation Dogwood Diplomas at the school during school hours.


August 09, 2017
​Grade 10-12 students will be given their timetables the first day of school during homeroom. Grade 9 students will receive their timetable on the first Orientation day, August 31st, 9:00am. If Grade 9 students are unable to attend the first Orientation day, they will receive them on the second Orientation day,...

School Startup Information

August 09, 2017
​Have you registered for eNews where you can find out about important dates, start times, supply lists, textbooks and much more? You can do so at this link. You can also download the lastest eNews by clicking on this link. Our eNews goes out regularly to update you on the latest...

Letter to Parents and Guardians from the Provincial Health Officer

June 19, 2017
Please read the attached letter to parents and guardians from the Provincial Health Officer Dr. Perry Kendall, regarding talking to youth about substance use.

Student Raven News

May 19, 2017
​Students in the English Department have put together a Raven's Newspaper. Check out this amazing  final version.

Awards Night -

May 17, 2017
​ Honour Roll and Grand Honour Roll for this year is posted within this announcement. Please contact your child's counsellor if you have any questions regarding this list. Awards Night is Wednesday, June 7th at 7:00pm in the Terry Fox Gym. This date is just around the corner. We will be honouring our...

Grade 9 Immunization Letter To Parents From Fraser Health

May 17, 2017
​Grade 9 is the last year vaccines are offered in the school setting. Public Health encourages families to review their child’s vaccine records to ensure all of the provincially recommended vaccines have been received up to this age. See full letter attached below. Grade9ImmunizationLetterToParentsApril2017.pdf

Rock The Fox on May 17th & 18th

May 10, 2017
​ Terry Fox Rock School would like to invite you to our Rock the Fox 2017 Spring Concerts on Wednesday and Thursday, May 17th & 18th at 7pm. Tickets are only $5 each and can be purchased from our rock school students, music office, or at the doors at 6:30pm prior...

Try/CATCH Conference for Women

April 25, 2017
​Women in Computing Science group (WiCS) at SFU is hosting their annual outreach event, Try/CATCH, on Saturday, May 13th. This is a completely free, one-day event for high school girls of all skills levels to come to the Burnaby campus and participate in workshops in programming and robotics. Lunch will be provided, and there will be a panel discussion featuring women in the...

Terry Fox Grad Rings

April 04, 2017
​ Below is a link to the online ring designer, Jostens is offering $40 off for 2017 Grads that order online until end of June. TERRY FOX GRAD RINGS

After Grad Bottle Drive - April 22nd

March 31, 2017
​ After Grad is set up for Biggar Bottle Depot at 2577 Kingsway Avenue, Port Coquitlam for those that would like to drop off bottles prior to our bottle drive April 22nd 2017 , (9:00am - 4:00pm) in the parking lot at Terry Fox Secondary. Those dropping off bottles just need...

Pappa Leo's Pizza Night Fundraiser

March 31, 2017
​ Tuesday, April 11, 2017
10% of the sales from the PoCo location will be donated to the Terry Fox After Grad 2017
Pick Up: 3237 Coast Meridian Road, Port Coquitlam
Call to order:  604-941-7374 ...

Grade 9,10,11 Parent Programming Night - Feb 9th

February 08, 2017
Will be held in the Terry Fox Theatre from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Hockey Academy Presentation begins at 6:30pm

 Life After Fox – Post Secondary Presentation

February 07, 2017
 On Wednesday, February 22nd from 7:00 to 8:30pm several Terry Fox alumni will share their personal experience at University and offer valuable advice on being a University student. Hear firsthand from actual students about what Post-Secondary life is like and receive valuable advice for a successful transition to Post-Secondary. There will...

Dollar and Cents

January 23, 2017
RBC is hosting a financial Literacy program for parents of teenagers Thursday, Jan 26, 2017, 7:00-8:30pm at Terry Fox Library. This advice event is going to be focused on teaching parents simple impactful ways to help parents teach their children about financial literacy and managing their money, which we know is...

Grade 11 Female Students - UBC Engineering

January 11, 2017
​UBC Engineering is offering a free one day workshop for female students in Grade 11 interested or curious about engineering. This is an all day workshop at UBC on January 28 and you can register at

UBC Engineering Physics Event

January 11, 2017
​Sunday Jan 29th, 2017, 11am-3pm, Lab tours, student discussion, and light refreshments. UBC Engineering Physics is inviting talented and motivated high school students and their parents to a free orientation event where they can visit our research and teaching facilities, meet students and faculty, and discover the unique breadth and opportunities...

Semester Turnaround Week Schedule - January 23rd - February 3rd

January 04, 2017
​The following document outlines our schedule for Terry Fox incoming grade 9 students and current grade 9-12 students. SemesterTournaroundWeek2017.jpg

Legal Beagle Tournament

January 03, 2017
The annual Legal Beagle Tournament will be held in the Terry Fox gym Thursday, January 5th, first game beginning at 3:15pm and last game is Saturday, January 7th at 7:30pm. See full schedule on the link below.​ LegalBeagle2017Tournament.pdf

Senior Winter Ball - December 7th

November 22, 2016
​ Grade 11 and 12 students are invited to attend the Terry Fox Winter Ball on December 7th. Tickets go on sale November 24th till 28th. Students are expected to be in full attendance during the day to attend Winter Ball. All school rules apply to all students.   Fox Students are...

Computer and Robotics Workshop

November 22, 2016
​The Computer and Robotics Program at SD43 Confucius Institute will have a free workshop on Saturday, November 26 at Winslow Center (1100 Winslow Ave, Coquitlam) from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. The workshop will have one of B.C.'s experienced STEM teachers Henry Ho giving a lecture on Robotics Programming using the VEX...

Millennium Conference

November 15, 2016
An amazing opportunity for all Terry Fox students who are interested in exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM). On Nov. 26th, Millennium is hosting a day long conference, ‘TechCon’, at Launch Academy to bring the world of STEM to BC students! Millennium is a youth-led not-for-profit organization that has chapters in...

Grad Photos

October 31, 2016
​Our records indicate that MANY Grade 12 students have NOT yet booked a Grad photo sitting. All Grade 12 students MUST book a sitting and have their photo taken. This photo is required to compile our graduation composite and is your photo to be included in this year's yearbook. Even if...

Girls Expoloring Physics workshop

October 28, 2016
The Department of Physics at Simon Fraser University is pleased to invite female students in grades 9 and 10 to our Girls Exploring Physics workshop on Saturday, November 19 , 2016 at our Burnaby Campus. Information on how to register is posted on the Girls Exploring Physics website: ​​ ​​...

Parent Teacher Interviews - November 8th

October 28, 2016
​Parents and guardians are able to sign up for Parent Teacher Interviews for Tuesday, November 8th. There will be a shortened day schedule on November 8th as follows: Block A - 8:00-8:55am
Block B - 9:00-9:55am
Block C - 10:00-10:55am
Break: 10:55-11:10am
Block D - 11:15-12:10pm
Block E - 12:15-1:10pm You...

Power of Ideas Tour

October 24, 2016
Power of Ideas Tour is coming to Terry Fox Secondary. You can be a part of this exciting event by clicking here​ or going to

Terry Fox Clothing is Now on SALE!

September 30, 2016
​Purchase Fall 2016 school clothing online with our merchandise supplier directly ​ ​ Sales end October 20th or until supplies last.

Terry Fox School Run Day

September 29, 2016 Today was the Terry Fox School Run day.  Thanks to Laura Menard for organizing this event and to everyone who was out there helping or participating in the run!   It was a great event. “Toonies for Terry” raised just under $700 today and we now stand at $4300 for...

Go ENG Girl

September 29, 2016
​SFU event for Grades 7-10 The Faculty of Applied Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites girls (grades 7 – 10) and their parents/guardians to learn more about the wonderful world of engineering. Please join us for this free event where girls will have fun participating in a hands-on activity while parents...

National Science Tour Heads to Terry Fox Secondary

September 26, 2016
Terry Fox will be hosting The Power of Ideas Tour, a hands-on display featuring insights into physics and the latest theories about the universe. Two years ago, Terry Fox secondary physics teacher Edward Csuka got to rub shoulders with leading  Canadian theoretical physicists. Now, he wants his students and the community...

Dogwood Diplomas for Grads Have Arrived at Terry Fox

August 16, 2016
​As of today, grad students can pick up their diplomas Monday to Friday 8:00am to 3:00pm

Student Timetable Changes Schedule

August 16, 2016
​Students timetable reviews (if necessary) are as follows: Grade 12 Only - August 30th, 8:30 - 3:30pm
Grade 10 & 11 Only - August 31st, 8:30 - 3:30pm
Grade 9 Only - September 1st, 8:30 - 3:30pm
Grade 9-12 - September 2nd, 8:30 - 3:30pm Students should take advantage of these...

Registration and Course Handbook 2016-2017 School Year

July 15, 2016
We will be scheduling new students during the week of August 29th from Monday through to Thursday, September 1st. You will need to make sure your child is withdrawn from their previous school,  fill in a registration form , bring completed form and necessary documents to the school and have an idea of what elective courses...

June 2016 Ministry Exam Results

July 14, 2016
​Students will be able to find out their ministry exam results which should be ready by the end of July  from the following link: Ministry June Exam Bulletin

Grade 9 Orientation Days - Sept 1st and 6th

July 14, 2016
​ Link Leaders from Terry Fox Secondary will be calling every Grade 9 student with a LISTED phone number to welcome them to Terry Fox and answer any questions they might have and remind them of there are two orientation days, September 1st at 10:00am and another followup day September 6th at 10:00...

International School Testing

July 14, 2016
​Please call the school to book an appointment for testing August 29th and 30th. Appointments will be held 11:30am to 1:30pm

Office 365 Users

June 21, 2016
Office 365 will be moving to a Canadian datacenter over the summer. This move means that all students will get new accounts and students will need to back up any files they currently have stored on OneDrive for education.

June 16, 2016
We have officially launched! Thanks for your patience and we are proud to announce we are are open for business! Calling all workers and employers! If you are a student, unemployed, employed, part-time or full-time, a freelancer, a person with disabilities, or semi-retired, we want to be your stage to...

Node and Nodebots Meetup

June 15, 2016
You are invited to a Meetup. Terry Fox is hosting a Node and Nodebots Meetup on June 29th at 5pm in room 230. All skill levels are welcome to attend and there is no cost to attend. See the link for details of the event.

Awards Night Pictures

June 15, 2016
LIFETOUCH Canada was taking pictures at our awards night and athletic awards. Please visit the following site to see and possibly purchase photos. Password: terryfoxsecondary2016

Awards Night - Wednesday, June 8th

June 07, 2016
Awards Night is this Wednesday for all our award winners and their families. We ask that students arrive 6:15 - 6:30pm to get organized in classrooms beforehand. Level 1 is 1-2 awards, Level 2 is 3-4 awards and Level 3 is 5+ awards. Updated Level Lists will be available at the...

New Curriculum Changes For BC Schools

June 07, 2016
See attached documents regarding the new curriculum changes that will affect students.

Drop Database

March 02, 2016
Drop Database is a group of 5 students in grade 11 who are competing in the technovation challenge ( They are developing an app and require feedback on their concept. Please click the link below to fill in their survey. The survey will take 1-3 minutes to complete. ...

Tech 5

March 02, 2016
Tech 5 is a group of grade 9 and 12 students who have entered the Technovation Challenge ( They are developing an app and require feedback on their concept. Please click the link below to fill in their survey. The survey will take 1-3 minutes to complete.

Grade 12 Transcript Verification

March 02, 2016
It is that time of the year when it is imperative that students review their Grad status and confirm that their transcript is accurate. Read letter from the Superintendent for more explanation. Here is the process: Grade 12 Students will be called down to the Library this Monday and Tuesday,...

Computer Club

February 26, 2016
A new Computer Club has started at Terry Fox. They are meeting Tuesday and Thursday in room 230 at lunch. Two students will be teaching the club members C++ and preparing for the Waterloo Computer Contest.

Grad Rings

February 19, 2016
If you are interested in ordering a Grad ring they will be available in the commons for viewing and ordering on March 1/2 from 12 - 1pm.

Mandatory HACE Sessions For Grade 9 Students

January 22, 2016
List of Groups organized by Girls and Boys
There are Health And Career Education (HACE) sessions for Grade 9 students during exam week. Monday, January 25. All grade 9 students will report to the gym at 12:30 pm and find their homeroom. Students will receive their HACE assignment.
Attendance will be...

Coding Club for Girls

January 19, 2016
Learn computer coding skills at your pace with BCIT instructors Colleen Penrowley and Rana Al-Sammarraie. For girls ages 8 to 18. Older teens will learn coding, but can also help to mentor younger students. When: Saturdays, January 30 - March 5; 10:30 am - 12:00 pm Where: City Centre Branch -...

After Grad Pub Night

January 12, 2016
After Grad Pub Night at the Cat and Fiddle - Saturday, February 20, 2016 6-10pm Tickets on sale now - $20 for choice of veg, beef or chicken burger, fries or salad and beer, wine or hi ball Please contact Stacy at for tickets, to donate a prize or be...

Grade 8 Parent Night Tuesday, January 19 6:30 p.m.

January 06, 2016
Location: Theatre

SFU Applied Science Presentation

December 14, 2015
SFU Applied Sciences will be doing a presentation in room 203 on Thursday Dec. 17 at lunch. The presentation will be given by three former Terry Fox students and current SFU computer science and engineering science undergraduate students. They will explain what is computer and engineering science as well as talk...


December 08, 2015
The School of Interactive Arts and Technology (SIAT) from SFU will be doing a presentation on Friday December 11 at lunch in room 203. Come and find out more about this unique program at SFU.

REMINDER Yearbook only GRAD PHOTOS Monday and Tuesday December 7 and 8

December 04, 2015
Gentlemen, please bring/wear a collared dress shirt (and tie if you have one)

Codecreate - An Hour of Code Event

November 17, 2015
Codecreate is a day-long event in your community where students will learn how to code alongside two dozen experienced mentors for free. Students just have to bring their own laptops and an open mind for the event, and we'll take care of the teaching and lunch! This year's Codecreate will take...

Endeavour Conference

November 17, 2015
On Nov. 28th, Science Expo BC is hosting a day long conference, ‘Endeavour’, at Hilton Vancouver Metrotown to bring the world of STEM to BC students! This conference is for ​ students in Gr. 10-12 who are interested in exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM). For more information, go to:

Legacy Fashion Show - November 18th

November 16, 2015
Our 2016 Grad Legacy Group is hosting a fashion show and silent auction on Wednesday, November 18th. Doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets are $10 and proceeds go to this year's Legacy Project. Over 40 students and staff are involved in this incredible production. Casual and formal wear, including grad dresses and...

UBC Engineering Open House

November 11, 2015
UBC Engineering is having an open house on Saturday November 28th from 10am - 4pm. Go to for more information or click here.

2016 Grad Assembly

November 05, 2015
2016 Grad students attended an assembly where they were given the following information. Please download the attached documents to see this important grad information.

Grade 9 Take Your Kids To Work Day

November 03, 2015
November 4th is Grade 9 Take Your Kids To Work Day. Grade 9 students that are participating in going to work with with their parents should have submitted a form with parent's signature. If you haven't already done so, please download the attached form and email it to the Terry Fox...

Grade 9 Take Your Kids To Work Day

November 03, 2015
November 4th is Grade 9 Take Your Kids To Work Day. Grade 9 students that are participating in going to work with with their parents should have submitted a form with parent's signature. If you haven't already done so, please download the attached form and email it to the Terry Fox...

Technovation Challenge

November 03, 2015
Technovation Challenge is a global technology entrepreneurship competition for girls in middle and secondary school. Girls are challenged to develop a mobile phone app, build a company to launch the app, and to pitch their plan to experts. Fr more information, go to We are recruiting a team of girls...

Office 365 for Students

October 30, 2015
Please note that students will receive a Consent for storage and access of information outside Canada (Office 365 for Education) form along with their report cards during Thursday, October 29th Homeroom. School District #43 will now provide students with web-based access to Microsoft Office 365 for Education (i.e. Word, Excel, Powerpoint,...

Terry Fox on Twitter

October 27, 2015
Follow us on Twitter @TerryFox43

Terry Fox School Clothing On Sale NOW!!

October 07, 2015
Shop Online for the month of October 2015!! See link below

PAC Meeting - September 23rd at 7pm

September 15, 2015
Elections for this year's PAC will be held in the Terry Fox Library at 7:00pm. We need volunteers!

First Day of School - September 8th

August 24, 2015
All students come to school Tuesday, September 8th. Grade 9 second orientation is at 10:00am, Grade 10 to 12s report to Homeroom at 1:00pm. Homerooms will be posted around the school. First day of classes begin for all grades Wednesday, September 9th.

Grade 9 Orientation - September 3rd

August 24, 2015
Grade 9s are being phoned by student Link Crew to welcome them to Terry Fox and inform them of the Grade 9 Orientation on September 3rd at 10:00am. They will meet at the front of the school where they will be led to their groups.

Grad Commencement Parking Information

June 17, 2015
Special Graduation Parking for Terry Fox Secondary School $6.00 for 6 hours of parking (starting from the time you purchase your ticket) at the Parkade nearby the Orpheum Theatre. 1. Metropolitan Towers - 930 Seymour Street, Vancouver BC (Entrance beside Nesters Market and Starbucks) 2. Choose your parking stall and remember...

Commencement - June 22nd at 7:00pm Orpheum Theatre

June 12, 2015
Download the file attached to this announcement for the key information for Graduates and their family.

Please come and celebrate AWARDS night!

June 09, 2015
We would love to see you help us celebrate the hard work and dedication of so many of our students!! All are welcome!

Provincial Exams - June 2015

June 08, 2015
See attached document for Exam Schedule and Instructions. Exam Rooms will be posted at the school.

Awards Night - June 10th

June 02, 2015
Awards Night is next Wednesday, June 10th. Attached is a list of students that will be receiving awards during this evening event beginning at 7:00pm. Students should arrive between 6:30 - 6:45pm in order to get organized into their groups. The Awards Night invites are in the office. Please look on...

Fraser Health Announcement UPDATE

April 10, 2015
Fraser Health nurses will be back at Fox on Monday, April 13th, from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. They will meet with all students who did not meet with them today. They will also meet with those students who told them they would bring their immunization documentation on Monday.  Immunizations will...

Fraser Health Announcement

April 09, 2015
Dear Parents and Students, Today Fraser Health informed us that we have had a confirmed case of the measles at Terry Fox. Our students and staff may have been exposed to the measles while at Fox between March 30 and April 2, 2015. Fraser Health issued a five page document outlining...

Parent Teacher Interview Schedule April 15

April 08, 2015
Block A: 8:00 - 8:55 a.m. Block B: 9:00 - 9: 55 a.m. Block C:  10:00 - 10:55 a.m. Nutrition Break: 10:55 - 11:10 a.m. Block D:   11: 15 a.m - 12:10 p.m. Block E:    12:15 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Cross Catchment Begins February 6th

February 06, 2015
Cross Catchment Forms are available online on the School District website here:  

Important Provincial Exam Information

January 29, 2015
  Important information about provincial exams STUDENTS:   PLEASE CHECK YOUR EXAM ROOM LOCATION ORGANIZED ALPPHABETICALLY   BY YOUR LAST NAME   exam location lists are posted on   the office windows and around the school.   Be sure you know what room you are supposed to report to 20 min before the official exam start. Bring...

Youth Must Rock Fundraiser

January 26, 2015
Terry Fox Rock School is presenting the Youth Must Rock Fundraiser this Friday our Terry Fox Theatre at 7pm. This fundraiser is in support of our community's Minnekhada Middle School "Must Rock" program. Our goal is to raise enough money to purchase several new rock instruments for Mr. David Erickson's rock...

Welcome Grade 8 Parents and Students!!

January 19, 2015
Please sign up for eNews by clicking on the eNewletter button on the front of our website. Doing so, will help get you important dates and information for September 2015 along the way. Some important dates so far: Jan. 20 – Future Grade 9 Parent Information Night @ 6:30 -7:30 p.m....

2015-2016 Course Programming Booklet

January 19, 2015
Check out the new course planning booklet!

New International and EAL Students

January 12, 2015
We will be testing all NEW International and EAL students on Wednesday, Feb 4 from 10.00 a.m-2 p.m in the library.

Enchantment Project For Grads 2015

January 09, 2015
The Enchantment Project's objective is to support grad students of SD43 going through financial hardship so they can obtain formal Grad attire for boys and girls without cost. Deadline to apply for assistance is January 23rd 2015. Students need to see their counselor with the attached referral form filled out as...

Provincial Exams - February 2nd-5th 2015

January 08, 2015
Students will need to remember to bring photoID (go-card or driver's license), pens, pencils and erasers. Calculators, if needed for Math/Science are acceptable but will be first checked by invigilators. Students will be asked to refrain from bringing unapproved electronic devices such as cell phones to their exams. Please remind them...

Legal Beagle Tournament

January 05, 2015
This basketball tournament will be running January 8th, 9th and 10th at Terry Fox Secondary. See the attached schedule.

Winter Break

December 12, 2014
Please note that last day of classes is Friday, December 19th before Winter Break and first day back is Monday, January 5th.

SD43's Post Secondary Night for the Visual and Digital Arts

December 10, 2014
SD43's Post Secondary Night for the Visual and Digital Arts, December 10th at Gleneagle, starting at 7:00.

Terry Fox Online Attendance

December 08, 2014

Inclement Weather

November 25, 2014
Schools are not routinely closed due to snow or other weather conditions. All schools in the Coquitlam School District will remain OPEN, if at all possible, during winter weather, including snowfall. The decision on schools remaining open or needing to be closed, because of extreme weather, occurs before 6:30 a.m. so...

PAC Is Having A Kicking Horse Coffee Fundraiser

November 21, 2014
Looking for a last minute Christmas present idea? Treat your friends, family and yourself to some Kicking Horse Coffee while helping support our school! Kicking Horse is a local company that started in Invermere and has remained Canada's #1 organic, fair trade coffee since 1996. The Terry Fox PAC will be...

Terry Fox Secondary Music Dept Trivia Night

November 12, 2014
Terry Fox Secondary Music Department presents TRIVIA NIGHT on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at 7:00 P.M. (Doors open 6:15 pm) in the Terry Fox Gymnasium, 1260 Riverwood Gate, Port Coquitlam, B.C. Play in Tables of 8. Tickets are: $20 /person For Tickets contact Margaret at 604-612-9148 or email Placement Prizes*...

Thursday, October 9th is School Terry Fox Run Day!

October 08, 2014
There will be an altered bell schedule for Thursday, October 9th to include the School-wide Terry Fox Run. Click on the file to see schedule. Once students return from the run, they need to go to their HOMEROOM classroom to pick up Go Cards and school photo proofs.

Krispy Kreme Fundraiser for a TF Family!

September 24, 2014
Thursday October 9 at lunch!

Gr. 9 and Junior Girls’ Volleyball

September 19, 2014
Gr. 9 and Junior (Gr. 9/10) Girls’ Volleyball Tryouts
Wednesday, Sept. 24th  5:30 – 7:30
Thursday, Sept. 25th  3:30 – 5:30
*Monday, Sept. 29th  3:30 – 5:30  (*possible 3rd tryout for 9s only)

Senior Girls' Volleyball

September 19, 2014
Senior Girls’ Volleyball Tryouts (Gr. 11 & 12s)
Tuesday, Sept. 23rd and Wednesday, Sept. 24th
3:30 – 5:30

Parent Letter re: Tentative Teachers' Agreement

September 16, 2014
  Dear Parents, Guardians and Students, As you have probably heard by now, there is a tentative agreement between the BCTF and the Provincial Government.  As soon as we know when our first day of school will happen we will let you know via enews, and the district and school websites. We...

GRADE 9. Orientation POSTPONED

September 01, 2014
Rescheduling to be announced at a later date.

Please Sign up for eNews!

August 25, 2014
If you are not receiving eNews it is because we had to delete our eNews database for the following reason.  In light of the new Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation, we are required to ensure that all that receive our eNews after July 1st must subscribe to it personally so we are beginning...

Grade 12 Dogwood Diplomas

July 24, 2014
Dogwood Diplomas are now available for pickup at the Terry Fox Main Office.

New Registrations

July 23, 2014
Please download the Registration Form below and fill in necessary information. Provide all documentation to prove residency and citizenship indicated on registration form as well. Attached to this announcement is our current course calendar as well. Registration Form:   Course Calendar for 2014-2015:

School Main Office

July 21, 2014
Main Office will be closed Monday, July 28th to August 11th.

Grade 9 Report Cards

July 03, 2014
Grade 9 Report Cards will be ready for pickup at the school Monday and Tuesday, July 7 & 8 from 9:00am till 3:00 pm.

Grade 10 and 11 Report Cards Are Ready

July 03, 2014
Grade 10, 11 and 12 Report Cards are ready for pickup Thursday, July 3rd from 10:00am till 2:00pm and Friday same time Friday, July 4th. Information regarding Grade 9 Report Cards to follow.

Grade 12 Report Cards Are Ready

June 30, 2014
Students pick up their final report card from 11:00am till 2:00pm today, June 30th and again on Wednesday from 9:00am till 2:00pm.

Commencement 2014

June 27, 2014
Thank you Grads for your outstanding behavior and comments of appreciation last night. You once again proved you are truly an outstanding grad class. Kieran, your speech was classy and dignified and a wonderful representation of you and your class! Thank you to all of the parents and family members who...

NEW Report Card UPDATE

June 25, 2014
Dear Parents and Students,  Report Card Pick Up for all grades will be DELAYED. Please keep checking our website for new timelines.

URGENT: English 10 and Socials Studies 11 Exams

June 23, 2014
Dear Parents and Guardians: To ensure the quality and validity of marking for Grade 10 and 11 Provincial exams, the Ministry of Education has decided to alter sections of exams that students will have to complete. ENGLISH 10 Students will complete multiple choice questions in Part A and B of the...

EXAM ACCESS ENTRY POINTS for parents and students

June 17, 2014
Please use the entrance off of Riverside Drive beside the 6-PLEX Portables and into the large parking lot.

Photos from the Athletic Banquet

June 06, 2014
Photographs are being taken by MjM Studios and will be available for a complimentary download within the next few days. To access these photos please go to the MjM Studios website: • • click on Download Photos • click on your school logo • enter the event username as posted...

ATTENTION: Parent Notice

June 03, 2014
Dear Parent, As you may know, a student walkout being promoted by students for the morning of Wednesday, June 4, has received a significant amount of media attention. Coquitlam schools will be in session and it is our expectation that students will be in class. We fully respect student voice and...

Honour Roll 2014

May 22, 2014
We have an extensive list of Honour Roll students this year from Grades 9-12. Congratulations to these hard working students!!


April 30, 2014
Grade 10 and 11 students interested in joining LINK CREW must put their names on the sheet on Ms. Dubé’s door in the front office by Friday, May 9th.

Rock The Fox - January 14-16th

January 06, 2014
Tickets for our semester end Rock School Concerts (January 14th, 15th, & 16th) are on sale now. Please join us for three days of amazing music performed by a total of thirty-one talented rock school bands who will pay tribute to their favourite artists. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the...

Just Drive Canada Video Contest - Please Vote!

December 04, 2013
Two of our students Kieran Davey and Mariah Davey have put a video together to enter a contest with Just Drive Canada promoting distraction-free driving. There are several entries on the website including Kieran and Mariah's video. Their's is called "EVERYONE MAKES MISTAKES......Everyone makes mistakes throughout their day. Most are fixable....

First Report Card Distribution and Parent Teacher Interviews

October 22, 2013
Report Cards will be distributed in Homeroom, Thursday October 24th. Parents that would like to book parent/teacher interview times for their student's teachers on Tuesday, October 29th are urged to do so online as soon as possible. Parent/Teacher Interviews Signup System

GTP - Graduation Transition Plan (4 Credits for grade 12 students)

October 16, 2013
These are the first 3 assignments that must be completed by Thursday, November 7th:
1. Resume
2. Financial plan
3. Employability Skills
Ms. D’Alfonso will be available on Wednesday mornings from 8:00am-8:45am in the library on the following dates: October 30th, November 13th, November 27th, December 11th, January 8th, January 22nd, February 12th, February 26th,...

DPA Forms for Grades 9-11

October 16, 2013
DPA (Daily Physical Activity) for grades 9-11: The DPA letter of intent can be downloaded from the website. There is a DPA/GTP link on the homepage of our website however students will need to be logged in with their school site account to see this page. They can hand it in...


October 11, 2013
2014 Yearbook The 2014 Terry Fox Yearbook Features outstanding images captured throughout the school year. An amazing keepsake that will allow you to look back on your time at Terry Fox. Click on the following link to purchase online:

Photos From Commencemen/Awards 2012-2013

August 28, 2013
A professional photographer took the Awards and Commencement photos of your son or daughter during the Awards Night/Commencement as they are given their Awards/Commencement certificates. You will have access to the photos by going into the following site links and downloading the high resolution photos. You will then be able to...

School will be closed August 6th - 9th

August 02, 2013
The main office will be open again on August 12th to take new registrations. Dogwood Diplomas will be available for pickup beginning August 12th as well.

New Registration Package

August 02, 2013
Below is a link to our Registration form: New Student Registration Form   Below is a link to our last eNews that was sent out to our students where you can find startup dates, times, school supply lists and much more: Terry Fox Secondary eNews    ...

Startup Information for September 2013

August 02, 2013
We sent out an eNews with startup information this past week. If you as a parent/guardian did not receive this email, we may not have you in our email database. Please click on this link to see this startup eNews.   You can signup to receive eNews at the...

Report Card Pickup - June 27th 10:00am

June 26, 2013
Report Cards will be distributed to students during Homeroom on Thursday, June 17th in Homeroom at 10:00am. If students are unable to pick them up during that time, they will be able to pick them up the following week from 8:00am - 3:30pm or throughout the summer during those hours.

France Italy Monaco 2014

June 03, 2013
Registration forms with a deposit of $500.00 are due to Ms. D’Alfonso or Mr. Grossi by Friday, June 14th. Please add a photocopy of your passport as well.

The Power is On and We are Open Today, May 28th

May 28, 2013
Yes, we are in operation here at Terry Fox Secondary

Honour Roll 2012-2013

May 24, 2013
Please have a look at the attached Honour Roll document for all grades. If you feel that your child has been overlooked or something does not look correct, please contact your child's counsellor.

Bits n' Bytes Day at Burnaby

May 03, 2013
Once again, we are pleased to offer grade 10 and 11 students interested in Applied Sciences and likely to apply for major scholarships the opportunity to explore SFU Applied Sciences. This half day event includes a tour by Engineering and Computing students, information on scholarships, a session on the latest development...

SFU Applied Science Tours

May 03, 2013
The Faculty of Applied Sciences at SFU is now offering faculty specific tours every week to students interested in learning more about our programs and research. Each week a one hour tour is offered at our SFU Surrey campus on Wednesday at 4pm and at SFU Burnaby on Thursday at 4pm....

April 27th Swap Meet / Bottle Drive

April 25, 2013
A limited supply of Krispy Kreme donuts will be available during Swap Meet/Bottle Drive hours on Saturday April 27th - only $10 a box ....

Terry Fox Secondary School

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