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Water Walk "Kick-Off"

posted Apr 25, 2017, 4:18 PM by Leah Ashford
Thursday, May 18th, all the students and staff at Fernwood School will be participating in our annual "Great Water Walk".
This Monday, at our Whole School Meeting, we will "kick-off" our Water Walk with a presentation from Robin Andison who we thank so much for her continuing support of this very worthy cause! 

By walking to St Mary Lake to collect water and carry it back to their school, our students get to better understand the daily experience of millions of children in the developing world who must rely on dubious water sources far from their homes in order to survive. It also provides them with a real sense of personal accomplishment by reaching out to help others less fortunate than themselves. 

A pledge form and collection envelope and important details about the walk will be sent home with each student in hopes that we will meet our goal of raising enough funds to  cover costs for village wells in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. We have consistently been able to meet or exceed it for 12 (?) straight years (check out our display in the hallway). Parents are welcome to walk with us!