The Learning Forum will become the heart of the school as it integrates learning support, library resources and technology services to provide our digital learners a real space for academic collaboration and inquiry.
Dr. Susan Elliott, Executive Director, Learning Forum @ TFS and Campaign Supporter
From our founding, TFS was committed to accepting talented students regardless of parents' financial means. The scholarship program is a chance to honour our earliest roots and to live, once again, the principles of accessibility.
Susan Markle, Executive Director of Admissions and Campaign Supporter
The Learning Forum @ TFS will complement the school's multi-faceted curriculum, while providing a personalized, enriched learning experience, so that all students can thrive. We believe in the TFS approach to education and are excited to be a part of such a transformational undertaking.
GREG HAVER AND JULIANA SPROTT, CURRENT PARENTS AND CAMPAIGN SUPPORTERS
We are pleased to support Entrance Scholarships at TFS, as gaining students from diverse backgrounds can only make our school better. We are convinced that an inclusive strategy to attract students from all walks of life will serve the future of TFS well.
PHIL AND SHERRY EVERSHED, Parents of an Alumna and Campaign Supporters
We are pleased to support program enrichment and have chosen to focus our gift on environmental inquiry and sustainability projects. We encourage all families to join us in supporting Soaring Beyond to help ensure that all students continue to receive the very best educational experience.
CHRISTIAN AND FLORENCE EXSHAW, CURRENT PARENTS AND CAMPAIGN SUPPORTERS
The Campaign Cabinet is comprised of dedicated volunteer and philanthropic leaders who are providing invaluable knowledge, perspectives and active leadership, to help bring campaign priorities to life to benefit students for years to come.
Alumna and Parent of two Alumnae
"As a student, a volunteer and now a parent of two alumnae, I have always been proud to support the school's drive to stay at the forefront of academic innovation. Soaring Beyond is an exciting project for TFS, consolidating and enhancing the excellent support offered to students."
President, TFS Parents’ Association
"We support the Learning Forum because it recognizes the potential in all students.
TFS is built on a long history of excellence and generous philanthropy which benefit our children today. We believe strongly in the mission of the school and feel it’s our turn to pay it forward to help TFS continue to teach and enrich student’s lives long after our children graduate. We really appreciate being a small part of something with so much impact and permanence."
Chair, TFS Board of Directors
Parent, Jardin d'éveil & La p'tite école
"TFS is the right fit for my family because of its bilingual IB program and international focus. Soaring Beyond: The Campaign for TFS is about continuing academic innovation in a supportive student focused environment. It's important that we as parents come together to ensure that the school environment is the best it can be for our children to prepare them for lasting success in whatever path their journey takes them."
Alumnus and Current Parent, Senior School
Anesthesiologist, North York General Hospital
"Problem-based learning is a vitally important skill for life-long learning in any profession. The Learning Forum @ TFS will help equip our students with the necessary tools to learn how to learn, and ultimately help them soar beyond."
Current Parent, Senior School
"My hope is that every student at TFS will be provided with the tools, opportunities and support to achieve every goal they set for themselves, not only while at TFS, but also beyond their years there. I see the campaign as a way to make something that is already great even better."
Current Parent, Mississauga
"The initiatives being undertaken by TFS on the Learning Forum, Program Enrichment and Entrance Scholarships are just terrific. If I can help advance the joy of learning, and reach students who learn in different ways and at a different pace, then the gift would have been well worth the investment."
Current Parent, Senior School
"Volunteering at TFS has allowed me to feel part of the school community, and deepen my understanding of the unique educational experience offered by TFS. By supporting Soaring Beyond financially, we are empowering students to excel beyond expectations, while making unique experiences exceptional."
Current Parent, Junior School and Parent of two Alumni
"The excellence TFS has achieved over the years can only be maintained by constantly evolving and building upon its historical successes. Soaring Beyond will provide the means to enhance the school’s academic support and facilities, for both current and future students."
President, Alumni Association
"At TFS I developed an insatiable curiosity and a love of learning that continues to propel me, as well as other alumni, to push the status quo, every day. The generosity of the many donors, volunteers and dedicated staff members who have supported TFS over the years, helped make me who I am today. That is why I want to help provide deserving students with the opportunity to receive an outstanding education through the Entrance Scholarships program. Together, we will soar beyond."
Chair, TFS Foundation
Parent, La p'tite école & Junior School
"Soaring Beyond is about academic innovation, as well as further enhancing opportunities for both individual and collaborative student growth within a personalized learning environment. We, as parents, can ensure the realization of this important initiative through our continued financial support. I am hopeful that our TFS parents can rise to the challenge."
Parent of three Alumni
"As a parent who has been involved with TFS for more than 20 years, I am thrilled to participate in the continued development of a culture of philanthropy at the school. Together, we are creating a strong sense of community that will strengthen and enhance the educational experience of all current and future students."
Honorary Campaign Co-Chair
Current Parent, Junior School
Executive Vice-President and Chief Investment Officer, Gluskin Sheff & Associates Inc.
"TFS is like a member of our extended family and there is no worthier investment than our children’s school environment. We have invested in Soaring Beyond because we want to ensure they have the very best educational experience. It is an honour to be part of the campaign leadership, helping to take the school to the next level of academic excellence. We encourage all families to join us."