Our school is once again participating in Walk & Wheel to School Week starting this Monday, October 7th to celebrate and promote active travel. Last year, our school had a record number of students participating and we are hoping to see the same participation this year.
Each day a student walks or wheels all or part way to school, they will receive a sticker to put on our school trip-tracking poster. At the end of the week, we will send a picture of our poster to the CRD to share our active traveling habits. The school will also have a chance to win prizes, such as the celebration station we won last year.
We realize that not everyone lives within walking distance of the school, however if driving, consider ‘Drive to Five’ – look for a convenient parking location with a safe 5 minute walking route to the school (it’s good exercise and will also relieve some of the congestion in our parking lot).
The campaign is open to schools across the capital region to encourage and motivate students and their families to walk or wheel (bike, rollerblade, scoot, skateboard etc.) to school. The CRD, Island Health and the CRD Traffic society collaborate to run and support this program.Walk and Wheel TO school