Waynesboro Public Schools to celebrate Walk to School Week Oct. 3-7

waynesboroWaynesboro Public Schools will be celebrating Walk to School Week as students, parents, teachers and community volunteers walk to school to emphasize the importance of creating safe routes to school, increasing physical activity among children, concern for the environment and building connections between families, schools and their community.

The event has been organized by a broad partnership that includes Waynesboro Public Schools, Augusta Health, the Office on Youth, the Waynesboro YMCA, Augusta Pediatrics and the City of Waynesboro and its Planning Department, Police Department, Fire Department, Parks and Recreation Department and City Council. The National Center for Safe Routes to School has provided two $1,000 grants to support this program.

Each day of the week, students from a specific school will be dropped at specific sites by their buses, then continue the journey to school, walking as a group.

There will be an increased number of children walking between 7:15-8:15 a.m. on the following days. Please drive with caution and support the students.

 

Day of the Week School Bus Drop Off
Monday, October 3 Berkeley Glenn Waynesboro YMCA
Tuesday, October 4 Kate Collins Middle School Wayne Hills United Methodist Church
Wednesday, October 5 Wenonah Behind Wayne Lanes
Thursday, October 6 Westwood Hills Ridgeview Park (lot closest to playground)
Friday, October 7 William Perry Food Lion Parking Lot

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