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Slingerlands Walk to School Day is Oct. 10

Filed in Slingerlands by on October 5, 2018

**Please note: If you cannot access any of these forms, please contact the school’s main office at 518-439-7460.

Slingerlands Elementary School will participate in Walk to School Day on Wednesday, October 10. 

We hope you will walk to school with your child and enjoy the healthy benefits of this leisure activity. Please join us in the back of the school at 8:50 a.m. for an activity with our PE teachers. We ask that all children have a parent with them.  We will be joined by the Bethlehem Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee who will provide health and safety information for you.  You will be notified by 8:30 a.m. via Aspen if the event is canceled due to inclement weather.

Parents are encouraged to join their children on a walk or bike to school. If possible wear bright and/or reflective clothing (or Bethlehem orange spirit wear!). When walking, remember to:

  • walk on sidewalks if available,
  • use crosswalks whenever possible, and
  • walk on the LEFT hand side of the road facing traffic if no sidewalks are available.

When biking:

  • wear a helmet,
  • ride on the RIGHT side of the road, and
  • always stop and watch for traffic when entering roadway (starting at your own driveway).

Parents, please ensure all bikers (including yourselves) are wearing helmets since the event is about safety awareness.

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