students will walk to school Wednesday as part of California Walk to School Day. The day takes place in October to coordinate with Intenational Walk to School Month.
The asks motorists to take extra precaution when driving near schools Wednesday.
Four Reasons You Should Walk to School With Your Child:
• Encourage physical activity by teaching children the skills to walk safely and the benefits of walking.
• Impart concern for and awareness of the environment, your neighborhood, and your health in your child.
• Reduce traffic congestion and pollution.
• Share time with your family, friends and neighbors.
This list was adapted from a press release sent out by the Arcadia Police Department.