Our Mayor, Nancy Chaney was a real advocate for our Safe Routes program and our city of Moscow this July when she introduced Mrs. Michelle Obama at the Let's Move! Event in Washington D.C...she mentioned our Safe Routes program twice! Click on the Youtube video to hear the entire introduction https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=CcivQC8idqg Thank you to Mayor … Continue reading Our Moscow Mayor, Nancy Chaney mentioned us in the White House!
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This year our Fill the Racks event is the same day as the National Bike to School Day - May 8th 2013 To see who’s biking across the nation, go to www.walkbiketoschool.org/go/whos-biking/2013. Tomorrow's event might possibly be our biggest event ever! With a weather forecast of 60 degrees and sunny by 8:00 in the morning, kids and parents are … Continue reading National Bike to School day/Fill the Racks! tomorrow
Helmet check https://sr2smoscow.com/2012/04/24/the-helmet-salute-2-4-1-helmet-fitting-can-be-fun/ A-B-C bike check Air, Breaks, Chain check before each ride! Stop, Look & Listen both ways Before crossing intersections and drive-ways 12 Bike safety tips https://sr2smoscow.com/resources/12-tips-for-biking-safely/ Take a practice ride Riding to school on a day before May 8th is a good idea to make sure your child knows how to how … Continue reading Safety Reminders for Fill the Racks! 2013
The Polar Walk coming up on Wednesday, Feb. 13th 2013 Special events for this year include: Hidden stuffed polar bears (2 per school) Snow-flake backpack tokens to be given out as incentives Hot chocolate or other warm drinks will be given out to all participating students and parents in the event! UI athlete and student … Continue reading Polar Walk 2013
Thank you to all who participated in our Walking School Bus (WSB) Photo Challenge Safe Routes received 8 photos of Walking School Buses (WSB) for the WSB Photo Challenge. For more details on the WSB Challenge, see https://sr2smoscow.com/2012/09/26/walking-school-bus-photo-challenge/ For this Challenge, Safe Routes promised to randomly select a winning group from the photos received and … Continue reading Walking School Bus Photo Challenge – WINNERS!
International Walk to School Day at West Park Elementary was a great success! Many children walked or biked to school, who normally do not do so. Many parents enjoyed that time with their children. It was a cold day, and one parent suggested that we should provide hot chocolate next time if it is cold … Continue reading iWalk @ West Park Elementary
Thank you to KLEWTV for featuring our International Walk to School day this year! Click on the link to see it! Students in Moscow ditch the bus for International Walk to School Day* *This article can also be accessed if you copy and paste the entire address below into your web browser. http://www.klewtv.com/news/local/Students-in-Moscow-participate-in-International-Walk-to-School-Day-172565641.html
BMW Education Programme 'Safe on the Street' has been devised specifically for 7-11 year old pupils to deliver road safety information through tips, activities and quizzes. The website has been created in partnership with teachers and road safety experts to be inspiring, interesting and innovative. BMW has a long established commitment to supporting education across … Continue reading BMW’s “Safe on the Street” educational web-site for kids, parents and teachers
Written by Librarian Anita Thorsteinson "West Park's Polar Walk was "BEAR"y successful! The kids loved walking with their bear friends. They also enjoyed the hot chocolate and received extra stickers for running/walking laps around the playground. Students from the University of Idaho volunteered their time and had fun walking with the kids. The grand finale was a school-wide run from one end of the playground … Continue reading Polar Walk 2012 – West Park Elementary
Bike Trains are a fun way for parents and kids to bike to school and practice safe bike skills together along the way! A bike train usually has 2-3 parents (a parent at each end and one in the middle if it's long) and has designated locations where they stop to pick up participants along … Continue reading Bike Trains!