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Walk to School Day is May 6

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This Wednesday, May 6, is International Walk to School Day. This year, Millburn Schools will be participating to show commitment to change community culture and to create options for getting around that are more inviting for everyone. Drivers should be extra cautious that morning.

Here are some reasons to support walking to school:

It’s Fun!
Walking brings a sense of joy and independence to students going to school.

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Healthier Habits
Walking to school helps children incorporate regular physical activity they need each day. It keeps kids healthy in mind as well as body, helping to boost mood and self-esteem. What’s more, teachers report that kids who walk to school are more alert and ready to learn.

Cleaner Environment
Replacing car trips to school with walking can reduce congestion and air-polluting emissions.

Promoting Safety
Building sidewalks, providing education programs and adding traffic calming measures are some of the ways to improve safety. Encouraging walking to school can help build support for infrastructure improvements in the broader community, like for Millburn’s Complete Streets Policy adopted last year.

Community Benefits
Reducing traffic congestion, boosting a sense of community, and improving neighborhood connections benefit the community.

We hope Millburn students will choose to walk to school on May 6!

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Upcoming Events

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Sun, May 20, 12:00 PM

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Thu, May 24, 7:00 PM

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Understanding Hearing Loss

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Wed, May 30, 6:15 PM

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To register, visit http://weblink.donorperfect.com/SuicideAwarenessSpring2018.

 

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