Washoe Country School District

July 30, 2014

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Walking and Biking to School Safely

Nevada Moves March 19th 2014

Overweight children can experience immediate health consequences which can lead to weight-related health problems in adulthood.  In addition to suffering from poor physical health, overweight children can often be targets of early social discrimination.  Further, physical fitness has been shown to be associated with higher achievement.  These facts are directly from the White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity. 

    Local communities are looking to SRTS programs as a way to potentially increase physical activity and to improve overall health.  Last year 24 schools celebrated the benefits od exercise and an active lifestyle.  The activities included Community Clean Ups, Jog A Thons, Fun Runs and Field Day Circuit Training.  This year Officer Cloud is looking forward to your school signing up to join in this campaign for healthy students.

Make A Difference

  • Fight Childhood Obesity
  • Decrease Vehicle Emissions
  • Reduce Traffic Congestion
  • Promote Healthy Living
  • Encourage Community Harmony

You can help reduce vehicle traffic, fight childhood obesity, and promote healthy community harmony!

Volunteer to walk children to and from school.       More..

Officer MJ Cloud, WCSD-PD
Coordinator, Safe Routes to School
mcloud@washoeschools.net
425 E. Ninth St. P.O. Box 30425
Reno, NV 89520-3425
(775) 333-3782 desk
(775) 762-7991 cell

 

 

 Walking School Bus Image thanks to Green Communities Canada's Active & Safe Routes to School program.