Walk to School Wednesdays

  • Walking School Bus/Walk to School Wednesday

    Please join one of the Walking School Buses listed below on the first Wednesday of every month. Students wearing a Walking School Bus T-Shirt will earn an iron-on footprint transfer.  If you are interested in volunteering as a Neighborhood Captain or have questions, please email Parent Coordinator April Morris: amorris96@bellsouth.net.
     
    More information can also be found at: http://blogs.wcpss.net/ocepeblog/walking-wednesdays/



    Dates:
    October 5--National Walk to School Day
    November 2nd - Pilgrimage to OCE - Wear a cozy hat
    December 7th - Holiday Walk - Wear red or green
    January 4th - Polar Bear Walk - Wear scarves, gloves, and hat
    February 1st - Heart Walk - Wear red or pink
    March 1st - Spring Walk - Bring a flower for your teacher
    April 5th - Earth Walk - Wear green
    May 3rd - OCE Walk - Wear aqua or school shirt
    June 7th - Summer Walk - Wear your shades!
     


    Route information by neighborhood:

    Abbington: This neighborhood is not served by a walking school bus at this time. Join the group departing from KidsTowne at Kelly Road Park at 8:30am.

    Ashley Downs:  Depart from Ashbark Court at 8:35 a.m.

    Beckett Crossing:  Depart from Dogwood/Pearson Pool at 8:25 a.m.

    Bella Casa: This neighborhood is not served by a walking school bus at this time. Join the group departing from KidsTowne at Kelly Road Park at 8:30am.

    Chapel Ridge:  This neighborhood is not served by a walking school bus at this time. Join the group departing from KidsTowne at Kelly Road Park at 8:30am.

    Covington: Meet at Covington Trace and Olive Chapel. Leave at 8:30am.

    Creekside Hills:  Depart from Lazy Days Court (Homestead Park) at 8:30 a.m.

    Dogwood Ridge:  Depart from Dogwood/Pearson Pool at 8:25 a.m.

    Greenbrier:  Depart from the corner of Averroe and Brierridge at 8:30 a.m.

    Holland's Crossing:  Depart from the pool at the corner of Piney Woods Ln. and Bergen Ave. at 8:25 a.m.

    Homestead Park:  Depart from Lazy Days Court at 8:30 a.m.

    Kelly Glen:  Meet at Beaver Trail and Kelly Rd. Leave at 8:30am.

    Kelly West:  Depart from the corner of Averroe and Brierridge at 8:30 a.m. Kelly West residents should walk through their subdivision to Greenbrier to avoid Olive Chapel Rd.

    KidsTowne at Kelly Road Park:  Depart at 8:35 a.m. Students whose neighborhoods are not served by a walking school bus are welcome to walk with this group any Walking Wednesday.

    Pearson Farms:  Depart from Pearson Farm playground at 8:25 a.m.

    Scotts Mill: This neighborhood is not served by a walking school bus at this time. Join the group departing from KidsTowne at Kelly Road Park at 8:30am.

    Woodridge:  Depart from the corner of Woodbridge Dr. and Tamora Ct. at 8:25 a.m.


    Information for all walkers: Please be at your stop 5 minutes before scheduled leave time. All walking school buses leave promptly at the posted time. A route volunteer, who will be wearing a lime green safety vest, will be at the stop to lead the Walking School Bus. Parents must walk with their children or arrange for them to walk with another adult. All routes will arrive at school by 8:45. Anyone who does not live in the subdivisions listed above may join the Walking School Bus departing from KidsTowne Park for any or all Walking Wednesdays!. Due to the large number of walkers on the sidewalks, students are discouraged from riding bikes, skateboards, or scooters as part of the Walking School Bus on Walking Wednesdays.

     

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