International Walk to School Day usually held on the first s Wednesday in October. The event is aimed at bringing forth permanent change to encourage more walkable communities. By encouraging students to walk to school, schools and parents can promote student health and help decrease traffic congestion resulting in safer streets.
The following schools in Contra Costa participated in International Walk to School Day 2011.
Burton Valley Elementary, Lafayette
Bancroft Elementary, Walnut Creek
Carmen Dragon Elementary, Antioch
Coyote Creek Elementary, San Ramon
Diablo View Middle, Clayton
Diablo Vista Elementary, Antioch
Gregory Gardens Elementary, Pleasant Hill
Mission Elementary, Antioch
Neil Armstrong Elementary, San Ramon
Parkmead Elementary, Walnut Creek
Pleasant Hill Middle
R. Paul Krey Elementary, Brentwood
Ron Nunn Elementary, Brentwood
Strandwood Elementary, Pleasant Hill
Turner Elementary, Antioch
Walnut Creek Intermediate
Westwood Elementary, Concord
If your school missed the opportunity to participate in the past, check back with us next August! 511 Contra Costa can supply schools in Central and East Contra Costa County with International Walk to School Day branded promotional tools to help encourage students to participate in the Walk to School event.
511 Contra Costa supplies include:
- Walk to School Day flyers
- Walk to School Day banner
- Promotional incentive