Brevard Schools Students, Peers, Parents, Teachers to Participate in ‘Walk to School Day’ Oct. 4

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39 Brevard schools will be participating

On Wednesday, October 4, school children throughout Brevard County will join thousands across the world in celebrating International Walk to School Day.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – On Wednesday, October 4, school children throughout Brevard County will join thousands across the world in celebrating International Walk to School Day.

Brevard Public Schools and the Space Coast TPO have partnered together to participate in the International Walk to School Day for 18 years.

This year, students from over 39 different Brevard schools will be participating in this annual event alongside their peers, parents, teachers and other school community members.

Walk to School Day events work to create safer routes for walking and bicycling and emphasize the importance of issues such as increasing physical activity among children, pedestrian safety, traffic congestion, concern for the environment and building connections between families, schools and the broader community.

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Below is a complete list of schools registered to participate in the event:
Apollo Elementary
Atlantis Elementary
Cambridge Elementary Magnet
Cape View Elementary
Central Middle School
Challenger 7 Elementary
Columbia Elementary
Coquina Elementary
Croton Elementary
Discovery Elementary
Emma Jewel Charter Academy
Endeavour Elementary
Enterprise Elementary
Fairglen Elementary
Golfview Elementary School
Hans Christian Andersen Elementary
Imperial Estates Elementary
Indialantic Elementary School
Jupiter Elementary
Longleaf Elementary
Manatee Elementary
MILA Elementary
Odyssey Charter School Elementary
Odyssey Charter School Jr./Sr.
Odyssey Preparatory Academy
Quest Elementary School
Ralph Williams Elementary
Riviera Elementary School
Roy Allen Elementary
Sea Park Elementary School
Sherwood Elementary School
South Area Head Start
Spessard Holland Elementary
Suntree Elementary
Surfside Elementary
Theodore Roosevelt Elementary
Tropical Elementary
Viera Charter School
Westside Elementary

In the United States, International Walk to School Day is expected to include more than 5,000 events across all 50 states. Walkers from the U.S. will join children and adults in 40 countries around the world. Brevard’s Walk to School Day events are conducted as part of the Safe Routes to School program – sustained, community efforts to improve the health and well-being of children by making walking and bicycling to school safer, easier and more enjoyable.

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