As the new school year inches has arrived, community partners across North Vancouver are encouraging families to get out of their cars and walk or roll to school.
Traditionally, back-to-school time messages to parents have been about driving safely in school zones, but this year parents are being urged to not drive at all buy generic nolvadex. “A key element to helping keep school zones safe is getting vehicles off the road and students walking and rolling to school,” said Cpl. Richard De Jong, North Vancouver RCMP media relations officer.
A section has been added to the websites of every school in the North Vancouver school district that contains information and support for walking, rolling, public transit, carpooling and drive-to-five (driving to locations about a five-minute walk from school and walking in the rest of the way). An information item has been added to many school agenda books for the upcoming school year and information cards will be available at all schools. New parents to the North Vancouver school district will also be provided with the information when they register their children for kindergarten.
”You will quickly discover the benefits to your children’s mental and physical well-being even if it is just a few blocks,” said Carol Sartor, Montroyal elementary Parent Advisory Council member, North Shore Safe Routes Advocate and employee of Hub for Active School Travel (HASTe). HASTe has been working in several elementary schools thanks to the support of the City of North Vancouver.
By Deneka Michaud, communications manager for North Vancouver School District.