Entries by Darlene Dockery

Laurel Lane Elementary Students Join Students from 40 Countries on International Walk to School Day

Laurel Lane Elementary School students participated in the 2017 – 2018  inaugural Safe Routes to School Walk and Roll Incentive Program event for Williamsburg-James City County Public Schools. Students walked, biked and scooted to school and were greeted by physical education teacher, Ms. Kristy Louridas. The goal of Safe Routes to School is to encourage […]

Safe Routes to School Reminds You to “Zone in, Not Out” in the School Zone

Welcome back for another exciting school year to all WJCC students and families! A special welcome goes to WJCC’s newest Safe Routes to School target site, Clara Byrd Baker Elementary School. The National Safety Council’s School Zone Safety Tips provides great safety tips for drivers. As pointed out in the article, school days bring congestion. […]

Berkeley’s National Junior Honor Society Promotes Pedestrian Safety

At Berkeley’s National Junior Honor Society’s recent induction ceremony, the new inductees saw an example of the group’s community service and peer mentoring efforts with the premier of this year’s Safe Routes to School pedestrian safety campaign videos. The National Safety Council pointed out that while the dangers of distracted driving are well understood, less […]

Districtwide Bicycle Rodeo and Pedal the Parkway This Week

Pack your school’s bike rack this month!  May is Bike Month and Safe Routes to School invites WJCC students to participate in several activities to celebrate. Friday, May 6th is National Bike to School Day. Then, on  Saturday WJCC families are invited to participate in a day of bicycling fun.   Join Safe Routes to […]

Safe Routes to School and Berkeley Middle School’s National Junior Honor Society Join for a Pedestrian Safety Campaign: “YOLO! Look Before You Leap!”

As a service project, the National Junior Honor Society members of Berkeley Middle School joined Safe Routes to School to promote pedestrian safety. Through videos and posters, they have launched a Leap Year campaign to remind their classmates to “Look before they leap,” because, “YOLO! You only live once!” The National Junior Honor Society is […]