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Walk to School Day 2014

2014 was a record- breaking year for Wauwatosa.  Eight Wauwatosa Elementary Schools participated in Walk to School Day- Eisenhower, Lincoln, Madison, McKinley, Wauwatosa Montessori ,Wilson/ Wauwatosa STEM, Roosevelt and Underwood.

 All schools are encouraging students to walk, bike or scoot to school on Wednesday, October 8th.  Families that live “too far” will be encouraged to park 3-4 blocks away and walk.  

Students through out the district showed off their enthusiasm for walking to school! 

Bike to School 2014

Seven schools in the Wauwatosa School District participated in Bike to School Day- Eisenhower, Lincoln, McKinley, Roosevelt, Madison, Wilson/ STEM and Underwood.  Students were encouraged to walk, bike, scoot to school to with other schools throughout the country.   There were “Bike Trains” from remote drop off spots, bike helmet checks, bike helmet and lock give aways, bike safety checks.  Students had a great time while promoting healthy living and a cleaner environment.

Bike to School Day 2013

McKinley students bike, walked and scooted to school to celebrate National Bike to School Day on May 8, 2013.  At the end of the morning, 125 bikes were locked on the rack!
Mayor Kathy Ehly, Alderman Jeff Roznowski, Principal Mark Carter, McKinley Messenger 4th/5th grade service group, Kelly Potterton and countless McKinley parents fit and distributed 90 new helmets to students. Countless other helmets were checked for fit and safety.

Winter Walk to School 2013

The First Annual Wisconsin Winter Walk to School Day was a success!  Volunteers helped distributed hot apple cider, provided by Amy Standal Firefly Real Estate, to warm the winter walkers!  Classroom participation was great- 10 classrooms had over 60% of their students walk that day.

WTSD 2013

In 2013, the SRTS momentum was spreading!  Five Wauwatosa Elementary Schools, Eisenhower, Madison, McKinley, Roosevelt, and Underwood elementary schools participated in National Walk to School Day.
The Eisenhower students walked in great numbers thanks to a “Walking Lane” created with cones on 116th Street and a “Park and Ride” from Bowlero Bowling Alley.  Madison, Roosevelt and Underwood schools also celebrated the benefits of walking and biking to school.

Bike to School Day 2012

McKinley Elementary participated in the First National Bike to School Day.  Despite pouring rain in the morning, students walked, biked and scooted to school to celebrate the benefits of walking and biking.  Ben’s Cycle shop provided bike safety checks in the morning.  The McKinley PTA checked bike helmets for proper fit and provided new helmets to any student who needed them.  The bike helmets for the event were donated by Habash, Habash and Rottier SC and the McKinley PTA.

WTSD 2012

The 2012 Meinecke Sewer Project did not damper enthusiasm for walking/ biking to school at McKinley Elementary.  Students and their parents were greeted by the Tosa West Marching Band and apples from the McKinley PTA.  Many city officials, including Superintendent Phil Ertl, County Supervisor Jim “Luigi” Schmitt, Mayor Kathy Ehley, Fire Chief Rob Ugaste, and 6th District Alderman Jeff Roznowski attended an assembly on the playground to celebrate the success of the McKinley SRTS program and enthusiasm for walking and biking to school.


WTSD 2011

McKinley Elementary students participated in Walk to School Day for the 2nd year in a row.  They were greeted on the playground by Alderman Jeff Roznowski, Tosa West Marching Band, McGruff the Crime Dog and a Usinger’s Racing Sausage.  McGruff and the Sausage even raced.  The McKinley PTA provided fresh apples to students.

WTSD 2010

McKinley Elementary participated for the first time in National Walk to School Day.  Students and families turned out on the playground for a morning assembly promoting the importance of walking and biking to school led by Milwaukee County Supervisor Jim “Luigi” Schmitt and Mayor Jill Didier.  A petition asking the city to support development of Safe Routes to School efforts was signed by over 300 parents and later presented to the mayor.  Students were greater by music from the Wauwatosa West Marching Band and enjoyed fresh apples supplied by the McKinley PTA.