Inaugural Bike Hike Draws Many Participants and Faculty on May 15!
Over 40 Wescott and Willowbrook School fifth graders’ participated in District 30’s Environmental Awareness Committee’s (EAC’s) Bike Hike with Superintendent Dr. Brian Wegley, Principals Scott Carlson and Chris Brown on May 15; in honor of National Bike To School Day in May. They rode with students and volunteers from their respective schools to Maple School. While at Maple, the kids enjoyed popsicles, heard about bike safety from Maple’s Service Learning Club members and sponsor Jillian Rathge. Then everyone returned to school, led by administrators and parents.
EAC members who helped coordinate this event and volunteered on Bike Day included Tracey Becker, Tara Wesselink and Lainie Levin. This event was sponsored by the District 30 Environmental Awareness Committe, led by Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction, Dr. Melissa E. Hirsch.