Participating Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Kimberley Park and Sherwood Forest Elementary Schools were the first to begin Safe Routes to School Programs after they hosted Safe Routes to School workshops in 2006. During the 2010-11 school year, those two schools were part of a SRTS pilot project with these schools: Clemmons Elementary, Forest Park Elementary, Kernersville Elementary, and Kernersville Middle School. Funded by the NC Safe Routes to School Program, the grant focused on education and encouragement programs at these schools.

Here are some of the SRTS activities at these schools:

  • Walk to School Day
  • Bike to School Day
  • Bike blender parties as student rewards

Bike Blender
Image by Judi Wallace, used by permission

  • Incentives and prizes for walking or biking to school
  • Education programs, including walking and biking skills training through PE classes
  • Information on walking safely sent home to parents
  • Proud Pacesetter Program magnets that parents receive after signing an agreement to set a good example by obeying speed limit signs and other traffic laws

In subsequent years these additional schools have participated:

  • Jefferson Elementary
  • Rural Hall Elementary

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