*BREAKING NEWS* Mayor Bowser will be joining the Miner delegation in our walk from Lincoln Park to the school on October 4!!
Join Miner @ Capitol Hill's Walk to School Day celebration!
On Wednesday, October 4, parents and students from schools across Capitol Hill will be gathering at Lincoln Park for a celebration of International Walk to School Day. There is an amazing lineup of VIP's who will be attending to help celebrate and promote the benefits of walking to school.
VIP's include: Miner's Principal Jackson, Mayor Muriel Bowser, DCPS Chancellor Antwan Wilson, Ward 6 City Councilman Charles Allen, U.S. Representatives John Lewis and Eleanor Holmes Norton and many others.
There will be free coffee from Zeke's (bring your own cup!), snacks, speeches, fun activities for the kids, warm-up exercises, a marching band, cheerleaders and more!
Miner had a GREAT group of families participate last fall and we're hoping even more families will join us this year!
The Miner delegation will depart Lincoln Park at the corner of East Capitol & Tennessee Ave, NE to walk/bike/scoot to Miner at 8:20AM with Mayor Bowser!!
Hope to see you bright and early on Wednesday morning!
7:30AM - Participants Arrive: Students and families will be invited to go to different "stations" to collect stickers and participate in activities (including helmet fittings)
7:45AM - J.O. Wilson ES cheerleader performance
7:50AM - Kathy Pugh and Gabriella Boston (local fitness celebrities!) lead participants in a stretching/fitness activity
7:53 - 8:10AM - National Walk to School Day Kick Off & VIP Remarks
1. Welcome/Intro: Councilmember Charles Allen (Ward 6)
2. Remarks: Bella Dihn-Zarr, National Transportation Safety Board
3. Remarks: Vince Vaise, National Park Service
4. Remarks: DC Mayor Muriel Bowser
5. Remarks: DCPS Chancellor Antwan Wilson
6. Remarks: Congressman John Lewis
7. Departure Announcements: George Blackmon, CHPSPO