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New Searles Kids Brave Rain for Annual Walk to School Day in Nashua

Nashua Youngsters and adults used lots of umbrellas and rain gear as a storm marked the beginning of walk-to-school festivities on September 26th. Nashua These kids, lined up to hold the New Searles Elementary School banner, were getting a bit wet as they waited for the walk to begin.
Nashua Even in a neighborhood without sidewalks, children can safely walk to school in a walking school bus with adult supervision. Nashua This youngster seems quite focused as she pedals in the rolling bike train. Debbie Richardson, the school nurse, looks like she is enjoying the morning as she follows the group of bicycling kids.
Nashua Most kids walked or rode bicycles during the walk-to-school event. This youngster found that a little red wagonwas a good substitute for a family station wagon. Nashua Safe Routes to School is an inclusive program that welcomes all children, including those with disabilities. Participating in the New Searles event gave this young wheelchair user a chance to travel with her friends and get some fresh air while her mother tried to keep the raindrops away.
Nashua Highly visible colors make bicycling safer for the early morning trip to school.    




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