D200 students walk to school as part of international initiative

A handful of Wheaton Warrenville District 200 schools participated in International Walk to School Day on Wednesday, which encourages students and teachers to walk or bike to school as way to exercise, improve air quality by not using vehicles and bringing awareness to the necessity of safe walking routes.

Longfellow Elementary School physical education teacher Barb Williams said the school has participated int eh day for past 10 years. She estimated about 80 percent of the school’s more than 400 students participated.

(Full story: Walk to school day in Wheaton)

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