Walk to Hawk

Walk to Hawk, October 2008
Walk to Hawk 2008 Slide Show

Maurice Hawk Elementary School joined with more than 3,300 schools across the U.S. to celebrate International Walk to School Day on October 6, 2010. Principal Denise Mengani and the Hawk, the school’s mascot, led parents and children from the West Windsor Municipal Center to the school. About 75 parents and children participated.

The West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance, which has been co-sponsoring this event since 2006, thanks the West Windsor Police for guiding the students at street crossings.

Walk to School events work to create safer routes for walking and bicycling and emphasize the importance of issues such as increasing physical activity among children, pedestrian safety, traffic congestion, concern for the environment, and building connections between families, schools, and the broader community.

The Walk to Hawk event was organized by the West Windsor Bicycle and Pedestrian Alliance (WWBPA), a not-for-profit organization promoting access, mobility, and safety for bicyclists and pedestrians within West Windsor Township and to other communities. Parents, students, and teachers interested in learning more about coordinating a walking school bus or other safe routes to school can visit the resources on this Web site or the following Web sites:

National Center for Safe Routes to School
International Walk to School in the USA
International Walk to School