With the success and enthusiasm we have seen in Wisconsin and across the nation with
International Walk to School Day, we have decided to select a day in the winter to promote walking to school year-round. Wednesday, February 5th
2014 has been selected as the 1st
Winter Walk to School Day in Wisconsin. We
hope to encourage schools and communities to plan events that will promote walking to/from school safely and demonstrate that walking can be fun throughout the year, even during the Wisconsin
October 11, 2013
Students strive for a goal of 1 million steps set by Associate Principal Tami Bagstad as part of the school's student wellness efforts. This program is intended to instill healthier attitudes that will help the youngsters grow into active adults and hopefully avoid the diseases and conditions faced by many overweight adults.
Shawano Pathways received $5,000 recently from the Harold E. Pevonka Trust. There is the potential for the organization, which promotes healthy living, to receive an additional $20,000 if the group can come up with matching funds.
With the Shawano County Board approval of the Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan, the County now has a plan that will guide future trail and recreation development for the next 20 years. The plan is a first step for Shawano Pathways, the primary orgainzation pushing for it, to apply for grant funding that would pay for most of its projects.
Olga Brener, SCMS bicycling to school