Rochester City School District
Media Advisory
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 6, 2019
Editor Contact:
Carlos Garcia
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ROCHESTER SCHOOL TAKES PART IN NATIONAL BIKE TO SCHOOL DAY
Students and Parents from School No. 23
to Ride Bikes to School
WHO:
Francis Parker School No. 23 students, families, Principal John Gonzalez, and staff.

Superintendent Daniel Lowengard and members of his Executive Cabinet

Members of the Rochester Police Department and its bike patrol officers
WHAT:
Bike ride from the Rochester Museum and Science Center to School No. 23
WHEN:
Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 7:00 a.m.
WHERE:
Rochester Museum and Science Center 
657 East Ave

Francis Parker School No. 23
170 Barrington Street
DETAILS:
On Wednesday, May 8, students, families, and staff from Francis Parker School No. 23 will take the classroom into the community by participating in National Bike to School Day. The ride will start at 7:00 a.m. at the Rochester Museum and Science Center and end at School No. 23 at 7:45 a.m. with coffee and breakfast treats. This event supports the District's efforts to to provide schools with Expanded Learning opportunities.

Members of the Rochester Police Department will join bikers in the ride while also providing a police escort. Superintendent Daniel Lowengard will greet students at school and members of his Executive Cabinet will also join in the ride.

The first-ever National Bike to School Day took place on May 9, 2012, in coordination with the League of American Bicyclists’ National Bike Month. Almost 1,000 local events in 49 states and the District of Columbia joined together to encourage children to safely bicycle or walk to school.

The event builds on the popularity of Walk to School Day, which is celebrated across the country – and the world – each October. National Bike to School Day provides an opportunity for schools across the country to join together to celebrate and to build off of the energy of National Bike Month.

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