Bringing more kids along for the ride: Donations fund bicycle program

Originally published March 21, 2019 in The Daily Republic.

By Wendy Royston

Inspired by unexpected gifts and a decline in the number of bicycles outside local elementary schools, a local couple put the wheels in motion for Mitchell students to learn how to ride.

“This will hopefully inspire them to get outside, exercise and socialize with their friends,” Al Bainbridge said Monday as he and coworkers at custom motorcycle company Klock Werks assembled 54 bicycles that will be donated to Mitchell’s three public elementary schools today. Read More

PE Minutes

Central Valley teachers suggest ways to add PE minutes

Originally published May 26, 2017 in the Times Telegram, written by Donna Thompson.

ILION — Elementary school children in the Central Valley school district are not getting the required number of physical education minutes, but physical education teachers think they have a solution to the problem.

PE MinutesJane Connors and Jonna Costin presented their recommendations at Wednesday’s school board meeting.

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