Quail Valley Elementary Honored for 'Safe Routes to School'

From left: Dr. Steve Kennedy, superintendent of the Menifee Union School District; Marsie Huling of the Riverside County Department of Public Health; MUSD Board President Ron Ulibarri; Alejandro Ayala from the Quail Valley PTA; Quail Valley Elementary School principal Michael Reyes; Amanda Enoch from the Quail Valley PTA; Irene Murguia from the Department of Public Health. Not pictured: Vanessa Ayala from Quail Valley PTA.
Members of the Quail Valley Elementary School PTA and administration were honored July 22 for their support of Riverside County's "Safe Routes to School" program.

During the month of May, students were encouraged to walk and ride bikes to school as an alternative to riding in cars. This is designed to reduce traffic and auto emissions. Students at the school formed a bicycle club and a "walking school bus," where parents walked students to school in groups.

The presentation was made at the Menifee Union School District board meeting.


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