Dorothy C. Goodwin Elementary School parents and students are invited to walk to school Wednesday for Goodwin's 3rd Annual International Walk to School Day.
Goodwin Principal Debra Adamcyzk said it's a great way for the school to get involved in an international movement that promotes health and community.
"Last year we ended up doing Walk to School Wednesdays and the kids just absolutely loved it," Adamcyzk said. "They're thrilled and we try to get more and more kids every year," she said.
Participants are asked to meet at Holinko Estates on Zygmunt Drive at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
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"Every time we do this walk it's so fun to watch them," Adamcyzk said. "They just love talking and it's fun to see the kinds of things they notice. They love [walking]," she said.
The half-mile outing will end at the playgrounds of Goodwin.
Sgt. Richard Cournoyer, of the Mansfield Resident State Trooper's Office, said he and his troopers will happily make the walk with students, as it will give them an opportunity to connect in a positive way with the community.
"We look forward to taking part in the program," Cournoyer said.
The walk will occur rain or shine, Adamcyzk said.
Check out Goodwin's Walk to School Day in May on Mansfield-Storrs Patch.