Walk to School Day in Auburn

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Fifth-graders Olivia Mace-Holt, left, Ari Luke and Blake Chamberlain walk to Walton Elementary School during the 22nd annual National Walk to School Day in Auburn on Wednesday. About 200 students, plus teachers and staff, walked from Raymond Park to the school, Principal Mike Davis said. “We participate in one Walk to School Day in the fall and one in the spring,” he said. “It encourages healthy habits. We love it.” (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

 

Savannah Waters, left, gives her first-grade classmate, Hannah Fischer, a hug after getting dropped off at Raymond Park by her mother, foreground, in Auburn on Wednesday. Waters and Fischer were two of about 200 Walton Elementary School students who walked from the park to Walton during the 22nd annual National Walk to School Day. “We participate in one Walk to School Day in the fall and one in the spring,” Principal Mike Davis said. “It encourages healthy habits. We love it.” (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

Morning sunlight shines on Fifth Street in Auburn as students walk to Walton Elementary School during the 22nd annual National Walk to School Day on Wednesday. About 200 students, plus teachers and staff, walked from Raymond Park to the school, Principal Mike Davis said. “We participate in one Walk to School Day in the fall and one in the spring. It encourages healthy habits. We love it.” (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

School crossing guard Gordon Grant waves to Walton Elementary students as they walk to school during the 22nd annual National Walk to School Day on Wednesday. About 200 students, plus teachers and staff, walked from Raymond Park to the school, Principal Mike Davis said. “We participate in one Walk to School Day in the fall and one in the spring. It encourages healthy habits. We love it.” (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

Walton Elementary School students hustle to school during the 22nd annual National Walk to School Day in Auburn on Wednesday. (Daryn Slover/Sun Journal)

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