Hundreds of local kids take part in Int'l Walk to School Day

RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - Hundreds of kids walked to school Wednesday morning to celebrate International Walk to School Day.

Schools from all over Northern Nevada participated. In Washoe County, 19 schools took part. People were encouraged to meet at nearby parks and walk to school.

At Village Green Park, dozens of students, parents, and teachers gathered at 8:00 a.m. to walk to Caughlin Ranch Elementary School. They had a brief ceremony with the Washoe County School Police, as well as members of the Washoe County School Board.