Oracle School District Hope Walk

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On Fri. Oct. 5, Oracle School District students, staff, teachers, and parents participated in the HOPE “Fitness” Walk.

HOPE stands for Healthy Choices, Outreach, Prevention, Education. Kids in kindergarten through eighth grade walked for HOPE.

This was the final day of HOPE Week activities at Mt.VistaandOracleRidgeSchools. On Wed., a former player for the Phoenix Suns spoke to grades seven and eight at the Mt.Vistagymnasium.

Jolly Roger a magician performed a show about reading for the younger grades and about bullying for the older grades. On Thurs. African dancers performed.

The walk was spread out into four groups with staggered start times. The walk started at Paseo Encino and Cody Loop roads.

The walkers then made their way winding through the streets of Oracle to Mountain Vista School. The course was four miles long.

The kindergarten students also participated but only walked to the Oracle town park. They then enjoyed snacks and drinks provided by Mountain Wellness Behavioral Center.

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