Laura Secord Busy with School and Community Events

Over the last month, Laura Secord's PAC and school community has been very busy. Following the celebratory opening of the school's brand new field and playground, the school has also been busy "walking up a storm" during the international Beat the Street competition. 

During one fun-filled afternoon, Secord was visited by Olympic Gold Medalist Simon Whitfield and Whitecaps FC legends Bob Lenarduzzi and Carl Valentine along with the 'Caps mascot Spike and Sunnybear (from BC Children's Hospital). Students got a great pep talk from Whitfield in advance of their run in the district cross country meet a few blocks away at Trout Lake Park. 

Students also danced up a storm to Michael Jackson's "Beat It" to highlight the school's participation in the international walking competition. Secord recently won the competition beating out 11 other schools from around the world (10 in England and one in China) by racking up the most kilometers walking to school.

The competition, sponsored by London 2012 Olympic Legacies, features fob reading stations where students can clock in the meters walked each day. 

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