November 14 is celebrated as Ruby Bridges Walk to School day by organizations across the United States.
Today, students, staff, and parents from Central, Rosa Parks, Oakwood Avenue, Lincoln Avenue, Forest Street, Heywood Avenue, and Park Avenue Elementary Schools joined together on a symbolic walk inspired by the historical experience of Ruby Bridges.
News 12 reporter, Isabel Litterst was onsite at Central Elementary School to interview participants during the event. To view the article, visit the following link https://bit.ly/3SCZSs7
Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Fitzhugh, Mayor Warren, Councilmember-At-Large Wooten, Board Member Armstrong, AAA Representative Shani Jarvis, members of the Superintendent's Executive Team, building principals, and Community Engagement Officer, Barry Devone, attended and participated in the scheduled walks across the district.
Classroom lessons about Ruby's story preceded today's walk, providing a great way to learn, understand, and honor the courage and actions of one brave little girl who changed the world forever! Thank you Orange family for joining us today!