Bellevue Elementary School is seeking support for a complete Kindergarten PE Program, including a fleet of 24 Strider AKB-Specific Bikes, helmets, pedal conversion kits, one Strider 20 Bike for teacher instruction, and curriculum.
PE Teacher, Enith Rojas, is excited to see kids rolling in the classroom soon. Enith says, "The purpose of this request is to help Bellevue Elementary students access an activity that they might otherwise not be exposed to. Bellevue Elementary is a school that serves 691 students in grades K-6 of which, 91% of them qualify for free or reduced lunch due to social economic status. For most of the students, physical education and school sports are the only access they have to organized physical activity. Moreover, individual activities like bike riding are often times out of their means and most student go a lifetime without learning important fundamental skills, like how to ride a bike. A donation of bikes for kindergarten students would make a huge impact, not only on the kindergarten students, but on the entire 691 students the school serves. Learning this skill at young age will help students build their self-confidence, self-esteem, and empower them to try new activities, both in PE, and in after school athletics. Bike riding is a lifetime activity that they can continue at any age and they are most likely to continue this activity if they master the skills at a younger age. The goal of my physical education program is to provide all students with the knowledge and skill needed for lifetime activity I know that this donation would help my studnets achieve this goal.
The students at Bellevue Elementary School are wonderful, gifted, intelligent, and capable students who often times miss out on learning opportunities because of equity. With this donation, I believe that All Kids Bike has the power to have a lifelong impact on all Bellevue students."
All Kids Bike® is a national movement led by the Strider® Education Foundation, Inc. to place Kindergarten PE Learn-To-Ride Programs into public schools for free, using donations from individuals, businesses, and organizations. All Kids Bike is on a mission to teach every child in America how to ride a bike in kindergarten PE class.