"Of all the things PPIE funds at elementary schools, Outdoor Ed bus transportation receives the greatest applause from parents," PPIE executive director Steve McCoy-Thompson said. "It has tangible impact on their children and we are happy to provide this support, which comes from our great parent and corporate donors."
PPIE has budgeted about $36,000 for the bus transportation, McCoy-Thompson said.
Valley View students departed Tuesday for the Exploring New Horizons camp in Loma Mar, where they will learn about the environment and biology in a natural setting. Elementary students at other schools will follow suit in participating in Outdoor Education programs throughout the year.
"Our Valley View students are super excited to embark on this once in a lifetime adventure with their classmates," said Soraya Villase
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