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Oak Orchard Elementary students cap school year with carnival, bike rodeo

By Ginny Kropf, correspondent Posted 29 June 2019 at 9:04 pm

Photos by Ginny Kropf

MEDINA – Students at Oak Orchard Elementary School in Medina celebrated Carnival Day last week with a bike rodeo. Third-grader Janelle Stalker negotiates a figure-eight during the bike rodeo for kindergarten through third-grade.

Its purpose, according to Patrolman Rick Messmer, is to teach children how to ride a bike safely.

Patrolman Rick Messmer marks out the course. Students, who brought their own bikes and helmets to school, had to weave in and out of cones and stop at a designated spot.

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