Fostering a life-long love of the outdoors
Mary Catharine Martin
Skis, poles, hot chocolate, snacks, transportation, technique, safety, falling mittens, snow levels: There’s a lot to consider when taking groups of elementary and middle school students cross country skiing. Physical Education teacher Dirk Miller has been organizing the trips for seven years, continuing a tradition started by previous P.E. teachers who left him “an arsenal” of skis, boots and poles. Here, a trio of students glide down the track on Montana Creek Road last week. Page 10.
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