Oshkosh Northwestern: Chloe Burroughs looked down at the bright red and yellow boots on her feet as the students around her strapped into cross country skis.
“I like how it glides. It’s smooth,” she said. “I like the feeling on my feet.”
The fifth-grader was one of 200 kindergarten through fifth-grade students in the Lighted School House program at Emmeline Cook and Webster Stanley elementary schools skiing and ice skating at Menominee Park on Thursday afternoon. Nearby on the ice, boots lined the pier while a hockey game ensued and little girls holding hands to keep from falling giggled as they slipped around.