Danville's Chris Hopkins takes off on his unicycle from Montair Elementary School, beginning his 100-mile ride to the state Capitol in Sacramento with a sendoff by students, faculty members and supporters.
He will deliver a special calculator to Gov. Schwarzenegger to send a message that the school budget cuts don't add up. The back of the calculator says, "This one works Arnold," signed by Montair Principal Matt Hermann.
Hopkins, a member of the Legislative Advocacy Committee of San Ramon Valley Council of PTAs, will arrive in Sacramento on Thursday, April 24, and join PTA members from across the state at the California State PTAs' "Flunk-the-Budget" rally at the Capitol.