Grades 5 and 6
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16th, 2017
Students who choose to participate in the event will attend during his/her specials time. The event will consist of a variety of station involving jump rope and basketball skills.
Grade 7 and 8
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16th, 2017 (GR. 7)
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 17th, 2017 ( GR. 8)
This event is designed to be for all. The primary event is a 5v5 basketball tournament. However, we will have a Jump Off, 3 point contest, Knock out, Limbo, Chuck a PUP and more fun! $5 Donation minimum. Students who choose to participate in the event will be required to put a basketball team together consisting of a minimum of 5 players with a maximum of 7. The event will be in tournament format. Details will be determined based on the number of teams.
Jump Rope For Heart (JRFH) is a national fundraising program sponsored jointly by AAHPERD and AHA. JRFH is a valuable program that promotes physical activity, heart healthy living, and community service to children. JRFH is targeted at students in elementary schools, but anyone can hold a program at their school, child care center, community center, or anywhere!
In the late 1970s, Jean Barkow, of Milwaukee Riverside High School, held the first “rope-a-thon” with her local AHA chapter. Following the event, Jean attended an AAHPERD Public Relations Conference in Chicago where she talked about her event with Faye Biles, chair of the NASPE PEPI Projects.
Jump Rope For Heart is a great service learning project that offers students a terrific way to learn about community service, integrates physical activity and critical thinking skills as students learn about, and participate in the event, encourages cooperative activity, and so much more.
Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart are educational fund development programs that are co-sponsored by AAHPERD and AHA. These programs promote physical education and provide children with knowledge of heart disease and stroke while raising funds for cardiovascular disease research, stroke research, and health education.
The Joint Projects Committee (JPC) serves as a unifying committee between the AHA and AAHPERD. JPC members are appointed from many different backgrounds and states and are responsible for key project milestones. Learn more...
Hoops For Heart (HFH) is a national fundraising program sponsored jointly by AAHPERD and AHA. HFH is a valuable program that promotes physical activity, heart healthy living, and community service to children. HFH is targeted at students in middle school, but anyone can hold a program at their school, child care center, community center, or anywhere!
Hoops For Heart (HFH) began in 1989, and was created by two physical educators, Scott Neal and Taryn Bachis of Albuquerque Academy in New Mexico.
Hoops For Heart helps fund research and educational programs that impact your community -- an important reason to participate, but the best reason of all to join this event is that kids love it!
Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart are educational fund development programs that are co-sponsored by AAHPERD and AHA. These programs promote physical education and provide children with knowledge of heart disease and stroke while raising funds for cardiovascular disease research, stroke research, and health education
The event will take place in February 2017
Frequently Asked Questions:
Question: Does my child have to raise money to participate in the event?
Answer: YES. $5 Donation is the minimum to participate.
Question: Do you have to register online to fundraise for the event?
Answer: No. The school provided each student a fundraising envelope where the students can submit money and checks for the event. The online fundraising is just an option!
Question: Can my child pass in his/ her collection envelope forms and or permission slips before the due date?
Answer: YES! Have your child give the collection envelope forms and permission slips to his/her classroom teacher. Earlier is great, especially for permission slips!
Question: Can parents volunteer for the event?
Answer: Not this year, however we will take lots of pictures.
Question: Do you have extra fundraising forms, it got misplaced?
Answer: YES! See Mrs. Talbot or Mr. Ramalho for an extra copy.
Question: What is the event going to be like?
Answer: The Event is going to be a BLAST! The students will participate in different stations. Students will be involved in a variety of activities for the event. Trying new skills as well as practicing old ones. They students will rotate to various stations during the 45 minute event.
If you have any other questions please feel free to call or email Mr. Ramalho or Mrs. Talbot! We are looking forward to a fun- filled event!