PE and Health Poll

Hoops/ Jump Rope for Heart

                                         
We will be running the event in February this year!
Keep checking the website for more information. 
 
Grade 5 and 6 will be participating in the Hoops and Jump Rope for Heart event this year.



Grade 5 
 Jump Rope for Heart
 
 
                                      
 
What is Jump Rope For Heart

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!


History

 

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. 

 

Benefits for Your School

 

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.   

The AAHPERD – AHA Partnership

 

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

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... 




 
 
Grade 6  
 Hoops for heart 
 
Hoops For Heart - Stationery

 

What is Hoops For Heart?

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! 

History

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.

Benefits for Your School

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!

The AAHPERD/AHA Partnership

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

 

 
 
 
IMPORTANT DATES:
The event will take place in February 2013
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Frequently Asked Questions:
Question: Does my child have to raise money to participate in the event?
Answer: No. The school just needs the PERMISSION SLIP to be signed to participate in the event. 

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: YES! More information will be provided in the upcoming weeks. 

Question: Do you have extra fundraising forms, it got misplaced?
Answer: YES! See Mr. Egan or Mrs. Talbot 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 activites 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. Egan or Mrs. Talbot! We are looking forward to a fun- filled event!
 
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