Lower School - Jump Rope for Heart


Information will be sent out in January


Grades PreK - 4 will be participating in a Jump Rope for Heart Fundraiser and Event in the months of January and February. Look for information to be sent home ____________________ Information will also be posted on this website.  The information will explain the fundraising aspect of the program, along with the event we will be having. We plan to have the EVENT in February, as it is Heart Awareness Month. 

About Jump Rope for Heart - 

Jump Rope for Heart is a fundraiser for the American Heart Association.  Students will be trying to raise money to support and help young children, and people of all ages that suffer from a heart condition. Throughout the month of January and February in PLUS BLOCK students will participate in lessons that will teach about heart health, along with practicing many different jumping activities and stations to prepare for the event. 

Online Fundraising: 

2014- 2015 Jump Rope for Heart Video: 

YouTube Video

How to Register Online Video:

YouTube Video



- Collection Envelope's will be due __________________ 
- Jump Rope for Heart Event will take place on ___________________
 Snow date: ___________________

 GRADE PreK and K event: _____

GRADE 1 event: ________

GRADE 2 event: ________

GRADE 3 event: ________

GRADE 4 event: __________

Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the purpose of Jump Rope for Heart?

As a school we are trying to raise money for the American Heart Association to help children who suffer from heart conditions.

When is Jump Rope for Heart?

The event will take place ________, with a snow date of ___________. The event will happen during school during specials time

Do I need a permission slip?

No. You do not need a permission slip as the event is during school.

Do I need to fundraise to participate in the event?

No, you do not have to fundraise but it is suggested!

When are fundraising forms ( participant sponsor forms) due?

Fundraising Forms are due _____________. However, you can pass in the forms any time before then.  

Can students get “ Splatter the Duck” before submitting their $5 donation?

YES!  All students need to do is bring in the “duck slip” on top of the collection envelope  to your CLASSROOM teacher.  Students will then get the duck on their duck day. Students are encouraged not bring in the $5 until they are done fundraising.

Who do I pass my fundraising forms and duck slips into?

Pass them into your classroom teacher. They will be placed in an envelope for PE teachers.

When do I get my “Splatter Duck” or “online ducks”.

After you bring in your “duck slips” or “online fundraising notifications”, you will get your ducks on your grade levels “duck day” assigned to your child's  grade level.

Do I get all my prizes right away?

Prizes should be in in March.

The only ducks you would get before March would be,  Splatter the Duck or our  online ducks. ( Ms. Cool and Ninja). Those ducks would be given out on your duck day.

Can I pass my fundraising form ( participant sponsor) form early?

Yes! Forms can be passed in anytime before _________________.

Can parents volunteer for the event?

This is an in school event. Due to a large number of students in the gymnasium, we can't allow parents to attend. However, we will take lots of pictures and share them!

I lost my Jump Rope for Heart information.. What do I do?

Extra forms will be outside the gymnasium  & main office through the fundraiser or visit our website.

  1. www.methuen.k12.ma.us

  2. On the top of the website, find departments.

    1. Click on Health, PE

    2. Find the CGS

    3. then Lower School Jump Rope for Heart

    4. https://sites.google.com/site/cgsphysicaleducationwebsite/lower-school---jump-rope-for-heart

How does online fundraising work?

Check out the online fundraising information included in the Jump Rope for Heart information. It is recommended and easy. Direct link: https://www.kintera.org/faf/reg_new/registerPre.asp?ievent=1116298&lis=1&kntae1116298=F0BD77C3C9DA4F429E94EE115833DBF2&jt=6145316

Is it true you can get “2 ducks for $5 if you fundraise online?

Yes! You would get splatter the duck and the Ninja duck!

What day is “Red” Day?

___________________ is RED and WHITE DAY! The day of the event.  Which class will have the most red?

Whom do I write checks to for a donation?

American Heart Association

If you have any other questions please feel free to call or email Miss Pappas or Mr. Ramalho! We are looking forward to a fun- filled event!

J. Ramalho
Ext. 5316

A. Pappas
Ext. 5317

Jayson Ramalho,
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Jayson Ramalho,
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