This year the kids from the area were jumping. Really jumping. No, not with the normal excess energy they seem to possess. In today’s world, where Facebook and video games rule, this was a nice break. They participated in the annual Jump Rope for Heart Contest. The national event, sponsored by the American Heart Association, was organized by the physical education teachers.
A total of 421 students from Cedar View and Red Hawk Elementary as well as the Middle School enjoyed the day of jumping and music.
“These kids did a wonderful job raising donations for the event. They were thinking of others and that is something special,” stated PE teacher Mark Schumann.
Schumann, along with Steve Banagis stress wellness and physical activities all year in class.
Mr. Moleski’s class of fifth graders really got into the event. His class total donations were $ 1,627, with every single student contributing.
Mark Russell, a seventh grader, raised $250 to lead all kids. The total amount raised this year was $ 7,056.