Kids Heart Challenge
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    The Kids Heart Challenge will kick off on February 17th and will run for 2 weeks.  The last day to collect donations and turn in your envelopes will be February 28th!!! 

     

    Students and classes will also have the oppertunity to earn incentives and rewards during this time.  We are having grade level competitions to see which class can raise the most money.  Students can also earn a pizza party, ice cream party, and extra P.E. classes based on their participation. 

     

    By participating in this program our students are helping other children who are born with heart defects and those effected by heart disease.  All money that is collected goes directly to the American Heart Association to fund research, help families with medical costs, and to train volunteers in CPR.   Benson Elementary is going to have a SPIRT WEEK during the last week of February to promote these programs.   Below is schedule for that week and a list of rewards the students can earn by collecting donations.



    Spirit Week 2019-2020

     

    Mon 24th – “Sweat it Out– Show your commitment to 60 minutes of exercise each day by wearing your sweat pants and sweatshirts!

    Tues 25th – Pajama Day – Show your promise to get at least 10 hours of sleep each night by wearing your favorite P.J.s to school!

    Wed 26th – Sport Day – Support your favorite team and show that you are active and have great sportsmanship!

    Thurs 27th – Be Kind & Heart Day– Wear anything with Hearts! Think Smart…Protect Your Heart!!! Show your heart by writing KINDNESS notes to friends, family, and teachers!

    Fri 28th – Too Cool Day – Wear your coolest hat and sunglasses to show you are too cool for Tobacco, Salty Foods, and Heart Disease!

     

    When students are finished collecting donations please have them return their envelope to me down in the gym!

    Envelopes are due back by February 28th!!!

     Our goal for 2019-2020 is to raise $10,000!!!

     

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    Kids Heart Challenge - 2018-2019
     
    Our school raised a total of $9,500 for the American Heart Association
       
    Jump Rope / Hoops for Heart - 2017 - 2018

    Our school raised a total of $10,500 for the American Heart Association!!!

    Jump Rope / Hoops for Heart - 2016 - 2017

    Our school raised a total of $8,900 for the American Heart Association!!!

    Jump Rope / Hoops for Heart - 2015 - 2016

    Our school raised a total of $6,500 for the American Heart Association!!!



    Thanks again for your support and please direct any student / parent questions, comments, concerns to me at anthonythorpe@johnston.k12.nc.us