North Hills School District News Article

Ross Elementary raises nearly $5,000 for American Heart Association

Posted Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Ross Elementary School again took part in the American’s Heart Association’s Kids Heart Challenge, formerly Jump Rope for Heart, this spring, raising $4,561.36 for the nonprofit dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

The Kids Heart Challenge teaches kids heart-healthy skills and fun ways to get moving. They also have the chance to learn about kids with special hearts.

Students were encouraged to fundraise for a chance to win exciting prizes.

On Monday, May 23, a schoolwide, outdoor assembly was held in which students took part in a variety of heart-healthy activities including jumping rope, obstacle course and games.

Thank you to everyone who participated and donated to help build a heart-healthier community!

View and download pictures from Monday’s event here.

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