Ray students become Heart Heroes

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Jump Rope for Heart2013.jpg

Ray Primary and Elementary Students took part in the Jump Rope for Heart event throughout the month of February. District Physical Education teachers Dejah Quintana and Aaron Chenoweth, teamed up with the American Heart Association and Ray students grades 2 through 8 to raise money for the foundation.

During the month long event, students learned about children with special hearts, heart facts, and ways to keep their own hearts healthy by staying active and exercising with ways like jumping rope. This year the students raised approximately $1,000 for the foundation.

Students were offered incentives for increments of money raised and all students who raised over $10 received a free ticket to a Phoenix Suns game.

Our top fundraiser for the Primary School was third grader Kimberly Newman from Ms Bustamante’s class. Our top fundraiser for the Elementary School was fifth grader Phillip Romero from Mrs. Casillas’ class.

Thank you to all students who participated and became Heart Heroes: you help save lives!

admin (7657 Posts)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    Pastor’s Corner: Not My Way

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Pastor Joe Palmer Fellowship Baptist Church The song I think of when I think of Frank Sinatra is, “My […]


    Kearny Police Report

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    According to state law, there are two methods by which police may arrest suspected offenders. The suspect may be physically […]


    Jr. Bearcats end season undefeated and champions

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda Copper Basin News The Ray Jr. High 8th Grade girls’ basketball team finished its season undefeated while […]


    Lady Bearcats get important win against Wildcats

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda Copper Basin News The Bearcats girls’ basketball team put itself in good position to secure a sectional […]


  • Additional Stories

    Big road win for Bearcats

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    By Andrew Luberda Copper Basin News The Ray boys’ basketball team earned a big win at Ft. Thomas last Friday […]


    Pinal County Sheriff’s Report

    January 29th, 2014
    by

    The Pinal County Sheriff’s Report is taken from the daily logs, based on the information provided by deputies. All persons […]


    Honor roll listed for Ray Junior High School

    January 29th, 2014
    by

    Ray Junior High School has released the honor rolls for the second grading period of the 2013-14 academic year. Named […]


    Pastor’s Corner: Being Honest With Ourselves

    January 29th, 2014
    by

    By Pastor Joe Palmer Fellowship Baptist Church There are a couple of police shows on TV which I watch semi-regularly. […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather