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By Beka Compton
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Hoops for Heart a fun day at Waitsburg Elementary


February 27, 2020

Beka Compton

The annual American Heart Association fundraiser teaches students about heart health and fun ways to exercise. Waitsburg Elementary students raised nearly $2,000 to help kids with special hearts.

WAITSBURG-Students at Waitsburg Elementary took a break from the books on Friday, February 14, and finished up the Hoops for Heart and Jump Rope for Heart fundraisers by shooting hoops and learning how to jump rope.

Each year, Waitsburg Elementary School participates in the American Heart Association Kids Heart Challenge. While raising money to help kids with special hearts, students learn how the heart works and ways to keep their hearts healthy.

Kindergarten through 2nd graders got to spend Friday morning learning how to jump rope. Kathy Schirm and P.E. teacher Nick Swisher worked togeth...

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