JRFH IS COMPLETE!

Once again our GT families have risen to the occasion.  You have all surprised us with your kind hearts and donations.   The GT fam has raised $9,165.51 for the American Heart Association this year.   All students enjoyed a day of jumping rope and learning how to use Chinese jump ropes, thanks to our amazing student teacher Ms. VanNoord.   Check out the video of the kids “jumping the ring”, one of their FAVORITE  JRFH activities.  Thanks again to Ms. VanNoord for her twirling abilities!!!!

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*please remember that all the other prizes will arrive in 3-4 weeks.

Jump Rope For Heart!

Jump Rope For Heart information will be coming home over the next week, as we see our classes.  We had our best year ever last year with a total of $9,273.84 raised.  We were blown away with how much our GT students raised.   We are excited to see what our students can do this year.

All the funds raised go to the American Heart Association to help research heart disease.  The heart is our strongest muscle in our body.  Some people struggle with heart disease.  This disease effects young and old and some of our own GT students and families.  Thank you for helping us with this important cause.

The Jump date for our students will be Feb. 28-March 5.   Students will be dedicating their P.E. time to jumping when they come to class during Feb. 28-March 5.   All pledge envelopes and on-line donations are due on February 28.

Please take the time to read over the information your students come home with and we encourage you to try the on-line process this year!   There is an informational sheet that will walk you right through how to do it!   Join Miss VanNoord our student teacher and jump your way to good health!

 

 

PE CARES BOWLING TRIP

SO SO FUN!!!  Mr. Kooikers class brought in the most items for our PE CARES donations and we went on our bowling field trip to Hudsonville Lanes!!  We had a ball  🙂  We want to thank Hudsonville Lanes for hosting us and being a sponsor for all our bowling activities.  If you happen to go there over Christmas Break…please give them a big THANK YOU!!!  Here are a few pictures:

P.E. C.A.R.E.S.

Our annual P.E. C.A.R.E.S. Food Drive starts this Wed., November 1.  The Food drive will continue until November 16.  All the food collected will be given to Love Inc. in Hudsonville, which will help our local families.  Thanks for your help and support in this community service project, and for taking this opportunity to teach our kids compassion and love for others.

The class that bring in the highest number of items will win a PE CARES t-shirt and a bowling field trip to Hudsonville Lanes.

Here is how many items GT families have brought in over the past years.
2013-3017
2014-2587
2015-4592
2016-2653