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Jump Rope For Heart 2018

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"How is it hanging, Mrs. MacDonald?!!"

Jump Rope for Heart Event – Wednesday, February 28th     Theme:  Olympics

If families wish to participate in fundraising – notes have gone home with students:

  • Students may request a pledge envelope

  • Students and families may donate and collect pledges online

  • Families may make a family donation through the school (Please make cheques payable to the Heart and Stroke Foundation)


AND………………………………… Special FUNraising Event – Duck Tape Challenge – students and staff will have a chance to nominate themselves to be duck taped to the wall!!! 

On Monday February 26, Tuesday February 27 and Wednesday February 28th at morning recess- anyone may purchase tickets to put their own name in the draw to be 1 of 3 people to be taped to the wall at the February 28th Jump Rope for Heart Event!!!!

Tickets are     1 for $1.00


                       3 for $2.00

Jump Rope for Heart – Olympics Style!!



Forrest Elementary School's Jump Rope for Heart Olympics is on Wednesday, February 28th

Everyone at Forrest School will be jumping that day!!


  • 12:50 - meet in the gym for quick assembly (we will need just a few minutes for set-up)

  • Buddy reading partner jump rope activities spread out around the school - Forrest Jumps will be one of the stations!!!!

  • 1:30 - meet back in the gym - draw names from Duck Tape Challenge

  • participants taped to the wall!!!


We also have some Fundraising planned:

  • Students may request to take home a pledge envelope and talk to family friends about supporting our Jump Rope event (fill in the permission slip below and return to Mrs. Hildebrand)
  • Families may make a family donation by sending a cheque or cash to the school – please complete the donation form below
  • Duct Tape Challenge – we are also having a duct tape challenge!!!  Students may purchase a ballot and nominate themselves to be duct taped to the wall!!  Stay tuned for more information!!


We have hosted many fun and successful events over the past 15 years – in total, Forrest Elementary School has raised $26,254.83 for the Heart and Stroke Foundation and we have grown a Skipping Club program that has 50-60 students jump roping and working on their skills to put on a show for the school each June. 




We wish to donate $________ to the Heart and Stroke Foundation.  Please find a cheque (to Heart and Stroke) or cash included with this form.


Name and  Mailing address for the receipt: 




My child, _________________ wishes to take part in the pledge envelope program.  I understand that envelopes need to be returned to the school by Monday, February 26, 2018.  **return this form to Mrs. Hildebrand


 Signature Parent or Guardian


For a printable PDF of this information click here JR4H.pdf