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Heart Challenge Ends in Rainbow Hair and Pie in the Face


February 24, 2021

Any student who accomplished the timed challenge, jumping rope for two minutes without stopping, gained the privilege of signing this heart that Physical Education Teacher, Courtney Bell created to celebrate heart health and to honor her students.

The physical education classes at Meadowlark Elementary School in Chinook celebrated the completion of a unit on heart health with a Pie in the Face Gathering on February 18. Students who collected the most donations for their grade level in the Kids Heart Challenge, a program of the American Heart Association, were recognized at this Gathering and granted the privilege of throwing a pie at a school official. The Gathering was livestreamed on the school's Facebook page.

The school's goal was to raise $2,500, and they exceeded that goal, generating $3,050.27 for the American Heart Associati...

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