Time for Jump Rope for Heart!

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Jump Rope for Heart is Friday, February 12, 2016 from 8:30-10:30 am in the EDS Gym for students in grades 3-5. All students have received their Jump Rope for Heart packets and are ready to fundraise! Parents are welcome to come watch and are also invited to jump rope with the students. Our goal is to raise $7,000.00 this year.

The students will collect money and turn their envelopes in on the day of the event, Friday, February 12th. Below are the directions for going online to collect money:

– Go to www.heart.org/jump
– Under “Search for a Team,” enter your EDS, Augusta, Ga. 30904
– When you find your team, click the “join team” hyperlink
– Create your own username, password, and answer a security question
– Click continue
– Fill out the registration form
– Have parents sign online waiver

Students should come to school on Friday morning dressed for the event in the following:

navy or black shorts
any EDS t-shirt
tennis shoes and socks

If freezing or extremely cold temperatures are forecast for Friday morning, February 12th, students are encouraged to wear black or navy sweatpants over their shorts.

This year, the American Heart Association has changed their incentive program from the adorable ducks to puppies. Mrs. Andrews has the first three puppies with the lanyard here in the office, so be sure to send in the coupon or donate online to get your puppies.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to email Katie Andrews or Jaye Cohen or call at 706-261-0111.

Jaye Cohen

Director of Athletics

EDS Faculty since 2013; 21 years prior experience
B.A., English Media, High Point University
M.A., Science in Interscholastic Athletic Administration, Ohio University
C.A.A., National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association

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