Cataline elementary school students helped reveal the total amount of money raised for Jump Rope for Heart in 2018. Monica Lamb-Yorski photo

Cataline students raise $12,000 for Jump Rope for Heart

In the last 20 years the school has raised more than $100,000 for the cause

This year Cataline elementary school raised $12,172.83 during its Jump Rope for Heart campaign.

The program’s co-ordinator Rae Perry said the school smashed its original goal of $8,000.

Students who were the top money raisers were Ethan James, Grade 1, who raised $1,013.35, Tyler Lyons, Grade 3, who raised $649, Bella Hilton Erlandson, Grade 3, who raised $505.65 and Rylee Poole, Grade 2 who raised $500.

During an assembly held Friday, June 22, Perry revealed the total raised with the help of students who held signs.

Perry also announced that in the last 20 years the school has raised more than $100,000 for Jump Rope For Heart.

“We did the jump rope in early May and everyone jumps,” Perry said.

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