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Blaney Elementary participates in Jump Rope for the Heart
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Kim Allen, Blaney Elementary School (BES) Nurse, educates students about heart health at one of the stations at Jump Rope for the Heart. - photo by Tenell Felder

Last Friday, Blaney Elementary School (BES) students learned about heart health and physical activity at Jump Rope for the Heart. Students rotated through 11 stations where they exercised, played games and learned about eating healthy. BES school nurse Kim Allen wanted to show students that exercise can be fun.  Jump Rope for the Heart is a community service project that teaches students the importance of exercising  and eating healthy. Through Jump Rope for the Heart, BES students exceeded their goal of $1000 in raising money for the American Heart Association.