Heart Hero News

February 2016

October 2016

NJAHPERD Recognition
Jump/Hoops Coordinators receive a 1/2 price NJAHPERD membership and all coordinators are invited to attend a "thank you" breakfast at the Annual Convention. All coordinators names are listed in the Annual Convention program and the top 10 schools are recognized at the Convention Opening Session.

About the program

Get involved:Find out how you can become a Jump Rope for Heart or Hoops for Heart Coordinator!
NJAHPERD State Jump Rope for Heart and Hoops for Heart Coordinator is Michelle (Mickey) Fox
Jim Presbrey Vice President, Youth Market - New Jersey at the American Heart Association 917-213-9432. 
Contact the NJAHPERD office or click the box on the membership application to receive more information.

National Recognition
Do you know an AHA Coordinator who should be recognized for their outstanding work?
SHAPE America Jump Rope For Heart/Hoops For Heart Recognition Award

SHAPE America Jump Rope For Heart & Hoops For Heart Grants
If your school completed a Jump Rope For Heart (JRFH) or Hoops For Heart (HFH) event this past school year, you could earn rewards and national recognition for your school's physical education program!

Resources from SHAPE America

NJAHPERD is proud to recognize the 2016-2017  #1 fundraising schools in New Jersey for Jump Rope For Heart and Hoops For Heart.

#1 Jump Rope for Heart
Edward V. Walton Elementary School, Springfield
Christine Alamorian

#1 Hoops for Heart
North Hunterdon High School, Annandale
Jill Izzo

#1 Jump Rope for Heart/Hoops for Heart
Lawrence Intermediate School, Lawrence Township
Jonathan Chichilitti,  Victoria Hart, PJ Barrett, David Boggs

Rookies of the Year

Jim Hayden
Atco Elementary School, Atco

Michele McColligan
Shady Lane Elementary Scholl, Westville

Donna North and Steve Bower
Smithville Elementary School, Galloway