WITH about 30 elementary students participating, Ecole Jack Cook raised an impressive $3,005 for the Heart & Stroke Foundation through the Jump Rope for Heart program. The school, with 38 students enrolled in total, has run the program for the last three years, raising $3,275 in 2015 and $2,700 in 2016. Close to 30 students skipped for upwards of 15 minutes each day during May. The top three participants, left to right, are Grade 1 student Journie MacDonald who raised $202, Grade 5 student Nathan Bahr who gathered $252 and Grade 3 student Oasis Cleveland who collected $305. Photo contributed

Students jump to support the cause

Only 30 students raised more than $3,000 for Heart & Stroke

By Jackie Lieuwen

Only 30 students raised more than $3,000 for Heart & Stroke