Astor Elementary students raise $10,357 for heart association

Astor Elementary School once again celebrated Jump Rope for Heart on Valentine’s Day, and thanks to the school’s students, staff and parents, $10,357 was raised for the American Heart Association. Last year, $8,244 was raised. All of the students were involved in the celebration, and 137 brought in donations. Pictured from left, the top three fundrasisers, Meira Sapir ($300), Paul Schacher ($1,060), and Kameron Green ($550), with physical education teacher Brian Babbitt, who has been coordinating the Jump Rope for Heart event for over 20 years.

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