Beginning this week students are learning about the heart in P.E. classes. Students will learn about the benefits of having a healthy heart and the Jump Rope for Heart organization. Jump Rope for Heart raises money for the American Heart Association and supports children and adults who have some type of heart issue. Each year Poplin participates in the annual fundraiser. Click here for more information and check out Poplin’s Jump Rope for Heart webpage. Information about this is being sent home this week with students. This event goes on now until Thursday, March 9, 2017.
The annual 4th grade Wax Museum was held Friday, February 10, 2017. Poplin families, community guests, and all Poplin students were invited to come meet the famous historical figures. Attendees were encouraged to bring change to donate towards a local charity, Heart for Monroe, and a global charity, Water for Sudan. As change was donated, students will became the historical person and presented their speech.
Each year the Union County Community Shelter (UCCS) feeds approximately 45,000 hot meals per year at the Soup Kitchen located in Monroe. Each UCPS school is being challenged to raise $1,000 to help support the UCCS. Poplin Elementary is working to help support the community shelter by having the following activities.
Each year Poplin Elementary raises funds for the American Cancer Society (ACS). Beginning today we are beginning our fundraising efforts in order to support ACS through the Union County Relay for Life event which will take place on Friday, May 5, 2017, at Sun Valley High School. Our school raised over $5,300.00 last school year!