(04/18/2007)

Class winners of PHE's Mini Relay for Life Walk,
Mrs. Whytsell's preschool and Mrs. Propst's 2nd grade

Submitted by Lori Parsons

From March 20th through April 3rd Carol Dye's Heads Up! Mini Relay for Life class, along with the staff, students and parents of Pleasant Hill Elementary raised $1720.25 to donate for cancer research.

During that time period there were a variety of activities that students, staff and parents participated in to help raise money. The activities included:

Hat Day - Students paid to wear their favorite hat to school for the day

Danglers - Danglers were purchased from March 20th through April 3rd in honor and memory of someone that had cancer. The danglers were displayed on the wall in the multi-purpose room of the school. On Tuesday evening, April 4th, the danglers were put in a container for a prize drawing.

Balloons - Relay For Life balloons were purchased in honor and memory of love ones.

Class-Individual Fund Raisers - All the students were given envelopes to collect money from March 20th through March 29th. The student that collected the most money in each of the 2 grade divisions won a $10 McDonald's gift card and led their class in the Mini Walk. The class that raised the most money won an Ice Cream party and led their class division in the Mini Walk.

On Friday afternoon, March 30th the students were divided into 2 grade divisions and each grade division participated in a presentation on "Fast Foods" by Joyce Morgan, a Magic Show by the Great Haughtini (Patty Haught), a snack and then the "Mini" walk.

Mrs. Whytsell and Mrs. Dye's preschool classes lead the walk in the younger grade division, the student collecting the most money was Carissa Yoak in Mrs. Hardway's classroom.

Mrs. Propst's 2nd grade led the walk in the older grade division. Laura Webb collected the most money from that class. Donna Roberts won the dangler prize, a $5 McDonalds gift card. Mrs. Dye's Mini Relay Heads Up! Class kept track of the steps they took during their classes. They also decorated piggy banks in which the students collected money and turned in at their last class. Johnathan Taylor walked the most steps and received a pedometer. Tiffany Curry collected the most money and received a $5 McDonalds gift card.

We would like to extend a thank you to everyone that donated their time and money and helped to make our 2007 "Mini" Relay for Life a great success. We would also like to invite you to come out and walk at the "Relay for Life" walk on Saturday, June 23rd. at 6 p.m. at Wayne Underwood field in Grantsville.


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