BARSTOW — Students from Skyline North Elementary School participated in Jump Rope for Heart throughout the day on Thursday. This is the 16th consecutive year that Skyline North has taken part in the fundraising event, according to Sandy Robb, administrative assistant at the school.

Verandi Ulloa, a third-grade student in Mrs. Silva’s class, has collected $836, making her the top earner for the fundraiser.

Jump Rope for Heart is held to raise money for the American Heart Association and is a fun physical activity program for schools, keeping kids healthy while raising funds to fight heart disease.