Caprock Academy raises over $21,000 for the Kids Heart Challenge, Students will get to slime Head of School and P.E. Teachers

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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — Caprock Academy is a K-12 Tuition-Free Public Charter School in Grand Junction. Enrollment is open to any student. The school has been open since 2007.

The American Heart Association sponsors the Kids Heart Challenge to raise money and awareness of healthy heart practices. The Caprock Academy students from Kindergarten through 5th grade have been participating and have raised over $21,000 which will benefit the American Heart Association.

Students win prizes for the monies they raise and those students bringing in the highest dollar amounts win the opportunity to slime the P.E. Teachers, Mrs. Culver and Mrs. Lovelace and also the Head of School, Mr. Andrew Collins.

The event will take place Thursday, March 11th at 1:00 p.m. on the south grass field of Caprock Academy. Media are encouraged to join us for this short, socially distanced event that will surely bring great visuals. Please check in with your ID at our front office and wear your masks. 

Caprock Academy is a tuition-free public charter school.  The school focuses on the classical education methodology, core knowledge curriculum, and the importance of character education. Enrollment is open to any student. For more information, call 243-1771 or visit

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