One by one students filed into the football field near the school, delivering a high five -- no underhands, down lows or fistbumps allowed -- to a purple lightning bolt standing outside.
The final tally in the school's effort: 1,363 in one hour.
The Hoffman Estates kids worked in conjunction with Northwest Special Recreation Association to get the skin trading record done. NWSRA hoped to raise awareness about the need for community volunteerism with the event.
Guinness will take some time to verify the record.