Construction and Budget Update 9/17/18

Jambo Rafikis! We hope you all had a chance to visit the wonderful new space in administrative building after Mass during the open house or at coffee and donuts! In the August Construction and Schedule update, we described Washington State’s new seismic standards—expected to be adopted by the City of Seattle in 2019. We concluded … Continue Reading »

JOG-A-THON

JOG-A-THON….important date reminders: September 19, 20, and 21     Raffle prizes!!! Students with $150 or more (family total) in Jog-a-thon pledges/donations qualify for entry into a raffle for $25 in their choice of Scrip. Students, remember to turn in your raffle coupon to your homeroom teacher! September 19     The CLASS with the most pledges/donations will get … Continue Reading »

Scrip – Let’s Get Going!

As part of each family’s pledge to St. John School, participating in Scrip is important.  Proceeds from the sale of Scrip go directly into the operating budget of the school, helping to maintain fair and just wages for our teachers, keep current with technology and curriculum materials, and more. Haven’t participated over the summer?  Time … Continue Reading »

Get Ready for the 2018 Jog-a-thon!

Get ready! – The 2018 Jog-a-thon, presented by KAVU will kick off TOMORROW at the all-school assembly in Egan Hall at 8:30. We’ll have lots of fun, music, and giveaways to get excited and strive to reach our goal of $80,000 for St. John School! Watch for these important items: An email from the Jog-a-thon … Continue Reading »

Thank You for Another Amazing Auction!

We couldn’t have done it without you: $372,000 total raised–a new school record! 94% of you participated (procured, attended, purchased, sold raffle tickets or volunteered) $82,000 raised for Fund-a-Need which will allow us to furnish our new classrooms, extended care, and preschool!  Your donation might be eligible for matching funds–check with your employer!  Questions?  Contact Michele Thornquist … Continue Reading »

Buy Your Auction Tickets & Volunteer

The most important fundraiser of the year is right around the corner– the Denim & Diamonds Auction is 4.20.18 and needs your help.  Here are the ways: 1. Go to the auction page, buy your tickets: https://www.biddingforgood.com/auction/auctionhome.action… 2. Volunteer to help the week of, signup here: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080445a5ab23a75-denim1 3. Buy or bake a cake for the Dessert … Continue Reading »

St. John Wins $20K Capital Needs Grant

We are pleased to report that St. John Parish & School received a $20,000 grant from the Garneau-Nicon Family Foundation to support the Honor the Past, Embrace the Present, and Secure the Future campaign.  The Garneau-Nicon Family Foundation is “dedicated to encouraging and supporting individuals and organizations seeking to improve and enrich the community they … Continue Reading »

Construction Update 3/15/18

Jambo Rafikis! We wish you a holy Lenten season and look forward to celebrating the Resurrection of our Lord with you this Easter. No doubt you have seen the construction activity on our campus. We are writing to update you on the progress of our Honor the Past, Embrace the Present and Secure the Future … Continue Reading »

Construction Update Addendum 3/15/18

As we described in the March 15, 2018 letter to parishioners from Fr. Crispin and the Executive Committee, the following is additional information on the progress of the campaign, construction and planning: By September of 2017, the Parish had raised $2.7 million of the overall stated goal of $3.266 million. With confidence that we would … Continue Reading »