Jog-Alert #4

It’s Jog-a-thon week!  Please review the Jog-a-thon Day-Of Checklist and Map.  You can also enjoy this Jog-a-thon Special Report with everything you need to know!  Double check the running schedules for your child’s assigned day and time.*  Good luck runners! See you out there!

Preschool Running Schedule
Primary (K – 2) Running Schedule
Intermediate (3 – 5) Running Schedule
Middle (6 – 8) Running Schedule

Jog-a-thon Day-Of Checklist

Jog-a-thon Map

Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate schedule change requests.  Families who are unable to come to campus at their scheduled time or who elect to stay at home can still participate!  Send your child’s timed 20-minute run/walk distance to fundraising@st-johnschool.org, and we will convert your distance to laps.

Jog-a-thon Attire

Remember to color and decorate your shirts and wear your masks!  Students, teachers, and families are encouraged to dress crazy for Jog-a-thon!  Wear crazy socks, athletic wear, and hair.  The crazier the better!

Fundraising Status

We have raised over $74,000 toward our goal of $80,000!  Check out our 99Pledges homepage for our latest standings and remember to share your child’s donation page with friends and family!

“Mystery Award”

We are excited to reveal that the Mystery Award is “PUNISH THE PRINCIPALS!”  The grade that raises the most money will get to punish Principal O’Leary and Vice Principal Kelley with water balloons!  Get your donations in to win this awesome award!  Currently in the lead for this prize is 8th grade, but 6th grade and 4th grade are not far behind!

More Prizes!

  • $300 in family donations by October 9, qualifies for Cash Grabbing Gecko surprise!
  • Movie and popcorn home delivery package to the class that runs the most laps
  • Recognition given to the top boy and girl runners in each grade
  • Trampoline News!   Yes, they are back!  Our fantastic sponsor, Springfree Trampoline will add your family’s name in a raffle when you reach $200 in pledges raised by your family for a chance to win a Springfree Trampoline!  Increase your odds of winning:  Your family will earn an additional raffle entry for every $50 donation above $200.  Turn in your donations by October 9.

Thank You 2020 Jog-a-thon Team!
Brandi Dagg, Tracy Smith, Gigi Vasko, Nick & Aleah Valley

Thank You Sponsors!

Jog-Alert #3

It’s almost Jog-a-thon week, and we look forward to seeing our runners out on the course beginning Tuesday, September 29, through Friday, October 2.  Students will run/walk in small groups within their own grade and class.

Running Schedules, Jog-a-thon Day-Of Checklist, and Jog Map

Preschool Running Schedule
Primary (K – 2) Running Schedule
Intermediate (3 – 5) Running Schedule
Middle (6 – 8) Running Schedule

Jog-a-thon Day-Of Checklist

Jog-a-thon Map

Unfortunately, we are not able to accommodate schedule change requests.  Families who are unable to come to campus at their scheduled time or who elect to stay at home can still participate!  Send your child’s timed 20-minute run/walk distance to fundraising@st-johnschool.org, and we will convert your distance to laps.

Jog-a-thon Attire

Remember to color and decorate your shirts and bring your masks!  Students, teachers, and families are encouraged to dress crazy for Jog-a-thon!  Wear crazy socks, athletic wear, and hair.  The crazier the better!

Fundraising Status

We have raised over $65,000 toward our goal of $80,000!  Check out our 99Pledges homepage for our latest standings and remember to share your child’s donation page with friends and family!

Mystery Award!

We are excited to reveal that the Mystery Award is “PUNISH THE PRINCIPALS!”  The grade that raises the most money will get to punish Principal O’Leary and Vice Principal Kelley with water balloons!  Get your donations in to win this awesome award!  Currently in the lead for this prize is 6th grade, but 8th grade and Kindergarten are not far behind!

More Prizes!

  • Get your pledges in!  $150 in family donations qualifies your student to be entered into our final Scrip raffle drawing tomorrow, September 25.
  • $300 in family donations by October 9, qualifies for Cash Grabbing Gecko surprise!
  • Leading class ($) by September 25, at 10am gets to pick the 2020 Jog-a-thon Theme Song.  With less than $100 difference, Ms. Sullivan’s class is currently in the lead, followed closely by Mr. Thomas’s then Miss Murray’s classes!
  • Movie and popcorn home delivery package to the class that runs the most laps
  • Recognition given to the top boy and girl runners in each grade

Trampoline News!     Yes, they are back!  Our fantastic sponsor, Springfree Trampoline will add your family’s name in a raffle when you reach $200 in pledges raised by your family for a chance to win a Springfree Trampoline!  Increase your odds of winning:  Your family will earn an additional raffle entry for every $50 donation above $200.  Turn in your donations by October 9.

Thank You 2020 Jog-a-thon Team!
Brandi Dagg, Tracy Smith, Gigi Vasko, Nick & Aleah Valley

Thank You Sponsors!

Jog-Alert #2

St. John School Jog-a-thon presented by Atlas Construction Specialties

We are looking forward to Jog-a-thon week, happening September 28 – October 2nd.  Jog-a-thon will take place over the course of a week so students can run safely in small groups while still enjoying this fun tradition!  Designated running times will be distributed soon!  You can pick up your Jog-a-thon shirt this Friday. In case you missed it, check out the Jog-a-thon kick-off video and presentation and be sure to read the 2020 Jog-a-thon Information packet for important dates and PRIZE details!

Jog-a-thon Shirt Pick Up
T-shirts will be available for pick up outside the main school building on Friday, September 18 during these times:

Preschool: Sent home with students on Wednesday (3DayPK) and Friday (AM/PM PK)
Grades K – 2:  1:00 – 1:30pm
Grades 3 – 4:  1:30 – 2:00pm
Grades 5 – 6:  
2:00 – 2:30pm
Grades 7 – 8:  2:30 – 3:00pm
Parents with children in multiple grade levels: choose your own time between 1:00 – 3:00pm.

Remember to color your shirts! Students, teachers, and families are encouraged to dress crazy for Jog-a-thon!  Wear crazy socks, athletic wear, and hair. The crazier the better!

Fundraising Status: We have raised over $31,000 toward our goal of $80,000! Check out our 99Pledges homepage our for our latest standings and remember to share your child’s page with friends and family! An email from 99Pledges with your child’s page was sent out last Wednesday.  If you did not receive it, you can do a name search on 99Pledges.

PRIZES, PRIZES, PRIZES!!

  • $150 in family donations qualifies your student to be entered into Scrip raffle drawings, taking place on September 23, 24 & 25. Drop off your coupon in the Snoopy Library outside the main school building on 79th Street.
  • $300 in family donations by October 9 qualifies for Cash Grabbing Gecko surprise!
  • Leading class ($) by September 25 at 12:00pm gets to pick the 2020 Jog-a-thon Theme Song.  MS. SULLIVAN’S class is currently in the lead, followed by Miss Murray and Mr. Thomas!
  • Movie and popcorn home delivery package to the class that runs the most laps
  • MYSTERY AWARD to grade that raises the most $$.  Currently in the lead is 6th GRADE, but 8th grade and 5th grade are not far behind!
  • Recognition given to the top boy and girl runners in each grade

****TRAMPOLINE NEWS!! Yes, THEY ARE BACK! Our fantastic sponsor Springfree Trampoline will add your family name in the raffle for EVERY $200 RAISED PER FAMILY for your chance to WIN A SPRINGFREE TRAMPOLINE! INCREASE YOUR ODDS OF WINNING…Your family will earn an ADDITIONAL RAFFLE ENTRY for EVERY $50 DONATION ABOVE $200.  Turn in your donations by October 9th.

Thank You 2020 Jog-a-thon Team!
Brandi Dagg, Tracy Smith, Gigi Vasko, Nick & Aleah Valley

Thank You Sponsors!

Jog-Alert #1

Let’s Run to the Moon and Back! The St. John School Jog-a-thon presented by Atlas Construction Specialties will take place the week of September 28 – October 2!  This is a super fun event for the whole school and an important fundraiser for St. John. Students in Pre-K through 8th grade are encouraged to participate. Rain or shine, students will run/walk a course in and around campus at a scheduled time during the week of September 28 – October 2.  We are extending Jog-a-thon over the course of a week so students can run safely in small groups while still enjoying this fun tradition!  Designated running times will be provided in the coming days.  Check out the 2020 Jog-a-thon kick-off video and presentation and make sure to read the 2020 Jog-a-thon information packet for important dates and PRIZE details!

Fundraising Starts Today!
Jog-a-thon donations are collected through our personalized webpage at 99Pledges.  Our goal is to raise $80,000.  Today you will receive an email from 99Pledges with a link to your student’s pledge page. Simply share your link with friends and family and make your flat or per lap donation. If you don’t receive a link, you can search and find your student’s page here.

Jog-a-thon T-shirts
Shirts will be available for pick-up outside the main school building on Friday, September 18th.

Thank You Sponsors!

St. John School Jog-a-Thon, presented by Atlas Construction Specialties

2020 Jog-a-Thon Sponsors – Thank You!

We are looking forward to our 2020 Jog-a-Thon, presented by Atlas Construction Specialties! We are grateful to all of our sponsors for your support: Atlas Construction Specialties, Carter Subaru, Springfree Trampoline, Evans Insurance, GPT Greenwood Physical Therapy, The Saki Group – Residential Real Estate, Smile Ballard, Turnstyle, Valley & Company Events, and Overland Real Estate.  Thank you!

Jog-a-Thon Artwork Winners!

Congratulations to Peter Masiello and Brooklyn Vega for designing the winning logos for our 2020 Jog-a-Thon t-shirts and sticker and to Maggie Redmond and Daniel Robshaw for winning the poster designs.   Thank you!

 

Last Call for Sponsorship

Jog-a-thon Sponsors – Last Call

Do you have a business? Need a little “good will” exposure? Sponsor the St. John School 2020 Jog-a-thon! This fantastic event is a well publicized cause for your business to sponsor.  Your business name and logo will appear on the tee shirts of over 500 St. John students. Your business’ generosity will be publicly recognized to our entire community in newsletters, website mentions, banners, and more. There is a sponsorship level to meet everyone’s needs! Please contact Andrea Marquez (fundraising@st-johnschool.org ) if interested in more information– we look forward to making this a great Jog-a-thon with your support! The deadline for sponsorship is Thursday, August 6th.

Click on the link for more information on sponsorship levels and agreement.

Email the Jog-a-thon team at fundraising@st-johnschool.org if you have any questions.

Thank You Sponsors

Springfree Trampoline

Premium Logo level

Carter Subaru

Logo Level

Evans Insurance – Evans Family

GPT Greenwood Physical Therapy – Osaki Family

The Saki Group – Tsurusaki Family

Turnstyle – Diefenbach Family

Valley and Company Events – Valley Family

Name level

Overland Real Estate – Overland Family

2020 Jog-a-Thon Team,

Brandi Dagg, Tracy Smith, and Gigi Vasko

Jog-a-thon Art Contest and Sponsors

Jog-a-thon Sponsors 

Thank you GPT Greenwood Physical Therapy for your Logo level sponsorship!

Do you have a business? Need a little “good will” exposure? Sponsor the St. John School 2020 Jog-a-thon! This fantastic event is a well publicized cause for your business to sponsor.  Your business name and logo will appear on the tee shirts of over 500 St. John students. Your business’ generosity will be publicly recognized to our entire community in newsletters, website mentions, banners, and more. There is a sponsorship level to meet everyone’s needs! Please contact Andrea Marquez (fundraising@st-johnschool.org ) if interested in more information– we look forward to making this a great Jog-a-thon with your support!

Click on the link for more information on sponsorship levels and agreement.

Email the Jog-a-thon team at fundraising@st-johnschool.org if you have any questions.

Thank You Jog-a-Thon Artists!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2020 Jog-a-thon Art contest! Peter Masiello’s “Run to the Moon and Back” design was chosen for the 2020 t-shirt design. Poster design contest winners are Maggie Redmond and Daniel Robshaw.  Brooklyn Vega claimed this year’s sticker design award. Congratulations!

2020 Jog-a-Thon Team,

Brandi Dagg, Tracy Smith, and Gigi Vasko

Jog-a-thon Celebration Day is October 18th

We have set aside a whole day to celebrate our fundraising success. We would like to thank the students for running 1,163 miles in support of St. John, the families and friends who pledged their support and the volunteers who helped make the Jog-a-thon a fun and successful event. All of your efforts raised over $82,500 for the school’s operating budget to help pay for school supplies, technology enhancements and support staff. Congratulations! Way to go Eagles!

JOG-A-THON  ASSEMBLY   9 :00AM – 9:30 AM

We will  present certificates to the top boy and girl finishers in each grade, watch a slide show from the day of the Jog-a-thon and… draw the winner of the SPRINGFREE TRAMPOLINE !

SILLY STRING SHOWDOWN  9:30AM

The 7th graders will take on  Ms. O’Leary and Senor Pablo with cans of Silly String – the reward for the grade that raised the most money  –  $10,357!

CASH  GRABBIN’ GECKO  – ALL  LUNCHES

189 students qualified to grab some cash during lunch using a sticky Gecko – Good Luck!

POPCORN & MOVIE PARTY  1:00-3:00

Mr. Stinebrickner’s 5th graders have earned a popcorn and movie party as the class running the most miles – 56.4! Also earning a popcorn and movie for the middle school is  Mrs. Brumback’s class with 55.8 miles and for the primary grades is Mrs. Jessup’s class with 51.2 miles and . Way to go!

And for reaching (and surpassing!) our Jog-a-thon fundraising goal – Friday is FREE DRESS!

Last Day to Donate is October 4th!

Jog-a-thon Reminders

You have until Friday October 4th to make your donation at 99pledges.com. Let’s finish strong and achieve our goal of $80,000. Prizes up for grabs include:

Springfree Trampoline – for every $200 raised per family, an entry goes into a raffle to win a Springfree trampoline.

$300 raised per family by October 4th earns your child(ren) entry into the popular Cash Grabbin Gecko game.

A Silly String Showdown will be awarded to the grade that raises the most money by October 4th. Can you catch the current leader?

Jog-a-thon Celebration Day is October 18th!

Thank you, sponsors!

 

 

Jog-alert #2

It’s Jog-a-thon week!!!

The whole community is invited to participate- as a donor, a runner, a volunteer or a cheerleader! Let’s get ready to Run Wild!

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 20th– all day during school, we will run in groups by class. Come cheer on your students or run with them! See the running schedule below. This is a RAIN OR SHINE event!

DONATIONS

Donations will be collected through the website 99Pledges . It’s fast, easy and super effective! Please contact Andrea Marquez at fundraising@st-johnschool.org  immediately if you have not received an email invitation from 99Pledges with your student’s personal pledge page link.

Jog-a-thon Running Schedule

INSIDE LOOP OUTSIDE LOOP
TIME SLOT GRADE TIME SLOT GRADE
8:00-9:00 SET-UP
9:00-9:30 K 9:00-9:30 8
9:30-10:00 1 9:30-10:00 7
10:00-10:30 PRE-K 10:00-10:30 6
10:30-11:00 3
LUNCH LUNCH
1:00-1:30 PRE-K 1:00-1:30 5
1:30-2:00 2 1:30-2:00 4

PRIZES PRIZES PRIZES!!

  • $150 in family donations by September 18 – 20.  Turn in your coupon and you will be entered into the Scrip raffle drawing, taking place on September 18, 19 & 20.
  • $300 in family donations by October 4th qualifies for Cash Grabbing Gecko game on Friday, October 18th.
  • Leading class ($) by September 18 gets to pick the Jog-a-thon Theme Song. Who’s in the lead? Visit 99Pledges to find out!
  • Silly String Showdown to grade that raises the most $$ by October 4th.
  • Free Dress for the school on Jog Celebration Day, October 18,  if we reach our goal of $80,000.

TRAMPOLINE NEWS!!

Yes, THEY ARE BACK! Our fantastic Sponsor Springfree Trampoline will add your family name in the raffle for EVERY $200 RAISED PER FAMILY, for your chance TO WIN A SPRINGFREE TRAMPOLINE! (multiple entries for multiple $200 donations!)

 

JOG-A-THON DRESS

Everyone dresses CRAZY for Jog-a-thon! Crazy hair (colored spray ok!), fun socks & athletic/running wear- and of course the St. John Jog-a-thon t-shirt! Kids are encouraged to color in the t-shirt!

THANK YOU SPONSORS!

Huge thanks to sponsors:

We can’t do it without you!

QUESTIONS?

Contact Andrea Marquez at fundraising@st-johnschool.org