Jog-Alert #2

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

Jog-a-thon is next week!  Students in Pre-K through 8th grade will run/walk a course on and around campus during a scheduled time from September 22 – 24.  Parents are encouraged to come and cheer on their kids!  View the Jog-a-thon schedule here to find out what day and time your child(ren) will be running.  In case you missed it, watch the 2021 Jog-a-thon kick-off video and make sure to read the 2021 Jog-a-thon information packet for details on scheduled jog times, PRIZES and more!

Fundraising Status
Thank you St. John families and friends!  We have raised over $50,000 toward our goal of $80,000.  Jog-a-thon donations are collected through our personalized webpage at 99Pledges.  You should have received an email on September 8 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.


    • $25 Scrip Raffle – Students of families with $150 or more in donations by this Friday, September 17 will be entered into a $25 scrip raffle.  Turn in your coupon to your homeroom teacher.
    • Jog-a-thon Theme Song – The CLASS with the most donations by 12 noon on Monday, September 20 will choose the 2021 Jog-a-thon theme song.  Mr. Bretz’ 8th grade class is currently in the lead followed closely by Mrs. Traywick’s 3rd grade class and Mr. Tice’s 7th grade class! 
    • Springfree Trampoline – Back again this year!  For every $200 raised per family, your family name will be added to a raffle to win a Springfree Trampoline.  Increase your odds of winning…your family will earn an additional raffle entry for every $50 donation beyond $200.  Turn in your donations by October 1st.  Thank you, Springfree Trampoline!
    • Cash Grabbin’ Gecko – Families with over $300 in donations by October 1st qualify students to participate in the popular Cash Grabbin’ Gecko game.
    • Punish the Principals – Back by popular demand, the GRADE that raises the most money by October 1st will get to punish Principal O’Leary and Vice Principal Kelley with water balloons!  7th Grade – you are in the lead!  8th grade and 3rd grade aren’t far behind! 
    • Free Dress Day for the school if we meet our goal of $80,000 by October 1st.

Volunteers Needed

Thank you to those who have already signed up to volunteer.  We need a few more volunteers to help us on Jog-a-thon days.  Sign up here to help our school have a successful and fun event!  Please see the Run Schedule for your child’s scheduled jog time.

Jog-a-thon T-shirts
Shirts will be sent home on Wednesday, September 15.  Students, color your shirts and prepare to dress crazy for Jog-a-thon day!

Thank You Sponsors!