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What's New at John Hay?

JOIN US! John Hay's Auction Weekend is March 13th and 14th! New this year we will be hosting two events: Hear Us Roar: John Hay Auction 2020 will be the traditional adults only evening at Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center on March 14, 2020. Tickets are on sale now! Additionally, we have listened to family feedback and are adding The Bee's Knees Bash - a free family friendly event that will be held at school on Friday, March 13th. This new all-inclusive family event will showcase a small kid-focused silent auction, student art projects, class parties and Teacher Experiences.

Learn more about the Auction and how you can help out by visiting our Auction page.

HEAR US ROAR! The online auction opens THIS Friday, February 28th at 8AM. Get a head start! Log onto to set up or update your account and credit card information. For more information about our online auction, please visit our online auction page.

CALLING ALL PARENTS! Join us for our next Parent Education Night: How To Grow Remarkable Kids presented by Julietta Skoog, a Certified Positive Discipline Trainer, with degrees in School Counseling and School Psychology and 15 years of experience in Seattle Public Elementary Schools. Thursday, February 27, 6-8:00pm in the John Hay Library. For more info, visit our PEN webpage.

IT'S THAT TIME! Registration for our After School Enrichment Clubs - Spring Session opens this Saturday (Feb 29) at 11am!!! Info/schedule/registration link.

WELCOME! We are so delighted to announce that our new Assistant Principal, Angela Clement, began at John Hay this week. Follow this link to learn a little more about her background and her thoughts on education.

SAY CHEESE! It’s not too early to order your yearbook! Every year we sell out, so it is best to pre-order your book to ensure that your child will receive one. and enter code: 11338220. Any questions? Please contact Lynn Baker at

STATE RECOGNITION FOR HAY! On June 6th, in Olympia, John Hay will be honored for high achievement in ELA, Math, and SQSS (School Quality and Student Success) measures. We are just one of seven schools in our district to be recognized in all three areas! Principal Beach, as well as Superintendent Juneau, will be traveling to Olympia to receive the award. Congratulations on a job well done! We could not be more proud! You can find more information on this award here.


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WE'RE BANANAS FOR HANNAH! Meet Hannah Hansen, one of John Hay Elementary's sensational 3rd grade teachers. You may have seen her at one of our school events, dressed as an avocado, and surrounded by an adoring gaggle of kiddos. She definitely has a BIG fan base at John Hay! Now's your chance to get to know her a bit better. Check out our Blog post!

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