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By: jennifersalexander | December 08, 2017

Bin of water balloons in various pastel colors.

We had excellent weather for our 2nd Annual Water Balloon Toss today on the John Hay playground. Ms. Anderson and Ms. Beaury's Kindergarten class and Ms. Hansen's 3rd grade class both achieved 100% on their envelope returns during this year's Annual Fund and therefore had the opportunity to throw water balloons at Assistant Principal Berkenwald. Many other classes came out to cheer them on and Mr. B got SOAKED! Everyone had a blast! Mr. B even stuck around to finish off the remaining balloons in a distance toss.


Thank you to all our Jaguar families for working together to make your Annual Fund such a huge success! You make John Hay an extraordinary place to learn and play. 

Thank you to Samantha Bayne for planning and executing today's ...

Category: Fundraising 

Tags: Annual Fund 

By: John Hay Partners | May 05, 2017

Give Big campaign logo


Wondering what’s next for our playground? 

We’ve just about come to the end of our Department of Neighborhoods' $25,000 matching funds grant. From that grant we now have a concept masterplan, a construction estimate and a preliminary strategy for Phase 1 construction. 


What does this mean? 

The masterplan is our collective dream, the estimate is what the dream costs, and Phase 1 is the reality of what we can likely raise and build by September 2018. 


What's next? 

We go to work applying for grants and finding donors. The remaining amount will come from fundraising. 

Grant applications are in the works and our first fundraising effort is May 10th with Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG. This is a one-day online giving event...

Category: Fundraising 

Tags: Playground 

By: John Hay Partners | May 25, 2016

Dear John Hay Community,


Please take a minute and complete this four question survey letting us know how you would like to see your fundraising money spent. 


Please complete the survey once for each student you have at John Hay Elementary.

Your John Hay Elementary School Partners

By: John Hay Partners | March 14, 2016

Signups have started! Extra forms are available in the office or sign up online.


This is a school wide event open to all grades and skill levels.  No experience necessary. Tournament play will start 3/23 and extend through 3/25 if necessary.  Build a team (4 recommended), think of a team name, and have some fun out on the basketball court. 


Parents, if you are interested in playing, we are trying to create a staff vs parent game or gather parents to represent classrooms in tournament play.  There will be a spot on your child's form to sign up if you are interested.  Questions can be directed to Lee Scovern at 206-910-7272.

By: John Hay Partners | March 08, 2016

RSVP Today

Auction invitations went home this week.  Please join us for a great evening celebrating John Hay.  If you have never attended the auction, please consider coming.  Get a group of friends together and host a table.  If you aren’t sure who to sit with, we can seat you with other parents from your child’s class.  This is a fun-filled evening you don’t want to miss!


Auction Pizza Contest

New this year! If you donate and auction item, sign up for a business sponsorship or volunteer to help at the auction, your child’s class will receive credit towards a Pizza Party. 


That’s right, all you have to do is fill out a procurement form with your auction item donation OR sign up to volunteer OR become a sponsor – and the class with the highest ...

Category: Fundraising 

Tags: John Hay Auction 

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