Auction News 02/19/20

Auction Tickets On Sale This Friday
The Auction is on FridayApril 3rd at Fremont Studios! Tickets will go on sale this Friday, February 21st and will be available for purchase on-line at https://www.biddingforgood.com/stjohnsea/.  Please note in the comment box with whom you would like to sit with.

We are offering two ticket levels:

  • Purple (standard) tickets – $115 per person and include a delectable dinner from Kaspar’s Catering, hosted wine from Gifford Hirlinger, and After-Party entertainment.
  • Gold (VIP) tickets – $150 per person, and in addition to the above, will include a St. John Umbrella, a Signature Cocktail, and more.

Tables seat ten, so please remember to include with whom you would like to sit or your grade level in the comments box when you order your tickets. Ticket prices will increase on Friday, March 20th, so don’t delay! We look forward to seeing you at the Auction on Friday, April 3rd at Fremont Studios.

If you would like to sponsor a teacher to attend the event, “Sponsor a Teacher” tickets will also be available for you to purchase and donate.

Raffle Tickets
Raffle tickets will be sent home with your youngest child this Friday, February 21st.  The drawing for the $2,500 cash prize will be held on the night of the Auction. Every ticket, sold and unsold, must be returned by no later than April 3rd. Thank you for your support of St. John School!

Procurement
Thank you to all who helped to procure the amazing items for this year’s event. We are very excited for all of our packages. Special thank you to our Procurement Team – Kara Dacquisto, Erin Kalanquin, Amy Szysko, Madeline Pennington, Carolina Marx, and Julia Tsursaki.  If you missed the procurement deadline but would still like to make a donation toward our St. John School Auction, you may do so on our Online Cash Donation Page or send a check payable to St. John School. Thank you for your support!

Thank You Sponsors
We are very grateful for our sponsors – thanks to their generous sponsorship of the Auction, we are able to offer ticket prices without a price increase this year. Thank you for helping to ensure that the maximum amount of funds raised can go straight to the St. John Operating Fund.

Thank you:
Class President $10,000
First Federal – Deines Family
Quarterback $5,000
Salinas Construction Inc. – Salinas Family
Bar & VIP Gift Sponsor $5,000
PCVA Law – Reich Family
After Party Sponsor $1,750
Dick’s Drive-In Restaurants – Donovan Family
Drum Major $1,000
Ballard Pediatric Dentistry
Domino Beauty Boutique – Vierra Family
Ecco Design Inc. – Hussing Family
Greenwood Ohlund & Co. – O’Rourke Family
Riley Athletics – Riley Family
Ross Hartwich, Lake & Co. Real Estate
Smile Ballard – Curalli Family
UNITS Moving & Portable Storage – Nedialkov Family
Valley & Company Events – Valley Family
Yearbook Editor $500
Acupuncture with Zen
Alton Computer Solutions – Alton Family
Animal Surgical & Orthopedic Center – Aguila Family
Aurora Plumbing
Broderick Architects
Evans Insurance – Evans/Kudrna Family
Finishing Edge – Bergman Family
GPT Greenwood Physical Therapy – Osaki Family
Greenwood Hardware
Mastin Labs Inc. – Mastin Family
Mathnasium of Northwest Seattle – Tempest Family
The Saki Group – Residential Sales/Leasing – Tsurusaki Family
Shameless Mom Academy – Dean Family
Turnstyle – Diefenbach Family
Team Mascot $250
Aspire Capital Advisors, LLC – Flavin Family
Ballard Pediatric Clinic
Cafe Bambino – Kudla/Spath Family
Guidant Financial – Burckhardt Family
Nelle Steele Research – Steele Family
Portal Virtual Reality Arcade – Harader Family
Quigley Group at Compass – Quigley Family
Robin Sheridan Homes – Sheridan Family
Color Guard $100
Thirsty Fish

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Important Date Reminders!:

  • Auction tickets go on sale, Friday, February 21st.
  • Raffle Tickets go home, Friday, February 21st.

Questions? Contact lexnicios@gmail.com or kristendambach@hotmail.com or fundraising@st-johnschool.org.

Auction News 02/12/20

This Week’s Poll 
With a lot of great items turned in already, we’re thinking about our bidding strategy.  What are you favorite types of items to target at the Auction? 

Procurement
A final to-do before you head out for mid-winter break! Our 3rd and final procurement turn-in is this Thursday, February 13th, at morning drop-off.  Look for purple and gold pom poms and volunteers/middle school students near the flag pole to happily collect your items.  You may also bring your items directly to the Administration Building anytime between now and Thursday.  We encourage all families to honor their tuition contract of $250 for donating or procuring items for the Auction.  All money raised at the Auction goes directly to the school’s Operating Budget. Thank you.

There are many ways to meet your committment:

  • Contact your Class Auction Liaison to contribute to your classroom package.
  • Cash donations are always welcome and can be made on-line.
  • Gift Cards – Purchase from Scrip and ask them to give it to the Auction.  Gift cards such as Fred Meyer, Target, Starbucks and Diva Espresso are always popular
  • Alcohol – bottles of wine, spirits, etc.

Volunteers
We have already received several inquiries for Day-Of Auction volunteer opportunities!  If you would like to volunteer at the Auction or would like to help with set-up, please visit our Volunteer Sign-Up page.  Thank you!!

Auction Night Photographer  – Help us capture fun moments on Auction nightEmail the Auction team at fundraising@st-johnschool.org if you would like to volunteer for this role!

Auction Logistics
The Auction is on FridayApril 3rd at Fremont Studios! Tickets will go on sale February 21st and will be available for purchase on-line.  Due to the tremendous support of our Auction sponsors, there will be no increase in early bird ticket prices this year – thank you, sponsors!!

We are offering two ticket levels:

  • Purple (standard) tickets – $115 per person and include a delectable dinner from Kaspar’s Catering, hosted wine from Gifford Hirlinger, and After-Party entertainment.
  • Gold (VIP) tickets – $150 per person, and in addition to the above, will include a VIP gift, a Signature Cocktail, and more.

If you would like to sponsor a teacher to attend the event, we will have tickets available for you to purchase and donate.  Tables seat ten, so please include with whom you would like to sit or your grade level in the comments box when you order your tickets. Ticket prices will increase on Friday, March 20th, so don’t delay! We look forward to seeing you at the Auction on Friday, April 3rd at Fremont Studios.

Last Call for Sponsorship
Thank you to all of our wonderful sponsors!

If you would like to sponsor the Auction, please visit our sponsorship summary page and complete the sponsorship agreement form.  Please have your forms turned in by February 13th. Thank you!

Thank You Sponsors
Class President $10,000
First Federal – Deines Family
Quarterback $5,000
Salinas Construction Inc. – Salinas Family
Bar & VIP Gift Sponsor $5,000
PCVA Law – Reich Family
After Party Sponsor $1,750
Dick’s Drive-In Restaurants – Donovan Family
Drum Major $1,000
Ballard Pediatric Dentistry
Ecco Design Inc. – Hussing Family                                                                          Domino Beauty Boutique – Vierra Family
Greenwood Ohlund & Co. – O’Rourke Family
Riley Athletics – Riley Family
Ross Hartwich, Lake & Co. Real Estate
Smile Ballard – Curalli Family
UNITS Moving & Portable Storage – Nedialkov Family
Valley & Company Events – Valley Family
Yearbook Editor $500
Acupuncture with Zen
Alton Computer Solutions – Alton Family
Animal Surgical & Orthopedic Center – Aguila Family
Aurora Plumbing
Broderick Architects
Evans Insurance – Evans/Kudrna Family
Finishing Edge – Bergman Family
GPT Greenwood Physical Therapy – Osaki Family
Greenwood Hardware
Mastin Labs Inc. – Mastin Family
Mathnasium of Northwest Seattle – Tempest Family
The Saki Group – Residential Sales/Leasing – Tsurusaki Family
Shameless Mom Academy – Dean Family
Turnstyle – Diefenbach Family
Team Mascot $250
Aspire Capital Advisors, LLC – Flavin Family
Ballard Pediatric Clinic
Cafe Bambino – Kudla/Spath Family
Guidant Financial – Burckhardt Family
Nelle Steele Research – Steele Family
Portal Virtual Reality Arcade – Harader Family
Quigley Group at Compass – Quigley Family
Robin Sheridan Homes – Sheridan Family
Color Guard $100
Thirsty Fish

Questions? Contact lexnicios@gmail.com or kristendambach@hotmail.com or fundraising@st-johnschool.org.

Auction News 02/05/20

Volunteers
You know the saying “it takes a village” – and the St. John Auction is no exception! We have lots of room for volunteers to help with the Auction.  We’ve listed some below, but we can find a job for everyone!

Volunteer Coordinator – this can be done from home and involves spreadsheet management for night of volunteers
Auction Night Photographer  – Help us capture fun moments on Auction night
Tabletop Center Piece Designer – We need your creativity to pull together fun centerpieces that will compliment our Auction theme!

Email the Auction team at fundraising@st-johnschool.org if you would like to volunteer!

Easy Ways to Help the Auction
Not sure how to honor your tuition contract commitment of $250 per family for donating or procuring items for the Auction?  Here are some easy ways to fulfill the commitment:

  • Cash donations are always welcome and can be made on-line.
  • Gift Cards – Purchase from Scrip and ask them to give it to the Auction.  Gift cards such as Fred Meyer, Target, Starbucks and Diva Espresso are always popular
  • Alcohol – bottles of wine, spirits, etc.

The next procurement drop off date is Thursday, February 13th, but you can bring your items to the Auction office located in the Administration building anytime between now and then.  Thank you for your donations and your procurement efforts!  All money raised goes directly to the school’s Operating Budget.

Auction Logistics
The Auction is only two months away – FridayApril 3rd at Fremont Studios!

Auction tickets will go on sale February 21st and will be available for purchase on-line.  Due to the tremendous support of our Auction sponsors, there will be no increase in early bird ticket prices this year – thank you, sponsors!!

We are offering two ticket levels:

  • Purple (standard) tickets – $115 per person and include a delectable dinner from Kaspar’s Catering, hosted wine from Gifford Hirlinger, and After-Party entertainment.
  • Gold (VIP) tickets – $150 per person, and in addition to the above, will include a VIP gift, a Signature Cocktail, and more.

If you would like to sponsor a teacher to attend the event, we will have tickets available for you to purchase and donate.  Tables seat ten, so please include with whom you would like to sit or your grade level in the comments box when you order your tickets. Ticket prices will increase on Friday, March 20th, so don’t delay! We look forward to seeing you at the Auction on Friday, April 3rd at Fremont Studios.

Sponsorship
Thank you to our newest sponsor, Ballard Pediatric Clinic who joins us at the Team Mascot level. Sponsoring the Auction greatly reduces our costs and allows more money raised to go directly to our school!

It’s not too late to be an Auction sponsor! The $2,500 level is still available and includes your company logo on the reusable bags that go home with every Auction winner.

If you would like to sponsor the Auction, please visit our sponsorship summary page and complete the sponsorship agreement form.  Please have your forms turned in by February 13th. Thank you!

Thank You Sponsors
Class President $10,000
First Federal – Deines Family
Quarterback $5,000
Salinas Construction Inc. – Salinas Family
Bar & VIP Gift Sponsor $5,000
PCVA Law – Reich Family
After Party Sponsor $1,750
Dick’s Drive-In Restaurants – Donovan Family
Drum Major $1,000
Ballard Pediatric Dentistry
Ecco Design Inc. – Hussing Family
Greenwood Ohlund & Co. – O’Rourke Family
Riley Athletics – Riley Family
Ross Hartwich, Lake & Co. Real Estate
Smile Ballard – Curalli Family
UNITS Moving & Portable Storage – Nedialkov Family
Valley & Company Events – Valley Family
Yearbook Editor $500
Acupuncture with Zen
Alton Computer Solutions – Alton Family
Animal Surgical & Orthopedic Center – Aguila Family
Aurora Plumbing
Broderick Architects
Evans Insurance – Evans/Kudrna Family
Finishing Edge – Bergman Family
GPT Greenwood Physical Therapy – Osaki Family
Greenwood Hardware
Mastin Labs Inc. – Mastin Family
Mathnasium of Northwest Seattle – Tempest Family
The Saki Group – Residential Sales/Leasing – Tsurusaki Family
Shameless Mom Academy – Dean Family
Turnstyle – Diefenbach Family
Team Mascot $250
Aspire Capital Advisors, LLC – Flavin Family
Ballard Pediatric Clinic
Cafe Bambino – Kudla/Spath Family
Guidant Financial – Burckhardt Family
Nelle Steele Research – Steele Family
Portal Virtual Reality Arcade – Harader Family
Robin Sheridan Homes – Sheridan Family
Color Guard $100
Thirsty Fish

Questions? Contact lexnicios@gmail.com or kristendambach@hotmail.com or fundraising@st-johnschool.org.

Auction News 01/27/20

It’s Super Bowl Sunday! What do St. John parents love most about the Super Bowl?  

Easy Ways to Help the Auction
Not sure how to honor your tuition contract commitment of $250 per family for donating or procuring items for the Auction?  Here are some easy ways to fulfill the commitment:

  • Cash donations are always welcome and can be made on-line.
  • Gift Cards – Purchase from Scrip and ask them to give it to the Auction.  Gift cards such as Fred Meyer, Target, Starbucks and Diva Espresso are always popular
  • Alcohol – bottles of wine, spirits, etc.
  • Themed gift baskets

The next procurement drop off date is Thursday, February 13th, but you can bring your items to the Auction office located in the Administration building anytime between now and then.  Thank you for your donations and your procurement efforts!  All money raised goes directly to the school’s Operating Budget.

Sponsorship
Thank you to our newest sponsors, First Federal who joins us at the Class President level and Portal Virtual Reality Arcade joining us at the Team Mascot level.  We’re so honored to have so many amazing sponsors this year!

It’s not too late to be an Auction sponsor! Sponsoring the Auction greatly reduces our costs and allows more money raised to go directly to our school!  The $2,500 level is still available and includes your company logo on the reusable bags that go home with every Auction winner.

If you would like to sponsor the Auction, please visit our sponsorship summary page and complete the sponsorship agreement form.  Please have your forms turned in by February 13th. Thank you!

Thank You Sponsors
Class President $10,000
First Federal – Deines Family
Quarterback $5,000
Salinas Construction Inc. – Salinas Family
Bar & VIP Gift Sponsor $5,000
PCVA Law – Reich Family
After Party Sponsor $1,750
Dick’s Drive-In Restaurants – Donovan Family
Drum Major $1,000
Ballard Pediatric Dentistry
Ecco Design Inc. – Hussing Family
Greenwood Ohlund & Co. – O’Rourke Family
Riley Athletics – Riley Family
Ross Hartwich, Lake & Co. Real Estate
Smile Ballard – Curalli Family
UNITS Moving & Portable Storage – Nedialkov Family
Valley & Company Events – Valley Family
Yearbook Editor $500
Acupuncture with Zen
Alton Computer Solutions – Alton Family
Animal Surgical & Orthopedic Center – Aguila Family
Aurora Plumbing
Broderick Architects
Evans Insurance – Evans/Kudrna Family
Finishing Edge – Bergman Family
GPT Greenwood Physical Therapy – Osaki Family
Greenwood Hardware
Mastin Labs Inc. – Mastin Family
Mathnasium of Northwest Seattle – Tempest Family
The Saki Group – Residential Sales/Leasing – Tsurusaki Family
Shameless Mom Academy – Dean Family
Turnstyle – Diefenbach Family
Team Mascot $250
Aspire Capital Advisors, LLC – Flavin Family
Cafe Bambino – Kudla/Spath Family
Guidant Financial – Burckhardt Family
Nelle Steele Research – Steele Family
Portal Virtual Reality Arcade – Harader Family
Robin Sheridan Homes – Sheridan Family
Color Guard $100
Thirsty Fish

Questions? Contact lexnicios@gmail.com or kristendambach@hotmail.com or fundraising@st-johnschool.org.

Auction News 01/22/20

St. John parents love to study! More than 25% of poll respondents said they spent most their time in high school in the library.  Close seconds were the theater and the student council office.  Thank you for all of the responses! We’ll have another poll in future auction emails! 

Wanted Auction Items
We have already received some amazing items for the auction, but we’re always looking for more.  Do you need help with deciding what to donate? Here are some items we still need:

  • Sporting event tickets – Seahawks, UW games, Sounders, etc.
  • Alcohol – bottles of wine, spirits, etc.
  • Themed gift baskets
  • Cash donations are always welcome and can be made on-line.

The next procurment drop off date is Thursday, February 13th, but you can bring your items to the Auction office located in the Administration building anytime between now and then.  Thank you for your donations and your procurement efforts!

We encourage all families to honor their tuition contract of $250 for donating or procuring items for the Auction.  All money raised goes directly to the school’s Operating Budget.

Volunteers Needed

  • Volunteer Coordinator – We need someone to manage our Auction night volunteer needs.  This role can be managed from home and requires email communications and spreadsheet management.

Please email the Auction team at fundraising@st-johnschool.org if you are interested in volunteering. Thank you!

Sponsorship
Thank you to our newest sponsors, Mathnasium of Northwest Seattle, PCVA Law – Steven Reich, and Ross Hartwich, Lake & Co. Real Estate.  It’s not too late to be an Auction sponsor! Sponsoring the Auction greatly reduces our costs and allows more money raised to go directly to our school!  If you would like to sponsor the Auction, please visit our sponsorship summary page and complete the sponsorship agreement form.  Please have your forms turned in by February 13th. Thank you!

Thank You Sponsors
Quarterback $5,000
Salinas Construction Inc. – Salinas Family
Bar & VIP Gift Sponsor $5,000
PCVA Law – Reich Family
After Party Sponsor $1,750
Dick’s Drive-In Restaurants – Donovan Family
Drum Major $1,000
Ballard Pediatric Dentistry
Ecco Design Inc. – Hussing Family
Greenwood Ohlund & Co. – O’Rourke Family
Riley Athletics – Riley Family
Ross Hartwich, Lake & Co. Real Estate
Smile Ballard – Curalli Family
UNITS Moving & Portable Storage – Nedialkov Family
Valley & Company Events – Valley Family
Yearbook Editor $500
Acupuncture with Zen
Alton Computer Solutions – Alton Family
Animal Surgical & Orthopedic Center – Aguila Family
Aurora Plumbing
Broderick Architects
Evans Insurance – Evans/Kudrna Family
Finishing Edge – Bergman Family
GPT Greenwood Physical Therapy – Osaki Family
Greenwood Hardware
Mastin Labs Inc. – Mastin Family
Mathnasium of Northwest Seattle – Tempest Family
The Saki Group – Residential Sales/Leasing – Tsurusaki Family
Shameless Mom Academy – Dean Family
Turnstyle – Diefenbach Family
Team Mascot $250
Aspire Capital Advisors, LLC – Flavin Family
Cafe Bambino – Kudla/Spath Family
Guidant Financial – Burckhardt Family
Nelle Steele Research – Steele Family
Robin Sheridan Homes – Sheridan Family
Color Guard $100
Thirsty Fish

Questions? Contact lexnicios@gmail.com or kristendambach@hotmail.com or fundraising@st-johnschool.org.