When JSIS first started, numerous grants were given to us to help start up our program. Ten years later, our program is thriving despite the fact that the start-up grants are no longer available to us. This is possible due to the tremendous
support from our families through the annual fund. The money raised is managed by the school and is used for maintaining instructional assistants in the immersion classrooms. Considering how important our instructional assistants are
in providing the support to students, we are so grateful for the continued support by all of JSIS families.
Visit our Annual Fund Page for more information about the 2012 Campaign.
Coordinators - Tracey Crouch & Erika Bigelow
John Stanford hosts two book fairs each year. Our first is during our annual Monster Mash in October. At this fair,
English & Japanese books are offered. Our second fair is during La Fiesta Latina, usually held in the late winter,
which offers English & Spanish books. The selection of books at both fairs is wonderful and you will find something
for everyone (kids & adults). This is a great gift buying opportunity as money raised from the book sales goes directly
to support the John Stanford library. Our librarian Ms. Kathleen replaces damaged books and purchases new books with
the proceeds. It is also a great way to support the library or your child's classroom by purchasing books at the sale from teacher's wishlists & donating them right then to the school.
Chinook Book in print; as app for iOS; new app for Android!
The 2012-13 Chinook Book and Mobile Coupon Pak are now available with hundreds of coupons from your favorite local, sustainable businesses.
John Stanford receives an amazing 50% of all Chinook Book revenue!
►Cost: $20 for the Chinook Book; $15 for The Chinook Mobile coupon pak (for both Apple & Android)
►Where: Every Friday Coffee Hour in the cafeteria (with Prepaid Card Sales) and at the Book Fair. Or contact
Michele Englehart, email@example.com to arrange delivery.
Here are just a few of the great Chinook Book deals you'll get while supporting our school and local businesses!
- Molly Moon: Buy an ice cream get one free
- Free pizza at Whole Foods
- $5 off at Bartell's
- $5 off at PCC
- $10 off at Cantinetta Restaurant
- $10 off at Eva Restaurant
- $10 off at Brouwer's Cafe
- $5 off at Bottleworks
- $5 off at Veraci Pizza
- 25% off used items at Kids on 45th
- $10 off at Kids Club
- Free Metro bus rides
- 100% off join fee at the YMCA (up to $125 value!), and free guest passes
- $10 off Sports Authority
- Buy one get one free coffee at Caffe Ladro, Fuel, Cafe Allegro, Cafe Vita, Chocolati
- 2-for-1 admission at SAM, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Seattle Children's Museum, ACT Theater, BookIt Repertory Theater, Seattle Shakespeare Company, Burke Museum, MOHAI, Museum of Flight, Pacific Science Center, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, Northwest Trek Wildlife Park, and great discounted tickets at Seattle Children's Theatre, Seattle Repertory Theatre, EMP Museum, Seattle Aquarium and Woodland Park Zoo.
And many, many more!
Under the auspices of the Director of Sustainability, we offer a host of environmentally-friendly items for sale, including
steel JSIS logo water bottles, sustainable sandwich bags-Reusies, and hand made purses and totes from recycled products. Items sold at the PTSA table at school events. Crafty volunteers always needed. Contact BarbBurrill at firstname.lastname@example.org. Wireless carriers are offering their back-to-school specials on new phones--here's something you can do with older devices that will help our school! Practice responsible recycling and JSIS gets a rebate
from every phone, working or not. Bring your phones to school and leave them in the drop box at the 42nd St. entrance
along with the boxes for printer cartridges and shoes.
new shoppers--start HERE!
Safeway has teamed up with eScrip to make a contribution equal to 1-4% of all your Safeway shopping. If you are a
regular Safeway shopper, please go to eScrip to link your Safeway loyalty account to JSIS PTSA and Safeway will
make the contribution for all future purchases. There is also a semi-annual "10% Back to Schools" event where 10%
of certain items is contributed to the PTSA. If you use your phone number at the register, just call 877-SAFEWAY
24 hours a day to get your 11 digit account number before registering with eScrip.
For every purchase made through the Flower Power Fundraising website or catalog
they will give 50% back to John Stanford PTSA!
Four easy steps for Mail-in ordering.
1. Select your plants from the catalog or on the website
2. Complete order form
3. Add $5 shipping for each shipping address
4. Make check payable to JSIS PTSA and put in PTA box
One easy step for online ordering. Select your plants & order on the Flower Power website:
The MOVE-A-THON is both a celebration of motion and an old-fashioned fundraiser for JSIS. Kids get pledges from
friends, family, and neighbors based on either a flat amount, or the distance they anticipate travelling. Then they bring
their bikes, or scooters, or rollerskates, or just their feet down to the Burke-Gilman Trail and move!
Check out the Move-A-Thon page for more information.
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PREPAID CARDS contact: Glen Mitchell
The prepaid card program raises over $12,000 per year for the PTSA, which provides funds for arts, improvements, scholarships and other activities for the school community. The PTSA purchases the cards at a discount of up to 16%
and they are sold at face value for use essentially as cash.QFC, Fred Meyer, PCC, Safeway, Amazon.com, Starbuck's
and a selection of other merchant cards, much wider than before, are available for sale Friday mornings 9:10 - 10:00
during coffee hour. Web orders are due the first Friday of each month, with all cards ready for delivery the second Friday. Start now, place you order directly on line HERE or download FORM.
Coordinator: Leslie Smith.
Show your School Spirit and Support by sporting some awesome JSIS Spirit Wear!
A community event with several host homes in our neighborhood. See details of this year’s event…