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Bubble Run Final Update

The Bubble Run & Expo was a huge success!  Thank you to EVERYONE who helped and participated in any way!

Here is some of the final information from the event:

Student Donations & Registrations from both campuses - $8300

Corporate Sponsors & Booths - $3500

Silent Auction - $2800

Other income at the event - $1200

Nearly $16,000 of income overall! 

17 units of life-saving blood for the American Red Cross

4 Food Trucks that all reported great success

Several other fun booths and activities for EVERYONE!

This was the best year EVER!  After our expenses are covered, that will still leave about $13,000 to donate Hawthorn Academy for technology items!

Several Prizes were also awarded at both campuses.  Here are the top winners!

Several Grades earned Popcorn Parties and Game Parties at both campuses

Leading Grade at West Jordan - 2nd Grade

Leading Grade at South Jordan - KG

10 students at West Jordan raised over $100 and earned a prize

9 students at South Jordan raised over $100 and earned a prize

Top Overall winners:  2nd Place - Skylar Desmond in 2nd Grade raised $430

                                       1st Place - Abigail Jensen in 1st Grade raised $510


If you have any questions, comments or suggestions - please let us know!

Also if you registered for the Bubble Run but were not able to attend, then we have a Fun Run shirt for you!  Contact Stephanie at stephdykstra@live.com

Hawthorn Academy 9th

Annual Family Fun Run & Expo

Friday, April 20, 2018 * 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm


WHAT:  Family Fun Run & Expo – New Format

  • No longer a 5K race but a Bubble Run!  Every lap around the track earns raffle tickets and a stamp on your shirt!  There will be stations along the track where you can go through BUBBLES!

  • The track will be around the playground field at the West Jordan campus.  You can take 1 lap or many laps – it’s your choice!  The track will be open from 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm.

  • The Expo will still have games, activities, raffles, booths, food trucks and more!  Fun for all ages!

  • Students are encouraged to earn or request donations to sponsor them in the Fun Run.

  • There is a grade level completion to see what grade at each campus can raise the most money!

  • Each grade can earn different “prizes” for raising specific amounts of money.

  • Raise $15 individually - your registration and Fun Run shirt will be FREE!

  • After registration earned, get Spins on the Wheel for every $15!!  Earn up to 4 FREE spins!

  • Then more great prizes as you continue to raise money

  • Friends and family can register for $15 each as well!  Even on the day of the event.


WHEN:  Tuesday, March 1, 2018 – Friday, April 20, 2018

  • Kick Off on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 – forms and information to all classrooms & all students!

  • Collection Dates:  Every Friday that we have school -- 3/23/18, 3/30/18, 4/13/18, 4/20/18

  • Announcement Dates:  Every Monday after collection – 3/26/18, 4/9/18, 4/16/18, 4/23/18

  • Friday, March 30, 2018 – last day to register for a guaranteed shirt size

  • Friday, April 20, 2018 – THE BIG EVENT!


WHY:  Help our AMAZING school and have FUN!

  • This is one of the largest fundraisers for Hawthorn Academy every year!

  • We have over 1800 students, aides, faculty and staff on 2 campuses.  If EVERY person at Hawthorn can raise $10 each – that is $18,000!

  • 100% of the raised money goes to HOPE & Hawthorn Academy

  • Let’s work together and make it the best event every!  We can do this!


HOW:  We Need You!

  • Help your students to get excited and remind them of important deadlines.  It is all on the calendar!

  • Contact your co-workers, neighbors, family and friends about sponsoring.  It is tax deductible!

  • Collection & Registrations Forms  need to be completed, placed in the appropriate envelope and then brought to school on Collection Days (see calendar for dates)

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive – schedule a screening time at www.redcrossblood.org

  • We need lots of help and supplies.  Click on this link to sign up!



For more info:  Stephanie at stephdykstra@live.com or HOPE website at www.hopehappenings.org


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