NOTE:  The 520 Bridge is open this weekend. Be mindful of St. Patrick's Day traffic!


Sunday, March 17, 2013
6 Nisan 5773

Doors Open at 4:30pm

Join us for complimentary champagne and live music by Pizmon, a nationally acclaimed acappella group.


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Sheraton Seattle 
1400 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101
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Valet available or Park at City Center for just $6! Just right across the street.

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Auction Associate
Abby Hoffman

Auction Co-Chairs
Judy Lynn Rice

Pamela Love

Register Now! Click above to register or buy raffle tickets!

2013 JDS Gala & Auction

Honoring JDS Founder and Retiring Head of School, Maria Erlitz

We're so glad you'll be joining us Sunday night, March 17th!

Thanks to everyone who helped us procure over 312 items for the auction and volunteered their time.  Plan your bids early! Check out our updated Live and Almost Live items here!

Here are some fantastic experiences you can bid on:

  • Rock and Rollers - We have exclusive VIP sidestage passes to watch a Red Hot Chili Peppers performance in San Francisco this August, and take home signed drumsticks and an autographed CD.
  • Where Dreams Come True - The successful bidder will get air miles, a stay at the Sheraton Park Anaheim and 4 Park Hopper passes to Disneyland in Anaheim.
  • Up a Tree - For the first time, we have a package for the Treehouse Resort in Oregon where you and the kids will spend the night in a beautiful treehouse. The resort books months in advance and you'll discover why.


  • She's a Little Bit Country - Four tickets to see Shania Twain in Las Vegas. After an eight year hiatus, she is back in Vegas with her Still the One concert at Caesars.
  • African Safari - Families who have purchased this trip in the past have described it as the trip of a lifetime. The successful bidder will get 100,000 air miles and a stay at the gorgeous  Ezulwini Lodge in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

Sunset from the Ezulwini River Lodge Swimming PoolThere's so much more including: trips (Kona, Whistler, Las Vegas), fun group experiences (wonderful things to do with you and your friends!), sporting events, jewelry (including stunning diamond earrings), artwork and of course, class projects which are always amazing.

 Thank you for joining us for this fantastic evening of support for the JDS community! 

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