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For the past 97 years, Pope St. John XXIII STEM Academy has been a vital part of South Tacoma’s community, serving not only its children, but the community at large. By committing to serving a range of students across all socioeconomic groups and demographics, our mission is to journey alongside our youth as they work to realize their ambitions, for it is our youth that are to be the future scholars, engineers, scientists, mathematicians, artists, teachers, and leaders in our community.

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Auction News

Thanks to you, our 2023 auction raised over $96,000!  

Mark your calendars for Saturday, April 13, 2024 to join us at Pope St. John XXIII STEM Academy’s Havana Nights Annual Auction at the Saint Charles Borromeo’s Feist Hall! We invite you to attend the event at Saint Charles Borromeo’s Feist Hall where we will have games, items for silent bidding and our ever popular live items!

The annual auction is our biggest fundraising event of the year, helping to offset tuition costs. This year we are excited to celebrate our new parish and name, Pope St. John XXIII STEM Academy.  We are grateful for you, our friends and supporters, who make this event and our community special. 

The families of Pope St. John XIII are busy preparing for this event; they have a contractual obligation to donate an item or items that raise at least $250. Not sure what to donate? Please contact the Auction Committee for ideas at

We’d like to send a big thank you to Let’s Roam for donating many fun items last year! Check out Let’s Roam at and

       Thank you to our current year event sponsor, Tucci & Sons!


Please check out our Amazon Wishlist to donate items to our auction.

Families may fulfill their procurement requirement by choosing items on this list and shipping them to the school.


Click below to access the Havana Nights Auction website and forms.


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