“Mr. J” – aka longtime Gregory Heights 4th Grade Teacher Mike Janecke – will be retiring, and an event to honor him is set for Wednesday, June 22 at the school.
Janecke has taught at Gregory Heights for 13 years, and has been a teacher for over 40 years!
“Mr. Janecke has been a tremendously positive force in his students’ lives,” Lisa Biagi, Gregory Heights Parent, said in a Facebook post. “He is continually patient and attentive and always striving to encourage his students to succeed. My daughter has shared how he has gone above and beyond serving his students with a helpful lesson or even picking up a warm coat for them at the local thrift store.”
Gregory Heights Elementary School is located at 16201 16th Ave SW in Burien.


Mr. Janecke will be retiring from Gregory Heights Elementary School this year.

We are hosting a event in his honor to celebrate his years of inspiring our students.

Enjoy dinner, refreshments and music

For more information and to RSVP visit our Facebook page:

Mr. J’s Retirement Party

Wednesday, June 22 • 6:30 PM

Gregory Heights Elementary School 16201 16th Ave SW 98166


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One reply on “Celebrate Gregory Heights Teacher Mr. Janecke at retirement party on June 22”

  1. Congrats Mr. J! You were one of the best teachers my son Mathew had at Gregory! Thank you for all your dedication and kindness that you have shared with so many students over the years! Have a wonderful and relaxing time!
    Jennifer & Mathew Fichamba

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