December 1

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Friday Email
December 1, 2017

2017-2018 BBALL MANIA-01

REMINDERS!

SIGN UPS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Annual Fund
As the year-end approaches, please consider a gift to support great programs at SAAS. Visit https://bit.ly/saasannualfund to give to the Annual Fund. Donations are fully tax-deductible in the calendar year received. Questions? Contact Anne-Marie at amguerrero@seattleacademy.org. Thank you!

Winter Bouldering Club
Middle School: Mondays and Wednesdays, November 27 – March 5
Upper School: Tuesdays and Thursdays, November 28 – March 1
Cost: $192 for the trimester
Meet at the corner of 15th and Union by 3:10 PM to bus to the Seattle Bouldering Project (SBP). We leave SBP at 5 PM with a return time of 5:20 PM  to the 16th Avenue parking lot (Middle School) or the E Spring Street cut out (Upper School).
To sign up or if you have questions, please contact Nick Lew at nlew@seattleacademy.org.

Reporting Absences, Late Arrivals, and Early Dismissals
Middle School: msattendance@seattleacademy.org
Upper School: usattendance@seattleacademy.org

UPCOMING EVENTS

Upper School Vocal Showcase
November 30-December 1, 2017
7 PM, Arts Center
Parking available in the gym garage and the 14th Avenue Parking Lot (corner of 14th and E Columbia).
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

SAAS in the City – Raffle Brainstorming Session
December 6, 2017
1:30 PM, 12th Avenue Conference Room
We are looking for parent volunteers to help us with the raffle planning for SAAS in the City (March 24, 2018). If you have some great ideas, we would love to hear them!
Questions? Contact Paula Wilkinson at pwilkinson@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Instrumental with Middle School Combo Concert
December 7, 2017
7 PM, Arts Center
Parking available in the gym garage and the 14th Avenue Parking Lot (corner of 14th and E Columbia).
NO TICKETS REQUIRED!
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

Ski Bus Registration Deadline
December 8, 2017
CLICK HERE to visit the Ski Bus page which includes details and a link to the registration forms.
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

Middle School Boys’ Intro Clinic and Lacrosse Tournament
December 9, 2017, SAAS Gym
12-1PM: Intro to Boys’ Lacrosse Clinic NEW TIMES!
1-3 PM: 3X Throwdown Tournament NEW TIMES!
3-4 PM: Lacrosse Family Pizza Lunch (preseason parent and player meet and greet)
All Middle School boys interested in learning about the sport and getting instruction about how to play lacrosse are invited to this clinic. The boys will have a chance to pass, catch, dodge, and shoot while learning the critical fundamentals of the game. The clinics are designed for boys who have never played or have limited experience. Lacrosse sticks and gloves are required for these non-contact sessions, and those equipment pieces will be provided. 
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Junior Parent College Meeting
December 12, 2017
7 PM, Arts Center
Parking available in the gym garage and the 14th Avenue Parking Lot (corner of 14th and E Columbia).
Questions? Contact Melanie Reed at mreed@seattleacademy.org.

Basketball Mania
December 15, 2017
8:15 – Noon: Classes
Noon – 3 PM: Middle School Fest
11 AM – 10 PM: Basketball Games

  • 11 AM: Boys’ White and Boys’ Grey (South Court) CORRECTED TEAMS!
  • 11 AM: Girls’ White (North Court)
  • 11:30 AM: Boys’ Black (South Court)
  • 11:30 AM: Girls’ Black and Girls’ Grey (North Court)
  • Noon: Boys’ Yellow and Boys’ CYO (South and North Courts)
  • 1 PM: Girls’ Red vs. University Prep
  • 2 PM: Boys’ Red vs. University Prep
  • 3:15 PM: Boys’ JVC and Boys’ JV Black
  • 4 PM: Girls’ JV vs. University Prep
  • 5:30 PM: Boys’ JV Grey vs. University Prep
  • 7 PM: Girls’ Varsity vs. University Prep
  • 8:30 PM: Boys’ Varsity vs. University Prep

Please join us! The pep band will perform. Logo wear and concessions will be available for sale.
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Winter Break
December 18, 2017 – January 2, 2018
NO CLASSES
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Classes Resume
January 3, 2018
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

PARENT ASSOCIATION EVENTS

7th Grade Parent Coffee
December 5, 8:15 AM
Métier Racing & Coffee (1017 E Union St, Seattle, WA 98122)
Please Note: On-campus parking is reserved from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.
Come drop by and say hello before we all disperse for the holidays! Coffee and eats for purchase at the bar when you enter.
Questions? Please Contact Hwashing Heyworth (hwashing16@yahoo.com) or Karen Leeds (karenleeds11@gmail.com).

6th Grade Parent Coffee
December 7, 2017
8:15 – 9:30 AM
Rhein Haus (912 12th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122)
Please Note: Parking on-campus is reserved from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.
Special Guest: Nick Creach, Head of Middle School
As a reminder, parent coffees are hosted by Class Reps throughout the school year as a way for parents to connect informally outside of official school events. We hope to see you there!
Questions? Please contact Aaron Lieberman at aaronlieberman@gmail.com

8th Grade Parent Education Presentation on Drugs and Alcohol
November 28, 2017 NEW DATE! January 23, 2018
6:30  – Social with food and beverages, 7 PM – Presentation
STREAM Building
Kathryn Korch will speak with parents about the drugs and alcohol discussion she had with 8th grade students in Lewis Maday-Travis’ science class earlier this month.
MORE DETAILS
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

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