December 30

If you have any questions regarding the Friday emails, or would like to include an announcement in one of them, please contact Sheila Hanrahan, Communications Director.

Friday Email
December 30, 2016



Annual Fund Reminder!
There is still time to make a gift to the Annual Fund to support the people and programs at SAAS!  Click here to give now online! Gifts postmarked or digitally timestamped by December 31, 2016 are tax deductible in 2016. Thank you and Happy New Year! Questions? Contact Anne-Marie Guerrero at

SAAS in the City Tickets Now on Sale!
Tickets sell fast! RSVP Deadline January 18, 2017. Click here to purchase tickets. Questions? Contact Anne-Marie Guerrero at

Middle School After-School Sign Up
Please sign up for next week’s After-School Study Hall, Monday Art Club, and Friday Maker Club using this link: CLICK HERE FOR THE SIGN UP PAGE. Questions? Contact Caitlin Lyons, Middle School Dean of Students, at


Winter Break - NO CLASSES
December 19 – 30, 2016
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at

New Year’s Day Observed - NO CLASSES
January 2, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at

Classes Resume
January 3, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at

First Ski Bus
January 8, 2017
7 AM – 5:30 PM, 16th Avenue Lot
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at

12th Grade Yukon Trip Meeting
January 10, 2017
6:30 PM, Arts Center
Questions? Contact Stacie Cone at

Upper School Instrumental with Middle School Instrumental Combo
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at

6th and 7th Grade Parent Meeting
January 12, 2017
6:30 PM – Social
7:00 PM – Presentation
All 6th and 7th grade parents are encouraged to attend this meeting with the Middle School leadership team who will discuss the scope and sequence of the rest of the school year for both grades.
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at

Financial Aid Application Deadline
January 12, 2017
January 12 is the deadline for returning families to submit their Financial Aid application for the 2017-18 school year. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Questions? Contact Jim Rupp at

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - NO CLASSES
January 16, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at

Winter Trimester MidTerm - NO CLASSES
January 20, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at


6th Grade Potlucks
The potlucks for Achijah Berry and Kathi Petrotta’s advisories are still being finalized. We will share that information soon.

  • January 7, 5:30 PM, Elin Rummel’s Advisory, Home of Kenny and Sarah Gimbel-Sherr (1007 15th Ave. E, Seattle, 98112). Contact Sarah at
  • January 7, 5:30 PM, Jamie Monkkonen’s Advisory, Home of Ari Gilmore and Sarah Strachan (120 Westlake Ave. N, #1107, Seattle, 98103). Contact Sarah at
  • January 8, 5:30 PM, Bill Metcalfe’s Advisory, Home of Sam and Hwashing Heyworth (5025 Pullman Ave. NE, Seattle, 98105). Contact Hwashing at
  • January 21, 5:30 PM, Caitlin Lyons’ Advisory, Home of Puneet Piplani and Nikki Baidwan-Piplani (3777 79th Ave. SE, Mercer Island, 98040). Contact Nikki at
  • Feburary 4, 5:30 PM, Emily Anderson’s Advisory, Home of Frank Wirtz and Jessica Thompson (7722 29th Ave. NW, Seattle, 98117). Contact Jessica at
  • March 10, 5:30 PM, Mike Park’s Advisory, Home of Will and Melissa Holmes (3914 E Madison St., Seattle, 98112). Contact Will at,

Ski Bus
January 8, 22, and 29
February 5, 12, and 26
March 5 (Bonus day – dependent on conditions)
7 AM Departure, 5:30 PM Return
16th Avenue Parking Lot
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at

Winter Parent Association Meeting
January 17, 2017
6:30 PM Social, 7 PM Meeting
STREAM Building
Questions? Contact Anne-Marie Guerrero at


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