February 10

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
February 10, 2017

Vocal Ensemble Pic

Vocal Ensemble
February 10-11

ANNOUNCEMENTS

SAAS Summer Program Brochure
This year’s Summer Program Brochure has been posted to Inside SAAS. We are offering a variety of programs. Please register early as classes tend to fill up quickly. Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

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 clyons@seattleacademy.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS

7th Grade Show: Spy TV
February 9-10, 2017
5:30 PM, Arts Center TICKET INFORMATION
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Vocal Ensemble
February 9-11, 2017
7 PM, Arts Center TICKET INFORMATION
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

Re-Enrollment Contracts for the 2017-2018 School Year Due
February 10, 2017
Families will be emailed their re-enrollment contracts for the 2017-18 school year on Friday, January 27. They will be due on Friday, February 10.
Questions? Contact Julie Gommi at jgommi@seattleacademy.org.

Ski Bus #5
February 12, 2017
7 AM – 5:30 PM, 16th Avenue Lot
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

9th and 10th Grade Parent Meeting
February 13, 2017
7 PM, Arts Center
Join speakers Rob Phillips, Associate Head of School, Lauri Conner, Head of Upper School, and Mike Haykin, Director of Learning Support Services, for a discussion about the development challenges facing adolescents and strategies parents can use as they navigate decision making and communication.
Questions? Contact Lauri Conner at lconner@seattleacademy.org.

Dance Showcase
February 14-15, 2017
7 PM, Jaffe Room, Middle School
NO TICKETS REQUIRED!
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

India Trip Meeting
February 15, 2017
6PM, STREAM Building
Questions? Contact Erin Aitchison at eaitchison@seattleacademy.org.

CUB Groundbreaking
February 16, 2017
4-7 PM, CUB Building (corner of 13th and E Union)
Join us for a drop in reception as we say goodbye to the CUB Building. CLICK HERE to RSVP.
Questions? Contact Erin Culbertson at eculbertson@seattleacademy.org.

Costa Rica Trip Meeting
February 16, 2017
7 PM, STREAM Building
Questions? Contact James Watson at jwatson@seattleacademy.org.

Greece-Italy Trip Leaves
February 17, 2017
Questions? Contact Sung Lee at slee@seattleacademy.org.

Presidents’ Day - NO CLASSES
February 20, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Mid-Winter Break - NO CLASSES
February 21-24, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Greece-Italy Trip Returns
February 25, 2017
Questions? Contact Sung Lee at slee@seattleacademy.org.

Ski Bus #6
February 26, 2017
7 AM – 5:30 PM, 16th Avenue Lot
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

Classes Resume
February 27, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Lacrosse Begins
February 27, 2017
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick, Athletic Director, at 206-676-6885 or cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Spring Sports Begin
February 27, 2017
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick, Athletic Director, at 206-676-6885 or cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Musical: James and the Giant Peach
March 2-4, 2017
7 PM, Arts Center TICKET INFORMATION
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

Bonus Ski Bus (Weather Conditions Permitting)
March 5, 2017
7 AM – 5:30 PM, 16th Avenue Lot
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

UPCOMING EVENTS

7th Grade Potlucks

Below are the details regarding the upcoming 7th Grade Potlucks which are arranged by advisory. Please respond to the host of your child’s advisory if you are planning to attend the potluck. This is a great opportunity to get to know the other families in your child’s advisory. We hope to see you there!

  • February 11 (CORRECTED DATE), 6 PM, Rick Mueller’s Advisory,Hosted by Derek Graham and Bridget Bakken (3709 W Fulton St. Seattle, WA 98199). Parents and kids welcome. RSVP to Bridget: bridgetb@bridgetb.com.
  • February 11, 6:30 PM, David Carrington and Chelsea Wilcox’s Advisories, Hosted by Matt and Maria Bridge (1982 Shenandoah Dr E, Seattle, 98112). Parents and students welcome. RSVP to Maria: 206 954 9535 or mariabridge@msn.com.
  • February 12, 6:30 PM, Thomas Adam’s Advisory, Hosted by Nate and Stephanie McLemore (1027 34th Avenue East, Madison Park). Parents only please. RSVP to Stephanie: scbott@yahoo.com.
  • February 12, 6 PM, Jeff Budke’s Advisory, Hosted by Glenn Draper and Kimberly Watson (1914 Edgemont Pl. W.  Seattle, 98199). RSVP to Kimberly: watson.kimberly@gmail.com.
  • March 4, 11 AM, Hilary Bowen’s Advisory, Hosted by Mike Helgren and Kristine Lin (2821 Fairview Ave East, #12, Seattle, 98102.). Parents and kids welcome. RSVP to Kristine: 206-383-8008 or  kjyoonlin@hotmail.com. (ADDED DATE!)

CLICK HERE TO RSVP

Ski Bus
February 12 and 26
March 5 (Bonus day – dependent on conditions)
7 AM Departure, 5:30 PM Return
16th Avenue Parking Lot
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

12th Grade Parent Coffee
February 16, 2017
8:15-9:30 AM, 12th Avenue Conference Room
Please Note: On-campus parking is reserved from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.
Special Guest: Stacie Cone, 12th Grade Coordinator
Questions? Contact Karen Woo at karen.woo@comcast.net.

10th Grade Potlucks
Below are dates regarding the upcoming 10th Grade Potlucks. CLICK HERE to RSVP.

  • Friday, March 3: Hosted by Jim Kodjababian and Maria Denny (147 Madrona Pl. E, Seattle, WA 98112), 6 PM. NEW DATE! (Originally scheduled on February 10)
  • Sunday, March 5: Hosted by Scott and Jennifer Seiwert (1931 3rd Ave. W, Seattle, WA 98119), 5-7 PM.
  • Saturday, March 11: Hosted by Garth Olsen and Lisa Sferra-Olsen (9761 Beacon Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98118), 5-8 PM. NEW DATE! (Originally scheduled on February 12)
  • Thursday, March 16:  Hosted by Trent and Rebecca Stedman (1105 Boylston Ave. E, Seattle, WA 98102), 6-9 PM.

11th Grade Potlucks
Below are the details regarding the upcoming 11th Grade Potlucks. Please RSVP at the link below. This is a great opportunity to get to know other families. We hope to see you there!

  • March 3: Home of Peter Heymann and Nicole Piasecki (280 Maiden Ln. E, 98122), 7 PM.
  • March 3:  Home of Timothy Ufkes and Julie Santos (2305 NW 100th St., 98177), 7 PM.
  • March 4: Home of Will and Jennifer Daugherty (3810 E Pike St., 98122), 11 AM.
  • March 4:  Home of Ralph Rossi and Nancy Brunsvold (5933 149th Ave. SE, Bellevue, 98006), 6 PM.
  • March 4:  Home of Robin Duberow and CJ Murray (3409 E Madison, 98112), 6 PM.
  • March 4: Home of Russ and Melissa Johnson (1874 NW Blue Ridge Dr., 98177), 6 PM.
  • March 5: Home of Leonard Su and Rebecca Dunsmoor-Su (4825 36th Ave. NE, 98105), 11 AM.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP FOR ONE OF THE ABOVE POTLUCKS.

12th Grade Parent Potlucks
SAVE THE DATES!

March 3-5, 2017
Details and sign ups coming next week.
Questions? Contact Karen Woo at karen.woo@comcast.net.

Spring Parent Peer Group Discussions
We hope you can join us for the Spring Parent Peer Group Discussions. The dates are listed below. All discussions are held in the Vanderbilt Building with a 6:30 PM Social and a 7 PM discussion.

To learn more about Parent Peer Groups, click here.
Questions? Contact Megan Aukema at megan@aukemaassociates.com.

8th Grade Potlucks
Below are the details regarding the upcoming 8th Grade Potlucks. Please RSVP at the link below. This is a great opportunity to get to know other families. We hope to see you there!

  • Tuesday, March 7:  Hosted by Anne Schopf & Jack Kearney (2002 Eastlake Ave. E, Seattle, 98102), 16 guests, cocktail party – start time is 7 PM.
  • Saturday, March 25: Hosted by Tanya and  Robert Dimpsey (1517 1st St., Kirkland, 98033), 40 guests – dinner at Coyote Central, start time is 7 PM.
  • Saturday, April 1: Hosted by Asa Noriega & Michael Skoglund (1621 4th Ave. W, Seattle, 98119), 8 guests, dinner – start time is 6 PM.
  • Sunday, April 2: Hosted by Molly and Robert Bishop (3211 Cascadia Ave. S, Seattle, 98144), 15 guests, dinner  - start time is 6 PM.

6th Grade Potlucks
Below are the details regarding the upcoming 6th Grade Potlucks which are arranged by advisory. Please respond to the host of your child’s advisory if you are planning to attend the potluck. This is a great opportunity to get to know the other families in your child’s advisory. We hope to see you there!

  • March 10, 5:30 PM, Mike Park’s Advisory, Home of Will and Melissa Holmes (3914 E Madison St., Seattle, 98112). Contact Will at wholmes@microsoft.com.
  • March 18, 5:30 PM, Achijah Berry and Kathi Petrotta’s Advisories, Hosted by Tracy Newman (tracy@newmanpartners.com) and Kevin Trombold/Heath Foster (health@tromboldlaw.com) at the home of Mike Cockrill and Tracy Newman (712 35th Ave., Seattle, 98122).

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