February 3

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 3, 2017

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REMINDERS

Attendance Reminder
Please remember to notify the school when your child is absence or needs to leave during school hours.

PLEASE NOTE: Students move from building to building throughout the day. If you need to pick up your child early for an appointment, please be aware of which building your child is in or allow extra time for your child to travel to where you are located.

Middle School Water Bottle Reminder
Middle School parents are asked to please remember to send their children to school with a water bottle. The school has water fountains but students who wish to have water in class should bring a water bottle with them each day.

Middle School Sock Drive
January 24-February 3, 2017
The Seattle Academy Leadership Team (SALT), with support from the Upper School Community Service Organization Club (CSO), is leading a sock drive in the Middle School. All socks collected will be donated to Urban Rest Stop URBAN REST STOP, a facility that provides services to individuals and families experiencing homelessness. The goal is for each grade to donate 100 pairs of socks. If all grades hit this goal, the school will host an ice cream social with the top performing grade receiving access to a deluxe topping bar! The drive culminates with the 7th and 8th Grade Dance on February 3.
Questions? Contact Hilary Bowen at hbowen@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

Upper School Winter Production: Museum
February 2-4, 2017
7 PM, Arts Center TICKET INFORMATION
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

7th and 8th Grade Dance
February 3, 2017
8-10 PM, Middle School
Cost: $5 or a pack of socks. Admission fees collected will be used to purchase additional socks for our annual drive to support Urban Rest Stop.
Drop Off/Pick Up:
The entrance to the dance will be on the south end of the Middle School Building (through the columns park). Parents can pull through the south Temple lot (entrance off of E Union) and drop kids off at the gate to the columns park, OR they can park in the 16th Avenue lot and walk kids across to the south entrance. Please DO NOT drop students off on 15th Avenue.

Please Note:

  • SAAS students who wish to attend must sign the Middle School Dance Contract and turn in or fax to Rae and the Middle School Front Desk no later than Wednesday, February 1.
  • SAAS students can bring two guests. The Guest Contract MUST be completed and returned or faxed to Rae at the Middle School Front Desk no later than Wednesday, February 1. Guest contracts will not be accepted after Wednesday. The Guest Contract is available on Inside SAAS. CLICK HERE
  • Guests will not be allowed into the dance without their SAAS host present.

Questions? Contact Caitlin Lyons, Middle School Dean of Students, at clyons@seattleacademy.org.

Ski Bus #4
February 5, 2017
7 AM – 5:30 PM, 16th Avenue Lot
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

Forefront Suicide Prevention Parent Meeting
February 7, 2017
6:30 PM: Social, 7:00 PM: Discussion
STREAM Building
More details will be emailed to parents next week.
Questions? Contact Leigh Hopkins at lhopkins@seattleacademy.org.

8th Grade Seattle Challenge Parent Meeting
February 9, 2017
Noon – 1:30 PM, 12th Avenue Conference Room
Please Note: On-campus parking is reserved from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.
More details will be emailed to 8th grade parents next week.
Questions? Contact Nick Creach at ncreach@seattleacademy.org.

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 JUST ADDED!
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 JUST ADDED!
February 15, 2017
6PM, STREAM Building
Questions? Contact Erin Aitchison at eaitchison@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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

7th and 8th Grade Parent Social
February 3, 2017
8-10 PM (during the 7th and 8th Grade Dance)
The Garage (1130 Broadway)
Questions? Contact:
7th Grade: Fiona Lennard (filenn@hotmail.com), Amy Bryant (amymbryant@msn.com), or Stephanie McLemore (scbott@yahoo.com)
8th Grade: Pamela Lopez (pamela.lopez@nordstrom.com) or Sarah Strachan (saritastrachan@gmail.com)

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!

  • February 4, 5:30 PM, Emily Anderson’s Advisory, Home of Frank Wirtz and Jessica Thompson (7722 29th Ave. NW, Seattle, 98117). Contact Jessica at jjthomps@uw.edu. Parents and children invited.
  • 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).

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 4, 6 PM, Janneke Petersen’s Advisory, Hosted by Neil Black and Sherri Wolson (1126 37th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122). RSVP to Sherri: sherriwolson@gmail.com.
  • February 4, 6:30 PM, Rachel Leavitt-Baron’s Advisory, Hosted by Mitchell and Dawn Gold (5754 63rd Ave. NE, Seattle, 98105. Parents only please.  RSVP to Dawn: Dgold24@comcast.net (CORRECTED RSVP)
  • 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.). RSVP to Kristine: 206-383-8008 or  kjyoonlin@hotmail.com. (ADDED DATE!)

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!

  • Saturday, February 4: Hosted by Lee Goss (8343 32nd Ave. NW, Seattle, 98117), 16 Guests, dinner – start time is 6:30 PM.
  • 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.

CLICK HERE TO RSVP

Ski Bus
February 5, 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.

6th Grade Parent Coffee
February 7, 2017
8:15-10:30 AM, Metier Coffee (1017 E Union)
Please Note: On-campus parking is reserved from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.
Special Guest: Jen Nelson, Middle School Counselor
Questions? Contact Nikki Lundin at nikki.lundin@comcast.net.

9th Grade Brown Bag Lunch
February 8, 2017
12 – 1:30 PM, 12th Avenue Conference Room
Please Note: On-campus parking is reserved from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.
Special Guest: Jonathon Friedman, Upper School Counselor
Questions? Contact Suzanne Shaw (suzanne_dennehy@hotmail.com) or Jen Simonic (jen.simonic@gmail.com).

10th Grade Potlucks
Below are dates regarding the upcoming 10th Grade Potlucks. Additional details will be emailed to parents next week.

  • February 10: Hosted by Jim Kodjababian and Maria Denny (147 Madrona Pl. E, Seattle, WA 98112), 6 PM.
  • Sunday, February 12: Hosted by Garth Olsen and Lisa Sferra-Olsen (9761 Beacon Ave. S, Seattle, WA 98118), 5-8 PM.
  • Thursday, March 2:  Hosted by Trent and Rebecca Stedman (1105 Boylston Ave. E, Seattle, WA 98122), 6-9 PM.
  • Sunday, March 5: Hosted by Scott and Jennifer Seiwert (1931 3rd Ave. W, Seattle, WA 98119), 5-7 PM.

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.

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 (3400 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.

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