February 23

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Friday Email
February 23, 2018

spring sports

REMINDERS!

SIGN UPS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Summer Program Brochure Now Available!
CLICK HERE to review the Summer Program 2018 Brochure. Registration information is located on the last page. This year, registration is online and due by April 30, 2018.
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattlecademy.org or Jodi Rea at jrea@seattleacademy.org.

SAAS in the City Tickets On Sale!
RSVP Deadline: March 14
CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets for SAAS in the City! SAAS in the City is a school-wide evening event – not an auction, but a fundraiser – and a great party for the SAAS community!  The evening features a three-course dinner, hosted bar, wine and spirit grab, raffle, and a spectacular program featuring Seattle Academy students and alumni.  This annual community celebration and fundraiser draws over five hundred SAAS families, alumni, and faculty. We will have performances by over one hundred students, dancers, and musicians as well as video highlights of SAAS athletics, arts, and outdoor and travel programs, plus a chance to hear from alumni guest speakers. Questions? Contact Anne-Marie Guerrero at amguerrero@seattleacademy.org.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Ski Bus #6
February 25, 2018
7 AM (CORRECTED TIME!) Departure from 16th Avenue Parking Lot (Please respect our neighbors and be as quiet as possible.)
5:30 PM Return to 16th Avenue Parking Lot. PLEASE DO NOT PARK IN THE BUS LANE.

Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

Classes Resume
February 26, 2018
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Spring Sports Begin
February 26, 2018
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Musical: The Music Man
March 1-3, 2018
7 PM, Arts Center
Parking available in the gym garage and the 14th Avenue Parking Lot (corner of 14th and E Columbia).
PURCHASE TICKETS
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

8th Grade Seattle Challenge
March 6-8, 2018 MORE DETAILS
Depart: March 6 at 8 AM, 16th Avenue parking lot
Return: March 8 at 3 PM, 16th Avenue parking lot
Debrief: March 9 from 10 AM – Noon, Sanctuary
Questions? Contact Caitlin Lyons at clyons@seattleacademy.org.

Winter Trimester Final Exams
March 7: 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM (F, A, and E Block Exams)
March 8: 8:30 AM – 3 PM (D and C Block Exams, End of Tri)
March 9: 8:30 AM – Noon (G and B Block Exams) NOON DISMISSAL

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Middle School students do not take final exams, but they do follow the exam schedule.
  • Shuttle buses will run on a normal schedule on March 7 and 8.
  • Shuttle buses HOME will run three hours earlier than their normal schedule on Friday, March 9.

Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Faculty Professional Development Day
March 12, 2018
NO CLASSES
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Spring Trimester Begins
March 13, 2018
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Spring Sports Begin
March 13, 2018
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Instrumental and Middle School Combo Concert
March 14, 2018
7 PM, Arts Center
Parking available in the gym garage and the 14th Avenue Parking Lot (corner of 14th and E Columbia).
PURCHASE TICKETS
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

10th Grade Parent Meeting - More details will be emailed home next week.
March 15, 2018
7 PM, Arts Center
Parking available in the gym garage and the 14th Avenue Parking Lot (corner of 14th and E Columbia).
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Queer-Straight Alliance Social
March 16, 2018
5- 8 PM, STREAM Building
Questions? Contact Lewis Maday-Travis at ltravis@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Track Invite
March 17, 2018
10 AM – 4 PM, West Seattle Stadium
Volunteer Needed! To volunteer, contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Vocal Revue
March 21-22, 2018
7 PM, Arts Center
Parking available in the gym garage and the 14th Avenue Parking Lot (corner of 14th and E Columbia).
PURCHASE TICKETS
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

SAAS in the City
March 24, 2018
6:30 PM, Fremont Studios
RSVP Deadline: March 14
CLICK HERE to purchase your tickets for SAAS in the City! SAAS in the City is a school-wide evening event – not an auction, but a fundraiser – and a great party for the SAAS community!  The evening features a three-course dinner, hosted bar, wine and spirit grab, raffle, and a spectacular program featuring Seattle Academy students and alumni.  This annual community celebration and fundraiser draws over five hundred SAAS families, alumni, and faculty. We will have performances by over one hundred students, dancers, and musicians as well as video highlights of SAAS athletics, arts, and outdoor and travel programs, plus a chance to hear from alumni guest speakers.
Questions? Contact Anne-Marie Guerrero at amguerrero@seattleacademy.org.

PARENT ASSOCIATION EVENTS

10th – 12th Grade Parent Peer Group Discussion
March 6, 2018
6:30 PM: Social
7 PM: Discussion (by grade)
CLICK HERE for more details.
Questions? Contact Kathy Risse at ppgsaas@gmail.com.

10th Grade Parent Coffee
March 9, 2018
8:30 – 9:15 AM, Rhein Haus (912 12th Ave.)
Questions? Contact Michelle Maclise at  maclise@me.com.

6th and 7th Grade Parent Peer Group Discussion
March 13, 2018
6:30 PM: Social
7 PM: Discussion (by grade)
CLICK HERE for more details.
Questions? Contact Kathy Risse at ppgsaas@gmail.com.

8th Grade Parent Coffee
March 19, 2018
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.
Questions? Contact Meg Crager at megcrager@comcast.net or Sherri Wolson at sherriwolson@gmail.com.

8th and 9th Grade Parent Peer Group Discussion
March 27, 2018
6:30 PM: Social
7 PM: Discussion (by grade)
CLICK HERE for more details.
Questions? Contact Kathy Risse at ppgsaas@gmail.com.

7TH GRADE POTLUCK

Here are the details regarding the upcoming 7th Grade Parent Potluck. Host will contact parents in their advisory with more details.

  • Megan Roberts Advisory: March 16, Hosted by Molly Bishop (3211 Cascadia Ave. S, 98144)
  • Jeff Budke and Caitlin Lyons Advisories: March 17, Hosted by Wendy Munroe and Heather Foster (Carnation)
  • Madeline Williams Advisory: March 31, Hosted by Wendy Feller (1817 9th Ave. W, 98119)
  • Chelsea Wilcox Advisory: Date TBA, Hosted b y Laura McMahon (1215 E Lynn, 98102)
  • Tyler Hartanov Advisory: Date TBA, Hosted by Kate Grossman (4214 Interlake Ave. N, 98103)

9TH GRADE POTLUCKS AND SOCIALS

RSVP HERE: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0e44a4a629abfa7-2018

9th Grade Parent Potluck
Sunday, March 4, 6 PM
Doug and Sarah Miller
Highlands – 58 Spring Dr. NW, Shoreline, WA 98177

9th Grade Parent Socials

  • April 24, 7 PM, Hosted by Jack Kearney and Anne Schopf, 2002 Eastlake Ave. E Seattle, WA 98102
  • May 12, 7:30 PM, Hosted by Ari Gilmore and Sarah Strachan and Joel Shapiro and Ingrid Elliott, 120 Westlake Ave. N, #1107 Seattle, WA 98103
  • May 20, 5 PM, Hosted by Russ and Gemma Daggatt, 933 N Northlake Way Slip #9 Seattle, WA 98103

11TH GRADE POTLUCKS

This year, we are offering two potlucks from which you choose at least one to attend. Each potluck is hosted on a different day and in a different neighborhood by class parents. Additional slots will be added if we have higher than anticipated parents sign up. Dress is casual, or come as you are (if after work, etc.).  Please CLICK HERE to RSVP.  Note: Potlucks are for parents only.

Dates, Hosts, Locations (Please RSVP):

  • Saturday, March 3: Hosted by Jim Kodjababian and Maria Denny (Denny Blaine – 147 Madrona Pl. E, Seattle, WA 98112), 6:30 PM.

Questions? Contact Jocelyn Isaacs (jocelyn999@hotmail.com) or Rebecca Stedman (trstedman@yahoo.com)

12TH GRADE POTLUCKS

RSVP HERE: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0f4eaaaf2ea64-saas5

12th Grade Parent Potluck
Friday, March 2, 6 PM
Home of Angelo Calfo and Patricia Joyce
3303 E Laurelhurst Dr. NE Seattle, WA 98105

12th Grade Parent Potluck
Friday, March 2, 6 PM
Home of Jonathan and Elizabeth Roberts
530 36th Ave. E Seattle, WA 98112

12th Grade Parent Potluck
Friday, March 16, 6 PM
Home of Ammi Borenstein & Vivian Scheidt
1624 11th Ave. W Seattle, WA 98119

12th Grade Parent Potluck
Friday, March 30, 6 PM
Home of Timothy Ufkes & Julie Santos
2305 NW 100th St., Seattle, WA 98177

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