February 9

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Friday Email
February 9, 2018

VocalEnsemble

REMINDERS!

SIGN UPS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Summer Program Brochure
February 13, 2018
The Summer Program Brochure and registration information will be emailed to parents on Tuesday, February 13.
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Youth Suicide Prevention Follow Up
On Tuesday, we held a Youth Suicide Prevention presentation. Here are links to the resources from the program:

Questions? Contact Leigh Hopkins, Director of Counseling, at lhopkins@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

Upper School Vocal Ensemble
February 8-10, 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.

Ski Bus #5
February 11, 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.

Middle School Boys’ Lacrosse Begins
February 12, 2018
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Roman Britain Trip Leaves
February 14, 2018
Questions? Contact Meredith Hale at mhale@seattleacademy.org.

7th Grade Show: The Monkey’s Paw/Wishful Thinking
February 14-15, 2018
5:30 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.

Presidents’ Day
February 19, 2018
NO CLASSES
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Mid-Winter Break
February 20-23, 2017
NO CLASSES
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Roman Britain Trip Returns
February 23, 2018
Questions? Contact Meredith Hale at mhale@seattleacademy.org.

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.

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.

7TH GRADE POTLUCK

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

  • Rachel Leavitt-Baron Advisory: February 10, Hosted by Amy Perera (4121 Sunnyside Ave. N, 98103)
  • 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

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

Cocktail Parties will be held on April 24, May 12, and May 20. Details will be added to the Friday email later but are included at the link above.

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):

  • Friday, February 9: Hosted by Mike Burris and Julie Robertson Zivin (Capitol Hill – 923 14th Ave E, Seattle, WA 98112), 7 PM.
  • 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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