January 13

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
January 13, 2017

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REMINDERS

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 amguerrero@seattleacademy.org. And please consider donating a bottle of wine to the Wine Grab. MORE DETAILS HERE

Traffic Reminder
Please be safe! Whether you are dropping your child off at one of our bus stops or at the school, please use caution. Given the time of year, it is often dark and / or difficult to see. Please slow down for the safety of all of our children. Thank you.

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

Ski Bus
January 15, 2017 – NO SKI BUS due to holiday.
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

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

Winter Trimester Mid Term - NO CLASSES
January 20, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Winter Ball
January 21, 2017
8 – 10:30 PM, WithinSodo (2916 Utah Ave. S, Seattle 98134)
$25 – Tickets on sale from January 9 – 13.

$35 – Tickets on sale from January 17 – 20. There is no school on Friday, but tickets are available for purchase from 9 AM – noon.
Tickets are not available at the door.
Guests: Students can must have a Guest Contract completed and approved prior to the dance.
Questions? Contact Makenzie Brandon at mbrandon@seattleacademy.org.

Ski Bus #2
January 22, 2017
7 AM – 5:30 PM, 16th Avenue Lot
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

Zambia Trip Meeting
January 24, 2017
6 PM, STREAM Building
Questions? Contact Melinda Mueller at mmueller@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Yukon Trip Meeting
January 25, 2017
6 PM, STREAM Building
Questions? Contact Chelsea Wilcox at cwilcox@seattleacademy.org.

Re-Enrollment Contracts for the 2017-2018 School Year
January 27, 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.

SAAS in the City
January 28, 2017
6 PM, Fremont Studios (155 N 35th St., Seattle 98103)
Questions? Contact Anne-Marie Guerrero at amguerrero@seattleacademy.org.

Ski Bus #3
January 29, 2017
7 AM – 5:30 PM, 16th Avenue Lot
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

Greece-Italy Trip Meeting
February 1, 2017
6 PM, Middle School Building
Questions? Contact Sung Lee at slee@seattleacademy.org.

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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

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

Ski Bus
January 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
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

8th Grade Parent Coffee
January 27, 2017
8:15 AM, Mighty-O Donuts (corner of 12th and Madison)
Special Guest: Alana Bell, Director of Equity and Inclusion
PLEASE NOTE: On-campus parking is assigned from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.
Questions? Contact Janet Friday at jiffer86@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!

  • January 14 (NEW DATE!), 5:30 PM, Elin Rummel’s Advisory, Home of Kenny and Sarah Gimbel-Sherr (1007 15th Ave. E, Seattle, 98112). Contact Sarah at sgimbel@uw.edu. Parents and children invited.
  • 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 nikki.piplani@gmail.com.
  • 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).

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!

  • Friday, January 20: Hosted by Heather and John Cashman (2605 W Armour St., Seattle, 98199), 16 guests, cocktails and dinner – start time is 6:30 PM.
  • 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

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.

Parent Education Event Sponsored by Evergreen School
Addressing Islamophobia: Dispelling Myths to Break Down Barriers with intercultural educator Amer Ahmed
January 30, 6 – 8 PM CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO RSVP
The Evergreen School (15201 Meridian Ave. N, Shoreline, 98133) DIRECTIONS AND CONTACT INFORMATION

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)

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