January 19

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Friday Email
January 19, 2018

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REMINDERS!

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

2018-19 Calendar
The 2018-19 calendar will be available next Friday, January 26.
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@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.

SENIOR PARENT YEARBOOK PAGES
Reservations due January 22, 2018
CLICK HERE TO RESERVE A PAGE

VIEW GUIDELINES AND DEADLINES
All seniors receive a half page in the yearbook free of charge. All senior parents have the option to purchase a parent page to send a message to their graduating senior. Click on the link above to reserve your parent page. Contact: Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org or 206-676-6858.

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Upper School Winter Ball
January 20, 2018
8 – 10 PM, Fremont Foundry (154 N 35th St., Seattle, 98103) PLEASE NOTE: This is the correct address.

Questions? Contact Makenzie Brandon at mbrandon@seattleacademy.org.

Ski Bus #2
January 21, 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

8th Grade Parent Education Presentation on Drugs and Alcohol
January 23, 2018 (Rescheduled from November 28, 2017)
6:30  – Social, 7 PM – Presentation
STREAM Building
CLICK HERE TO RSVP
Kathryn Korch will speak with parents about the drugs and alcohol discussion she had with 8th grade students in Lewis Maday-Travis’ science class in November.
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Ski Bus #3
January 28, 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.

Vietnam Trip Meeting
January 31, 2018
6 PM, STREAM Building
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Winter Production: Peter and the Star Catcher
February 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.

7th and 8th Grade Dance
February 2, 2018
8 – 10 PM, Jaffe Room

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 kids off on 15th Avenue.
7th and 8th graders wishing to attend must sign and return a Middle School Dance Contract by Wednesday, January 31. SAAS students can bring two guest but those guests must sign a Guest Dance Contract and return to the Middle School front office no later than Wednesday, January 31.
Questions? Contact Hilary Bowen at hbowen@seattleacademy.org.

Ski Bus #4
February 4, 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.

Youth Suicide Prevention at SAAS
February 6, 2018
6:30 PM: Social; 7 PM: Presentation
STREAM Building
Parking is available in the gym garage or the 14th Avenue lot.
Questions? Contact
Leigh Hopkins at lhopkins@seattleacademy.org.

8th Grade Seattle Challenge Parent Lunch
February 7, 2018
Noon – 1 PM
12th Avenue Conference Room (on 12th Avenue between the Vanderbilt and the Arts Center)
Please Note: On-campus parking is reserved from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.
More details to come.
Questions? Contact Caitlin Lyons at clyons@seattleacademy.org.

6th Grade Alaska Trip Meeting
February 7, 2018
6 PM
STREAM Building
Questions? Contact Hilary Bowen at hbowen@seattleacademy.org.

China Trip Meeting
February 7, 2018
6 PM
STREAM Building
Questions? Contact Emily Lin at elin@seattleacademy.org.

Zambia Trip Meeting
February 7, 2018
6 PM
STREAM Building
Questions? Contact Melinda Mueller at mmueller@seattleacademy.org.

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.

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.

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 Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

PARENT ASSOCIATION EVENTS

8th Grade Parent Coffee
January 22, 2018
8:15 – 9:30 AM
Cafe Presse (Back Room), 1117 12th Avenue
Please Note: On-campus parking is reserved from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.
Special Guest: Nick Creach, Head of Middle School. Email specific topics or questions to Meg or Sherri by Thursday, January 18.
Questions? Contact
Meg Crager at megcrager@comcast.net or Sherri Wolson at sherriwolson@gmail.com.

8th Grade Parent Education Presentation on Drugs and Alcohol
January 23, 2018 (Rescheduled from November 28, 2017)
6:30  – Social, 7 PM – Presentation
STREAM Building
CLICK HERE TO RSVP
Kathryn Korch will speak with parents about the drugs and alcohol discussion she had with 8th grade students in Lewis Maday-Travis’ science class in November.
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

7th and 8th Grade Parent Social
February 2, 2018 CLICK HERE to view invitation and RSVP.
8 – 10 PM (during the 7th and 8th Grade Dance)
The Garage (1120 Broadway, Seattle, WA 98122)
Parking is available in the 16th Avenue lot.
Questions? Contact Kristine Wright at kristinetanwright@gmail.com or Leisa Goldberg at buddah007@me.com.

6TH GRADE POTLUCKS

6th Grade Parent Potluck – Hillary Ethe’s Advisory
Saturday, January 20, 10 AM – Noon NEW DATE!
Home of Mary and Aaron Lieberman, 506 N 83rd St, Seattle, WA 98103
Brunch for parents and guardians of Hillary’s advisory. Bring dish and drinks to share.
To RSVP or ask questions contact Aaron Lieberman at aaronlieberman@gmail.com

6th Grade Parent Potluck – Bill Metcalf’s Advisory
Saturday, January 20, 5:30 PM
Home of Mikael Kvart and Sascha Dublin, 1535 2nd Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119
Dinner for parents and guardians of Bill’s advisory. Bring dish and drinks to share.
To RSVP or ask questions, contact Mikael Kvart at mikaelkvart@hotmail.com

6th Grade Parent Potluck – Achijah Berry’s Advisory
Saturday, January 20, 6 PM
Home of Sarah Johnson and Aravind Swaminathan, 1905 33rd Ave South, Seattle,WA 98144
Dinner for parents and guardians of  Achijah’s advisory. Bring dish and drinks to share.
To RSVP or ask questions, contact Sarah Johnson, sarahcj55@hotmail.com Cell: 206-300-6960

6th Grade Parent Potluck – Elin Rummel Advisory
Saturday, January 20, 6 PM
Home of David and Trudy Broadus, 5647 NE Keswick Dr., Seattle, WA 98105
Dinner for parents and guardians of Elin’s advisory. Bring dish and drinks to share.
To RSVP or ask questions, contact Trudy Broadus at tkbroadus@comcast.net, Cell: 206-851-8446

6th Grade Parent Potluck – Charlotte Reed 6th Grade Advisory
Sunday, January 21, 10 AM NEW DATE AND TIME!
Home of Laura and Steve Avalone, 737 Olive Way, Common Area, 18th floor, Seattle, WA 98101
Dinner for parents and guardians of Charlotte’s advisory. Bring dish and drinks to share.
To RSVP or ask questions, contact Laura Avalone at lavolone@outlook.com

6th Grade Parent Potluck – Emily Anderson’s Advisory
Sunday, January 21, 6 PM
Home of Peder and Jaime Schmitz, 1009 36th Avenue East, Seattle,WA 98112
Dinner for parents and guardians of Emily’s advisory. Bring dish and drinks to share.
To RSVP or ask questions, contact Jaime at jaimescates@me.com, or text: 206-380-2558

6th Grade Parent Potluck – Kathi Petrotta’s 6th Grade Advisory
Saturday, January 27, 6 PM
Home of Jamie and Kirsten Frits, 8240 Fairway Dr. NE, Seattle,WA 98115
Dinner for parents and guardians of Kathi’s advisory. Bring dish and drinks to share.
To RSVP or ask questions contact Kirsten Frits at kirstenfrits@yahoo.com

6th Grade Parent Potluck – Craig Tomlinson’s Advisory
Sunday, January 28, 10 AM – Noon
Home of Marc Brown and Julie McCleery, 4315 Wallingford Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103
Brunch for parents and guardians of Craig’s advisory. Bring dish and drinks to share.
To RSVP or ask questions, contact Julie McCleery at juliemccleery@yahoo.com

6th Grade Parent Potluck – Meredith and Mark’s 6th Grade Advisory
Monday, January 29, 5-7 PM NEW DATE AND TIME!
Beacon Hill Wine Station, Hosted by Hannah Green, 2533 16th Avenue S.
Appetizers and drinks for parents and guardians of  Charlotte’s advisory. Bring a favorite appetizer and drinks to share.
To RSVP or ask questions, contact Hannah Green at hgreen206@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.

  • Andrew Harris Advisory: January 26,  Hosted by Julie Nicholls (800 Seneca St., #2511, 98101)
  • Jasmine Johnson Advisory: January 26, Hosted by Kristie Ratzlaff (159 Dorffel Dr. E, 98112)
  • 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
Saturday, January 27, 6:30 PM
Hosted by Eve Stacey and John VanNewkirk
Capitol Hill – 2101 E Crescent Dr., Seattle, 98112

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

9th Grade Parent Potluck
Sunday, February 11, 6:30 PM
Hosted by Amy and John Perera
Wallingford – 4121 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle, 98103

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)

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