January 6

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 6, 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.

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

First Ski Bus
January 8, 2017
7 AM – 5:30 PM, 16th Avenue Lot
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

12th Grade Yukon Trip Meeting
January 10, 2017
6:30 PM, Arts Center
Questions? Contact Stacie Cone at scone@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Instrumental with Middle School Instrumental Combo
January 11, 2017 RESCHEDULED FROM DECEMBER 8
7 PM, Arts Center NO TICKETS REQUIRED!
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

6th and 7th Grade Parent Meeting
January 12, 2017
6:30 PM – Social
7:00 PM – Presentation
All 6th and 7th grade parents are encouraged to attend this meeting with the Middle School leadership team who will discuss the scope and sequence of the rest of the school year for both grades.
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Financial Aid Application Deadline
January 12, 2017
January 12 is the deadline for returning families to submit their Financial Aid application for the 2017-18 school year. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION.
Questions? Contact Jim Rupp at jrupp@seattleacademy.org.

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

Winter Trimester MidTerm - 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.

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 this Friday. 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.

UPCOMING EVENTS

11th Grade Parent Brown Bag Lunch
January 10, 2017
Noon – 1 PM, 12th Avenue Conference Room
Guest Speaker: Mike Haykin, Director of Learning Support Services, will talk about ACT and SAT test preparation.
Please Note: On-campus parking is assigned from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.
Questions? Contact Hallidie Haid at hallidie.haid@gmail.com.

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 8, 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.

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 7, 5:30 PM, Jamie Monkkonen’s Advisory, Home of Ari Gilmore and Sarah Strachan (120 Westlake Ave. N, #1107, Seattle, 98103). Contact Sarah at saritastrachan@gmail.com. Parents and children invited.
  • January 8, 5:30 PM, Bill Metcalfe’s Advisory, Home of Sam and Hwashing Heyworth (5025 Pullman Ave. NE, Seattle, 98105). Contact Hwashing at hwashing16@yahoo.com.
  • 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: 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

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

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