November 25

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
November 25, 2016

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REMINDERS

SAAS is Participating in Giving Tuesday on November 29
Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving that inspires an increase in charitable donations, volunteer hours, and service activities to bring about real change in communities around the globe. Last year, more than 45,000 organization in 71 countries came together to celebrate #GivingTuesday. We are pleased to join the movement and hope you will too!

If you are interested in making a gift today to join Seattle Academy’s #GivingTuesday initiative, please visit bit.ly/saasgiving. Your donation will go to our Annual Fund to support the people and programs at SAAS. Thank you! Questions? Contact Anne-Marie Guerrero, Annual Fund Director, at amguerrero@seattleacademy.org.

Ski Bus Registration Due December 2
SKI BUS REGISTRATION FORMS ARE NOW AVAILABLE
on the Ski Bus Page on Inside SAAS. The Ski Buses will be rolling on six Sundays starting January 8 through February 26.  (March 5 is currently reserved as a bonus day, weather permitting.) Buses will NOT be operating MLK Jr. or Presidents’ Day weekends.  Registration for the Ski Bus is available through December 2.  With over one hundred registrations to process, it would be much appreciated if everyone would please respect this deadline!
Questions? Contact Vicky Beer at cvbeer@comcast.net.

Middle School After-School Sign Up
Please sign up for next week’s After-School Study HallMonday 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

End of Fall Trimester – NOON DISMISSAL
November 23, 2016
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Thanksgiving Holiday – NO CLASSES
November 24-25, 2016
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Winter Trimester Begins
November 28, 2016
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Girls’ Basketball Begins
November 28, 2016
3:15 PM, SAAS Gym
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Giving Tuesday
November 29, 2016

Join Seattle Academy’s #GivingTuesday initiative, please visit bit.ly/saasgiving. Your donation will go to our Annual Fund to support the people and programs at SAAS. Thank you! Contact Anne-Marie Guerrero, Annual Fund Director, at amguerrero@seattleacademy.org.

8th Grade Parent Discussion and Tour
December 1, 2016 CLICK HERE TO RSVP
8:15 AM, Upper Learning Commons, STREAM Building NEW LOCATION!

Join Joe Puggelli, Rob Phillips, and the Upper School leadership team for an informal discussion about your child’s transition to high school. Topics will include the Upper School academic program, the 9th grade year, preparation for college and the college process, and an opportunity for Q and A followed by a staff guided tour of the Upper School campus.
Questions? Contact Linda Spangler at lspangler@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Vocal Showcase
December 1-2, 2016
7 PM, Arts Center CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

11th Grade Parent College Meeting
December 6, 2016
7 PM, Arts Center
Questions? Contact Melanie Reed at mreed@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Instrumental with Middle School Instrumental Combo
December 8, 2016
7 PM, Arts Center NO TICKETS REQUIRED!
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

6th Grade Alaska Trip Meeting
December 12, 2016
6 PM, STREAM Building
Questions? Contact Caitlin Lyons at clyons@seattleacademy.org.

NOON DISMISSAL
December 16, 2016
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Basketball Mania!
December 16, 2016
Noon – 10 PM, Gym
Look for more details via email next week. GO CARDINALS!

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

7th and 8th Grade Boys’ Lacrosse Tournament
December 17, 2016
10 AM – Noon, Gym
All skill levels are welcome!

Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Winter Break – NO CLASSES
December 19 – 30, 2016
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

New Year’s Day Observed – NO CLASSES
January 2, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Classes Resume
January 3, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

PARENT ASSOCIATION EVENTS

Fall Parent Social Events PLEASE NOTE: On-campus parking is assigned from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.

  • December 1: 9th Grade Parent Coffee, 8:15-9:30 AM, Rhein Haus (912 12th Avenue). Questions? Contact Suzanne Shaw at suzanne_dennehy@hotmail.com.
  • December 1: 11th Grade Parent Coffee, 8:15 – 9 :30 AM, Mighty O Donuts (12th and Madison). Questions? Contact Hallidie Haid at hallidie.haid@gmail.com.
  • December 2: 10th Grade Brown Bag Lunch, Noon – 1:30 PM, 12th Avenue Conference Room (on 12th between the Vanderbilt Building and the Arts Center). Special Guests: Lauri Conner (Head of Upper School), Mike Hayking (Director of Learning Support Services), and Martin Brakke and Dionna Kirton (10th Grade Coordinators). Questions? Contact Jocelyn Isaacs at jocelyn999@hotmail.com or Peggy Rinne at peggy@rinne.com.
  • December 8: 8th Grade Parent Coffee, 8:15 – 10 AM, Ines Patisserie (1150 11th Ave.). Questions? Contact Janet Friday at jiffer86@gmail.com.

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