November 4

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 4, 2016

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REMINDERS

Safety Reminder
For the safety of our students and neighbors, please be sure to follow our drop off and pick up routes. It is especially important on dark and rainy days to follow the proper procedures and slow down! Always listen to the directions of our traffic team and officers. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE PICK UP AND DROP OFF ROUTES
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Sleeping Bag, Winter Coats, and Backpack Drive
November 7 – 18, 2016
Donation bins are located in the front offices of all buildings.
The SAAS Community Service Organization (CSO) is collecting new or gently used sleeping bags, men’s winter coats (dark colors in sizes XL-XXXL only), and backpacks to support Survive the Streets. CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT SURVIVE THE STREETS While your support is valued and appreciated, donations are optional.
Questions? Contact Rick DuPree at rdupree@seattleacademy.org.

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, atclyons@seattleacademy.org.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Middle School Lacrosse Clinic – Open to Boys and Girls
November 5, 2016
10 AM – Noon, SAAS Gym
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Boys’ Basketball Begins
6th and 8th Grades Turn Out on November 7, 2016
7th Grade Turns Out on November 8, 2016
All Middle School Boys Turn Out on November 9, 2016
3:15 PM, SAAS Gym
Pick up is in the gym garage.
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

8th Grade Parent Discussion and Tour
November 9, 2016 CLICK HERE TO RSVP
December 1, 2016
8:15 AM, 12th Avenue Conference Room

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 Open House for Prospective Families
November 10, 2016
6:30PM, Gymnasium (1111 13th Avenue)
Questions? Contact Linda Spangler at lspangler@seattleacademy.org.

Veterans’ Day - NO CLASSES
November 11, 2016
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Lacrosse Clinic – Open to Boys and Girls
November 12, 2016
10 AM – Noon, SAAS Gym
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Basketball Begins
November 14, 2016
3:15 PM, SAAS Gym
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Instrumental with 7th Grade Vocal Assemble
November 15, 2016
7 PM, Jaffe Room (Middle School Building) NO TICKETS REQUIRED!
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

8th Grade Production: Andromeda’s Galaxy
November 17-18, 2016
5:30 PM, Arts Center CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

FALL TRIMESTER FINAL EXAMS
November 21-23, 2016
November 21: C, D, and E Exams, 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
November 22: F and G Exams and End of Tri, 8:30 AM – 3 PM
November 23: A and B Exams, 8:30 AM – NOON DISMISSAL

Please Note:

  • The Middle School does not have final exams, but they do follow the exam schedule.
  • Morning and afternoon shuttle buses will run at their regular times with the except of Wednesday, November 23, when the afternoon shuttles will run three hours early.

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

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.

8th Grade Parent Discussion and Tour
December 1, 2016 CLICK HERE TO RSVP
8:15 AM, 12th Avenue Conference Room

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.

PARENT ASSOCIATION EVENTS

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

  • November 16: 12th Grade Parent Coffee, 8:15-9:30 AM, 12th Avenue Conference Room (on 12th between the Vanderbilt Building and the Arts Center). Special Guest: Stacie Cone, 12th Grade Coordinator. Questions? Contact Karen Woo at karen.woo@comcast.net.
  • November 16: 8th Grade Parent Social, 6-8 PM, Rhein Haus  (912 12th Ave.). Questions? Contact Janet Friday at jiffer86@gmail.com.
  • November 16: 6th Grade Parent Social, 6-9 PM, Optimism Brewing  (1158 Broadway). No host bar and Rainy Brothers BBQ Food Truck. Parents can also bring their own food. Questions? Contact Nikki Lundin at nikki.lundin@comcast.net.
  • 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 Guest: To Be Announced. Questions? Contact Jocelyn Isaacs at jocelyn999@hotmail.com or Peggy Rinne at peggy@rinne.com.

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