October 27

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Friday Email
October 27, 2017

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REMINDERS!

SIGN UPS

ANNOUNCEMENTS

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

UPCOMING EVENTS

Upper School Fall Dance
October 28, 2017
7-10 PM, SAAS Gym
Cost: $5 at the door
Questions? Contact Makenzie Brandon at mbrandon@seattleacademy.org.

2017-18 Trip Sign Up Deadline
October 30, 2017
The deadline for signing up for one of the 2017-18 trip offerings is Monday, October 30. This is also the deadline for turning in Trip Financial Aid requests.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION

Questions? Contact Erin Aitchison at eaitchison@seattleacademy.org.

6th Grade SEE Trip
November 1-3, 2017
Departure: November 1 at 7 AM, 16th Avenue Parking Lot
Return: November 3 at 3:15 PM, 16th Avenue Parking Lot
MORE DETAILS
Questions? Contact Caitlin Lyons at clyons@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Musical:  City of Angels
November 1-4, 2017
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.

Middle School Boys’ Basketball Begins
November 6, 2017
3:15 – 5 PM, SAAS Gym
Pick up in the gym garage.
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick, Athletic Director, at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

12th Grade Poetry Reading
November 7, 2017
7 PM, Arts Center
Parking is available in the gym garage and the 14th Avenue parking lot.
Questions? Contact Lauri Conner at lconner@seattleacademy.org.

SAAS 8th Grade Parent Discussion
November 8 or November 30, 2017
8:15 AM – 10 AM
12th Avenue Conference Room (located on 12th between the Arts Center and the Vanderbilt Building)
Parking available in the gym garage. The entrance is located on E Spring between 12th and 13th Avenues.
All 8th grade families are invited to join Rob Phillips, Associate Head of School, 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.  This is an excellent follow up to the 8th Grade Parent Meeting held on October 17 as well as a useful overview of your 8th grader’s upcoming transition.
CLICK HERE
to RSVP if you are interested in attending one of the dates above. Please allow one entry for each parent.
Questions? Contact Nick Christian at nchristian@seattleacademy.org.

Veterans’ Day – NO CLASSES
November 10, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

SAAS Open House for Prospective Families
November 11, 2017
10 AM – 12:30 PM:  Upper School
2 – 4:30 PM:  Middle School
Gymnasium (1111 13th Avenue)
Parking available in the Seattle University Broadway Garage (located on Broadway between Columbia and Marion).

Questions? Contact Dawn Fornear at dfornear@seattleacademy.org.

Upper School Basketball Begins
November 13 2017
3:15 PM, SAAS Gym
Pick up in the gym garage.
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick, Athletic Director, at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Instrument Concert with 7th Grade Vocal Ensemble
November 14, 2017
7 PM, Jaffe Room
Parking available in the 16th Avenue parking lot.
NO TICKETS REQUIRED!
Questions? Contact Nicole Hughes at nhughes@seattleacademy.org.

8th Grade Show: Dystopia! The Hungry Maze Game of Divergent Death
November 16-17, 2017
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.

Fall Trimester Final Exams
November 17: 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM (C, D, and E Block Exams)
November 20: 8:30 AM – 3 PM (F and G Block Exams, End of Tri)
November 21: 8:30 AM – Noon (A and B Block Exams) NOON DISMISSAL

PLEASE NOTE:

  • Middle School students do not take final exams, but they do follow the exam schedule.
  • Shuttle buses will run on a normal schedule on Friday, November 17, and Monday, November 20.
  • Shuttle buses HOME will run three hours earlier than their normal schedule on Tuesday, November 21.

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

Thanksgiving Break – NO CLASSES
November 22-24, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Winter Trimester Begins
November 27, 2017
Questions? Contact Sheila Hanrahan at shanrahan@seattleacademy.org.

Middle School Girls’ Basketball Begins
November 27, 2017
3:15 – 5 PM, SAAS Gym
Pick up in the gym garage.
Questions? Contact Cathy Schick, Athletic Director, at cschick@seattleacademy.org.

SAAS 8th Grade Parent Discussion
November 30, 2017
8:15 AM – 10 AM
12th Avenue Conference Room (located on 12th between the Arts Center and the Vanderbilt Building)
Parking available in the gym garage. The entrance is located on E Spring between 12th and 13th Avenues.
All 8th grade families are invited to join Rob Phillips, Associate Head of School, 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.  This is an excellent follow up to the 8th Grade Parent Meeting held on October 17 as well as a useful overview of your 8th grader’s upcoming transition.
CLICK HERE
to RSVP if you are interested in attending one of the dates above. Please allow one entry for each parent.
Questions? Contact Nick Christian at nchristian@seattleacademy.org.

PARENT EVENTS

7th Grade Parent Social
November 2, 2017
6 PM, Rhein Haus (912 12th Avenue)

Please Note: The gym garage is not available due to the Upper School musical. Limited parking available in the 14th Avenue lot. We encourage street parking if possible.
Join us for a night of catching up with friends and meeting new 7th grade parents. We have an area reserved by the fireplace and a full menu of food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Questions? Contact Kelli McSherry at kelli@mcsherry.com.

10th Grade Parent Coffee
November 3, 2017
8:30 – 9:15 AM, Rhein Haus (912 12th Avenue)

Please Note: The gym garage is not available due to the Upper School musical. Limited parking available in the 14th Avenue lot. We encourage street parking if possible.
The coffees are a great opportunity to catch up with parents you know, meet new 10th grade parents, have a cup of coffee, and enjoy good conversation.
Questions? Contact Michelle Maclise at  maclise@me.com.

6th Grade Parent Social
November 9, 2017
7 PM, Redhook Brew Lab (714 E Pike St.)

Please Note: The gym garage is not available due to the Upper School musical. Limited parking available in the 14th Avenue lot. We encourage street parking if possible.
Please join other 6th grade parents for a drink and chat about school, kids, and whatever is on your mind. Catch up with friends or meet new ones. Redhook Brew Lab has beer, wine, and food for purchase. See you then!
Questions? Contact Aaron Lieberman at aaronlieberman@gmail.com.

8th Grade Parent Potluck – Lewis Maday-Travis’ Advisory
November 10,  6 PM
Home of Leonard Su and Rebecca Dunsmoor-Su, 4825 36th Ave. NE, Seattle, 98105
Dinner for parents and students in Lewis’ advisory.

To RSVP or ask questions? Contact Rebecca at rebeccadsu@yahoo.com.

8th Grade Parent Potluck – Sandy Dawson’s Advisory
November 11, 10:30 AM
Home of Richard and Melissa Albrecht, 1425 42nd Ave. E, Seattle, 98112
Brunch for parents and students in Sandy’s advisory.

To RSVP or ask questions? Contact Rebecca at rebeccadsu@yahoo.com.

8th Grade Parent Potluck – Shaun Burl’s Advisory
November 12,  6 PM
Home of Mike Gilmore and Megan Anderson, 588 Bell Str., #1407S, Seattle, 98121
Dinner for parents and students in Shaun’s advisory.

To RSVP or ask questions? Contact Megan Anderson, meanders01@gmail.com.

11th Grade Parent Brown Bag Lunch
November 13, 2017
11:30 AM – 1 PM, SAAS 12th Avenue Conference Room (on 12th between the Arts Center and Vanderbilt)
Please Note: On-campus parking is reserved from 7:30 AM – 3 PM. Please use street parking.

Special Guests: Chuck Sekyra & Dionna Kirton, 11th Grade Coordinators, and Leigh Hopkins, Director of Counseling, will discuss Parents Helping Kids Manage Stress with their Junior Year Course Load.
Questions? Contact Jocelyn Isaacs at jocelyn999@hotmail.com.

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