SAAS woodwinds coach Kate Olson is featured in the current issue of Earshot Jazz, a local non-profit that sponsors performances in the Seattle area. The article covers Kate's background as well as her musical philosophy. READ MORE
Seattle Academy Community News
Seattle Academy’s partnership with FOREFRONT Suicide Prevention started in the fall of 2015. Forefront is based at the UW in the School of Social Work. Their mission includes suicide prevention, policy change at the state and national level, creating innovative programs, and providing research around the topic of are of Suicidology.
It is always a treat to see student art work on display in all of the buildings throughout the school year! Currently on display in the Arts Center lobby is a group showcase of art from SAAS employees, "The Faculty & Staff Art Show."
School is back in session, but the glow of the holidays remains. Before too much time passes, we wanted to send out a great big thank you to everyone who donated cash, gifts, time and talents to the annual Parent Association Holiday Gift Basket project.
After ten incredibly successful years as the head boys’ and girls’ track coach at Seattle Academy, Assistant Athletic Director Erin Aitchison ‘98 has decided to step down from coaching. Taking over as the new head coach of the SAAS track team will be her long-time assistant and current SAAS head cross country coach Gavin Tucker.
On Saturday, December 8, twenty-four faculty and staff members showed up at school at 8 AM to spend the day learning about Wilderness First Aid. The group spanned all departments in the school including Middle and Upper School, teachers, staff members, coordinators, and administrators,
Lily Hotchkiss, SAAS visual arts teacher, is the Independent and Private School Representative on the board of the Washington Arts Education Association. She was recently asked to write an article for the winter issue of their journal, Splatter Magazine. Lily chose to profile one of our seniors, Carmen Oldham ’19, and her role as Costume Designer for several of Seattle Academy’s productions.
The robotics team has been hard at work since the start of the school year with this year’s robotics challenge called Rover Ruckus. Thirty-seven SAAS students competed in two league events and then traveled to the thirty-two team Interleague competition this last weekend.