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    Friday, March 22, 2019

    Here are today’s announcements: 

    World Water Day is TODAY and Green Team is spreading awareness. Here is the water fact of the day:  A human will live less than a week without water. Clean water is a human right! Do your part to conserve water so we all have access to this necessary resource. (Assata Golash, assata.golash@gmail.com, End 3/22)

    Today is the day we have all been waiting for! The 4th Annual Washington Global Issues Network Conference is happening today and tomorrow. Let’s give a warm welcome to students visiting from all over the world. Drop by the Global Action Fair today between 10 and 1pm, in the Commons. And, we’ll see you in the auditorium this afternoon for our Keynote Speaker, Erin Jones. (Heather Griffin, hlgriffin@seattleschools.org, End 3/22)

    The Chief Sealth Speech and Debate Club's meeting was rescheduled and will meet after school today in Room 215 from 4:00 to 4:45.  Join us as we examine multiple sides of this week's topic:  'Should the US government significantly increase the training required to become a teacher?'  Snacks will be provided. (Ryan Casey, rpcasey@seattleschools.org, End 3/22)

    Attention Seniors! Community Service Learning Hour forms need to be submitted by April 1st to meet your high school graduation requirements. That means you have LESS THAN 2 WEEKS! We want you to graduate so DO NOT DELAY! Service Learning Hour forms are available in the Main Office Counseling Center. Check the list in the Counseling Center to see if you still have hours that need to be submitted. (Daniel Rosen, dirosen@seattleschools.org, End 3/22)

    Did you lose a leather pouch? Some may refer to it as a “medicine bag.”  If so, please see Ms. Boo in room 214B to claim.  Thank you to student Chris Brown for turning in someone’s potentially important object. (Boo Balkan Foster, balkanfoster@seattleschools.org, End 3/26)

    National Safe Place Week is March 17-23. King County Safe Place is a program that helps runaway and homeless youth. If you need a safe place for whatever reason you can call the 24/7 hotline at 1-800-422-TEEN or find a safe place site designated by the yellow-diamond safe place logo. Stay safe Sealth! (Benjamin Warren, benjamin.warren@youthcare.org, End 3/23)

    Does the sea STILL call to you? Well you can learn to sail the Salish Sea – FOR FREE!!  Students will spend 3 days over Spring Break on a sail boat learning how to sail, for FREE!   There is still time to sign up. See Ms. Horst of get more info here: https://skillscenter.seattleschools.org/about/calendar_and_news/news/Spring_Break_2019 (Becky Horst, rlcooper@seattleschools.org, End 3/25)

    Are you interested in the music industry? Do you ever wish you had a recording studio you could experiment in or record your work in?  Chief Sealth is excited to announce that we will be starting a recording club sponsored by Foundry 10. Students will work with found sounds, samples, clips, and our own recordings as tools for creative expression. No previous experience in music or audio is required, only a thirst for learning! Projects for the club will be based on students' musical interest, so bring your favorite ideas with you!  An informational meeting will be held Tuesday after school in the classroom computer lab; if you are interested, see Mr. Weiss for details. (Erik Weiss,  erweiss@seattleschools.org, End 3/26)

    The Seattle Chapter of the Washington Society of Professional Engineers (WSPE), awards a scholarship to an outstanding senior high school student who is applying for, or has been accepted for, an accredited college engineering program. This year, we are awarding one scholarship for $1500.00. You can learn more about our organization at website www.washingtonengineer.org/, or see Mrs. Horst for an application. (Becky Horst, rlcooper@seattleschools.org, End 3/26)

    If you are interested in exercise science, community organizations, working with kids and healthy-minded adults, then this opportunity is for you!  The YMCA is looking for students to participate in a brainstorming session, BOTH lunches on Tuesday April 2nd in the counseling meeting room.  Food will be provided, all you need to bring is your ideas.  You will earn 1 hour of service learning or leadership points for your class.  (Becky Horst, rlcooper@seattleschools.org, End 3/26)

    Do you need service hours? Are you interested in nutrition, working with kids, and love fitness?  The YMCA is offering a Spring Break mini-internship to learn about their organization and what it is like to work as a fitness professional.  You will be shadowing an employee at the Y for 2 days for 3 hours a day.  Please see Mrs. Horst to sign up and for more information. (Becky Horst, rlcooper@seattleschools.org, End 3/26)

    PIZZA! RAFFLE! Did we mention free pizza? CAN is hosting a Career Panel Tuesday, March 26th at 3:45 PM in the Library. Come hear the career pathway from an engineer, a pediatrician, a physician and others. Participate in our raffle and come eat our pizza. Every student is welcomed. (Yaraly Preciado, yapreciadoma@seattleschools.org, End 3/26)

    The first SBA state exam begins  soon! All 10th graders will take the ELA exam with their LA class beginning on 3/27.  Many 11th graders and Running Start students also still need to test!  Not sure if you need to take the SBA?  Check the Source under “Assessments” or talk to Ms. Douglas. Testing happens every period, before school, and after school from Wednesday, March 27 – Friday, April 5.  See the schedule in the halls or on the website!  Remember, these tests are state graduation requirements. (Lori Douglas, ltdouglas@seattleschools.org, End 3/27)

    Seniors! The Freestone Future Leaders scholarship is open to all high school seniors who are involved in meaningful extracurricular activities, demonstrate a commitment to improving their communities, and who possess an entrepreneurial spirit. Five students will be awarded with a $5,000 tuition reimbursement. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2019. Please see the full list of instructions and rules on our website’s scholarship page. (Jordyn Bauerlein, scholarship@freestonecapital.com, End 4/1)

    The Sealth Spring Slam Volleyball Tournament is coming up! When: April 5th 4pm-7pm Who: EVERYONE! It’s Co-ed and friends, family, and athletes are all welcome. Cost: $5 per person (need 6 for a team) and can have subs. How to pay: Through school pay https://www.schoolpay.com/pay/for/Spring-Slam-Volleyball-Tournament/SecFPgj OR submit money with Donna in main office. More info on the csihs_vb Instagram. See you there! (Desiree Johnson, ddjohnson@seattleschools.org, End 4/5)

    Seniors!  We want to celebrate your post high school plans! Please follow this link to share info about colleges, apprenticeships, travel plans, scholarships and more: http://tinyurl.com/2019SeniorAwardsSurvey (Daniel Rosen, dirosen@seattleschools.org, End 5/1)

    Lunch today is Spicy Chicken Bites or Nachos! Yum!


    To submit announcements please e-mail to ssmartin1@seattleschools.org with the word “announcement” in the subject line by 3:30 the day before it needs to be read. For multiple days, please note in the e-mail. Announcements cannot be read for longer than 5 consecutive days. Thanks!
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