From the Desk of Principal Aïda Fraser-Hammer
Greetings Chief Sealth Families, Community and Staff:
Believe it or not, we are now down to less than 90 days of school in the ’13 –’14 school year. Please note that the list of students who made the Honor Roll for first semester will be published soon. Congratulations in advance to all the students on the list. Keep it up! Parents, please continue to support your student as he/she strives to finish the school year on a positive note.
SPOTLIGHT ON CSI STUDENTS
CSIHS had a team at the first annual Washington State Ethics Bowl at the UW on 2/1/14. Our team proudly took 4th place out of 22 teams. Our kids were great. Congratulations to Katy Carter, Tessa Billings, Matthew Wo, and Alison Nichols. Way to represent!!!
DECEMBER STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
Congratulations to the following students for being selected by the teachers as student of the month for December, 2013: Isaac Bermes, Amy Ly, Eden Mengistu, Assa Kaba, Kayla Panganiban, Eileen Lee, Magdalena Angel Cano, Leyla Umar, Gwen Benton, Precious Manning, Emily Richards, Carlos Lopez, Carlo Pastores, Malakai Connell, and Nik Cantu
JANUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH
These students were selected as students of the month for January, 2014: Fernando Martinez, Sirak Tewolde, Efrem Kidane, Jessica Guo, Lucas Garlock, Sidney Proctor, Gerardo Guzman Navas, Kati Staudt, Brayan Jimenez Ortega, Alvin Calhoun II, Filmawit Teckie, Cody Feierfeil, Gracie Webster, Ameena Bouzerktoune, and Jahmal Batiste
SUPER STAFF MEMBER OF THE MONTH
Jim (Jimbo) Diobilda- Jim is a great at keeping the peace at CSI. He deals with students every day and always works hard to make sure that CSI is a safe, fun and warm environment. Thanks for all you do Jim!
Aida Fraser-Hammer, Principal
Chief Sealth International High School
2600 SW Thistle St
Seattle, WA 98126
Fight On Seahawks, Fight!
Win for the Alma Mater
Fight for Sealth High!
Red, Blue and White
Fight, Fight, Fight
Onward to Victory
So Hail to our Alma Mater
Fight on Seahawks, Fight!
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Month Long Textbook Drive...
During the month of March, Friends Of Sealth is sponsoring a donation drive to purchase Economic Textbooks for The Academy of Business. Each textbook cost $40. Donations of any amount will be collected and used to purchase these books.
There are two ways to donate. 1) A check can be mailed to Friends of Sealth, 2600 SW Thistle Street, Seattle, WA 98126. Please write "textbook donation" in the memo. 2) On line via pay pal at www.friendsofsealth.org. Click on the "Give" tab, look left and click the red "contribute" line, go down to 'Make a Contribution' and choose "Academic Programs & College Scholarships", this will take you to the pay pal page to contribute your desired amount.
Thank you for continuing to support students in our community!
The Friends of Sealth Board welcomes all alumni, former staff, or interested community members to attend our monthly meetings and become an important part of the Chief Sealth community of support.
Debbie Taylor '80
President, Friends of Sealth
Hail Chief Sealth High
To Thee We Sing
Our Alma Mater Dear
To Thee We Will Be Loyal
Faithful and Sincere (and Sincere)
As One We Sing Thy Glory
That's Where Our Dreams All Lie
Hail to Our Alma Mater
Hail Chief Sealth High
Friends of Sealth is a non-profit corporation supporting Chief Sealth International High School’s Academics, Arts, Activities, Athletics and Alumni.
Since 1947, Bassetti Architects has been the architect for many well-loved and long-lived Seattle buildings. Its founder, architect Fred Bassetti has helped shape the region’s look and civic conscience over a long career including creating Action: Better City in the late 1960s, which called attention to Pioneer Square, Gas Works Park and other overlooked city assets.
Bassetti Architects continues this legacy of working with public and non-profit agencies to provide meaningful, enduring and delightful design solutions that are responsive to site, environment and context. Bassetti Architects was chosen as the lead architect for the Chief Sealth International High School modernization/Denny International Middle School project. To learn more about Bassetti Architects visit their website: www.bassettiarch.com
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Chosen as the Project Manager for the BEX III Levy program, DKA oversees the successful construction of all seven schools within BEX III, including the Chief Sealth International High School modernization project. To learn more about DKA please visit their website at: www.dkarch.com
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Absher was chosen as the general contractor for Project 2 which includes the modernization of Chief Sealth International High School, the building of the new Galleria/Commons and new Denny International Middle School. To learn more about the Absher Construction Company visit their website at: www.abshernw.com