Remember the girls
By Head of School Sandi Wollum
It happens this time of year every year. Parents come to my office to inquire about enrollment for their son. He is bored in school, getting in trouble often, having difficulty sitting still, and generally frustrated. We talk about why Seabury might benefit him. We would challenge him and give him a group of peers he could relate to. We would place him with teachers who understand his needs and would be patient and positive about his incessant questions and his need to move.
Often these parents also have a daughter. When I ask whether they might also be looking for a placement for her, I am often met with this response: "Oh no, not her."
First grade science starSeabury's Science Fair was on March 19 and we were blown away by the awesome projects. Starting a few days later, people regionwide and statewide were blown away by a Seabury first grader's amazing project!
Judah Friedman took "Conductors" to both the 2015 South South Regional Science Fair and the 58th Annual Science and Engineering Fair. He's got a pile of awards to show for it, including a blue ribbon and a first place trophy.
At the regional science fair, held March 21 at Pacific Lutheran University, Judah's project won third place in his grade level. There were 498 students from 74 public and private schools in four counties at that fair.
A silver celebration!Don't miss Seabury's annual auction and celebration of our 25 years of inspiring gifted kids. Our Inspire, Aspire, Soar auction is themed around what happens at Seabury every day. Our teachers inspire; our children aspire. And then they soar!
It's not too late to RSVP for a fun and sparkling evening April 25 at the Landmark Convention Center in downtown Tacoma. The silent auction and open bar start at 5 p.m.
Click here to RSVP and check out the great auction items we have.
Get daffy with usDo you love a parade? We do. We especially love the Junior Daffodil Parade. It's all kids, dogs and middle school bands.
We've entered Seabury in it this year and since we're celebrating our 25th anniversary, we'd love it if anybody who's ever been a Seabury kid or a Seabury family member would come march with us!
The day is this Saturday, April 18. The parade is at 10 a.m. in Tacoma's Proctor District. The whole route is only about four short blocks. Plus, the weather is supposed to be sunny!! We really don't have to gather until about 10:40, they've told us. Our position is F4. It looks on the map like our gathering spot is the west end of the Mason Middle School track.
Our birthday wish
Give Seabury a birthday gift!
This year marks the 25th year that Seabury has been inspiring the gifted students of the South Sound.
Maybe you are a parent whose child benefited from a Seabury education, or one of our alums now making your mark in the world.
Jellybeans on SaturdaySign ups are still open for the spring session of our Saturday morning Jellybean class for 2-year-olds and young 3s. The class is a place to get a first taste of the Seabury experience. Spring session begins this Saturday, April 18.
Workshop for parents
We also still have openings for this year's session of our SENG Parent Support Group, which starts this Thursday evening, April 16.
SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) Parent Support Groups are guided eight-week discussion groups that follow the book A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children (included with registration). Through weekly reading and discussion, parents gain practical parenting techniques, receive support from other parents, and learn ways to support their child’s emotional development.
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