High School Weekly News | January 24

Please contact Jin You at jyou@kingsschools.org if you have any questions.

King’s Winter Ball

All students are invited to this year’s Winter Ball on Saturday, February 1st! Located at the Sky View Observatory at the top of the Columbia Tower, there will be dinner, dancing, games, and an incredible view! This is a formal dance where students are encouraged to either go with a date or with a group of friends. Tickets will be sold Wednesday, January 15th – Wednesday, January 22nd in the student lounge. Parking is available onsite for $11 in the Columbia Center Parking Garage.

Date: Saturday, February 1st, 2020
Time: 7-10pm (Dinner is included)
Location: Sky View Observatory at Columbia Tower (700 4th Ave, Floor 73, Seattle WA 98104)
Theme: Masquerade Ball (Note: This is NOT a costume-themed dance, but masquerade masks are optional)
Cost: $50/person (Note: $10 late fee for tickets purchased after January 22nd)
Parking: There is a parking garage at the Columbia Tower for $11. We highly recommend that students carpool to the dance.

12th Grade Parent Social

Parents of this year’s Seniors, please join us for the 12th Grade Parent Social on Saturday, February 8th! This is our last one as a class, so let’s get together to share some memories and celebrate our time together.  All while enjoying some drinks and appetizers! Join us at Salish Sea Brewing Co. in Edmonds anytime from 7:30-11 pm (come when you can). An RSVP is appreciated but not required. To RSVP or for questions, contact Kelly Carrithers at kelly.carrithers@gmail.com. See attached flyer for additional details.

Alpine Club

Alpine Club is ready to hit the slopes of Steven’s Pass!  Signups for students in grades 9-12 can be found at http://kingsalpine.club/ .  Limited seats fill quickly so we recommend signing up early.  You will receive a confirmation email at least the week prior to the trip confirming space availability.

  • Dates and Times:  The van leaves 15 minutes after school is out and returns around 11:30 p.m.
      • January 1, 31
      • February 7, 21, 28
  • Cost: $30 per trip (includes transportation only and is billed to school account)
  • Gear:  Gear must be dropped off at the van (parked on the main CRISTA avenue with sign) before school the day of the trips.
  • Must Haves:
    • Permission Slip and Waiver (turn in the attached form to the main high school office; each form covers all trips for the season); both are available at http://kingsalpine.club/
    • Confirmation:  Student account will be charged unless cancellation is received by the Monday of trip week.

Granny’s Attic Benefit Rummage Sale

It’s time for the Annual Granny’s Attic Benefit Rummage Sale featuring antiques, art, collectibles, FUNKO Pops, household items, furniture, jewelry, bedding, Christmas decor and much more! Proceeds from the sale go to “The Good Samaritan Fund” which assists CRISTA Senior Living residents who are in need of financial help in order to remain at CRISTA. See attached flyer for more information.

Practice SAT/ACT

Calling all Sophomores and Juniors! Please consider taking a practice SAT and/or ACT test.  These are a great opportunity to become familiar with standardized testing and to provide meaningful feedback that can help your test preparation.  The attached flyer provides more information and instructions for registration.