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Big May Events!

posted Apr 13, 2014, 8:28 PM by News Master

The summer festival season is kicking off in May with two fundraising events! Both events help to fund the Hi-Yu Scholarship Program and Parade Float. 

First up is the West Seattle Hi-Yu Community Breakfast Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 8 to 11 am, featuring the Candidate's Creative Expression and Talent Show at 9:30 am. 

A full breakfast buffet of scrambled eggs, hash browns, pancakes, sausage, bacon, fruit and yogurt is being hosted by the Masons, at the Alki Masonic Center (4736 40th Ave SW).

Donation: Adults $6, Kids to age 12 $3. 

Next up is the West Seattle Hi-Yu Coronation at the Spring Tea and Silent Auction, Sunday, May 18th, 2014 from 2 to 5 pm. Tea will be served at The Hall at Fauntleroy (9131 California Ave SW). The Premier Sponsor for this event is Tuxedos and Tennis Shoes Catering.

Tickets are $25 per person, $250 for a table of 10. To make reservations please call 206-935-6517 or email hiyuspringtea@hotmail.com

West Seattle Hi-Yu Celebrating 80 Years of "Big Fun"!

posted Dec 13, 2013, 11:02 AM by News Master

Be part of the 80th anniversary year for West Seattle Hi-Yu by submitting a design for the 2014 float.  The winning design will launch our theme and button for the year, as well as inspiring Float Chairman (and designer) Duane Davis's final float design.  YOUR float could be the one to represent West Seattle in as many as a dozen western Washington parades next summer! Any idea that captures the fun and longevity of the Hi-Yu community festival is encouraged. Here is a sketch of the float for general sizing. (Driver side view of float.pdf)
Bring your drawings and models to the January 6th Hi-Yu General meeting:
St. John's Church Meeting Room
Corner of 42nd Ave. SW and SW Hanford St.
7:00 pm
If you don't have an idea to share, please come and become a Hi-Yu member.  Your $20 annual membership allows you to cast your VOTE for your favorite theme, and gives you a say in upcoming Hi-Yu decisions.  We look forward to seeing your designs and you!

Meet the 2014 Junior Court

posted Dec 11, 2013, 4:09 PM by News Master

The Junior Court coronation was this past Monday at St. John the Baptist. The West Seattle Blog has excellent coverage of the event. 

Welcome Queen Bianca Carufel, and Princesses Callie McFadden and Sadie Botuchis!

Don't forget, applications are still open for the Senior Court!

Glass Ornaments are here!

posted Nov 30, 2013, 1:31 PM by News Master

The first West Seattle Hi-Yu fundraiser is here. We have beautiful, hand-crafted, glass ornaments available for sale. They come in a variety of colors: red, green, gold, blue, and purple; get one of each! They are available for purchase for $15 each and will be available at our December 9th meeting. You can also contact any Hi-Yu members for one. 

The December 9th meeting will be the annual Holiday Potluck and Meeting. The highlight of the evening will be the Junior Court Coronation

December Meeting and Holiday Potluck
Junior Court Coronation
Monday, December 9th, 2013
7:00 pm
St. John the Baptist Social Hall
42nd Ave SW and SW Hanford St. 

Last Week for Jr. Court Applications!

posted Nov 26, 2013, 9:08 AM by News Master

This is the last week to send in applications for the Junior Court. Applications can be found here. They are due by this Saturday, November 30th.

Its never too early for Senior Court applications either! Those can be found here. They are due by December 20th.

Be a part of the 80th Anniversary celebration of this West Seattle Community Festival!

Senior Court Application Available!

posted Nov 21, 2013, 11:35 AM by News Master

The senior court application is now available here. The deadline for submitting applications is December 20th

Come be a part of the 80th Anniversary celebration of this West Seattle Community Festival!

Junior Court Extended Deadline Details

posted Nov 10, 2013, 12:34 PM by News Master

Looking for Girl and Boy Candidates for the 2014 Hi-Yu Junior Court

The Hi-Yu summer festival organization is extending the deadline for Junior Court candidates.

We are looking for candidates to try out for the 2014 JUNIOR COURT ROYALTY.   The current court - Queen Madison, Princesses Winter, Olivia and Emily will be crowning new candidates in December


Here are important dates to remember:

Saturday, Nov 30thApplications are due


Friday, Dec 6th – 5:00 – 8:00 pm

Judging at St John’s - Community room

(Corner of Hanford and 42nd Ave SW)


Saturday, Dec 7th – 9:00 am

Kiwanis Breakfast at the Alki Masonic Hall

4736- 40th Ave SW


Monday, Dec 9th – 6:45 pm – 8:00 pm

2014 Junior Court Coronation and Reception

St John’s Episcopal Church – Parrish Hall


Monday, Jan 6th – 7:00 pm

Hi-Yu General Meeting, 7 pm, St John’s Community Room


2014 Junior Court Application Extended Deadline

posted Nov 7, 2013, 9:41 AM by News Master

West Seattle Hi-Yu is extending the deadline for application for the 2014 Junior Court.  We discovered a glitch with the link on our webpage and want to be sure all the boys and girls, age 8-12, who want to apply have the opportunity.  The problem is now fixed, so please go to the applications page for the full application. 


Be a part of the 80th Anniversary celebration of this West Seattle Community Festival!

80th Anniversary of Hi-Yu and now accepting boys!

posted Oct 18, 2013, 10:49 AM by News Master

This year marks the 80th Anniversary of West Seattle Hi-Yu and for the first time ever we are opening up the Royal Courts to boys as well! 

We are currently accepting applications for the Junior Court, and will be shortly for the Senior Court (watch the website and our Facebook page for details).

The Junior Court application is available here on the website: 2013-2014 Junior Court Application. Applications must be received by November 5th. Interviews will be Friday night November 8th, and coronation is set for 10:30 am November 9th at the Hi-Yu community breakfast. 

Applications will also be available for pick up and drop off at upcoming community events Hi-Yu will be participating in:

Sunday; October 20th; 2 - 6 pm

Friday; October 25th; 6 - 8 pm

Sunday; October 27th; 10 - 2 pm

We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event and for interviews!

Good luck! 

General Meeting; Sept. 9th

posted Sep 5, 2013, 6:48 PM by News Master

West Seattle Hi-Yu will be having their General Meeting Monday, September 9th at St John the Baptist Episcopal Church, 3050 California Ave SW, 98116 at 6:30 pm.  

We are looking for 2013-2014 board members, volunteers and participants for the junior court (8-12 yrs old) and senior court (18 - 23 yrs old). If you love parades, people, community service and fun, come join and share your ideas. All are welcome - be part of long tradition in West Seattle.

Contact us for more information

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