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    Monday, June 18, 2018 | GRADUATION AT Memorial

    Lunch: Monday: Chicken & Waffles | Tues: Fish and Chips

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    Varsity and PE Locker Rooms Locks - all locks must be removed before Thursday June 21st. Any locks remaining in the locker rooms will be cut off and items will be donated.

    There was a cross-school tournament again this year for a space battle game written by Issaquah High school teachers. This year we had seven ships enter out of about 25. We had one ship make it to the semifinals, and they ended up taking the title this year. Braiden Hayes was able to overcome the other ships and hold on to win the title. Please during class give him a shout out for winning the tournament. Mr. Verhaeghe

    All lockers must be emptied by 4:00 pm on Friday June 22nd.
    Please leave the lock in the locked position and leave your locker open. Anything left after 4:00 pm will be donated or tossed.

    For those of you who have not yet signed up for the All-Night Graduation Party called SPREE,
    there are a few remaining seats on the busses. We have some financial aid remaining and your requests can be directed to your counselor. Check out one of the prizes in the alumni room window.

    CHOIR AUDITIONS: Are you interested in joining Ballard’s award winning choir program? Placement auditions for next year’s choirs are happening over the next few weeks! Pick up an audition packet in the Black Box and email Ms. Rowley at to set up an audition time.
    “Join the Ballard High Civics Club and Plan Out the Mock Elections for Next Fall”
    after school in Mr. Hutchins classroom 110N. We will meet every Thursday after school for the rest of the year. All students are welcome to attend – looks good on your resume too!”

    It’s that DAM time of year so get your new DAM t-shirt at the student store during lunch. Our New DAM shirt is hot off the press, just arrived today. New style $ 15.00

    If you intend to take AP Studio Art next year, Please see Mr. Harkleroad in SW 110 for a syllabus and mandatory summer assignment.

    The Washington Beta chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon is offering FIVE one-time scholarships in the amounts of $1,000 to incoming freshmen males at the University of Washington for the 2018-19 academic year. To qualify for the Balanced Man Scholarship, incoming students must submit an application online at by June 30th, 2018 and enroll full time at University of Washington for the Fall 2018 Quarter. See counseling office for details.

    Maritime Program:
    Are you interested in the sea? Ever wondered what lives under the tide in Puget Sound? Wonder what all the Maritime Industry here in Ballard is about? Consider joining the Maritime Program here at Ballard. Students are part of a group that has many career opportunities, and connections to all Maritime Issues. See Mr. Foster or Mr. Gundle for an application!
    Yearbook info! Available to purchase June 11th until they sell out.

    All overdue library books (over 90 days) have now become fines. There is a list in the main office. PLEASE turn in your library books or pay the fine.

    Fall Sports packets are out now. Football packets need to be turned in before attending Spring Camp with a physical current until 12/1/2018. Fall sports packets will be accepted now until June 29th. Your physical expiration date shows on your Source page. Schedule your physical now with the Teen Health Center. Physical must be current thru Nov. 3rd for XCountry Nov 10th for VBall/ GSwim and Nov 17 for Soccer.


    The Outreach Program for Soccer, TOP Soccer, is a community-based soccer program for boys and girls who have a cognitive and/or physical disability. Wildcats TOP Soccer still needs more teen volunteers to be buddies and assist players on the field Sundays from 3-4 pm through June 24 indoors at Arena Sports at Magnuson Park, Seattle (7751 63rd Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115). Students do not need to be soccer players themselves to help. If you are interested, contact Kathleen Kindred at There is no fee for buddies, but you need to register online HERE.
    Service Learning forms are available online on the Service Learning page, in the main office and in counseling. Service Learning Opportunities for April & Summer 2018 are now available in the counseling office and on the Ballard HS website. Every student needs 60 hours to graduate and 240 hours to earn the Above and Beyond Award their senior year. See Gracye Mitchell upstairs in counseling office for more details.


    Want help with a challenging assignment? Come to the library after school to work with someone who knows how to guide you along. No need to sign up in advance - just get to the library, on the video production side of the room and ask for help. Stop by Mon - Thurs.
    Visit the Ballard Assessments & Testing page OFTEN for more updates!


    Monday, June 18

    Ballard High School GRADUATION

    Mandatory Senior Rehearsal | Official Last Day
    Memorial Stadium AT 10:00AM.

    Senior arrival time TBD at the Mandatory Rehearsal.

    Families do not need tickets for graduation. There is plenty of seating available.

    Rowland Studios will be photographing graduates at Graduation

    Rowland Studios will be photographing graduates at graduation as they receive their diplomas on stage. New! Family or Group photos are also available by request.  Rowland Studio will meet families at the front of the stage AFTER graduation and will be there for about 30 minutes. Please contact Rowland Studios at 206-522-7171 if you would be interested in a family or group photo that night. 

    Graduates photos will be able to view online on June 21st or 22nd.

    To View and Purchase Photos (after June 22nd), visit
     - Click 'Order School Photos,'
     - Enter the graduate's student ID number (on student ID card or on the Source).
     - In addition the Class of 2018 group Yearbook "18" Photo will also be available to purchase.
    Please contact Rowland Studio at 206-522-7171 with any questions.

    Senior SPREE

    Senior Graduation Party will take place immediately after graduation. The Seniors will travel on tour buses and will be back to the school parking lot at 6AM on Tuesday.

    – If you have ordered your graduation announcements they are now available for pick up in the main office 7:30 am – 4:30 pm

    Check the Senior page OFTEN for updates on deadlines.  Also check the Scholarship page for new postings!
    Seniors:  Sign Up Today for SPRESpree Candy RollE! Paperwork in the Activity Center or Main Office.  Over 135 Seniors have signed up.  $175.00 limited scholarships still available. 



    Attention BOYS Basketball Players | Spring Open gyms are in session Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:45 a.m. and Saturdays at 11 a.m. Strength and Conditioning sessions are currently offered on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays at 7:15 a.m. or directly after school.

    See Mr. Broom in SW207 with any questions or to join the Basketball Remind Account to receive schedule notifications.”

    Attention GIRLS Basketball Players | Spring Open gyms are in session Mondays and Thursdays at 7:30pm. Strength and Conditioning sessions are currently offered on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays at 7:15 a.m. or directly after school on those days.




    Attention Senior Families! Rowland Studio will be photographing graduates as they receive their diplomas on stage. Graduates individual photos will be able to view online on June 21st or 22nd. New! Family photos at the stage AFTER the ceremony are available per request call 206-522-7171. To view and purchase the photos, go to and click ‘Order School Photos,’ then enter the graduate’s student ID number (on student ID card or on the Source). In addition the Class of 2018 group Yearbook “18” Photo will also be available to purchase. Please contact Rowland Studio at 206-522-7171 with any questions.

    Senior Families!
    | It’s time to sign up for Senior Spree – the annual Ballard All Night Graduation Party! Don’t miss out on the Party of the Year! Ticket price $175. * Limited scholarships still available ask your counselor.  Senior Student website: User Name: 2018BallardSenior Password: Beavers031 Parent website: (no username or password needed). There is lots of useful information for you Parents on this site. Questions? Email | Or call your co-chairs: 206.427.6885 (Jenny Peters) | 206.979.1505 (Wendy Carlyle) | 206.265.0711 (Ellen Bryan)

    The Ballard High School Summer School Registration forms are now available in the Counseling Center and download here. Summer school runs from 7/9 – 8/3, from 8:00-12:00 Mon-Fri. Please let your counselor know if you have any questions.