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    Ballard Daily Bulletin
    January 22, 2018

     

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    STUDENTS | PARENTS AND GUARDIANS


    SPS LUNCH MENU  Mon: Chicken and Waffles | Tues: Lasagna Roll Up's w/Marinara sauce & Garlic Toast

    -> BREAKING NEWS 

    Red = New or Important Update

    New Music Course Offering for the 2018-19 school year! AP Music Theory (1.0 Fine Arts Credit, open to students in grades 11 and 12). This course is intended for advanced music students, including piano and guitar players, who have an interest in learning more about music notation, harmony, tonality, scoring and composition. Students considering a music major or minor in college are encouraged to take this course and students will have the opportunity to receive credit through successful achievement on the AP exam. See Ms. Newell in the music office before school, or email her with questions: bcnewell@seattleschools.org. 

    Military Fair
    Any students interested in a branch of the military and/or ROTC, is invited to the military fair in the Counseling Center on Tuesday, January 23rd during both 1st and 2nd lunch. Please sign up in the Counseling Center.


    AP Registration and Payment Info for Students that want to take an AP Exam must register on-line at https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/481045. Registration closes on Wednesday Feb 28th. Most AP exams will be given at Ballard High School in May 2018. Each exam will cost $102 and payment will be made through SchoolPay via the Source. We will continue to offer a reduced price of $15 per exam for students who qualify for F/R lunch. Students who qualify for F/R lunch will register and make payment (Cash or Check) at 1st or 2nd lunch in SW207 with Mr. Broom.    Visit the AP Exam page for more info.

    Winter Ball - Jan 27th - 8-11pm - Bell Harbor | Checks Made Out to BHS
    Tickets go on Sale on Monday the 8th for $20 with an ASB card and without $25 and then the price will increase by $5 the following week.
     Tickets will not be available after 1/22.

    Students make sure you bring your ASB card to get into the games for Free. Your student ID card becomes an ASB card when you have the ASB sticker attached to your card. A student ID card without an ASB sticker will cost you $4.00 to get into the game. Adults & visiting students without ASB cards will cost $ 6.00. Senior Citizens $4.00. ASB cards can be purchased for $ 35.00 in the activity center or on-line on the Source with SchoolPay.

    BHS Activity Card - $35.00 - Why Buy an Activity Card?
    • To receive free admission to BHS home games
    • To be able to play on a Ballard athletic team or perform in a music group
    • To get a discount on the price of a Yearbook and activities like school dances.

    Come cheer on the teams and support the BHS PEP Band at the Home BB games!

    "Flu shots are now available in the Teen Health Center. It is free and available to all Ballard students. Stop by and talk to Annie about scheduling an appointment"


    -> SCHOOL NEWS

    Interested in learning how to fly an airplane?
    For those students who are 16+, Cascade Warbirds is offering aviation scholarships. http://www.cascadewarbirds.org/scholarship.htm
    Cascade Warbirds has teamed with Galvin Flight Training at Boeing Field, Seattle, WA, to provide the scholarship recipient with tuition, books and supplies, and two introductory instructional flights. See Ms. Flanagan in the Counseling Office for more details.

    Yearbook Sales until 1/26/18.
    Without an ASB card will cost you $ 90.00 with an ASB only $55.00


    SERVICE LEARNING

    Service Learning forms are available online, in the main office and in counseling.

    Service Learning Opportunities
    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. 

    Volunteers needed in BHS Gym for the Gymnastics Team.
    · Sat. Jan. 27: Help tear down gymnastics floor at 4pm after kids’ camp.
    · Sat. Jan. 27: to help host All Comers Meet from 8am-12noon
    Contact Lisa Hudson at lisamakihusdon@comcast.net or call/ text at 206-276-0887 to sign up for any of these days and shifts.


    Student Planners
     are available for sale in the main office.  Proceeds benefit Senior SPREE $ 10.00

    -> ASSESSMENT & TESTING NEWS

    All BHS Juniors will be taking the SAT on March 7.

    AP Registration and Payment Information Students that want to take an AP Exam must register on-line at
    https://user.totalregistration.net/AP/481045. Registration closes on Wednesday Feb 28th. Most AP exams will be given at Ballard High School in May 2018. Each exam will cost $102 and payment will be made through SchoolPay via the Source. We will continue to offer a reduced price of $15 per exam for students who qualify for F/R lunch. Students who qualify for F/R lunch will register and make payment (Cash or Check) at 1st or 2nd lunch in SW207 with Mr. Broom.    Visit the AP Exam page for more info.

    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!
     

    -> SENIOR NEWS

    Check the Senior page often for updates on deadlines as well as college and scholarship information!


    -> ATHLETICS & CLUB SPORT SCHEDULES & NEWS

    NEW!  Accepting Springs Sports Packets DUE NOW!   LAST DAY 2/14!
    - Sports Physical Exams are available in the Teen Health Center by appointment. Call 206-781-6400



    Ballard’s own KBFG 107.3FM Public Radio serves as the flagship station for Ballard Boys Basketball with BHS teacher Eric Muhs as executive producer and lead technician. Gameday coverage features 30 minutes of pre- and post-game coverage.
    The 2017-18 LIVE broadcast schedule:
    2/2 vs Ingraham 8:00pm    The “C2X” broadcast team is comprised of Jon Adams and Billy Rodgers who call the action on the Beaver Sports Network. Coach Adams is a highly regarded play-by-play broadcaster who has served as an assistant coach for the past 5 years. Coach Rodgers provides analysis and color commentary who is a Ballard Alum and former longtime Basketball Coach at Ballard. A variety of Ballard students work closely with Mr. Muhs to handle portions of the pre- and post-game coverage for the network while providing courtside reporting and in game analysis. In addition to live coverage on 107.3FM KBFG, fans may live stream the action at http://fulcrumcc.org/listen/. All previous broadcasts can be accessed at ballardboyshoops.com.

    BHS ATHLETICS NEWS Open Gym Rules! |  
    WAIT FOR YOUR SUPERVISOR- DO NOT GO IN THE GYM UNTIL THEY ARRIVE!

    Game Day slips and grade check forms are available inside the main office

    Visit the BHS Athletics & Activites webpage for more info.


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    PARENTS/GUARDIANS

    THANK YOU TO ALL THE BHS FAMILIES WHO HAVE BEEN DONATING KLEENX AND HAND SANITIZER!

    Check out SchoolPay on The Source! You can now pay your ASB fee, yearbook, Grad Ads, Merchandise, class fees online. Just go to the Source and click on the SchoolPay link.


    Ballard’s own KBFG 107.3FM Public Radio
    serves as the flagship station for Ballard Boys Basketball with BHS teacher Eric Muhs as executive producer and lead technician. Gameday coverage features 30 minutes of pre- and post-game coverage.
    The 2017-18 LIVE broadcast schedule:
    2/2 vs Ingraham 8:00pm     The “C2X” broadcast team is comprised of Jon Adams and Billy Rodgers who call the action on the Beaver Sports Network. Coach Adams is a highly regarded play-by-play broadcaster who has served as an assistant coach for the past 5 years. Coach Rodgers provides analysis and color commentary who is a Ballard Alum and former longtime Basketball Coach at Ballard. A variety of Ballard students work closely with Mr. Muhs to handle portions of the pre- and post-game coverage for the network while providing courtside reporting and in game analysis. In addition to live coverage on 107.3FM KBFG, fans may live stream the action at http://fulcrumcc.org/listen/. All previous broadcasts can be accessed at ballardboyshoops.com.