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    Breaking Counseling Center News!

    AFTER SCHOOL CREDIT RETRIEVAL CLASSES: Do you need to make up required credit for history, language arts or math classes? Begins Monday, October 23rd, Registration forms available in the Counseling Center. See your counselor if you have questions.

    Parents! Need Help Completing Your FAFSA? BHS Counseling is hosting a FAFSA help session on Tuesday, 10/23 from 4-6pm in the Counseling Center. North Seattle College’s Financial Aid department will be here to help students and parents complete their FAFSA. Laptops will be available for you to COMPLETE and SUBMIT your FAFSA with professional financial aid office help! See Ms. Flanagan with questions.
    Ballard Seniors Applying to College: If you are applying to college and have questions about your application, college list, essay, FAFSA, etc. COME TO THE COMPUTER LAB IN THE LIBRARY AFTER SCHOOL ON WEDNESDAYS! Ms. Flanagan will be there to answer questions and make sure you have access to a computer to work on your applications. We will be there from 2:20-3:55. We will be doing this every Wednesday after school (NOT on October 4th).

    Looking for an after school job?

    Job board jpgCheck the Job Board  located outside the Counseling Center!  Past jobs have included a Seattle Sounders paid internship, Conservation Association positions, Teens in Public Service and a golf club! 

    More will be posted as we receive them.  See Ms. Flanagan with any questions. 

    BHS only shares these postings and does not endorse any of these businesses.

    Senior Packet | Resource Forms From the BHS Counselors

    Seniors College Planning Dates & Reminders
    Letters of Recommendation (Student Info Sheet)
    College Application and Deadline List
    Senior Year College & Post High School Planning

    Service Learning FAQ for Seniors and Due Dates
    Senior Yearbook Photo & Grad Ad Info

    New! The Parent's Guide to Completed the FAFSA

    Senior Checkout Form
    Senior Checkout Form Schedule

    1st Semester Academic Deadlines
    2nd Semester Academic Deadlines

    Counseling Secretary Carol Bristol

    Phone: 206-252-1014
    Fax: 206-252-1001

    About Us: The BHS Counseling Office is open from 8:15 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. The Ballard Counselors work with students to help them develop strategies for success in academics, in social skills, and in considering their post-high school plans and career options. Counselors encourage students to become aware of their individual strengths, to develop methods for dealing with difficulties, to set goals, and to make good choices. 

    Counselor Information: Students are assigned to counselors by the first letter of their last name. Counselors work with students to explain the credit system, help students select courses, monitor progress toward achieving graduation requirements, explore interests, and make plans for college application and career options. Counselors also help students deal with social and emotional issues.

    Appointments: To make an appointment with your counselor, go to the Counseling Center and sign up for an available date and time in the notebook on Ms. Bristol’s desk.

    Fill out a pass from the stack next to the notebook & make sure to write down the appointment in your planner. On the correct date and time, show your pass to your teacher, go to the Counseling Center to meet with your counselor.  Your counselor will sign your pass following your appointment so that you may return to class.

    Running Start: Students interested in Running Start should schedule an appointment to meet with their Counselor and get their forms signed before enrolling in the Running Start program.

    RepVisits  | Ballard High School is happy to host non-profit colleges and universities on campus. Visits are administered via College Reps please schedule your college visit to our school using this program. Parking is available in the visitor lot at the front of school, on 65th street. Once you arrive, check into the main office and you will be directed upstairs to the Counseling Center. Ask for Kelly Flanagan | Ballard HS College Career Specialist at | 206-252-1012

    Contact Information

    Carol Bristol
    Counseling Secretary

    Georgia Turkovich M/W/Th
    Counselor A-Bn

    Sarah Bowman
    Counselor Bo-Ga

    Tom Kramer
    Counselor Gb-Ll

    Brenda Day
    Counselor Lm - Ro

    Jane Maurer from: 9/26-11/6
    Katie Huguenin
    Head Counselor Rp-Z

    Nicole Garrie
    School Psychologist

    Kelly Flanagan 
    College Career Specialist

    Lisa Coacher
    Academic Intervention Specialist

    Grayce Mitchell
    Service Learning 206-252-1015

    Stephanie Waters

    Teen Health Center


    Course Registration and Enrollment

    College Information and Scholarships

    Running Start

    Summer Course Opportunities

    Service Learning Opportunities

    Student/Parent Info By Grade

    1st Semester Academic Deadlines 
    2nd Semester Academic Deadlines