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    New! Ballard Rotary Scholarship for seniors attending a 4 year university: The Ballard Rotary is generously offering (2) $1,000 scholarships to Ballard seniors who have contributed to their community through service. Download an Application or pick up in the BHS Counseling Office. A written or video essay is required. Please see the application for more instructions. Application is due to Ms. Flanagan’s email by 4pm, 4/27/18 (kkflanagan@seattleschools.org) 


    Attn Seniors: Are you interested in a career in Electronics, 3D Design,or EMT? Join us for a day at North Seattle College on April 24 to experience these programs and hear from current students, faculty and employers. Lunch provided. See Ms. Coacher for a permission slip and more details. Space is limited. For more information see attached flyer.



    BHS Students!   Need help with homework?   Stop by the library after school and get connected with some support to help you get your homework tackled quickly!


    Looking for an after school or weekend job?

    Job board jpgNew! Are you looking for a summer job? Come join us!
    When: Saturday, April 28th
    Time: 11:00 – 3:00 pm
    What: FREE Teen Employment Conference
    Who: Youth Ages 14-21 years old
    Where: Rainier Vista Boys and Girls Club
    Address: 4520 MLK Jr Way S. – Seattle, WA 98108
    Register HERE!
    There will be:
    · Snack and lunch
    · Raffle prizes: including an Amazon Echo
    · Networking Opportunities
    · Educational Workshops
    Keep checking the 
    Job Board  located outside the Counseling Center!  Past jobs have included a Seattle Sounders paid internship and Conservation Association positions.

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


    Counseling Secretary Carol Bristol

    Phone: 206-252-1014
    Fax: 206-252-1001
    chbristol@seattleschools.org

    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 CounselorCommunity.com. 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 kkflanagan@seattleschools.org | 206-252-1012

    Contact Information

    Carol Bristol
    Counseling Secretary
    206-252-1014
    chbristol@seattleschools.org

    Sonja Petersen
    Counselor A - Bn (9th-12th)
                   T - Z   (9th-11th)
    206-252-1106
    slpetersen@seattleschools.org

    Sarah Bowman
    Counselor Bo - Ga
    206-252-1011
    sabowman@seattleschools.org

    Tom Kramer
    Counselor Gb - Ll
    206-252-1102
    tkramer@seattleschools.org

    Brenda Day
    Counselor Lm - Ro
    206-252-1104
    blday@seattleschools.org

    Katie Huguenin Wed & Friday
    Counselor Rp - S (9th-11th)
                   Rp - Z (12th)
    206-252-1103
    Head Counselor
    kwhuguenin@seattleschools.org


    School Psychologists
    Nicole Garrie | Michelle Dorman
    206-252-1108 | 206-252-1187
    nlgarrie@seattleschools.org
    mjdorman@seattleschools.org

    Kelly Flanagan 
    College Career Specialist
    206-252-1012
    kkflanagan@seattleschools.org

    Lisa Coacher | Mike Broom
    Academic Intervention Specialists
    206-252-1107
    ljcoacher@seattleschools.org
    mrbroom@seattleschools.org

    Grayce Mitchell
    Service Learning 206-252-1015
    gamitchell@seattleschools.org

    Stephanie Waters
    Registrar
    206-252-1105
    smwaters@seattleschools.org

    Teen Health Center
    206-781-6400

    Resources


    Course Registration & Enrollment
    College Info & Scholarships
    BHS Course Catalog
    Student/Parent Handbook
    BHS Student Handbook
    Running Start
    Summer Course Opportunities
    Service Learning Opportunities
    Student/Parent Info By Grade



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