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    Welcome BHS Freshman!


    ATTN BHS Families of 9th grade students |9th grade students will attend the Community Service Learning Fair in the library on Wed, Oct 25 with their history teachers. Many organizations are going to be there to interact with the students and tell them about their teen programs.

    A brochure will be given to students (and below) and lets them and you know which organizations will be at Ballard High. Discuss with your student who they want to talk to. Teens will need 60 hours done and documented to meet their service learning graduation requirement. There is also an Above and Beyond Service Learning Award for doing 240 or more hours during their high school years. 

    Community Service Learning Fair Brochure

    Visit the Service Learning page for more information and links to documentation and forms.



    SPS Freshman Checklist


    Counselors
    – Get to know your high school counselor and their support team. They are able to help you prepare for college and succeed in high school. Meet with them throughout your entire time in high school.

    Stay focused – Continue to do well in your courses. Freshman year grades are important and colleges strongly consider your performance. Your freshman year supports the rest of your time in high school so stay focused.


    Helpful Handouts -  
    Will be posted when they are available.  Please contact the Ballard Main Office at 206-252-1000 or email the BHS Webmaster if you need help with locating, downloading or accessing a PDF. 
    • SPS Freshman Year Checklist - College Preparation 
    • Frequently Asked Questions Handout for Incoming Students 

    Service Learning Information

    Please Note: Students may fulfill up to 15 hours of their Service Learning graduation requirement during the summer between 8th and 9th grade as long as it meets the criteria set by the school.  Any hours completed during the summers between 9th and 10 grade and also 10th and 11th grade that meet the Service Learning requirement can be counted toward the 60-hour graduation requirement.

    Visit the Service Learning page for more information and current month Service Learning Opportunities. 


    For current Event Date information please refer to the Ballard Website Calendar.