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    Reminder – no school on Monday in observance of Memorial Day. Have a nice weekend!

    Congratulations Creative Scientists! On Friday, May 17, Biotechnology Genetics students presented their capstone projects at the 19th annual Student BioExpo at Shoreline Community College. They did an excellent job presenting their work and received several accolades from the judges. The BioExpo is a science fair where students can enter in several different categories ranging from Drama/Dance and Lab Research to Creative Writing and Molecular Modeling. All projects are judged for their scientific content and for creativity in each category. Fifteen schools from the Puget Sound area participated.
    All of the students represented Ballard with poise and grace. Our students created projects in several categories. In the following categories, our students received special recognition.

    Multi-Media: Honorable Mention-Ruby Siehl and Jessica Coacher for Life with Down Syndrome; Ainsley Perkins and Sarah Payne for Parkinson’s Disease: Loosing Control ; Tied for 3rd Place-Olivia Bernard and Abigail Frankel for Total Takeover: Polycystic Kidney Disease ; 1st Place-Olivia Balaban for Aicardi Up Close.

    Music: Honorable Mention: Noah Tanner, Josh Barton, and Zev Carlyle for Huntington’s Disease Song; 3rd Place-Ethan Nishi and Peter Furia for Thummo

    Web Design: 3rd Place: Luke Heinen for Autism in Science and Society

    DID YOU ORDER A YEARBOOK? MAKE SURE YOU DON’T HAVE ANY FINES! | Check the Prepaid Yearbook List Posted in the hall across from the Main Office. Please pay any fines highlighted with Ms K or online via Schoolpay on the Source by June 5 at 1PM. All fines MUST be paid in order to receive your Yearbook at the Senior Dinner on June 6 and/or Beaver Day on June 7.

    Ballard had a great showing at the Naramore district wide art exhibition at the Seattle Art Museum this year! Grace Sanderson took first place in painting and Sofia Angelov took second in painting. Fiona Doherty, Anna Topel and Madison Daniel-Smith have some stellar artwork in the show as well! The show runs through May 26th at the Seattle Art Museum, so stop by and check out our rad BHS artists!

    Maui 2020- Have you ever wanted to snorkel in a coral reef? Climb a 10,000 foot volcano at sunrise? Observe breaching humpback whales? Applications are now open for the Ballard Maui trip in February 2020. 14 days of scientific and cultural explorations. For an application or questions, see Mr. Gundle or Mr. Foster. Due at the end of May.

    Scholarship Opportunity! | Kellen “Bobo” Jones ’08 Memorial Scholarship | A $500 scholarship (per recipient) will be awarded to one male and one female BHS student athlete in their senior year that exhibit the characteristics and attributes that made Kellen Jones a successful athlete, teammate and Ballard Beaver. This scholarship may be used for any post high school vocational training, community college or four year college. Applications can be downloaded on the BHS website or picked up in the Counseling Center, Main Office or on the Athletics bulletin board in the Commons. Deadline is May 24th. 

    Seniors---You  all your service learning documentation must be turned in to the counseling office. The deadline is Friday, May 31




    -> SERVICE LEARNING <-

    Service Learning forms and opportunities flyers are available online on the Service Learning page or in the main or counseling offices. Each student needs 60 hours to graduate and 240 hours to earn the Above and Beyond award their senior year. View the CURRENT MONTH OPPORTUNITIES!  

    Seniors---all of your service learning documentation must be turned in to the counseling office. The deadline for the 60 service learning hours is Friday, May 31.


     



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    Visit the Ballard Assessments pages OFTEN for more updates on testing dates, registration, scores and more! 

     




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    VIEW THE SENIOR PAGE FOR IMPORTANT DATES LIST OFTEN FOR UPDATES, SCHOLARSHIPS AND MORE! 

    Seniors---All your service learning documentation must be turned in to the counseling office. The deadline is Friday, May 31.

    SENIOR SPREE

    SPREE the Senior Graduation Party will take place after graduation on Monday, June 17, 2019. What is Senior SPREE? Senior SPREE has been a BHS tradition for 28 years! It is an ALL NIGHT graduation party that is one final night together the same night as graduation.


     


     

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    ATTENDANCE REMINDERS | Early Dismissals must be excused in advance by sending a note or an email to ballardhs.attendance@seattleschools.org. Please do not call the Attendance Office as early dismissals and absences cannot be excused by phone.



    Ballard High School Merchandise Breakdown!


    Beaver Gear Water bottle  

    BEAVER GEAR  = Athletic Booster Club Website

    ​​ Ballard Duffle BagFlannel Pants



    Spirit Wear Shirts and Sweatshirts on a rack

    Kiosk with DECA Merch


    STUDENT SPIRIT WEAR STORE (AC) & KIOSK= DECA Club (open at both lunches)Spirit Wear Store in AC with 2 students





    PERFBPA Cinch BagORMING ARTS SPIRIT MERCHANDISE = Ballard Performing Arts Booster Club WebsiteBPA Tumbler













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    Some ATHLETICS/SPORTS have merchandise.   Check with your Coach!