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    Daily Bulletin | Students | Parents/Guardians | March 19​​ 

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    LUNCH: Mon: Chipotle Meatball Sub   |   Tues: Cheese Ravioli/Marinara & Focaccia Bread

    Counselors will be unavailable on Weds, 3/21 due to Professional Development. The Counseling Office will be open at 9:00 to schedule appointments, etc. Please plan ahead.
    Where: BHS PAC | Time: 7:30 pm |Cost: $10 Staff, $15 Adult, $10 Senior & Student under 18 Please consider attending and supporting the hard work the cast, crew, and orchestra have put in to create this fun piece of American Musical Theatre. See Mr. Riley if you have questions.

    Our Town – The American Classic by Thornton Wilder
    When: March 29 at 3:45
    Where: Performing Arts Center
    Please see the orange flyers posted around the school for more information.
    See Riley with questions.
    Pick up an audition packet in the BLACK BOX on the FORMS bulletin board!

    "Play Unified! 
     If you are interested in playing Unified soccer stop by SW208 to sign-up!"

    Ballard Ink Club will accept student writing or art until Friday. | In SW105 or

    Attention 9th graders:
    Do you love science? Do you want to be a part of an academic program at Ballard High School that links together math, science, and language arts? Applications are now being accepted to the 10th grade cohort in the Biotechnology Academy for the fall of 2018. If you are currently in physical science and you are ready to take geometry or higher next fall, then you qualify to apply. Pick up an application from your physical science teacher or go to the BHS website, click on the Biotech page, and download one there. Application deadline is March 23, 2018.

    Attention Students, when you are parking in the neighborhood, please remember to park as efficiently.  If the space is large please pull forward so another car can park behind you
    Spree Candy RollsSeniors! SPREE Ticket Sales Continue! | Sign Up today or pick up paperwork in the AC or Main Office.

    Attention Seniors! The Golden Beavers are generously offering a NEW scholarship this year to students who are relatives of “The Ballard Nineteen” OR students who have a parent or grandparent that served in the miltary. Students must submit GPA, ECAs, a biographical essay on themselves and their Ballard Nineteen relative, and copies of their Military ID. The application is available on at the Ballard Scholarship Website page.  Deadline is March 20, 2018 to Ms Flanagan in the Counseling Office.
    Running Beavers

    The Running of the Beavers will be held Saturday March 31, 2018 (mark your calendar!). The 5k Fun Run/Walk, benefiting the Ballard High School Foundation, starts at Ballard's Golden Gardens park and runs along the waterfront. The event drew over 300 participants and raised over $20,000 for the Foundation last year! Visit the BHS Foundation Website and Running of the Beavers 2018 to register.

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    STUDENTS! Come to the library after school, we have plenty of experts ready to guide you. No need to sign up in advance - just get to the library, and ask for help. Stop by Monday - Thursday

    Attention Juniors!
    Ballard HS is hosting a College Fair with general information sessions on Tuesday, March 27th. The fair will be held in the Commons from 6-7pm, with rotating information sessions from 7-8pm, which will be held in classrooms. The event concludes at 8pm. Information sessions will cover the following topics: WUE/Out of State Options, Financial Aid and Scholarships, Public/Private Universities, Liberal Arts, and 2 year to 4 year transfers. All grade levels are welcome but the information will be targeted to juniors. A complete list of colleges attending is posted in the counseling office or on the College Visits page on this website.


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

    Service Learning Opportunities for March & Summer 2018
    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.

    If you love science and engineering, lend a hand at Whittier Elementary School’s STEM Fair on Thursday, March 22 from 6-8pm. The STEM Fair co-chairs are seeking volunteers to help run a series of family STEM activities ranging from catapult construction to pipette rockets. For more information or to sign up, contact Emily Clark,

    Loyal Heights Elementary is in desperate need of your help pulling off its biggest fundraiser of the year -the Annual Auction! They need you for appetizer and dinner service and to act as auction runners. This year's auction theme is "A Night in Monte Carlo" and will be held at the Fisher Pavilion -Seattle Center on the evening of Saturday, March 24, 2018. Volunteers will be asked to arrive for shifts that begin at either 4:30 or 6 p.m. and end between 9 and 10 pm. Check out the online sign-up list for additional details ( ) and email Melissa Fuller, at, with questions or to sign-up.

    The Friends of Salmon Bay Auction is happening on Saturday, March 24 at North Seattle College, in the Wellness Center. They need volunteers to help with set-up and decorations from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Contact Shelby, with 'Auction Volunteer' in your subject line, at to learn more and sign up for all or part of the event.



    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!  


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

    Spree Candy RollSeniors  SPREE kickoff get your tickets now at the early price of $125.   Paperwork in the Activity Center or Main Office.



    “Attention Basketball Players: Spring Open gyms will start March 20th on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:45am and Saturdays at 11am. Strength and Conditioning sessions are currently offered on Mondays, Wednesday, and Fridays at 7:15am or directly after school.”





    Parents: Seattle Public Schools changed their immunization data entry system to the Washington State Immunization Information System (WA IIS).
    Because of this, some data may have not have been entered (even though your child received them) and a non-compliance letter was generated.
    If you received a letter recently stating your child’s immunization records are incomplete, please know that your child is still eligible to attend school.
    However please bring a record in as soon as possible. Thank you Annette Cologna, RN school nurse.

    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.
    Hey Senior Families!| It’s time to sign up for Senior Spree – the annual Ballard All Night Graduation Party! Don’t miss out on the Party of the Year!  Ask your counselor about scholarships.

    Senior Student website:
    User Name: 2018BallardSenior
    Password: Beavers031

    Parent website:
    (no username or password needed). There is lots of useful information for you Parents on this site. Questions? Email

    Or call your co-chairs: 206.427.6885 (Jenny Peters) | 206.979.1505 (Wendy Carlyle) | 206.265.0711 (Ellen Bryan)