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    Lunch –   Mon: Beef Teriyaki Dippers over brown rice | Tues: Chicken Tenders & WG Waffle | Wed: Turkey gravy with Mashed Potatoes, Whole Wheat Roll & Cranberry Sauce | Thurs: Tomato Soup with Toasted Cheese | Fri: Chef's Choice

    Winter Spirit Week Poster Dec 17-21

    The Performing Arts Concert Series is Dec 18, 19 & 20. Each evening of the concert series will culminate in a performance of selections from Handel’s Messiah, one of the most well-known oratorios in the English-speaking world. The Concert Choir, Advanced Chorale, Chamber Orchestra, Symphonic Orchestra, and selected winds and percussionists will combine for this finale performance, featuring more than 200 students on stage. More details can be found on the Ballard web site. 

    Need a great stocking stuffer? The Greenhouse program is selling lotion and lip balm! Drop by NW203 after school or during 1st lunch any day to peruse the selection of awesome student made products. All proceeds benefit the BHS greenhouse programs. 

    Students! Have you picked up your Student ID yet? There are still many ID cards waiting to be picked up in the front office. Remember - your ID is good for student discounts at the school and community so be sure you have yours.

    After-school Chemistry and Math help is available in the library!  Ask the librarians to point out the tutors who will help you with your assignments. This is available to all students and is an excellent way to work on improving your grades!  

    Don’t wait until New Years to get your life in order! Buy your 2018-19 BHS planner now! They are $10 and available in the Main Office. Proceeds support the Senior Spree.


    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 DECEMBER OPPORTUNITIES!


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

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    Seniors! Those of you applying to colleges with upcoming due dates in January need to turn in your Counselor Letter of Recommendation information ASAP and be sure to add us to your online applications! The Counseling Center will be closed over Winter Break so please don’t wait! If you need an “Official Transcript,” you MUST to come to the counseling center NOW to order it. If you have already ordered your transcripts, please pick them up in the Counseling Center.

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    Support the Winter Sports Teams! Visit MetroLeagueWA for current athletic schedules.

    Please congratulate sophomore Kristiane Maynard for making this year’s honorable mention for the Volleyball All-State team! It’s a great achievement especially for a sophomore so great job Kris!

    Open Gym in the main gym during both lunches!  Come in the in the main gym to shoot around! We will hold 3 on 3 tournaments and daily games!

    Visit the BHS Activities and Athletics webpage for Weekly updates.

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    Come celebrate the holidays with the French Club. Participate in the “Bûche de Noël” contest Wednesday after school in S 207. Bring your log cake to share, there will be prizes, food and fun.


    New District Mobile Communication App Keeping up to date with everything at school just got easier! The district has launched a new mobile app (i-phone and android). With everything for all of your children's schools, keeping track of events will be easier. You can customize to display one or more school calendars, staff directories, and news, easily access popular digital tools for families such as the Source, lunch menus, transportation, and more. Several languages are available, including Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. From your phone, visit our launch page for quick links to download the Seattle Public Schools app. 

    Early Dismissals must be excused in advance by sending a note or an email to Please do not call the Attendance Office as early dismissals and absences cannot be excused by phone.

    DONATIONS NEEDED  - Kleenex, Hand Sanitizer and Clorox wipes
    would be much appreciated in the main office and Nurses Office. Thank You!

    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

    Some ATHLETICS/SPORTS may also offer their own Sports Merchandise.   Check with your Coach!