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    Updated! Senior Important Timeline

    BHS Senior Parents and Students!

    Review the important dates and information for seniors and their families. Running Start students please mark your calendars as well. Please note dates are subject to change so please check back for updates!

    College Planning Resource Forms

    Seniors College Planning Dates & Reminders
    Letters of Recommendation (Student Info Sheet)
    College Application and Deadline List
    Senior Year College & Post High School Planning
    Transcript Request Info 

    -> October 2019

    Wednesday, October 30 - Senior Yearbook Photos Due
    Yearbook photos due to the Shingle editors at, refer to the Senior Pictures FLYER for digital photo instructions. Senior ID pictures will be used in the yearbook if a portrait picture is not received.

    Seniors: You must plan to submit the needed materials to your school counselor at least two weeks prior to a college deadline for letters of recommendation. That means if you have a November 15 deadline you need to have these in between now and Nov 1st. There are three items needed: 1) the College Application and Deadline List, 2) the answers to the questions in the packet, and 3) a resume or activity log. Refer back to the Post High School Planning Resource Guide (forms available to download above) that you received in your senior LA class if you have questions.

    November 2019

    Friday, November 15 - Senior Grad Ads Due
    Senior Grad Ad's are due to Mr. Smith in Room SW 122. Grad Ad's are an opportunity for families to submit photos and a personal message for their senior to be printed in the school yearbook. Please refer to the GRAD Ad Flyer for specific instructions. Pay for Grad Ads online via SchoolPay on the Source!

    December 2019

    Last Chance Cap & Gown
    National Achiever 1-800-800-4083. More information coming.

    December 23 to January 3 - Winter Break
    One hour early dismissal December 20, 2019.

    January 2020

    Monday, January 6 - Back to School

    Watch for SPREE Info  | What is Senior SPREE? Senior SPREE is an all night Senior Graduation Party that has been a BHS tradition for 30 years. SPREE is hosted by Grad Nights and chaperoned by BHS parents and staff. Don't miss out on one final night together right after graduation! Visit the SPREE page for more details..

    February 2020

    February 17 to 21 - Mid-Winter Break


    March 2020

    Any Seniors who have not yet passed the SBA ELA & Math exams will have the opportunity to retake the Smarter Balanced Exam in ELA and Math the week of March 24 - 26.


    April 2020

    Friday, April 3 - Senior Class Meeting in the Activity Center, 10:30 to 11:15 AM
    Graduation announcements and other ordered items will be available for pick up. National Achiever Order Packets (1-800-800-4083).

    May 2020

    May TBD - Library Book Fines Due and Textbooks Returned
    Pay via SchoolPay on the Source or with Ms. K in the Activity Center.

    May TBD - All Service Learning Paperwork including qualifying for the Above & Beyond is due for the award that will be given out on Senior Awards Night on June 3.

    Friday, May 22 - Cap and Gowns Distributed in the PAC

    Thursday, May 28 - Senior Class Photos for Slideshow Due
    Seniors please submit photos of you and you friends at any age for the Senior Class Slideshow, contact email and details to follow.

    Saturday, May 30 - PROM at the Columbia Tower, 8 to 11 PM

    June 2020

    Wednesday, June 3 - Senior Awards Night at 7 PM, PAC
    Chords will be distributed, and Valedictorian/Salutatorian recognized; this is an evening dedicated to academic excellence and recognizing the many accomplishments of graduating Ballard High School Seniors.

    Thursday, June 4 - Senior Dinner in the BHS Commons, 6 PM
    Senior dinner with slideshow and yearbook distribution (if no fines).

    Monday, June 8 - Ballard Nation Athletic Awards at 7 PM, PAC
    If you participated in a sport this year, you and your family are invited to a fun night honoring the accomplishments of the teams, coaches and athletes.

    Wednesday, June 10 - Senior Finals
    More details to follow.
    Thursday, June 11 - Senior Finals & Last Day for Seniors, Checkout Form REQUIRED
    More details to follow.

    Black Graduation Cap with Red tasselBallard High School Graduation

    Friday, June 12, 2020 at 5:30 PM

    10:00 AM MANDATORY Rehearsal Memorial Stadium
    Students are responsible for finding their own way to the rehearsal. Senior arrival time to graduation TBA at rehearsal.

    5:30 PM Ballard HS Graduation at Memorial Stadium
    Families do not need tickets for graduation. Plenty of seating is available.

    Senior SPREE Graduation Party!!
    Final Details TBA.