Grade 9 Freshman
Welcome Ballard HS Freshman!
Students are assigned to counselors by the first letter of their last name. Counselors work with students to explain the credit system, help students select courses, monitor progress toward achieving graduation requirements, explore interests, and make plans for college application and career options.
Visit the BHS Counseling Center page for important information for students with upcoming events and opportunities.
Freshman Year Checklist
Use this checklist to make sure you are doing everything necessary to make the most of your freshman year.
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 9 and 10 grade and also 10 and 11 grade that meet the Service Learning requirement can be counted toward the 60-hour graduation requirement.
Visit the Service Learning page for a fillable form and service learning opportunities.
Helpful Handouts – Handouts are posted as they become available. Please contact the Ballard Main Office at 206-252-1000 or email the BHS Website Editor Diane Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org if you need help with locating, downloading or accessing a PDF.