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    Welcome to the Ballard High School PTSA Overview

     

    Ballard HS PTSA logoBHS Parents we need youThe PTSA is actively seeking BHS parents who want to get involved and volunteer. Check out the Ballard HS Current Volunteer Needs page for ways you can help out. Come check out the next PTSA Board or General meeting too!

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    Who We Are

    The Ballard HS PTSA promotes and supports the social, emotional, and academic well-being of all students.

    The work we do raises funds to run programs that provide academic opportunities, teacher and staff support, and backing for student activities.

    What We Do

    We provide financial and volunteer support for the students, parents, and staff of Ballard High School.

    We offer educational opportunities to parents several times per year, with education nights ranging from Suicide Awareness to raising and supporting healthy students. Check out some of the ways your BHS PTSA supports your school.

    Become A Member 

    Anyone who supports Ballard High students, staff, and families is welcome to join the Ballard High PTSA and volunteer to support our endeavors.

    This includes everyone our name implies (Parents, Teachers, and Students), as well as alumni, grandparents, extended family members, community members, and more! 

    PTSA Welcome Letter | Join the BHS PTSA
    Online Volunteer Interest | Volunteer Info Flyer

    BHS PTSA Fundraising

    We raise money through fundraising events such as our annual Direct Appeal Campaign and BASH Dinner and Auction held in the spring. Simply becoming a member supports every student in the school. If you donated to the BHS PTSA, your donation is tax deductible to the extent permitted by law. Want to help us fundraise? Contact us at bhs.ptsa.treas@gmail.com to learn more.
    Fall Teacher Support Fund Flyer



    PTSA Board Meetings

    PTSA Board meetings are held monthly and are open to all, although only board and committee members may actively vote.

    PTSA Board Meetings

    Following Thursdays at 7PM: Sept. 17 (new date) on Teams, Nov. 5, Dec. 3, Jan. 7, March 4, April 8 and May 6
    Following Thursdays at 5:30PM: Oct 8, Feb 11 and June 10

    Zoom grid of PTSA Faces including Mr Wynkoop

     

     

     

     

     


    General Membership Meetings

    The BHS PTSA General Meetings are held quarterly and are open to anyone within the Ballard HS Community. We hope to have some speakers on educational and parenting topics, staff presentations, and school-related discussions.

    Fall General Meeting:  7PM Thurs, Oct. 8
    Winter General Meeting: 7PM Thurs, Feb. 11
    Spring General Meeting: 7PM Thurs, June 10

    Check the BHS online calendar for more details.



    Connect With Us!

    Follow us on the school's PTSA social media sites.



    Current School Year Ballard High School PTSA Board 2020-21

    Executive Board

    President: OPEN
    Contact volunteers.ballardhs@gmail.com
    Vice President: Gloria Kruzner, bhs.ptsa.vp@gmail.com
    Treasurer: Carolyn Stalter, bhs.ptsa.treas@gmail.com
    Secretary: Michelle Renn, bhs.ptsa.sec@gmail.com
    Volunteer Coordinator:
     Sarah Visser, Volunteers.ballardhs@gmail.com
    Membership Chair: Lisa Vanderford, bhs.ptsa.membershipchair@gmail.com
    Legislative Liaison: Brian Duncan, beduncan@earthlink.net
    Nominating Committee Chairs: OPEN
    Contact volunteers.ballardhs@gmail.com
    Principal: Keven Wynkoop, kswynkoop@seattleschools.org
    BLT: Glory Frodesen, gloryf@msn.com
    Family & Community Engagement (FACE) Co-Chair: Brenda Savage, bhs.ptsa.face@gmail.com



    Standing Committees

    PTSA Newsletter/Communications Contact: Gloria Kruzner, ballardhighnews@gmail.com
    Stand Alone News: Chuck Fuller, chuckf@gmail.com
    Social Media: Kimball Mullins, kimball_mullins@yahoo.com
    Grants: Kelly Norton, bhsgrants@gmail.com
    Direct Appeal Fundraising: Heather Bioren, bhs.ptsa.directappeal@gmail.com
    SPREE (All-Night Grad Party): OPEN
    Contact volunteers.ballardhs@gmail.com
    Staff Appreciation:
    Phyllis Rosen, lemonlimecurling@gmail.com
    BASH/Auction Coordinators: Ilka Laudermann info@bhsauction.com and Carol Cheyne
    PTSA Website Management & Editor: OPEN
    Contact volunteers.ballardhs@gmail.com



    BHS Communication Liaison
    School Website Editor:
    Diane Taylor, dmtaylor@seattleschools.org