October 24, 2021
Online School Bulletin also has BHS event updates.

Oct. 28 | Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m. livestream

Nov. 2 | Orchestra concert, 7:30 p.m. livestream

AND PTSA Board Mtg, 7 pm

AND Band concert, 7:30 p.m. livestream

Nov. 11 | Veterans Day, no school
Nov. 16 | Grad Ads Due

Nov. 17 | From Stages to Screen Wrap Party, 6 p.m. Peddler Brewing

Nov. 30 | Beauty & Beast auditions start, 3:45 p.m.

Dec. 2 | PTSA Board Meeting, 7 p.m.

Dec. 20-Jan. 2 | Winter Break

Jan. 6 | PTSA Board Meeting, 7 p.m.

Jan. 17 | Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, no school

First Semester
Finals Schedule
Jan. 21 | 1st & 4th periods
Jan. 24 | 2nd & 5th periods
Jan. 25 | 3rd & 6th periods
Jan. 26 | Amnesty Day & Last Day of First Semester
Jan. 27 | No School – Day Between Semesters
BPA Fall Concerts livestreamed this year
Check out the amazing hard work of our student performers and directors at this year's Fall Concerts, which will be livestreamed from the Earl Kelly Performing Arts Center stage this year, rather than in person.

Tune into the shows, featuring pieces from underrepresented composers, on BPA's YouTube page:

Oct. 28 | Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 2 | Orchestra concert, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 4 | Band concert, 7:30 p.m.

Shows will be available to watch after the initial performance as well. Check out the BPA website for more concert details coming soon, including concert links and a take-home meal kit option to enjoy with the shows.
Reflections Student Art program | Submission deadline Oct. 29
This year's theme is 'I Will Change the World By'
The Reflections program provides opportunities for recognition and access to the arts, which helps boost student confidence and success. This year's theme is I Will Change the World By…

Students submit their completed works in one or more of the available categories: Dance Choreography, Film Production, Literature, Music Composition, Photography, and Visual Arts.

Submission deadline is Friday, Oct. 29! Only original works of art are accepted. Please use the dimension requirements and submission guidelines in the "Student Entry Packets" section on the WSPTA Reflections website.

Preferred entry method: Complete the online Reflections Entry/Upload Form which includes an entry form and link to upload artwork.

Submission information is also available on the BHS Reflections Program page. Questions? Email bhs.ptsa.reflectionscmte@gmail.com
ASB organizing spooktacular Halloweek
Boo! This is Halloweek, this is Halloweek ...

Check out the spooky fun for this "Halloweek", Oct. 25-29 from the Associated Student Body (ASB)!

Follow on Instagram @ballardhighasb
Have fun, explore interests through BHS Clubs
Details on existing clubs and information on how to start a club are both available on the Clubs webpage.

Also follow the Clubs page @ballardstudentlife on Instagram.
BHS Financial Aid Info Night | Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. via Teams
Please join the BHS Counselors and special guests for an online Financial Aid Night.

While all BHS families are welcome to attend, this presentation will be most relevant for current junior and senior families.
Join the Meeting (linked here) starting at 6:45 p.m. Event starts at 7 p.m.

More information on the Financial Aid Night News page.
Seattle Promise rep at BHS Wednesdays, Fridays
Speaker Kelsey Peronto will also be available to talk with students about Seattle Promise on Wednesdays and Fridays during the school day in the BHS Counseling Center!

Stop by if you need help with completing your Seattle Promise application or your FAFSA.
Senior Yearbook Pictures due this Friday!
Senior yearbook pictures are due by Friday, Oct. 29.

The senior yearbook portrait needs to meet the requirements on the Senior Portraits & Grad Ads page.

If you do not submit a photo to the yearbook staff by the deadline, the yearbook staff will use your student ID photo instead.
Grad Ad Details | Deadline Nov. 16
For Senior Families, yearbook Grad Ads are an opportunity to submit digital photos and a personal message for graduating seniors.

Photo and message parameters are on the Senior Portraits & Grad Ads page. The Shingle editors will arrange the photos and messages themselves according to a set design. Payment and submission deadline for Grads Ads: Nov. 16.
Something spooky's lurking in the library!
Add a scream to your Hallo-reads with Ms. Chambers' curated special spooky collection of books via bit.ly/ballardscarybooks!

This Week in the Library:
🎃 Library Leaders are planning their next community project and making paper pumpkin crafts at 1 p.m. Monday in the Makerspace Room.

🎃 Comic Book Club is reading Old Man Logan and meeting at lunch Wednesday.

🎃 The library has free math tutoring, led by students, from 8-8:30 a.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. (Now with pre-calculus tutoring option too.)
🎃 Reading Buddies read to Elementary Students at 8 a.m. Fridays in the library. Service Learning Hours available. Bring headphones with a microphone.

🎃 Pride Book Club meets at 1 p.m. Friday, reading All Boys Aren't Blue by George M. Johnson.

🎃 Want to join the lunchtime Beaver Book Club at its Nov. 4 meeting with Ms. Chambers and the Head Beaver? Dive into the novel-in-verse that "brims with grief and love" (per publisher HarperCollins), Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo.

All BHS Library titles are available to checkout at bit.ly/ballardlibrary. Go to the Library Program Support Page on Schoology or the Library webpage to learn more and feel free to email Teacher-Librarian TuesD Chambers at tschambers@seattleschools.org.

@beaverreadersbhs (Instagram) | @BeaverReaders (Twitter)
AP Exam registration details | Payments due Nov. 5
AP Exams will be given over May 2-13 at Ballard HS. Students, currently enrolled in BHS AP classes, must register and pay for the classes' corresponding AP Exams by Nov. 5 on SchoolPay via the Parent Source Account. Registrations not paid by Nov. 5 will be cancelled and exams will not be ordered.

  • Fee waivers will be provided for students eligible for free or reduced lunch. Students who qualify for fee waivers (those who completed the 2021-22 Free and Reduced Lunch Form by the Oct. 15 deadline) will need to notify BHS Fiscal Specialist Karen Kazanjian at klkazanjian@seattleschools.org in the Fiscal Office before Nov. 2 so FRL status can be verified.

  • Students who completed the FRL application by last Friday's Oct. 15 deadline, but did not qualify may receive a 50 percent financial scholarship towards AP exam fees (until scholarship funds run out). Please contact Ms. Kazanjian before Nov. 2.

Visit the BHS AP Exams Information page for more details and updates. Please direct questions to Mr. Broom at mrbroom@seattleschools.org.
State Assessments | Grades 11-12
The following assessments are coming up for BHS upper class grades.

Grade 12: Thursday, Oct. 28 | Science (WCAS) | All BHS Seniors report to the Commons during Science period, or if not currently in a Science Class, any Class Period 1-6.

Grade 11 & 12: Tues, Wed., Nov. 2-3 | SBA ELA | Testing during 11 & 12 grade ELA Classes.

Grade 11 & 12: Wed., Thurs., Nov. 3-4 | SBA ELA and Math | Testing during Grades 11 & 12 math classes Algebra 2 and higher

All students MUST have and bring a charged SPS laptop. Refer to the BHS Assessments/Testing page for complete details.

More information on the SBA information page.
SAT, PSAT scores and information
SAT scores will be released online at the end of October/beginning of November on CollegeBoard. Visit the BHS SAT Information page for current updates.

PSAT scores will be released online by CollegeBoard on Dec. 10. Information on accessing test scores is on the PSAT Information page.
Talk to a college rep from your laptop at BHS!
Virtual College Visits with live reps
Students: Even though we don't have in-person visits due to the school building closure, college representatives are live online, providing an overview of their program and answering your questions. Check out Oregon State, Cal Poly and more for upcoming College Visits! While the list below only goes through Oct. 29, even more dates are available on the College Visit page.
Sounds cool, how do I sign up?
Log onto Naviance and select “What’s New” to see the College list and select “More Info” to sign up for visits. Students you may use the Commons Area as a space to access the virtual visits on their laptops.

Email Counseling Secretary Carol Bristol, chbristol@seattleschools.org if you have any questions.
Upcoming College Visits | Monday, Oct. 25
  • 9 a.m. -- Whittier College (CA)
  • 10:55 a.m. -- Oregon State University
  • Noon -- University of Victoria

Tuesday, Oct. 26
  • 10:55 a.m. -- Colorado State University - Fort Collins

Wednesday, Oct. 27
  • 8:45 a.m. -- California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
  • 9:35 a.m. -- Quest University Canada (B.C.)
  • 10:30 a.m. -- Loyola University Chicago

Wednesday, Oct. 28
  • Noon -- Beloit College (WI)
Seattle Promise Workshops coming
The Seattle Promise Scholarship provides up to two years tuition at Seattle Central College, North Seattle College, or South Seattle College. All Seattle Public School graduates from the class of 2022 are eligible.

Mark your calendar and join Seattle Promise representatives online to learn more about completing your financial aid application. Get your FAFSA or WASFA questions answered as well. Sign up for workshops here.

Visit the Counseling Center News Page for more information on this event.
BPA direct ask 'From Screens to Stage'
The Oct. 28 virtual choir concert will not only feature our talented vocalists, but will also kick off Ballard Performing Arts' major fall fundraiser, “From Screens to Stage” Direct Giving Campaign!
Due to COVID restrictions, BPA is not hosting an auction this year but organizers still want to find ways for families to socialize, connect and enjoy casual student performances.

Save the date for the Screens to Stage Wrap Party at Peddler’s Brewery, Wednesday, Nov. 17, as BPA celebrates and the return of students playing together in person again! More details coming soon on the BPA Website.
Winter Athletic Registration due Nov. 8
Time to register your student athlete for Winter Sports by completing the online FinalForms. Registration forms must be completed by Nov. 8 for your athlete to be cleared in time to participate in tryouts and practices for:

Pay ASB fee and/or any additional team fees on SchoolPay via the Source. Forms can be uploaded through Final Forms; dropped off in the Main Office bin; or emailed to Athletics Secretary Bethany Nielcen at blnielcen@seattleschools.org.

Detailed instructions for Athletics Registration are on the BHS Website.
Fall Sale Duffle Bag order coming soon!
Duffle bags purchased during the Athletic Booster Club fall sale to arrive soon! For those who purchased bags, the Beaver Gear Team expects to have them available for disribution by the first week of November. A member of the Beaver Gear Team will contact you when your pre-ordered bag has arrived!

Did you miss the fall sale? No worries! Look for the online store to open again in January! More information on Beaver Gear on the ABC website.
Ballard Ultimate Frisbee
Winter Co-Ed Season Registration Now Open
Interested in playing ultimate frisbee for BHS this winter? It's a great way to stay conditioned over the winter months while having fun playing Ultimate! New players are welcome. We plan on having two co-ed teams and a practice squad.

The season runs from Nov. 15 to Feb. 26. Tryouts are week of Nov. 15. More information and register at: https://ballardultimate.org/
Ballard Boys Lacrosse Fall Ball - Sign up!
Interested in playing lacrosse this spring? The team has nine practices this fall, ideal for both new and returning players. Register here today!. Practices take place at BHS starting on Nov. 6. BHS is excited to welcome back Coach Christian Kelso, who played lacrosse for Colby College and was defensive coordinator for University of Texas before coming to Ballard.

Nov. 8 is Dine Out for BHS Boys Lacrosse at Ballard Mod Pizza! Ordering on site: Mention the Group Raise event for Ballard Boys Lacrosse at checkout. For online/pick up ordering, use code: GR197798B.

Follow @ballard_lacrosse; email questions to info@ballardboyslacrosse.com.
Football team visits Eastside Crusades for final game
Congrats to our Varsity Football team, finishing its regular season at Eastside Catholic Friday.

So great to have Friday Night Lights at Memorial again this year, complete with our band, cheer squad and dance team this year. Can't wait for next Fall!

Follow the team on Instagram @ballardbeaverfootball.
Girls Soccer hosts Lincoln Lynx Tuesday
Ballard Varsity Girls Soccer Team hosts Lincoln at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26.

Follow the team and photo courtesy of @ballardgirlsoccer.
Cross Country team works hard at Metros
The 2021 Metro Cross Country Championships is in the books. Overall the team had a great meet, with more than 50% of the team running a PR again, even after a third week in a row at the same course!

The boys team has three individual qualifiers who will be racing next week at districts for a chance at an individual state berth: Jack Rousseau, Dexter Stevens and Hudson Hobbs.

The girls varsity team made it through as a team to the district meet and they will be competing next Saturday for a chance to qualify for the state meet! Full Results.

Follow BHS XC on its Athletic.net page.
Senior Night Oct. 27 for BHS Volleyball
Check out the Ballard Varsity Volleyball Team as it finishes its season hosting Nathan Hale at the Dam Wednesday, Oct. 27 (date correction from Oct. 17 newsletter). All three teams will take the home court with JVC/JV starting at 5:30; and Varsity starting at 7 p.m. It's also Senior Night, so come and cheer!

Follow the team @bhsbeaversvolleyball! Varsity finishes on the road against rival Lincoln on Thursday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. on the Seattle Pacific University Courts.
National Principal's Month | Thank you Head Beaver!
October is National Principal's Month and we'd love to have the whole community thank Mr. Wynkoop for his hard work on behalf of our school.

Please sign our Padlet for the Head Beaver!

Tips for signing:

  • Select the + sign at the bottom of the Padlet screen to add your message!

  • Please sign your note in the text if you want your name to appear with it.
Fall Grants going to work for BHS
Fall giveth warm-hued autumn leaves and PTSA educational grants soon, as BHS teachers present their funding requests for the Grants Committee after school on Oct. 25 via Teams.

We look forward to sharing information about grant disbursements in coming weeks! For more information, contact Lori Wilbur at bhsgrants@gmail.com

Let's keep building our Ballard PTSA!
We'd love for you to join our efforts on the BHS PTSA!

Check out our programs/committees on the PTSA Get Involved page.
We also encourage all members of our Ballard Beaver community -- teachers, parents and students – to become members of the BHS PTSA.

Simply by becoming a member, you'll help supports every student in our school.
From Ally to Antiracist: DEI discussion
To follow up its Oct. 6 online presentation from teacher and inclusion advocate, Jesse Hagopian, the Lincoln High School DEI Committee presents, "From Ally to Antiracist: Cultivating and Committing to Action in the Face of Life’s Obstacles" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27. (Click here for longer event description.)

The speaker is Jonathan W. Kanter, PhD, Director, UW Center for the Science of Social Connection and Behavioral Scientist, UW Medicine Office of Health Care Equity (Click here for longer speaker bio.)

Mr. Kanter is also the chair of Lincoln's DEi Committee and has extended the invitation for this online presentation to other North End school PTSAs as well.

To register: Text TABLETALKS to 41444 for brief registration form and Zoom link.
Website calendar and news page
Looking for a quick stop for school news and information?

The newly updated Ballard High School and Seattle Public Schools websites both have convenient Calendars and News pages.

Check out the Ballard High School Calendar and News page here (image linked as well).
Check out the District's version here.
Reminder for parents
Building remains closed to visitors
The school building remains closed to visitors (including parents/guardians), other than approved vaccinated volunteers.

The Main Office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. weekdays. Please wait outside the building when picking up your student for appointments or when wanting to talk to the Main Office (206-252-1000). This is a District policy. Thank you for understanding.

Contact the Main Office at (206) 252-1000 for assistance. Email Administrative Secretary Cindy Peterson at crpeterson@seattleschools.org or for Sports email Athletic Secretary Bethany Nielcen at blnielcen@seattleschools.org.

For attendance information, check out the Attendance Resources Page. Contact Attendance Secretary Alice March at ballardhs.attendance@seattleschools.org.
Bus route suspension affects one BHS route
On Monday, Oct. 18, Seattle Public Schools suspended approximately 142 bus routes, including BHS Route 1007-T, the Magnolia Morning Shuttle Bus.

The district made the move as it was anticipating a significant decrease in available bus drivers following the deadline for the COVID-19 vaccine mandate that took place Oct. 18.

Guidance for COVID-19 Close Contacts 
The Washington Department of Health (DOH) has updated the guidance for COVID-19 close contacts and symptomatic individuals. This information has been shared with school staff, nurses, and the district contact tracing team.

Please review changes on the district’s website (infographic from the page).

Update on SPS Vaccination Compliance
From SPS Interim Superintendent Brent Jones in this week's School Beat newsletter:

"Seattle Public Schools is pleased to report that the overwhelming majority of its regular staff is in compliance with Gov. Inslee’s COVID-19 vaccination mandate.

Of the 7,283 regular full-time SPS employees, 99% of staff is in compliance. This includes more than 99% of all teachers, 100% of all principals and 99% of management staff. A total of 205 employees have been granted a medical or religious exemption. Staff with exemptions will submit a negative COVID-19 test weekly. 

“The vaccination rates of our employees reflect the tremendous dedication of our teachers and staff to student and community health and well-being,” he said.

Sign up for SPS School Beat here.
Seattle Public Schools is hiring
Would you like a rewarding, flexible job? 
Are you considering a career in education? Many prospective educators start off as teaching assistants and subs.

The following positions are currently open through Seattle Public Schools at a variety of locations around the District:
School support:  
Part-Time: lunchroom and recess monitors,
culinary services assistants.
Classroom subs:  
Paraeducator and certificated substitutes.

Bus drivers:  
SPS transportation provider First Student is recruiting bus drivers - hourly rate is $26-$31.40 plus a sign-on bonus. 
Review job openings and apply at https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/seattleschools 
PTSA Board Meetings Open to All
The BHS Community is welcome at our Board meetings, which are held online this year via Microsoft Teams. In January we will host SPS representatives to discuss the February Levy vote. Meetings also include committee and principal updates, we'd love to have you join us!

Board Meetings are at 7 p.m. on the following Thursdays: Nov. 4, Dec. 2, Jan. 6, March 3, April 7 and May 5. The Board also meets at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 10 and June 9, prior to our PTSA General Meetings.

We have two remaining General Meetings:
  • Winter, Program TBA, 7 p.m., Feb. 10. We are always looking for interesting speakers and topics of interest to our school community, feel free to send ideas to bhs.ptsa.pres@gmail.com.
  • PTSA volunteer & educator awards event, 7 p.m., June 9.

Support BHS PTSA while you shop
Passive fundraising programs are easy ways to support BHS academics and PTSA initiatives while you do your back to school shopping!
Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to BHS PTSA.

Check out the AmazonSmile information page to learn about using AmazonSmile and select “Ballard High School PTSA, Seattle, WA.” Thank you!
To participate at Fred Meyer stores, link your Shoppers Card card to the BHS PTSA (code MJ933).

Once your card is linked, all you have to do is swipe your Shopper's Card while paying for your purchases. More info: Community Rewards.
Help shape WSPTA resolutions
Resolutions guide our advocacy work from the local to the state level. They may be amended and updated, or retired, and are usually broader in scope than legislative issues.  Members are encouraged to submit new resolutions or to amend existing resolutions for consideration at the 2022 convention in May. Details are available on the website.
The procedure requires the following steps:
  1. Submit your draft resolution title and rough proposal via email to resolutions@wastatepta.org by Nov. 1, for preliminary review.
  2. Complete the online resolution proposal form by Nov. 15.
  3. Receive, from WSPTA, a unique SharePoint folder link to upload your final proposal within two days of submitting the online form.

Upload your final proposal no later than Nov. 19, using the unique SharePoint folder link.
Register to vote now!
Students, ages 16 and 17, can pre-register to vote online! A ballot will automatically be sent in time for the next election after they turn 18.
Seniors, or anyone turning 18 by the next election (Nov. 2) can register online up to 8 days before the election, or in person up to and including the day of the election by 8 p.m.
For more info, visit the King County Register to Vote site. All details on voting eligibility are available at the official King County Elections website.
Community Resources
The BHS PTSA offers Community Resources for informational purposes & does not necessarily support activities or views presented therein.
Community Conversation on Inclusion
Join the Seattle Special Education PTSA and facilitator Adana Protonentis from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 26
for a community-wide online conversation on inclusion.

We'll discuss how schools and our community can be more inclusive and increase opportunities, and we want to hear from anyone connected to youth in our community … students, parents, educators, employers, organizations, and agencies.

More information on the Seattle Special Education PTSA website.
Virtual Turkey Trot benefits Ballard Food Bank
The Virtual Turkey Trot allows you to run, walk, or jog on your own schedule - wherever you choose.

All proceeds from the trot go to support Ballard Food Bank. Not only will you have a great time at the trot, you'll be helping to provide food for our neighbors.

To join the 2021 Turkey Trot, you must register in advance. You can register an individual, or an entire family or team, all at once!

More information on the Turkey Trot website.
OSPI Social Emotional Learning
The WA Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction's Educational Opportunity Gap Oversight and Accountability Committee (EOGOAC) and the Social Emotional Learning (SEL) Advisory Committee will be jointly hosting a virtual family and community forum from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4 to discuss Social Emotional Learning. Register here.

Topics of discussion will include student belonging, culturally responsive SEL, co-designing SEL with families, and preparing the educator workforce for SEL.

Space will be limited, so please pre-register.
Mohan Ski program signups available
Plans for Mohan Skiing's 2021-22 Snowsports Season are being developed. (While independent of BHS and SPS, this is the ski bus that loads Fridays in the BHS parking lot.)

Visit the skimohan.com website for more details or contact Program Coordinator Noam Gundle at noamjg@gmail.com with any questions.
UW Offers Afterschool Enrichment Opportunity
The University of Washington Youth and Teen Programs is excited to offer a variety of remote courses for middle and high school students who seek afterschool enrichment opportunities. Courses run over 10 weeks starting in January. Visit website for registration information and course details: www.youth-teen.uw.edu

Back to School with Seattle Public Library
The Seattle Public Library is here for you! All 27 SPL locations are now open and our children and teen librarians would love to see your family.

See www.spl.org/Hours for the schedule of the branch nearest you. In addition, here are a few library programs and services of interest:
Free tutoring: The Library offers free online tutoring for children through grade 12 seven days a week. Your child can get one-on-one help with math, science, writing, history, SAT test prep, college applications and much more. Tutoring is offered in English, Spanish and Vietnamese. Access it at www.spl.org/VirtualTutoring. You’ll just need a Library card and pin.
Library Link: You don’t need a Library card for digital Library resources such as tutor.com or e-books – all Seattle Public Schools students get instant access through the Library Link program. Go to www.spl.org/LibraryLink to connect. Library staff members can help you with any questions. Just call 206-386-4636 or go to www.spl.org/Ask.
Interdisciplinary AI Project Mentorship Opportunity
Inspirit AI is a 25-hour enrichment program that introduces students to fundamental artificial intelligence concepts in order to work through socially impactful projects in areas including art, healthcare, education and more.

Developed and taught by a team of graduate students from Stanford and MIT, students receive a personalized, interdisciplinary learning experience with a student-instructor ratio of 5:1, and custom curriculum appropriate for complete beginners to more advanced students.

Applications for the Winter 2021 programs are now open. Find course information here and the HS application here.
Parent University Oct. 26 | Eli Lebowitz
Dr. Eli R. Lebowitz will kickoff Bush School's Virtual Parent University on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 5 p.m. Professor Lebowitz is the author of, Breaking free of Child Anxiety and OCD and the Program Director for Anxiety Disorders at the Yale Child Study Center.

This talk will provide parents with
practical tools for helping their child overcome anxiety. Dr. Lebowitz will introduce parents to SPACE, a parent-based treatment for childhood and adolescent anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder.

All virtual Parent University events are free, but please be sure to register in advance.
JazzED Virtual College Summit
If you're a high school student (or know one) who is interested in pursuing music in college, join JazzEd for this year's College Summit + Audition Workshop on Sunday, Nov. 21.

The event is perfect for young people in Seattle or across the nation who are applying to colleges this year or thinking through their options for the future. 

No matter where you are in your journey, it's important to know your options and be prepared

More information and signup on the College Summit webpage.
T-Mobile Cyber Security Event for Students
Free T-Mobile Cyber Security Student Expo from 2:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.

Found out how you can launch and exciting career in cyber security!

REGISTER TODAY! DON’T MISS OUT! QR Code embedded in attached brochure or more information/register here.

Email for questions:
Do You Have an Announcement for the BHS PTSA Newsletter?
Submit content (appropriate and relevant to Ballard High School or Community) by 5 p.m. Thursday (1 or 2 weeks before your event ) to the BHS Newsletter Editor email at ballardhighnews@gmail.com. Please submit posts no more than 100 words and include relevant URLs, contact info and a small graphic (if available). Editor has full discretion over what is published. The BHS PTSA provides Community News for purely informational purposes and does not necessarily support the activities or views presented therein.