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Calendar Reminders

 

Monday, February 8

  Lunar New Year - No School

Friday, February 12

  End of 4th Grading Period

Monday, February 15

  Presidents' Day - No School

Saturday, March 5

  SAT Administered: 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 7

  PTSA Meeting: 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Sunday, March 13

  Spring Forward - Day Light Savings Time Begins

Friday, March 25

  End of 5th Grading period

March 28 - April 1

  Spring Break - No School

Tuesday, April 12

  PTSA Meeting 6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Saturday,  April 14

  Green Up / Clean Up

Thursday, April 21

  Balboa Alumni Annual Meeting

Balboa Parents and Guardians

Register for a SchoolLoop parent account to keep track of your student's progress.

You can sign up for daily emails as well.

You will need your student's ID number which you can get from Ms Molly in the library.

Email me or call me in the library (415) 469-4098.

 

School Information

1000 Cayuga Avenue 
San Francisco, CA 94112 

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Tel: 469-4090 
Fax: 469-0859 

Susan Ritter, Principal

School Hours: 8:15AM-3:34PM 
Visitation Days: Call school for times/dates. 
Uniforms: no

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Greetings Balboa Buccaneers!!

WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR VOICE!

Take the Youth Voice Survey:

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YouthVoiceSurvey

 

What changes would you like to see in your school and community?

How are your relationships with teachers?

How do you feel about the amount of homework you get assigned?

What services do you wish students had access to?

How can SF improve youth and police relationships? 

By answering these questions in a survey we can learn about your experience to make a change at Balboa and in San Francisco.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/YouthVoiceSurvey

 

This survey is brought to you by Peer Resources and the San Francisco Youth Commission. 

News

2/2/16

The KP LAUNCH internship program provides youth from underserved communities and diverse backgrounds a paid full-time work experience for eight weeks over the summer.  While working, interns gain exposure to various health careers that they may choose to pursue after high school graduation.

 

KP LAUNCH interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Work full-time within various Kaiser Permanente departments for eight weeks
  • Learn about a variety of different health careers opportunities
  • Meet and learn from health professionals and their internship program peers
  • Gain professional and personal development through workshops

 

The summer 2016 program in the San Francisco is scheduled to begin on Monday, June 13 and end on Friday, August 12.

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2/1/16

American Lung Association.jpg
 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Saturday, March 19, 2016

 

 

FIGHT FOR AIR CLIMB

555 California St.

San Francisco, CA.

 

Step up to the challenge and volunteer at the Fight For Air Climb.  We’re raising funds for research,

 education and patient programs to help people

affected by lung disease. 

 

For more information, please contact Cecilia Haywood at Cecilia.haywood@lung.org or 510-982-3194.  You can

register as a volunteer at FightForAirClimb.org

 

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1/28/16
((( Strengthening Families Program Begins )))

The Strengthening Families Program is an evidence based program that works with both parents/caregivers and their teens, ages 12-14, to target common challenges among families. 

The Strengthening Families Program builds on protective factors by improving family relationships, parenting skills, youth social and life skills. 

Trained SFP Facilitators work closely with each family for a 14 session cycle comprised of weekly workshops. During these sessions families work together on topics that include; communication, limit setting, and creating a supportive family environment


* Dinner Always Provided
* Raffle Prizes Every Week 
* Free Childcare 


 
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Spanish Cycle
Starts Thurs Jan 28th
James Denman Middle School
Room 81
6pm-8:30pm

 
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English Cycle
Starts Tues Feb 9th
James Denman Middle School
Room 81
6pm-8:30pm

 
RSVP
For More Information Contact: 
Magali Chavez: (415) 406 1290 ext 114 - mchavez@omiebeacon.org
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1/22/16

Want your picture taken & special effects added to them? Come by Rm. 118 during study hall if you have any questions! Make sure you follow us on social media

 

Insta: @castcustomphotos

Twitter: @balcustomphotos

Gmail:  castcustomphotos@gmail.com

 

 

 

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1/14/16

Youth Art Exchange has free art classes for the Spring semester. They offer dance, beatmaking, fashion design, photography, architecture, and printmaking. Classes are held at various locations in the city from 2/9-5/17. You can apply online at www.youthartexchange.org or pick up a paper application at the Counseling Office.

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1/7/16

San Francisco Alliance of Black School Educators, Emily Wade-Thompson, President; Virginia P. Marshall, Vice President. We are delighted to announce our "36th Annual Oratorical/Spoken Word/Musical & Stomp Contest," on Saturday, February 27, 2016, Willie L. Brown Middle School, 2055 Silver Ave., 8:30 am - 12:30 pm., for SFUSD Students in Grades K-12. Original Speeches May Be Written on the Topic: "Access & Equity for African American Students." STOMP/Step Competition for high school students ONLY, (4-7 participants). Applications DUE on or before: Friday, February 19, 2016 Mail To: SFABSE 1133 Bowdoin St. San Francisco, CA 94134

For more information contact: Emily Wade-Thompson:  (415) 920-5014; WadeThompsonE@sfud.edu

Brenda Jackson, Chairperson:  (415) 819-9343; JacksonB@sfusd.edu

Marshallv@sfusd.edu

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1/7/16

END OF THE YEAR and

CLASS OF 2016 GRADUATION

 

THURS, MAY 12  STUDY HALL:SENIOR CLEARANCE FORMS DISTRIBUTED

FRI-WED, MAY 13-18  ALL DAY: SENIOR FINALS

WED. MAY 18,  1:30 pm – 3:30 pm:  CLEARANCE FORM in the GREEN ROOM

 

 
 

The CLEARANCE FORM is the final certification that a diploma will be issued.  Before an administrator will sign-off, students must secure signatures to prove that they have, 1) earned 230 credits; 2) satisfied graduation requirements; 3) cleared all detention; 4) earned 25 community service hours for every year of attendance; 5) cleaned out assigned locker; 6) returned all borrowed library and/or textbooks; 7) returned all academic and athletic equipment; 8) resolved all fines.

 

THUR. MAY 19  ALL DAY: CLASS OF 2016 SENIOR PICNIC

FRI.  MAY 20 8:00 am – 12:00 pm:  1ST MANDATORY REHEARSAL IN AUDITORIUM

     **Enter on the Otsego side of campus.**

 

MON.  MAY 23, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm:  2ND MANDATORY REHEARSAL ON FIELD

      **Meet in Gym A.**

 

TUES. MAY 24 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm:  3RD MANDATORY GRADUATION REHEARSAL ON FIELD

     **Line up in Gym at 1:30.**

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm           CAP, GOWN, BIDS (6 PER STUDENT) DISTRIBUTION IN GREEN ROOM

 

WED. MAY 25 8:00 am – 10:00 am: SENIOR BREAKFAST IN DENMAN AUDITORIUM

10:30 am – 12:30 pm       MOVE-UP ASSEMBLY: Wear cap & gown!

     **Line up in Basement at 10:00 am.**

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm:  LUNCH ON CAMPUS

1:15 pm – 3:00 pm: GRADUATION [Line up in Gym A by 1:15 pm.]

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm           DIPLOMA PICK UP IN MAIN BUILDING

3:15 pm – 4:15 pm           RECEPTION IN FRONT/ESPLANADE

 

NO HEELS ON THE FOOTBALL FIELD FOR REHEARSAL AND GRADUATION!

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Winner of the Senior Sweater Design Contest

Congratulations to Josephine Manansala

 

Senior Sweaters ON SALE at lunch in Mr. Rosenberg's Room 329 through February 12 

Price:$50 ($45 if CSF member)

Balboa Book Group 

Thursday, February18th

at Lunch In the Library

Pick up a copy of

The Rithmatist by Brandon Sanderson


 


All are welcome!

Tea and snacks will be provided.

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Balboa High School

JOIN THE BALBOA PTSA

SCHOOL YEAR 2015-2016

 

Adults: $10/year

Students:$5/year

Join at meetings, by mail, or ONLINE HERE!

 “When parents are involved, students achieve more, regardless of socioeconomic status, ethnic or racial background, or the parents' education level.”