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Monday, Oct. 10

  No School - Dia de La Raza

Friday, Oct. 14

  YAB Forum Theater

October 17 - 21

  Spirit Week

Saturday, October 22

  Homecoming

Friday, October 28

  2nd Grading Period Ends

Friday, November 11

  No School - Veterans' Day

November 23 - 25

  No School - Thanksgiving Break

ENROLLMENT TOURS

NO SHADOWING IN CLASS

Balboa High School

1000 Cayuga Street  –  San Francisco

 between Onondaga and Seneca

 

To Reserve a Tour Spot Please Call

415 469-4090

Tuesdays

9:30 am

Thursdays

1:10 pm

Sept. 27

Oct. 4

Sept. 29

Oct.6

Oct.11

Oct. 13

Oct. 18

Oct. 20

Oct. 25

Nov. 1

Nov. 8

Oct. 27

Nov. 3

Nov. 10

Nov. 15

Nov. 17

Nov. 22

Nov. 29

 

Dec. 1

Guided Tours Last About 1.5 Hours

 

OPEN HOUSE

Tuesday October 25

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

 

See Balboa at SFUSD Fair

October 29

9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

San Francisco City College

 

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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Non-Discrimination Policy

 
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Back to School Night will be on September, 29, 2016, from 6-8:30 p.m. 

This is the perfect time to ask teachers questions and find out the expectations of the teacher and your child.  Your attendance at back to school night is essential to your child’s success. 

Parking will be at James Denman Middle School. 

Hope to see you there!

Back by Popular Demand!  

An encore Forum Theatre of "A Modern Twist of Romeo And Juliet" 

Friday, October 14th, at 6:00 - 8:00 pm, in the Green Room.  

 

In this interactive and participatory video/drama performance, the YAB aims to illustrate and address some of the mental health issues faced by queer youth, their family, and peers.  We will be offering 2 hours of community service for Balboa Students or a total of 5 hours if you bring a parent or guardian. While the video will be in English, there will be small group discussions in English, Spanish, and Cantonese.  

 

Lite Dinner 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm, followed by the video/theatre performance at 6:30 pm.

News

9/26/16

Dear students,

 

Please take this survey only when asked to by your teacher. The purpose of this survey is to help SFUSD support and provide the activities, programs and services that you are most interested in.

All your responses will remain anonymous.

 

When asked to begin the survey, please click on the link below to choose your language. Once you open the survey webpage, please read the instructions carefully before you begin.

 

If you do not want to take the survey online, please let your teacher know, and you will have the option to complete a paper version if you wish.

 

http://tinyurl.com/hhk6yht

 

Thank you for your time and for contributing your voice to this process!

 

If you have any questions, please contact Devin Corrigan at 415-355-7764 or corrigand@sfusd.edu.

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9/23/16
Dear Parents,
 
You may have recently received a text message  " SFUSD alerts. Reply Y to confirm, HELP for info. Msg&data rates may apply.  Msg freq varies.schoolmessenger.com/txt" from the number 67587.
 
This is an official opt-in message from SFUSD via SchoolMessenger, our mass notification system for sending out phone calls, emails and text messages.
 
You have received this message because your mobile phone number was recently updated in our student information system.
 
We understand this message is alarming and not clear. Unfortunately, we do not have any control over the way this message gets sent out from SchoolMessenger. 
 
We do encourage you to reply "Y" to this invitation to receive text messages from SFUSD, as it makes for much faster communication, which is crucial in the event of an emergency.
 
SchoolMessenger does not share any of your information, and you will not receive texts from any third parties.
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9/23/16

826 Valencia is proud to announce our eighth weekend-long personal statement tutoring event, The Great San Francisco Personal Statement Weekend, will be held on October 15 and 16 at Mission High School. We invite all SFUSD high school seniors to register for a weekend of free college essay help.


Here’s how it works: during the weekend of October 15 and 16, 826 Valencia will have trained tutors on call to give one-on-one attention to students who are writing responses to the UC's Personal Insight Questions, Common Application essays, and scholarship essays. We're prepared to support students at all stages of the writing process, whether they’re just starting, almost finished, or somewhere in between. We’ll also have computers on hand for easy editing and brain food to keep them going.

 

Registering for the event as a student is easy and free—just follow this link for more information and to sign up. You can choose to attend one or two two-hour session(s) on either or both days. Advance registration is required so we can best prepare to meet each student's individual needs.

 

Save the date and spread the word! Last year we served 171 students over the weekend, and this year we are hoping to exceed 200. Seniors: Don't miss this opportunity to polish your personal statements, making them clear, powerful, meaningful, memorable, and effective at getting you into college!  

 

Contact essayhelp@826valencia.org with questions.

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8/31/16

All students have a right to take part in educational activities at school without paying a fee, deposit or other charge. An "educational activity" is an activity offered by a school or school district that is an integral part of a student's education, including, but not limited to, curricular and extracurricular activity. Schools cannot charge or request a deposit for materials, physical education or school uniforms, or graduation caps and gowns that are required to take part in an educational activity.

  • For more details about the rights of parents and guardians, please see Your Child's Education: Things You Should Know
  • For more details on what fees can and cannot be charged at school, please see Assembly Bill No. 1575
  • If you have been charged a fee for an educational activity, you can request a reimbursement and/or file a uniform complaint. If you are a parent and still have questions or concerns about fees, please contact the Office of Family Voice at 415-241-6150.
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Balboa Student & Staff Book Group

Next meeting: Tuesday, 9/27 at lunch in library

We will be discussing Ms. Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children just before the Tim Burton movie is released. 

Pick up a copy in the library and join us!

Miss Peregrine's.jpeg

Tea and Snacks provided.

Feel free to bring your lunch.

ALL WELCOME!

The After-School Program is open at Balboa!

Take advantage of this free

drop-in program by filling in the attached registration packet.

Open until 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday

  • Enrichment classes
    • Print Shop
    • Wood Shop
    • 3D Printing
  • Daily homework help
  • Great snacks
  • Movies
  • and much more!

Parent/ Guardians, please sign up here to receive monthly updates

about Bal After School and other

FREE OMIE Beacon Services!

 

Affordable Internet at Home for Eligible Households: Internet Essentials

 

Comcast's Internet Essentials Program offers $9.95/month internet and Wifi to families who have at least one child who qualifies for Free or Reduced Lunch!
 

They also offer computers for $149.99.

 

It's easy to apply!

JOIN THE BALBOA PTSA

SCHOOL YEAR 2016-2017

 

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.”

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