Monday, January 16
MLK Holiday - No School
Friday, January 27
Lunar New Year - No School
Friday, February 10
End of 4th Grading Period
Monday, February 20
Presidents' Day - No School
Friday, March 24
End of 5th Grading Period
Mon - Fri, March 27 - 31
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
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!
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.
PTSA Meeting - Balboa's Pathways
Tuesday, January 17th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.
Don't miss this great opportunity to hear from teachers and students of each Pathway who present information and answer questions.
Everyone is welcome. Ideal for sophomore families as students have to make their requests soon.
We provide light dinner,
Spanish and Chinese translations.
Students who attend this meeting with parents will earn double community service hours.
Hope to see you there.
The Cheer All Americans in London!
The Jon Agee event is Saturday, Feb. 18th Presidents' Weekend, a community outreach at the Mark Hopkins Hotel, co-sponsored by Women's National Book Association, San Francisco Chapter.
The event is free, but you must register online. Please sign up and join us at the Mark:.
The City & County of San Francisco in partnership with the San Francisco Unified School District, the SF Alliance of Black School Educators, 100% College Prep, Mo Magic and many other community partners proudly presents the Spring Bi-Annual "Black Family Day" on Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 9:30 am - 2:00 pm at Willie L. Brown Middle School (2055 Silver Ave SF).
Did you know only 25% of 4th graders in California read on grade-level? That number drops to 15% when looking at CA's low-income 4th graders. Want to do something about it? Check out this video about Reading Partners, and sign-up to volunteer today. Reading Partners serves K-4 students throughout the Bay, including at Monroe Elementary School--a 5 minute drive away from Balboa High School. Reach out to Jane Beal with any questions!
Teach Middle Schoolers for Breakthrough SF at SF Day School
How to Apply
All volunteers must submit an application and attend an interview.*
415-568-3667 for more information.
We’ll also have Friday/Saturday volunteer opportunities during the spring for those that are interested in a short term commitment. Please see below:
If you're ONLY interested in helping out with these events, please email Trisha Fuerte, Program Associate, at email@example.com.
Meritus is a $14,000 scholarship over the course of your college career. But it's also so much more!! It's support from advisors who will support you in being as successful as possible on campus. It's access to paid summer internships and career mentors that will help you prepare for a start in a career about which you're excited. And it's entry into a network of fellow Meritus Scholars, current and alumni, that are interested in your success and are resources on your path to graduation and beyond!
To apply you must:
This application is due on January 20, 2017.
Amazing Balboa Students and Families! Please review the following presentation, created by the District's phenomenal School Health Team (and Balboa teachers), regarding the issues of Sexual Harassment and Consent. Awareness is key to increased understanding and self-advocacy. Please see Balboa's Counselors if you have any questions.
47th Annual Alumni vs Varsity Basketball Game
Where: Balboa's Coach Orron Qualls Gym.
When: January 14, 2017
Come and root for 'Bal'...no matter which team wins (Varsity or Alumni), Balboa is the winner.
Balboa Student & Staff Book Group
Next meeting: TBD at lunch in library.
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
Get a copy of this Printz award winner at the library!
Feel free to bring your lunch.
Just Fierce Alliance meets Wednesdays at Lunch Rm 323
Shop Online Anytime to Benefit Balboa!
JOIN THE BALBOA PTSA
SCHOOL YEAR 2016-2017
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.”