Ballou JH Newsletter
Ballou JH Newsletter
Posted on 01/15/2021

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Ballou Junior High Weekly Newsletter January 15, 2021



Important Dates  

January 2021     


25 Late Start

29 END SEM 1 4,5,6 No Asynch

Feb 1 Late Start
SEM 2 Begins

Ballou Principal Weekly Message

Please check your email for frequent district updates including updates on survey links for possible hybrid schedules.   I remain hopeful to see our students back on campus sometime second semester.  

With PRIDE,      Mrs.  Kusche, Principal 

Ballou School News

    • Grade 9 on site academic interventions for selected ninth graders will end Friday, January 29th.   Contact Mrs. Mallory or Admin for information. Grade concerns? Please contact teachers now.
    • Science 7 kit pick up was January 14 (12-3pm).If you were unable to swing by, please contact the Science teacher.
    • January 25 we will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a virtual assembly during homeroom.
    • Yearbook Staff has made it even easier to contribute content for this year’s yearbook.All the original Google Docs have been converted into Microsoft Forms. You can simply use your existing Puyallup SD Microsoft log-in.We have emailed the new Microsoft forms links to all students.They can find this email by going to Start, Outlook, Inbox and Want to be in the Yearbook. This will be a historic yearbook and sold at a reduced cost.
      • Yearbook/School pictures Monday, January 25th.Drive up, step out under the tent(s), get your picture taken.

                   Last Names    A – E    1-2 pm

                                         F – J     2-3 pm

                                         K – O    3-4 pm

                                         P – T     4-5 pm

                                         U- Z      5-6 pm

        We will offer make up picture day on Monday, February 1st,  1-6pm, first come first serve.                                 

      • Here is a link for families to order online: We will have a separate station with order forms if families still want to pay with check or cash, but we have mainly gone strictly online this year. Families may still come to the studio if these 2 picture days don't work for them. 
      • January 26th, 6:30 – 7:30pmVirtual INCOMING 7th grade parent/guardian night.(Yes, it is time to start talking about 2021-2022 Course Registration!)
      • Information for Rogers Football 2021:There is some exciting news for our 9th grade football players It has finally been announced that football season will start on February 1st if  our region moves into Phase 2.  We want to be sure that you are ready to go, so Rogers Football invites you to join the r remaining practices/workouts in January.  Please contact Coach Bowen by email  for clearance information (concussion screening, physical and on-line forms), our schedule, and to confirm your contact information to be placed on our team roster. 

      More high school athletic information for FALL sports is coming.



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Puyallup School District does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination:
Civil Rights Compliance Coordinator: Char Krause,, (253) 435-6295;
504/ADA Coordinator: Char Krause,, (253) 435-6295;
Title IX Coordinator Staff: Amie Brandmire,, (253) 841-8666;
Title IX Coordinator Students: Char Krause,, (253) 435-6295

9916 136th St E
Puyallup, WA 98373
(253) 841-8725
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