Ballard High School Activities through Dec. 20

Quote of the Week:
“A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes,

smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.”

~ John C. Maxwell.

Monday, January 5
· Winter Ball tickets final ticket sales

o Lunch and after school, $30 with ASB and $35 without

Tuesday, January 6
· Winter Ball ticket final ticket sale day

o Lunch and after school, $30 with ASB and $35 without

· Officer’s Council Meeting, 6th period

Wednesday, January 7
· I.C. Meeting, Staff Lounge, 3:00pm

Thursday, January 8
· B.L.T. Meeting, Staff Lounge, 3:00pm

Friday, January 9
· DECA Area Competition

Saturday, January 10
· Winter Ball, EMP, 9-12am

Quote of the Week:
“When you die that does not mean that you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live,
why you live and the manner in which you live.
~Stuart Scott, ESPN

MONDAY, JAN 05, 2015

Basketball: Girls C Conference
West Seattle
Ballard High School

Basketball: Boys C Game
Away vs. Ingraham
Ingraham High School

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BHS student, Jacob Westerman, to play baseball for UNML

Ballard Beaver, Jacob Westerman, has been following his baseball dreams for his entire life, and after signing a letter of intent to play baseball for the University of New Mexico Lobos, Westerman’s dream is becoming a reality.

On November 14, at Ballard High School, Westerman signed his letter of intent to play baseball with UNML.  

UNML have a nationally recognized division one baseball program and have won their division four of the last five years under head coach, Ray Birmingham.

Westerman lives in Ballard with his parents. He has been playing baseball since he was age six, and has hopes of one day playing professional baseball.

Jacob played Ballard Little League up through Select Baseball, Boys of Summer, for the last twelve years. Westerman is the only one of three Division I scholarship athletes over the last three years to come out of Ballard.

Westerman will graduate from Ballard High School in the spring and start training with UNML over the summer.

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12th Man minds jaywalking law amid celebration in Ballard, Mayor Murray says 'Good job Ballard'

Video posted by The Retroist on Youtube on Feb 2, 2014

The 12th man is ever mindful of the Seattle's jaywalking laws.

In Ballard, after the the Seahawks Super Bowl victory over the Broncos, fans thronged the streets in jubilant celebration.

Instead of breaking glass and blasting fire works in the middle of intersections, the 12th man in Ballard heeded jaywalking laws and waited for the street light to signal their paused exuberance. When the light said "walk" flocks of green and blue flooded the intersection, blasting horns and screaming. And yes, there were a few fireworks.

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