Balboa School Newsletter

Championship 

The National Team went to EL Paso, Tx to participate in the 2019 McDonalds Classic. The guys came together as a team and brought back home the championship trophy. We were the only team from California to participate so it was us against the world in every game. Each game was tough […]

By |December 20th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments

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Java Coding Class

This year in Java coding class, students learned about some basic terms and concepts of computer science as well as actually writing programs in Java. 

We started by learning terms about computer hardware, such as RAM, ROM, CPU, input and output devices, and memory. We then discussed which operating systems students already use […]

By |December 16th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments

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Mathematics at Balboa School

Period 4 Mathematics is comprised of a very special group of students.  Prealgebra students are studying the Pythagorean Theorem to ensure that a rocket is perpendicular to the ground prior to launch.  For example, a private space company, Personal Space, is designing and testing a rocket for tourist trips into low-orbit […]

By |December 9th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments

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Fall Festival

Last week, students participated in our first annual Fall Festival here at Balboa School.  The festival consisted of a cake walk, sumo suits, zorb balls, interactive inflatables, water balloon toss, and of course, the students were able to dunk some of their favorite teachers and the principal in the dunk tank!!! […]

By |November 25th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments

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Tournament Champion 

Our Boys Basketball team travelled down to Tijuana, Mexico for a tournament. This was the first official tournament to kick off our season. Our guys played extremely hard and finished the weekend with a 7-0 record and were named Tournament Champions for the 2nd year in a row. With 25 guys […]

By |November 19th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments

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History Class

In United States History class, the students are learning about the Pilgrims and Mayflower Compact, first instance of self-government in the present-day United States. To learn more about how and why this important document was founded, the students had to act in “Mayflower Compact, the Play.” They all did an amazing […]

By |November 11th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments

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University Fair

This past Monday, Balboa School hosted a college fair on campus that included 25 different Universities and colleges.  Students were able to get information on the admission process and admission requirements for each school.

Science Class 

Students have been learning about Newton’s 3 Laws of Motion.  Sir Isaac Newton’s three […]

By |October 28th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments

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University Fair

PSAT/NMSQT 

On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019, students in grades 8th-11th will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT.  Please make sure your student is on time to school as we will start promptly at 8:30 am.

Java Coding Class

In our Java coding class, we started with asking everyone what apps and […]

By |October 14th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments

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Alumni News 

Congratulations!Han Pham, Class of 2017, finished her undergraduate pharmacy courses and will begin studying professional pharmacy at Ohio Northern University!

PSAT/NMSQT

On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019, students in grades 8th-11th will be taking the PSAT/NMSQT.  Please make sure your student is on time to school as we will start promptly at 8:30 […]

By |October 7th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments

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Algebra Class 

Algebra-I students are learning to use algebraic expressionsto model real-life situations, and evaluate the algebraic expressionsby substituting values for the variables and then simplifying by using the order of operations.  This work has led to the solution of algebraic equationshaving one or more variables.Algebra-IIstudents find that a relationship is an association between a set of input and output pairs defined as […]

By |September 30th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments