Balboa School Newsletter

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 […]

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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 […]

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The Phonograph Project

In 1877 Thomas Edison invented a way to record sound. He called it the Phonograph after the Greek roots of phono ….sound  and graph…….an instrument the records something.  This Phonograph used no electricity of any kind and was a totally physical process for both recording and playback. The sound […]

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Naviance 

Naviance Student (the student/parent portal for Naviance) is a web-based service designed especially for planning and exploring your college options. Naviance Student is a comprehensive website that students can use to help in making decisions about courses, colleges, and careers. Our guidance counselors will use it to track and analyze data about college and career plans; […]

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Economics Class

In Economics, the students are learning about the problem of scarcity. To fully grasp the concept, they need to know the difference between a need and a want. I asked the students to imagine that they have received a really important phone call from the Head of their State, who explained, “We […]

By |September 4th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments

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Message from Executive Director

Dear Parents and Students,

I am thrilled to welcome everyone back for our 2019-2020 year at Balboa School!  The faculty and staff have been very busy preparing the school and classrooms for an exciting year of learning and growth. We are looking forward to hearing about your summer adventures, getting caught up […]

By |September 3rd, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments

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World History Class 

In World History, they are studying the Industrial Revolution. To understand more about how the assembly line works as well as factory production versus products made by skilled workers, they performed a simulation. During the simulation, one person was assigned to be the artisan, who only needs to produce one product (snowflake). […]

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Science Class 

Middle Schoolers have been working on a year long project.  Who can grow the biggest and best looking crystal.  They started with a supersaturated solution of aluminum potassium sulfate, way back in September and produced a ceed crystal withwhich to attach to astring and suspend in a growing solution of the same.  Every week […]

By |May 6th, 2019|balboa school's news|0 Comments