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March 21, 2014 at 3:17 PM

Man sentenced 2nd time for 1994 shooting at Ballard High School

A 36-year-old man who fatally shot a student outside Ballard High School in 1994 was sentenced for a second time in the drive-by slaying, again to slightly more than 51 years in prison. Brian Ronquillo, who was 16 at the time, fired eight times as the car he was in passed students on the More

Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: Ballard High School, drive-by shooting, gangs

February 2, 2013 at 5:54 PM

18 Ballard High staffers join boycott of student “progress” tests

Eighteen staff members from Ballard High School have joined a boycott of the Measures of Academic Progress, the exams Seattle schools are required to give 2-3 times a year. More teachers and instructional assistants may join next week, said Ballard science teacher Noam Gundle. The petition to join the boycott hadn’t been circulated yet to all…


Comments | Topics: Ballard, Ballard High School, education

December 5, 2011 at 4:59 PM

Photos: Cheering students' robot contest

These LEGO bots are built from kits and are programmed by students to run a course and complete tasks. Some 3,000 Washington state students from ages 9 to 14 competed this weekend in regional qualifying tournaments across the state, including at Ballard High School. Winning teams will advance to the state finals…


Comments | More in Education, Photos | Topics: Ballard High School, Edmonds Heights, LEGO

November 5, 2011 at 1:10 PM

Censorship or responsible regulation of Ballard High School's student newspaper?

In a story from one of our community partners,, this question is posed: Do high school principals in Seattle Schools have the right to review what’s in student newspapers before they are published? Some students at Seattle’s Ballard High School say hold on there a minute, calling the proposed changes in…


Comments | More in Education | Topics: Ballard High School, censorship, My Ballard