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Balboa High School

ENGLISH DEPARTMENT

Arriaga
Introduction and Syllabus: ELD | English

Awadalla
Intro Video | English I co-taught - Intro (Gregory)
Syllabus: American Literature |  English 1 cotaught | English 1

Baskett
Intro Presentation and Virtual Open Houses: GDA American Lit | English 1English 1 cotaught
Syllabus: English 1 | GDA American Lit | English 1 cotaught

Bjorklund
Intro Video |
Syllabus: Critical Thinking and Social Change | Teaching for Diversity

Castrillo
Letter to Parents
Syllabus: English 2 | American Literature

Gonzalez
Intro Videos: American Literature (P5)| Eng/Euro Lit (P3/4/6) |
Syllabus: PULSE Eng/Euro Lit (P3) | PULSE Eng/Euro Lit cotaught (P4) | American Literature (P5) | WALC Eng/Euro Lit (P6)

Kowollik
Letter to Parents and Syllabus: ELD Writing | ELL Journalism | Eng/Euro Lit

Macaldo
Introductions and Syllabi: CAST American Lit | English 2

Pasternack
Intro Videos: ELD (P2/3) | English 2 (P5/6) |
Syllabus: ELD (P2/3) | English 2 (P5 and P6)

Turnbull 
Introductions and Syllabus: English 1

Wilcox
Letter to Parents: AP English | Debate/Writing for Publication | LAW Eng/Euro Lit
Syllabus: AP English | Debate/Writing for Publication | LAW Eng/Euro Lit


SOCIAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

Benedicto
The Census Project
Introductions and Syllabus: American Democracy | US History

Bromwell
Intro Presentation 
Syllabus: US History

Creegan
Intro 
Letter to Parents
Syllabus: American Democracy | World History

Cuiriz
Introductions and Syllabus: US History | AP Psychology

Dills
Letter to Parents 
Syllabus: AP World History | World History

Robledo-Maderazo
Intro Videos: Ethnic Studies | PULSE American Democracy |
Letter to Parents:
Ethnic Studies | PULSE American Democracy | Asian American Studies (taught by SFSU’s Pin@y Educational Partnership Teachers)
Syllabus: Ethnic Studies | PULSE American Democracy | Asian American Studies (taught by SFSU’s Pin@y Educational Partnership Teachers)

Rosenberg
Intro Videos: American Democracy | Leadership | Pre-Law |
Letter to Parents
Syllabus: American Democracy | Leadership | Pre-Law

Hardy/Truss
Letter to Parents: World History (Spanish) | US History (Spanish)
Syllabus: World History | US History


MATH DEPARTMENT

Binkowski
Intro Presentation to Families
Syllabus: AP Calculus AB

Devine
Intro Presentations: CCSS Algebra 2 + Precalculus (P1/2) | Algebra 1 (with Ms. Medina) (P4/6) | Algebra 1 cotaught (with Ms. Webb) (P5) | 
Syllabus: CCSS Algebra 2 + Precalculus (P1/2) | Algebra 1 (with Ms. Medina) (P4/6) | Algebra 1 cotaught (with Ms. Webb) (P5)    

Finger
Intro Videos | Photos 
Syllabus: Geometry

Gonzales
Intro Presentation 
Syllabus: AP Stats | Geometry

Lee, J.
Intro Video 
Syllabus: Algebra 1 | CCSS Algebra 2 + Precalculus

Luchev
Intro Presentation 
Syllabus: Algebra 2 | Geometry

Medina
Intro Presentations: Precalculus (P1) Algebra 1 (P2/5) | Algebra 1 (with Ms. Devine) (p4/6) | 
Syllabus: Precalculus (P1) | Algebra 1 (P2/5) | Algebra 1 (with Ms. Devine) (p4/6)

Pesquie
Intro Presentations: AP Computer Science A | AP Computer Science Principles 
Syllabus: AP Computer Science A | AP Computer Science Principles

Weatherly
Intro Presentation 
Syllabus: Algebra 1 | Statistics

Wong
Syllabus: Geometry (P1/2) | Vocal Music (VAPA) (P3) | CCSS Algebra 2 + Precalculus (P4/6)

 

SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

Avendano
Intro Presentation
Syllabus: Chemistry

DeAraujo
Intro Videos: Astronomy (P1/2/6) | Gardening (P4) | Environmental Science (P5)
Syllabus: Astronomy (P1/2/6) | Gardening (P4) | Environmental Science (P5)

Fang
Intro Presentations: AP Physics | NGSS Physics | Letter to Parents
Syllabus: AP Physics | NGSS Physics 

Garcia
Intro Presentation and Syllabus

Hartzog
Intro Video
Syllabus: Biology

Kyper
Intro Video 
Syllabus: Physics

Tangonan
Intro Video
Letter to Parents
Syllabus: NGSS Physics

Walstrom
Intro Presentations and Syllabus: Physiology | Blacktip Shark Presentation | Biology 

WORLD LANGUAGE DEPARTMENT

Chen
Intro Video 
Syllabus: 3Y Chinese | AP Chinese

Inglis
Intro Presentation 
Syllabus: Spanish 1

Liu
Introductions and Syllabus: Chinese 1 | Chinese 2

Mallque
Intro Presentations: AP Spanish | Spanish N3 | Quien Soy Yo | Letters to Parents: AP Spanish | Spanish (Native) 3
Syllabus: AP Spanish | Spanish (Native) 3

Romano
Introductions and Syllabus (Spanish 1 and 2)

VAPA DEPARTMENT

Bayangos
Intro Video 
Letter to Parents
CAST 10 Info | Creative Computing Info | DJ Audio Media Production Info |
Syllabus: Creative Comp | CAST Media Arts | DJ Audio Media (P3 P4 P6)

Dumlao
Intro Presentations: Band | Guitar (P2/3/5)| Orchestra |
Syllabus: Band | Guitar (P2/3/5) | Orchestra

Larson
Back to School Links (all classes)

Lee, G
2nd Period Media Arts 1
4th CAST Media Arts 1
5th CAST Media Arts 2

Raij
Introductions and Syllabus 

Ulloa
Intro Video 
Letter to Parents

Syllabus: Art | PULSE Art

Wong
Syllabus: Vocal Music (VAPA) (P3)

PE/JROTC/COCA/AVID

PHYSICAL EDUCATION (PE)

Cubales

Intro Presentations and Syllabus
Letter to Parents: PE 

Louey
Intro Presentation
Letter to Parents

Syllabus: PE

Porter
Intro Presentations: PE | AVID Health/COCA
Letter to Parents
Syllabus: PE | AVID Health/COCA

Ramirez
Intro Presentation and Syllabus

JROTC

Kent

Intro Presentation | Biography | Photo
Letter to Parents | JROTC Events

Syllabus: JROTC

Randhawa
Intro Presentation | Biography
Letter to Parents | JROTC Events

Syllabus: JROTC

AVID

Hilger

Intro Video 
Syllabus: AVID Health

Zargham
Intro Video 
Syllabus: AVID Health

SPED MILD/MOD

Fusitua
Introductions and Syllabus

Gregory
Intro Video
Letter to Parents
Syllabus: English 1 | English 2

Haines
Introductions and Syllabus 

Kulis
Letter to Parents
Syllabus: Study Skills | Read 180

Lei
Letter to Parents
Syllabus: Biology | Chinese | Study Skills

Maliga
Introduction and Syllabus 

Webb
Intro Presentation (for Algebra 1 cotaught with Ms. Devine)
Letter to Parents 
Syllabus: Geometry | Algebra 1 cotaught (with Ms. Devine)

Williams
Introductions and SyllabusAmerican Literature

Young
Intro Presentation 
Syllabus: English 4 | American Democracy

SPED MOD/SEVERE

Cunanan-Richards
Intro Presentation and Syllabus (Chinese/Spanish)

Pulliam
Letter to Parents
Syllabus: Life Skills