Alerts & Information for (Friday, December 06, 2013)
Ballard County Schools will be closed on Friday, Dec. 6.
** All Buildings Affected **
Final Family Focus workshop for Christmas assistance program postponed to Dec. 11
Ballard County’s Family Focus Family Resource and Youth Service Center has been helping families with Christmas expenses for several years. Last year, approximately 300 children benefitted from the program. The organization wants to continue helping families in the community. Please click the "Read more...." link below for guidelines for this holiday season.
Public invited to bands' Christmas concert on Dec. 12
The public is invited to a Christmas concert by the bands of Ballard County Middle and Ballard Memorial High schools on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 6 p.m. in the high school gym.
Public invited to Christmas choir concert on Dec. 15
The public is invited to a Christmas concert by the choirs of Ballard County Middle and Ballard Memorial High schools on Sunday, Dec. 15, at First Baptist Church of LaCenter.
Safety training started here goes statewide
A program focused on school safety piloted by a Ballard County Schools and officials from the Kentucky State Police post at Mayfield launched statewide on Oct. 29.
Band takes 13th at state competition
The Ballard Memorial High School Band of Pride earned 13th place at state competition for the second year in a row on Oct. 26 in Louisville. The identical finishes mark the second-highest placement at state in school history.
Volleyball team wins second straight district championship
The Lady Bomber repeated as 3rd District champions this year, and had four players selected for the all-tournament team last week: Taylor Foster, Elizabeth Goodin, Kaylee Stover and Jade Tilford.
District shows improvement in state testing; BMHS earns Distinguished rating
Scores from the second year of statewide testing under the new system,Kentucky Performance Rating for Educational Progress (K-PREP) are in, and the Ballard County School district has shown overall improvement, including its first distinguished ranking for a school. This year’s results are from tests that students took in May 2012.
FBLA attends fall Leadership Conference
Members of the Ballard Memorial chapter of Future Business Leaders of America attended the Region 1 Fall Leadership Conference at Murray State University on Sept. 25.
FFA places third in land-judging, attends Racer Roundup
Ballard Memorial FFA members attended two events on the campus of Murray State University on Sept. 13. Members participated in four sessions at the Racer Roundup that focused on different aspects of leadership.
Time growing short before new GED testing goes into effect
The new GED test will begin in January 2014, so the Ballard County Adult Learning Center is encouraging all people who have begun but not finished the process to get in before the deadline.
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District photo galleries
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Spirit Day 'nerds' gallery
First day of school gallery
Fri Dec 6 2013
Sat Dec 7 2013
Sat Dec 7 2013
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