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BMHS summer school credit recovery sessions set
Summer School credit recovery sessions for Ballard Memorial High School students will begin Monday, June 5, at Ballard County Career and Technical Center. There will be a MANDATORY parent meeting at BCCTC at 8 a.m. that day (June 5), prior to the beginning of classes. Summer school will be held Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to noon, from June 5 to June 29, at BCCTC. 
BCES names new principal BCES names new principal
The Ballard County Elementary School site-based decision-making council has named Stephanie M. Wood as its successful candidate for principal. Wood has been assistant principal at Lone Oak Intermediate School since 2015, and has served as the school’s curriculum specialist since 2014. She began her career as a special education teacher at Reidland Elementary School in 1996, and also taught second, third and fourth grade regular classrooms in her tenure there until 2014. Wood was offered and accepted the job on May 5; her first full year on the job officially will begin on July 1, 2017.  
BCPS earns state's highest rating
Ballard County Preschool and Head Start has earned the highest possible certification by Kentucky’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the Department for Community Based Services, Division of Child Care and the Department of Education. 
BMHS greenhouse now open
The Ballard Memorial greenhouse is now open for the spring plant sale. Regular hours are weekdays 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. It is located just across Vocational School Road from Ballard Career and Technical Center, on the east (LaCenter) end of the main campus. 
BMHS News Team takes first place at state STLP competition BMHS News Team takes first place at state STLP competition
Students from Ballad Memorial High School were among more than 9,000 students, educators and parents who attended the 10th annual Student Technology Leadership Program state championships, held April 12 at the Lexington Convention Center. The BMHS News team took first place in multimedia content, a competition division in which students use tools to create original learning by combining at least three of the following: animation, audio, design software, images, interactive devices, text, and video. 
Stop 'n' Go extends daycare hours at BCPS; new students welcome
Stop ‘n’ Go Daycare, located at Ballard County Preschool – Head Start, now is offering extended hours. New hours at the facility at 455 Olive St. are 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Friday. 
District seeking Child Find information on children with disabilities in need of special education or 504 services
The Ballard County School District has an ongoing Child Find system, which is designed to locate, identify and evaluate any child residing in a home, facility, or residence within its geographical boundaries, age three (3) to twenty-one (21) years, who may have a disability and be in need of Special Education or 504 services. This includes children who are not in school; those who are in public, private, or home school; those who are highly mobile such as children who are migrant or homeless; and those who are advancing from grade to grade, who may need but are not receiving Special Education or 504 services. 
Adult Education now offering GED classes at Barlow City Library, and Tuesday evening at Adult Ed office
Ballard County Adult Education now is offering GED classes at the Barlow City Library on Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. The library is located in the City Hall Annex (old City Hall), behind the City Hall building at 139 N. Fourth St., Barlow. 
BMHS' Rehkemper going to state Governor's Cup BMHS' Rehkemper going to state Governor's Cup
Ballard Memorial High School freshman Ryan Rehkemper qualified for state competition in social studies, and will compete on March 11 in Louisville. The BMHS academic team took fourth place overall at Regional Governor’s Cup competition last weekend. 
FBLA members help design state conference shirt for second year FBLA members help design state conference shirt for second year
For the second year in a row, members of the Ballard Memorial High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter have their design on the state FBLA shirt. 
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BMHS Softball
Sun May 28 2017
to Tue May 30 2017
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Statement of Non-Discrimination

The Ballard County School district does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The District Title IX Coordinator will handle any inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, and may be reached at 3465 Paducah Road, Barlow, KY, 42024, or by phone at 270-665-8400, ext. 2000.

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