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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. 
Schools set end-of-year activities dates
Ballard County schools have set the following dates for end-of-year activities, including graduations and promotion ceremonies, family nights and other special events: 
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. 
HOSA members take second place in state contest to sign up new organ donors HOSA members take second place in state contest to sign up new organ donors
Members of the Ballard Memorial chapter of Health Occupations Students of America were rewarded with second prize in the state of Kentucky for their hard work on the organization’s organ donation sign-up drive. Charlotte Wong of the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates in Lexington came to Ballard County on Feb. 14 to present a $300 check, which will be used by the group to attend HOSA’s state leadership convention in March. 
Wray presented with STAR award for prevention efforts Wray presented with STAR award for prevention efforts
Ballard County ASAP and Family Focus Director Kelly Wray was presented with the STAR award at the home varsity basketball games on Feb. 17. The award recognizes a community member who has made significant contributions to the prevention of alcohol, tobacco and other drug usage. 
Upcoming Events
BCMS Soccer
Mon Apr 24 2017
BMHS Softball
Mon Apr 24 2017
BMHS Track
Mon Apr 24 2017
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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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