Alerts & Information for (Friday, March 6, 2015)
All-Day Closure
Ballard County Schools will be closed on Friday, March 6.

** All Buildings Affected **
District News
Regional tournament games back on hold
The boys' regional basketball tournament games that had been moved to Saturday have been postponed again.
New dates and times will be posted when they become available.
Solo and Ensemble Festival rescheduled
The Solo and Ensemble Festival has been rescheduled from Saturday to March 21. Times and locations remain the same. 
Last BCPS registration date for 2015-16 is March 13
The last spring registration date for new students at Ballard County Preschool/Head Start will be March 13 for children who are or will be 3 or 4 years old by Aug. 1, 2015.
All registrations are by appointment only, and will be held at the preschool at 455 Olive St. here.
Registration for 2015-16 kindergarten set for March 16
Registration and DIAL screening for students who plan to attend kindergarten at Ballard County Elementary School this fall, but who have not attended a public preschool, will be held at BCES on Monday, March 16, from 8-11:30 a.m. Students should be 5 years old on or before Oct. 1, 2015. 
BMHS places second at District Governor's Cup
The Ballard Memorial High School Governor’s Cup team placed second overall in the Jan. 24 district competition at Mayfield High School. They were to compete in the Regional Governor’s Cup on Feb. 14 at McCracken County High School. 
Three BCMS students qualify for state Governor's Cup
The Ballard County Middle School quick recall team finished fourth in the Regional Governor’s Cup tournament, held Jan. 31 at Paducah Middle School. Three individual students placed well enough on their written assessments that they will be going to the state finals in Louisville on March 14-16. 
Myers wins BCES spelling bee, qualifies for state
Isabella Myers (far right) won her second school-wide spelling bee at Ballard County Elementary School on Jan 29. She now is qualified to compete in the state spelling bee, to be held later in Louisville. 
BCMS wins District Governor's Cup
The Ballard County Middle School Governor’s Cup team was named District 1 champion at the Jan. 17 competition at Hickman County High. The team was to compete at regionals on Jan. 31 at Paducah Middle School. The group took first place overall, first place in quick recall, and third place in future problem solving. 
BCMS student's artwork chosen for 2015 Challenger Center calendar
The Challenger Learning Center at Paducah, located on the campus of West Kentucky Community and Technical College, has chosen 12 mission patches created by area students to be featured in a 2013 calendar. The patch for November was drawn by Ballard County Middle School student Jade Artis. 
Baseball standout Chandler signs with Illinois college
Ballard Memorial High School senior Lee Chandler signed an offer to play baseball for Olney (Ill.) Central Community College on Jan. 26 at BMHS.  
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