Ballard County Elementary School News
Make appointments now for free physicals on June 4 and 5
The Area Health Education Center in Murray will be providing free physicals for anyone in the community who needs one on June 4 and 5. These may be regular physicals or sports physicals, for children or adults, and can include cholesterol and blood glucose screenings.  
State to allow flexibility; last day of school for students now May 30
There was good news out of Frankfort on Friday (March 28); both houses of the General Assembly passed the snow day legislation that allowed districts flexibility in fulfilling the requirement for 1,062 instructional hours. That means that Ballard County students can finish this school year on May 30, if classes are held on May 20 and May 26 (Memorial Day), and if the district makes up missing instructional time to meet the 1,062-hour requirement. That means that Ballard County students can finish this school year on May 30, if classes are held on May 20 and May 26 (Memorial Day), and if the district makes up missing instructional time to meet the 1,062-hour requirement. 
Reminder issued for sixth-grade, other immunizations; school nurses can help
All students entering sixth grade at Ballard County Middle School in the fall are required to have a physical and several immunizations (TDaP, meningitis and second varicella-chickenpox). The school nurse can provide both the physical and these shots if a student has Medicaid or no insurance.  
BCES Science Fair winners announced
Ballard County Elementary School held its annual science fair on March 11.  
Sullenger wins bike for perfect attendance
Ballard County Elementary School fourth-grader Colton Sullenger is shown here with his new bicycle.  
BCES holds Basketball Jamboree
Ballard County Elementary School held an “ole fashioned” Basketball Jamboree on March 14, with students playing each others’ homerooms, and cheering for their teams as the evening progressed.  
BCES students collect money for family affected by house fire
Five girls at Ballard County Elementary School sold candy bars at school last week and raised $300 for the Bowman family, who lost their home in a fire.  
Students of the Month announced for November
Ballard County Elementary School has announced its Students of the Month for November. Students are selected by their teachers as good examples of the positive attitude, behavior and effort that is expected of everyone at BCES. For a photo gallery, click here.  
Students of the Month announced for October
Ballard County Elementary School has announced its Students of the Month for October. Students are selected by their teachers as good examples of the positive attitude, behavior and effort that are expected of everyone at BCES. For a photo gallery, click here.  
BCES hosts speaker from Kentucky Derby Museum
Heather Hill, outreach coordinator with the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville, is shown here recounting the 2009 last-to-first-place Derby win of Mine that Bird to a group of third-graders at Ballard County Elementary School.  
Upcoming Events
BMHS Softball
Sat Apr 26 2014
BCES concerts
Tue Apr 29 2014
BMHS softball
Mon May 12 2014
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