Ballard County Middle School News
Students test parachute design skills
Students in Sue Morris’ seventh-grade science class at Ballard County Middle School again have embarked on design and construction projects. Students were challenged to construct a parachute that would safely carry a raw egg to the ground using only newspaper, thread and glue. In the first photo, Chance Gray tests the parachute he has designed.  
Students of the Week announced for Sept. 15
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Students of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
Students of the Week announced for Sept. 8
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Students of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
Students of the Week announced for Sept. 2
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Students of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
Students of the Week announced for Aug. 25
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Students of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
Seventh-graders building bridges
Students in Sue Morris’ seventh-grade science class at Ballard County Middle School have been studying about structures and weight tolerance. As part of their class, they looked at bridge design and basic types, and were asked to construct a bridge of their own design to support the greatest load.  
Students of the Week announced for Aug. 18
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Students of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
Ballard County Middle School hosts volleyball camps
Twenty-seven girls registered for volleyball camps held at Ballard County Middle School in July. In the first photo are girls from fourth to sixth grade; the second photo is girls in seventh and eighth grade.  
Queen named interim assistant principal at BCMS
New Ballard County Middle School Interim Assistant Principal Stephen Queen said he didn’t start out wanting to be an administrator, but decided it was the right fit. “I’ll still have contact with students, and I can use my insights from being a teacher to help our younger teachers become better,” he said.  
School now in session! Drivers reminded of pick-up, drop-off points on main campus
The first day of classes for Ballard County Schools was Thursday, Aug. 7. It’s back to school for student drivers, parents and bus drivers alike. Please click the link below for a quick reminder of traffic patterns and pick-up/drop-off points for everyone on the main campus.  
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