Ballard County Preschool and Head Start celebrates opening day Aug. 24
Ballard County Preschool News
Next Family Focus workshop for Christmas assistance program is Nov. 30
Ballard County’s Family Focus Family Resource and Youth Service Center has been helping families with Christmas expenses for several years. The organization wants to continue helping families in the community. Here is an outline of the guidelines for this holiday season. 
Ballard County Preschool/Head has special visitors
Ballard County Preschool/Head Start had two special visitors who helped celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2.  
Parents asked to review immunization requirements
If you have a child entering preschool, kindergarten, sixth grade, or transferring to Ballard County Schools for the 2014-15 school year, the following health requirements must be met to comply with Kentucky’s state regulations and will be strictly enforced.  
New minimum age requirement for preschool takes effect this fall
As a result of Kentucky House Bill 235, changes were made in the Kentucky State-Funded Preschool Program. A new minimum age requirement for state-funded preschool students will take effect this fall, moving from Oct. 1 to Aug. 1.  
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.  
Family Focus partners with Extension Service, Four Rivers, to bring Curious George to preschool
Ballard County’s Family Focus Family Resource and Youth Service Center worked with the Ballard County UK Extension Service office and Four Rivers CECC to bring Curious George (and some other fun stuff) to students at Ballard County Preschool and Head Start. 
ALC now offering evening classes
The Ballard County Adult Learning Center is holding evening classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-8 p.m. 
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