Ballard Memorial High School News
Morehead named assistant principal at Ballard Memorial High School
Ballard Memorial High School Principal Leslee Davis, in consultation with the school’s site-based decision-making council, has named BMHS science teacher Howie Morehead as its successful candidate for assistant principal. 
BMHS cheerleaders earn superior trophy at UCA camp
Ballard Memorial High School cheerleaders attended UCA camp on July 16-18, and three girls made the All American UCA team. The entire squad also earned the superior trophy for earning all blue ribbons in each division, first place trophy for game day, second place trophy for cheer, and second place trophy for extreme routine. 
BMHS students now may view schedules, make changes through July 30
Ballard Memorial High School students now are able to view their tentative 2015-16 school schedules online in Infinite Campus. Students also may come to BMHS during the times listed below to pick up a copy. 
Bomber Bash set for Aug. 8; first day of school for students is Aug. 13
The eighth annual “Bomber Back-to-School Bash” will be held Saturday, Aug. 8, from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. All students in the district will register for class, receive orientation information at all of Ballard’s schools. (A complete schedule of class orientations follows this story.) 
Davis named principal at BMHS
The Ballard Memorial High School site-based decision-making council has named BMHS Assistant Principal Leslee Davis as its successful candidate for principal.
Davis was named BMHS assistant principal last July. She has worked in Ballard County Schools since 2001, when she began as an English teacher at BMHS. Before being named AP last year, she had been the guidance counselor for three years. Her first full year on the job officially will begin on July 1, 2015.
 
BMHS graduates 106 members of the Class of 2015
Ballard Memorial High School observed its 63rd commencement exercises on May 23, with 106 students crossing the stage in the gymnasium here.
The three valedictorians were Breanna Jones, Elizabeth Goodin and Jade Tilford. The salutatorian was Lindsey Sharer. There were 16 additional honor graduates: Ruby Anderson, Jillian Babb, Haley Bohn, Lee Chandler, Rebekah Hogancamp, Steven McGowan, Caitlyn Meinschein, Brennen Neeley, Jesse Rollins, Dakota Stigall, Kaylee Stover, Emily Sullivan, Trent Taylor, Taylor Whitt, Karley Wray and Megan Zerger. (A document with all honor graduate photos is attached on the following page.)
 
BMHS grads receive over $250,000 in scholarships and awards
Ballard Memorial High School honored its outstanding students at a ceremony held at the school on May 15. Guidance counselor Renee McDermott said that graduating seniors received over $250,000 in local, college and university scholarships. 
Summer school credit recovery begins June 1; students notified May 28-29
Summer school credit recovery sessions for students at Ballard Memorial High School will begin Monday, June 1, and tentatively will end on Thursday, June 25. Summer school will run Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. There will be a mandatory parent meeting prior to the beginning of classes at 8 a.m. on Monday, June 1. 
BMHS announces Summer Academy elective courses
The following courses are offered for first-time credit through the Ballard Memorial High School Summer Academy. Students who have taken the class previously are not eligible to enroll.  
Bombers are runners-up in school's first-ever All A championship game in Lexington
For the first time in school history, a Ballard County program made it to the state championship game in any All A sport on May 3. The Bomber baseball team fought hard in the Sunday afternoon game against Lexington Christian Academy, but came up one run short in a 4-3 squeaker. 
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