Ballard Memorial High School
Ballard County Middle School
Ballard County Elementary
Ballard County Preschool
District schools set end-of-year activity dates
Ballard County schools have set the following dates for end-of-year activities:


Ballard County Preschool-Head Start:

RTI camp is scheduled for April 20 and 27. The last day for students who will return to BCPS in the fall is May 9. Graduation practice will be held May 10.

On May 11, morning class members will graduate at 9 a.m., and afternoon class members will graduate at 1 p.m. Both ceremonies will be at LaCenter First Baptist Church, 421 Broadway.

For more information, please contact BCPS Principal DiAnna Corrigan at 270-665-8400, ext. 2101, or email dianna.corrigan@ballard.kyschools.us.


Ballard County Elementary School:

The BCES kindergarten-first grade trip to Carson Center will be April 26. Site-based decision-making council parent elections also will be that day, from 3-5:30 p.m. The Mother/Son Dodgeball Night also will be held at 5:30 p.m.

The K-5 art show will be May 1 from 5-7 p.m., followed by the fifth-grade recorder concert at 6.

KPREP testing pep rally will be held May 4 at 1:30 p.m. Second graders will go to Energy Fitness on May 10.

Fourth-grade Hee Haw is May 15 from 6-8 p.m. Fifth-grade promotion ceremony will be May 18 at 1:30 p.m. These events will be in the school’s gym at 3383 Paducah Road, Barlow.

For more information, please contact BCES Principal Stephanie Wood at 665-8400, ext. 2201, or email stephanie.wood@ballard.kyschools.us.


Ballard County Middle School:

There will be trips to Holiday World on May 10 (sixth and part of seventh graders) and May 11 (eighth and remaining seventh graders).Good-faith effort rewards day will be May 14. Promotion practice will be May 15. BCMS Awards Day will be May 16 at 8:30 a.m., and eighth-grade promotion will be May 18 at noon. These events will be in the school’s gym at 3565 Paducah Road, Barlow. 

For more information, please contact BCMS Principal Amber Parker at 665-8400, ext. 2300, or email amber.parker@ballard.kyschools.us.


Ballard Memorial High School:

The end-of-course testing window is April 16-27. Eleventh-grade on-demand writing test will be May 2.

Senior trip to Six Flags will be May 4.

Advanced Placement tests will be as follows: Chemistry, May 7; English literature and composition, May 9; U.S. history, May 10; biology, May 14; calculus, May 15; and English language and composition, May 16;

Graduation practice begins May 10.

Awards Day will be May 11 at 10 a.m.; Scholarship Day also will be that day at 1:30 p.m. Both events will be in the school’s gym at 3561 Paducah Road, Barlow. If your senior is getting a scholarship from a college or other organization, please contact guidance counselor Renee McDermott at 270-665-8400, ext. 2503, to make sure it is on the program. All local scholarships already will be on the program.

Graduation photos will be taken May 16. Baccalaureate also will be May 16 at 7 p.m. Graduation is May 18 at 7 p.m. Admittance to graduation is by ticket only. All events will be in the gym.

For more information, please contact BMHS Principal Leslee Davis at 665-8400, ext. 2501, or email leslee.davis@ballard.kyschools.us

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