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11th district-wide 'Bomber Back-to-School Bash' set for Aug. 11; combines registration, orientation, giveaways, and community health fair
The 11th annual "Bomber Back-to-School Bash" will be held Saturday, Aug. 11, from 8 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 for the day is posted here.) A district-wide safety update will be held at 11 a.m., and all parents are invited.

In addition to students and parents, the public is invited to a health and community resource fair in the Ballard Memorial High School gym at 3561 Paducah Road, Barlow, from 8 to 11 a.m. There will be no clothing vouchers this year, but Family Focus will have school supplies in the gym’s concession area for those who qualify. Bomber Bash will count as a workshop for the Christmas Assistance Program, but families must sign in for it to be counted.

Orientation times for kindergarten through high-school seniors are scheduled on that day, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Parents may drop in any time from 8:30-10 a.m. this year at Ballard County Elementary School and Ballard County Preschool - Head Start, both located 3383 Paducah Road, Barlow, regardless of their child’s grade level. All BCES and BCPS teachers will be in their classrooms that day. Students are encouraged to bring supplies to their classrooms.

BMHS orientation is from 9-9:45 a.m. in the cafeteria; BCMS orientation is in the MS gym from 10-11 a.m. The safety update will be held in the MS gym from 11-11:30 a.m., and building and district administrators will be present, as well as community responders.

The community-wide health fair at will be on the BMHS gym floor from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. that day, featuring more than 20 area participants. The public is welcome. Volunteers from local and regional health care providers will offer free blood pressure and other screenings.

As always, the top of the high school gym will host a community fair with local service, business and college/university representatives during the same hours.

For more information, please contact Wilson at 665-8400, ext. 2014, or email bob.wilson@ballard.kyschools.us, or Wray at 665-8412, ext. 226, or email kelly.wray@ballard.kyschools.us

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11th annual Bomber Bash schedule
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