Family Focus and Teen Focus have begun their annual Christmas food drive; it will continue until the last day of classes on Dec. 16. The Wickliffe Masonic Lodge also works on this project, purchasing groceries to go along with the food that is collected.
Each grade has a suggested food item so that there will be a good variety. Students and staff members are encouraged to donate. Food may sent to school with your student.
Ballard Memorial High School will host the Quad State Shoot-out on Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Green Palace. There will be teams from Illinois, Missouri and Tennessee playing, along with BMHS girls and boys, starting at 1 p.m.
There will be a special recognition at halftime 7 p.m. game to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1992 District Champion boys’ basketball team.
Citizens Deposit Bank is partnering with the Bombers Athletic Department to sponsor a Bombers Best! event on Friday, Dec. 2. We are inviting back all alumni and friends that evening to celebrate several teams from 1982 - the 40th anniversary of the best year in Ballard Memorial sports history!
The BMHS Lady Bombers and Bombers will host Community Christian Academy in a JVG/VG/VB basketball tripleheader that night, beginning at 5 p.m.
Family Focus and Teen Focus have been helping families with Christmas expenses for several years, and want to continue the program. Here is an outline of the guidelines for this holiday season.
UPDATE: To be eligible for the program, parents/guardians must attend at least two workshops, and only THREE of those remain. Other requirements are as follows:
The Ballard County Local Planning Committee will hold its next meeting, followed by a public forum, on Dec. 1 at 6 p.m. at the board office at 11 Vocational School Road, Barlow.
Purpose is to develop a proposed District Facilities Plan. Items concerning the DFP will be discussed. The forum will follow the meeting, so the general public may discuss items concerning the DFP.
The community is invited to our annual Veterans' Day program, to be held Friday, Nov. 11, at 1:15 p.m. in the gym at 3561 Paducah Road, Barlow.
Guest speaker will be Barry Phillips, a member of our district's staff.