District News

Family Focus, Teen Focus hold annual Christmas food drive

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.

Tue Dec 06 03:22 PM

Quad State Shoot-out here on Saturday; recognizing 1992 boys' team

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.

Tue Dec 06 08:57 AM

Bombers Best! event set for Friday at the Green Palace

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.

Mon Nov 28 02:50 PM

UPDATE: Only THREE workshops left for Ballard FRYSCs' Santa's Helpers program

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:

Fri Nov 18 02:12 PM

Local Planning Committee to hold next meeting, forum, on Dec. 1

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.

Fri Nov 18 02:05 PM

Barry Phillips
Public is invited to annual Veterans' Day program on Friday

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.

Thu Nov 10 07:57 AM


New survey offers final chance for input before drafting strategic plan

BCS to begin strategic planning process