District News

District announces back-to-school plan

The district will open on Aug. 10 for students, with Monday-Friday in-person instruction. Masks will be optional in the buildings but required on buses (per CDC rules). A virtual option will be available for our highest-medical needs students, via an application process. Watch Superintendent Dr. Casey Allen's video, or read the details on our webpage, www.ballard.kyschools.us.

Tue Jul 27 04:51 PM

CORRECTION - TIME: Preschool adding days, full-day session

BCPS students will begin their year on Aug. 10, with a 136-day schedule. Start times also will be modified to accommodate a full-day session for 4-year-olds.

Mon Jul 26 08:06 AM

District asking for parent, community input on ESSER funds

The American Rescue Plan act was signed into law in March 2021, dedicating funds for K-12 schools through the Elementary and Secondary School Education Relief (ESSER) fund program. Ballard County Schools is seeking feedback from our stakeholders to address these items and help develop our plan related to ARP ESSER III funds, and we'd appreciate your help, by taking a brief survey.

Thu Jul 22 10:47 AM

All supply lists now posted on school pages

Look for the 'Supply list' links on your school's page: https://www.ballard.kyschools.us/bceleme https://www.ballard.kyschools.us/bcmiddle https://www.ballard.kyschools.us/bmemorialhigh

Thu Jul 15 08:15 AM

Table of student immunizations for 2021-22
Immunization requirements for 2021-22

Here is a table of immunization requirements for students for the 2021-22 school year.

Fri Jul 09 09:45 AM

District-wide 'Bomber Back-to-School-Bash' set for July 31

The 13th annual “Bomber Back-to-School Bash” will be held Saturday, July 31, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. All students in the district will register for class, and receive orientation information at all of Ballard’s schools. (A complete schedule of class orientations is posted with this story.) A district-wide safety update will be held at 11 a.m., and all parents are invited.

Wed Jul 07 12:20 PM

Kevin Estes, new chief academic officer
Estes named chief academic officer for district

Kevin Estes has been named chief academic officer for Ballard County Schools. The former Ballard County Middle School principal will assume his new duties on July 1.

Tue Jun 29 02:27 PM

Dr. R.B. Mays, new Ballard AD
Mays named district athletic director

Ballard Memorial High School teacher and coach Dr. R.B. Mays has been named athletic director for Ballard County Schools. He replaces Tim Adams, who will become Ballard Memorial High School principal on July 1.

Tue Jun 29 01:29 PM