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Ballard County Middle School names Bodell interim counselor Ballard County Middle School names Bodell interim counselor
Ballard County Middle School has named Ashley Bodell as its interim school counselor for the remainder of the 2016-17 school year. Bodell had been serving as a special education teacher at BCMS. Long-time counselor Kim Grogan retired at the end of October. 
BCMS all-Distinguished students recognized at Oct. 17 Board of Education meeting BCMS all-Distinguished students recognized at Oct. 17 Board of Education meeting
Ballard County Middle School students who earned Distinguished scores in every administered area of the May 2016 K-PREP assessments were recognized at the Ballard Board of Education’s Oct. 17 regular meeting.  
Ballard students participate in First District Honor Choir Ballard students participate in First District Honor Choir
The following students recently participated in the 45th annual First District Honor Choir held at Paducah Tilghman High School. 
Leaders of the Month announced for September Leaders of the Month announced for September
Each month at Ballard County Middle School, six students (two from each grade) will be selected and named Leaders of the Month. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance. Shown from left are BCMS Leaders of the Month for September: sixth-graders Evan Rehkemper and Molly Harris, seventh-graders Dustin Howle and Gabrielle Rodriguez, and eighth-graders Grace Horn and Hunter Buchanan.  
Farm Bureau's Puckett sponsors notebooks for BCMS leadership program Farm Bureau's Puckett sponsors notebooks for BCMS leadership program
Kentucky Farm Bureau agent Justin Puckett is shown here with the first local sponsorship to the Leader in Me program at Ballard County Middle School. The money will be used to purchase Leadership notebooks for all students so they can learn to track their own academic and behavior data for the school year.  
Breakfast, lunch at all schools again free under CEP program
For the third year, students at all Ballard County schools will be eligible to eat breakfast and lunch for free. Morning and midday meals for all Ballard County Schools students again will be free in 2016-17, under the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Community Eligibility Provision, according to Ballard Food Service Director Amber Hayes.  
Same name, different face: Brant Veal named choir director at BCMS, BMHS Same name, different face: Brant Veal named choir director at BCMS, BMHS
Ballard County Schools has named Brant Veal as its successful candidate for the position of choir director at Ballard County Middle and Ballard Memorial High schools. 
Leaders of the Week announced for April 18 Leaders of the Week announced for April 18
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Leaders of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
Leaders of the Week announced for April 11 Leaders of the Week announced for April 11
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Leaders of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
Leaders of the Week announced for March 28 Leaders of the Week announced for March 28
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Leaders of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
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