Ballard County Middle School News
BCMS to host 'A Day in the Life of Your Sixth-Grader' on Aug. 6
Ballard County Middle School will hold "A Day in the Life of Your Sixth-Grader" on Thursday, Aug. 6, from 6-8 p.m. at the school at 3565 Paducah Road, Barlow. All sixth-graders and their parents are invited to attend. 
Bomber Bash set for Aug. 8; first day of school for students is Aug. 13
The eighth annual “Bomber Back-to-School Bash” will be held Saturday, Aug. 8, from 7 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 of class orientations follows this story.) 
Students of the Week announced for April 27
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Students of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
Parker chosen as BCMS principal
The Ballard County Middle School site-based decision-making council has named Amber Parker as its successful candidate for principal. Parker was named interim principal in last July.  
Students of the Week announced for April 20
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Students of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance. Shown from left are BCMS Students of the Week for April 20: sixth-grader Morgan Blankenship, seventh-grader Kolton Pearson and eighth-grader Madeline Kimbro. Selectors said Blankenship sets high learning goals for herself, makes excellent grades, and uses her leadership skills to help others; Pearson has bumped up his classroom performance, is giving 100 percent, and is maintaining a strong, focused finish to the year; and Kimbro always turns in her work on time, is willing to help other students in need, and is positive and tries her best.  
Students of the Week announced for April 13
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Students of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
Students of the Week announced for March 23
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Students of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
Students of the Week announced for March 16
Each week at Ballard County Middle School, three students (one from each grade) will be selected and named Students of the Week. Students are nominated by teachers for outstanding behavior or performance.  
Seventh-graders participate in first-ever Reading Fair
Seventh-graders at Ballard County Middle School have been working on presentations about their favorite books for the media center’s first-ever Reading Fair, held March 26.  
BCMS students hear Kentucky Chautauqua speaker
Students at Ballard County Middle School got a chance to hear from Harland “Colonel” Sanders, as portrayed by Nicholasville resident L. Henry Dowell. The presentation was sponsored by Kentucky Chautauqua, through the Kentucky Humanities Council, along with Murray State University’s Office of Regional Outreach and Paducah Bank.  
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