All Things Bally

Published: February 9, 2020

Principals Message

Congratulations to our many competitive students this weekend! 7th grade girls basketball won the regional tournament. Several of our Cooper swimmers and divers placed at regionals or had best times, and our archery team came in 4th at regionals. Next weekend our MathCounts team competes at regionals, our dance team holds a showcase at school, and I'm feeling like I'm missing a few other folks that we'll catch up with next week.


At the end of this month we have optional student led conferences that we can host at school or we will teach your kids how to facilitate at home. This will be a great chance to hear them talk about their progress this year.


A reminder that we are off school on Monday, February 17th.



Erika Bowles

erika.bowles@boone.kyschools.us


James Demetrakis

james1.demetrakis@boone.kyschools.us

This Week's Events

Monday: Drama Club after school


Tuesday: MathCounts until 3:45pm, Club photos by Lifetouch during the day (for yearbook), 8th grade parent chaperone meeting for Washington DC at 6:30pm


Wednesday: Drama Club, Books and Bites, Friendship Bracelet Club


Thursday: Academic Team practice, Art Club, Comic Book Club


Friday: Sign Language Club, Forensics Team Practice

If your child is diagnosed with the flu, please let us know at 905-2620. We keep track for state reporting. Thanks!

Ballyshannon SEL, Counseling, and Guidance

CLICK HERE for this week's newsletter.


Topics This Week:

It Takes a Village - Two articles (Both can help regardless if you don't have a son/daughter):

  1. 8 Ways to Connect With Your Teen Son When He Won’t Talk to You
  2. De-Stressing Teen Girls: 5 Things NOT to Say


SEL - Slow Breathing, with different emotions for each grade level

Tech Tips - Why & How To Manage Your Child’s Online Life

Info From Our Teachers


6th Grade Newsletter --Click here!


7th Grade Newsletter ..Click here!


8th Grade Newsletter--Click here!


These links change every month.

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Info from our PTSA

Fun Run prizes are in the works and will be coming in the next couple of weeks! Stay tuned and thanks for your patience!


NEXT DANCE!! February 28th from 7pm to 9pm.

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School Hours

Doors open: 7:00am (students report to gym or cafe)

Breakfast: 7:00-7:30am

Tardy Bell: 7:35am (students must be in their 1st period classroom)

Buses, Walkers, Bike Riders dismiss: 2:35pm

Car Riders dismiss: 2:40pm