Ballyshannon 411

Published: April 1st

Talent Show Auditions

Talents Wanted: Ballyshannon will be holding Talent Show auditions after spring break on Thursday, April 18th. The auditions will take place immediately after school in the gym. Please complete this link if you are interested: http://bit.ly/2TZddNy (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Auditions are being held to gauge student interest and help make appropriate accommodations for each performance. Serious inquiries only, and all content must be school appropriate for consideration. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Maley.

SEL Instruction This Week

Monday:


  • 6th Revote for SAC representative, Project Montag – Partnership with Cooper
  • 7th Revote for SAC representative, Project Montag – Partnership with Cooper
  • 8th Revote for SAC representative, Project Montag – Partnership with Cooper


Question for parent to ask: What is Project Montag? What is the goal we want to reach by April 19th?


TUESDAY

6th Second Step: Challenge: Recognizing Conflicts

Question for parent to ask: How do you recognize conflict?

7th Second Step: Challenge: Avoiding Conflicts

Question for parent to ask: What decisions can you made to avoid conflicts?

8th Second Step: Challenge: Avoiding Conflicts

Question for parent to ask: How can you help friends avoid conflict?


WEDNESDAY

6th Conflict Resolution Skills

Question for parent to ask: What are some healthy ways to manage and resolve conflict?

7th Conflict Resolution Skills

Question for parent to ask: What are some tips for resolving conflict?

8th Conflict Resolution Skills

Question for parent to ask: What are ways you can manage and resolve conflict by listening?


THURSDAY

6th Community Circle – Conflict Response

Question for parent to ask: What was your biggest surprise from “WhoDunIt” warm up activity?

7th Community Circle – Conflict in groups

Question for parent to ask: What was your biggest take away from “Self Disclosing Train Wreck” warm up activity?

8th Community Circle – Value in Listening

Question for parent to ask: What was your biggest take away from “Fear in a Hat” warm up?


FRIDAY– Kickboard Reward Day

PTSO NEWS

President: Kelly Lusk (drkellylusk@gmail.com)

Vice President: Angie Lyle (alyle1158@gmail.com)

Treasurer: Denise Volz (volztd@yahoo.com)

Secretary: Vacant

Volunteer Coordinator: Samantha Richards (samantha.richards@boone.kyschools.us)

Last Dance of the Year (We added another!)

April 26th

7-9pm

$5 entry

Sponsored by Choir and Band

PTSO Bally Color Run--April 19th

Thank you to our many sponsors for this year's color run. Our color run will be held during school on April 19th (pray for good weather!!)


Pledging will begin very soon. Lot of prizes, lots of fun. All kids receive a free t-shirt to soak up all the color thrown during the event. They can run, jog, walk, skip, or crawl the course...running is not required. After-events include tug-o-war competitions and Kona Ice breaks. It will be a fun afternoon of fundraising for our school.

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Camp Innovation

Camp Innovation Philanthropy Academy – Students in Grades 3-8

Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Northern Kentucky University

https://inside.nku.edu/content/dam/coehs/gifted/Philanthropy%20Academy%20Flyer%20April%202019.pdf


Camp Innovation You Can Be an Author Academy – Students in Grades 3-6

Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Northern Kentucky University

https://inside.nku.edu/content/dam/coehs/gifted/Writers%20Academy%20Flyer%20May%202019.pdf

DRAMA CLUB

Here's the drama club dates for the rest of the year.


Apr: 23 & 30


End of Year Performance and Party: May 7th from 4-5:30

Evening With the Stars Nominations

Calling all award winners!! If your student has placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in regional/state/national/international competition this year, please complete this form. Students who are still competing have plenty of time to complete the form before the event.

http://bit.ly/ballystars2019

Upcoming Dates

APRIL

8-12: Spring Break

16: Spring Photo Day

18: School Board Meeting at 7:30pm

19: Color Run after lunch

23: Cheer Parent Meeting at 6pm and Drama Club

24: SBDM at 5pm and Cheer Stunt Clinic

25: Tours for Incoming Students 19-20

26: Dance 7-9, Yearbook Cover Photo, Club Photos for yearbook

30: Student Led Conferences--My Year in Review and Forecasting for 19.20


MAY

1: Evening With the Stars and Cheer Stunt Clinic

2: Dance Tryouts

3: Dance Tryouts and Special Needs Formal

6: Spring Band Concert at 7pm

8: Tours for New Incoming Students 19.20 and Cheer Stunt Clinic

9: School Board Meeting at 7:30pm

11: 8th grade dinner dance at B and B Riverboats 6-9:30. Boat sails at 7pm.

13: Cheer Tryouts and PTSO Meeting

17: Cheer Tryouts

17: 8th grade to Kings Island

21: No School

STATE TESTING: Last 14 days of school

29: Last Day for Students and SBDM at 5pm

29-June 2: 8th Grade trip to Washington DC

8th Grade Ceremony--Night before the last day for students


AUGUST

5: We Are Bally Day for Incoming New Students. 9-11am or 6-8pm

7: Schedule Pickup

9: First Dance of the Year from 7-9pm

14: First Day for Students

23: We Are Bally Night for students and their families

CAFETERIA MENU AND PAYMENTS

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IMPORTANT CONTACT INFO

School Number: 859-905-2620

Principal: erika.bowles@boone.kyschools.us

Assistant Principal: james1.demetrakis@boone.kyschools.us

School Counselor: meredith.palmer@boone.kyschools.us

School Resource Officer: mark.jump@boone.kyschools.us

Attendance: jill.stinson@boone.kyschools.us

Finance: sarah.hayden@boone.kyschools.us

Volunteers: crissy.nelson@boone.kyschools.us

Health: heather.simpson@boone.kyschools.us

Cafeteria: mary.butsch@boone.kyschools.us

District 2 Bus Garage: 859-586-0878

Board of Ed: 859-283-1003