Ballyshannon 411

Published: April 21st


Reminder: A $5 minimum is required to participate in the actual Color Run. Log on to Pledgestar or send in your $5 (or more). Prize levels for $15, $25, $50, $100 donors, top 3 donors per grade level, top 5 overall.


$7,575 total donated

$ 6,420 credit card pledges

$755 Check pledges (received $215 so far)

$285 Cash

$115 Checks turned in not in pledgestar

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Thank you for your support of our 1st year school. We appreciate it!!

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President: Kelly Lusk (

Vice President: Angie Lyle (

Treasurer: Denise Volz (

Secretary: Vacant

Volunteer Coordinator: Samantha Richards (

PTSO and SBDM Parent Reps

PTSO Board Nominations Received:

President: Kelly Lusk

Vice President: Monica Day

Secretary: Sonya Bessong

Treasurer: Cici Luna

Volunteer Coordinator: Heather Simpson

Slate of SBDM Candidates thus far:

Sonya Bessong

Still looking for one more volunteer

​If you would like to run for a PTSO Board position for 2019-2020 or if you'd like to run as a parent representative on our Site-Based Decision Making Council, please contact our current PTSO president,Kelly Lusk, by April 30th. You can self-nominate or you can nominate a friend.

Elections will occur in May.

We have two SBDM seats available for next year. SBDM meets monthly and more often during hiring season. This is the body that is responsible for academic achievement of our school.

We have five PTSO seats available for next year. PTSO meets formally monthly and informally periodically as events come up. This is the body that supports the overall school culture and puts measures in place to support students, parents, and teachers. Positions available are:

  • Volunteer Chair
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Vice President
  • President (Kelly Lusk (current president) has been nominated to run for President. No other positions have a nominated candidate.)

To be added to the ballot for SBDM or PTSO, please contact Kelly Lusk at

CANCELLED - The dance for this Friday, April 26th has been cancelled.

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ESS--Last Day

The last day for ESS this year will be April 30th.
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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

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

Upcoming Dates


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 and 2019 Color Run


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

9, 10, 13, 14: State Testing for All Students

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

17, 20, 22, 23: Final Exams for All Students

21: No School

22: SBDM

23: 8th Grade Promotion at 7pm at Bally

24: Last Day for Students

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


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


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School Number: 859-905-2620


Assistant Principal:

School Counselor:

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District 2 Bus Garage: 859-586-0878

Board of Ed: 859-283-1003


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

  • RESCHEDULE: Thursday (4/25) from 4-5:30 NOT Tuesday (4/23) due to unexpected circumstance.
  • We will meet again on April 30th

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