All Things Bally

Published: September 29, 2019

Principals Message

Virtual Curriculum Night: We absolutely regret that we did not budget our time more wisely to bring you an early-September curriculum night. As we butt up against conferences and We Are Bally Night, we realized that we couldn't squeeze in an actual in-person curriculum night this year.

HOWEVER, we spent the past week preparing 5-10 minute recordings by each of your child's teachers so you can learn more about what your child does in class daily, homework expectations, how we use Canvas, and so on. I have watched all of our curriculum night videos and think you really will get so much out of this experience and it will allow you to hear directly from all of your kids' teachers virtually in person if you have 2 or more kids at our school rather than divide and conquering between two parents. CLICK HERE to visit our Virtual Curriculum Night page on our website.

Conference Nights. Teachers will be contacting parents to set up meetings with students who they feel may be struggling. If you are not contacted but wish to speak with your child's teachers we invite you to contact the teachers personally to set up a conference. We're always here for you when you want to talk about your child's strengths and struggles. Conference nights are October 3rd and 9th from 4-7pm.

Link for Mr. Dailey's conference times:

Erika Bowles

James Demetrakis

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This Week's Events

Tuesday: Volleyball vs. Gray at home from 5-8pm, Storybook Club after school

Wednesday: Yearbook Club, Photography Club

Thursday: Conferences from 4-7pm by appointment, Energy Club, Recycling Club, and Comic Book Club after school

Friday: Movie Club after school

Ballyshannon SEL, Counseling, and Guidance

CLICK HERE to learn more about the programs Mrs. Palmer and Mrs. Steinbrunner organize for our kids.

Info From Our Teachers

6th Grade Newsletter for October--Click here!

7th Grade Newsletter for September---Click here!

8th Grade Newsletter for October--Click here!

Spirit Wear (sold by Cheerleaders)

Our spirit wear order is due October 1st so if anyone wants something they can email me directly at

Short Sleeve Tshirt - $12

Long Sleeve Tshirt - $15

Baseball Jearsey - $15

Crew sweatshirt - $20

Hoodie Sweatshirt - $25

Graphics for shirts below.

Basketball Tryout Times

6th Girls

  • Oct 18 5-615
  • Oct 19 1230-2
  • Oct 21 3-430
  • Oct 23 5-615

7th Girls

  • Oct 18 615-730
  • Oct 19 2-330
  • Oct 21 430-6
  • Oct 23 615-730

8th Girls

  • Oct 15 5-630
  • Oct 18 730-845
  • Oct 22 5-630
  • Oct 23 730-845

6th Boys

  • Oct 17 5-615
  • Oct 19 11-1230
  • Oct 21 6-730
  • Oct 24 5-615

7th Boys

  • Oct 17 615-730
  • Oct 19 930-11
  • Oct 21 730-9
  • Oct 24 615-730

8th Boys

  • Oct 15 630-830
  • Oct 17 730-845
  • Oct 19 8-930
  • Oct 22 630-8
  • Oct 24 730-845

Color Run Sponsors!

We're looking for sponsors for our annual Color Run. See info below.
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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