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  • Back to School 2021-2022 | Regreso a la escuela 2021-2022

    The first day of school for students is Tuesday, August 10, 2021. Learn all you need to know to go “Back to School” in Manatee County.
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    El primer día de clases para los estudiantes es el martes 10 de agosto de 2021. Aprenda todo lo que necesita saber para “El regreso a la escuela” en el condado de Manatee.

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  • Food4Families

    Ballard Families, Meals on Wheels, in partnership with the School District of Manatee, are alternating the Food4Families distribution locations, dates, and times during the summer. Beginning Friday, June 4th, they will be distributing FREE Food4Families bags (containing non-perishable food items for breakfast, lunch, and dinner to feed a family of five for two or more days) at four locations in Manatee County from 11 am – 1 pm. Please click on Food4Families at the top for more information.

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  • Promotion and Graduation Requirements

    Florida Education Commissioner Richard Corcoran’s latest emergency order touching on promotion requirements and graduation requirements related to state testing. / Muchos de ustedes han oído hablar de la última orden de emergencia del Comisionado de Educación de Florida, Richard Corcoran, sobre los requisitos de promoción y los requisitos de graduación relacionados con las pruebas estatales. / Anpil nan nou te tande pale sou dènye lòd ijans Komisyonè Edikasyon Florid la,Richard Corcoran, ki pale sou kondisyon pwomosyon ak kondisyon gradyasyon ki gen rapo ak egzamen leta yo.

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  • Click for Books for Kids information. | Haga clic para obtener información sobre Libros para niños.

    The program is FREE. Help your child read to succeed!
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    El programa es gratis. ¡Ayude a su niño/a leer para tener éxito!

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  • Growing Our Ballard Readers

    We are intentional at Ballard about knowing your child as a reader. Along with daily reading instruction, interventions, and assessments we want to see the growth in their reading abilities! Please take a look at the Next Step Guided Reading Assessment data that is checked three times a year: Fall, Winter, and Spring. Also remember to have them access their Literacy Footprints Digital account to continue their love of reading at home!

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  • Mission Statement: 
    We believe that all students are important and valuable.  We believe that failure does not break us but is the foundation for our success We believe that our dreams and goals will be reached through hard work and effort We believe that effort is the key to our success.  We believe that all students will be successful everyday who work hard and try.

    Vision Statement: 
    Ballard will be a collaborative learning community of students, families, and staff aspiring to create leaders and positive role models who will serve as anchors for the global community of our future. We will empower all students to achieve their highest level of academic excellence and we will work cooperatively to establish a respectful and supportive learning environment.

     

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