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Education

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: AUGUST 2014

     Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events - August 2014:

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    4

    MANDATORY PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT DAY

    5

    OPENING DAY FOR TEACHERS

  • 22 Bullitt County students selected as Jeff Green Scholars

    FRANKFORT — Twenty-two students from Bullitt County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). To earn this honor, a student must have a 4.0 grade point average each year of high school and at least a 28 composite on the ACT.

    These students have also earned $2,500 a year in Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) awards. If they keep their grades up in college, they will have $10,000 to use toward a four-year degree.

  • MWES, OMES, MWMS, BEHS claim attendance trophies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Every month of a school year, student attendance is strongly encouraged for one important reason…youth cannot learn if they are absent from class.

    Three huge student attendance trophies are coveted by schools. There is one trophy for each grade level (elementary, middle and high) which principals place prominently to ensure all visitors to their building can see it.

    During the 2013-2014 school year, the elementary school student attendance trophy was hotly contested by Mount Washington and Old Mill Elementary Schools.

  • Davis’ ‘grades’ are much better in latest evaluation

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Whether or not Keith Davis felt he did a better job in the past year as superintendent of the Bullitt County Public School District, it appears his board members believe that he did.

    In its evaluation of Davis, which was released at the August meeting, the superintendent scored well in each of the 10 standards on his report card.

    And, overall, the board unanimously approved an outstanding performance rating for two of the three goals set for the past school year.

  • Opening of school joyous one for NB’s new leader

     HEBRON ESTATES - One day Robert Fulk received big news. Then the next day he received big news.

    The first day - July 30 - was the birth of his daughter, Eleanor, at eight pounds, four ounces and 20 1/2 inches.

    The next day Fulk received word that he was selected as the new North Bullitt High School principal. He replaced Jeff Marshall, who took a new job with Jefferson County Public Schools.

  • Maryville's Barron to be part of Fund for the Arts board

    Maryville Elementary School Counselor Kaet Barron has the opportunity to help shape the future of artistic endeavors available to schools and the community.

    ऀShe has been extended a formal invitation to become a member of the NeXt! Leadership Development program presented by the Fund for the Arts, a Louisville grant making agency providing cultural enrichment experiences for youth and adults.

    ऀBarron expressed enthusiasm about working with the 20 young professionals selected from the Kentuckiana area.

  • Hensley places in top 15 in national skills competition

     Alyssa Hensley has earned national honors in the 50th annual SkillsUSA Conference and Skills Competition this summer in Kansas City, MO.

    Alyssa ranked 15 in the United States in Graphic Communications. She is a student at the Bullitt County Area Technology Center, North Bullitt High School and the Career Readiness Center.

  • Maryville will get some growing experience this year

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Maryville Elementary students plan to have green thumbs next semester in the school’s new community garden.

    Maryville received a Lowe’s Community Toolbox Grant in the amount of $3,600 to purchase the garden, first planted in April by administrators, students and families.

  • BCPS OPENING WEEK 2014

     The earliest opening day in Bullitt County Public Schools history has arrived.

    Students experienced a beautiful summer day as they arrived at school on Wednesday, Aug. 6.

    The Pioneer News will visit each BCPS school location during opening week. Continue to check the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for photos.

  • A bash before school

     In what has become an annual event, Bullitt Lick Baptist Church organized a Back to School Bash last Friday at the Shepherdsville Park.

    Youngsters from the community got to enjoy bouncy activities, sno-cones, plenty of food and school supplies.

    Hundreds of youngsters took advantage of his project hosted by the church.

    If you didn’t know, public school students are back in classes Wednesday.