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Education

  • District salutes employees who retire at end of year

     After investing time working with students, retiring educators are looking down a different path.

    Some already have travel plans. Others will spend more time with grandchildren. There are those who will do volunteer work.

    And some will return to education in another role.

    During the annual district retirement ceremony, Superintendent Keith Davis asked retiring Nichols Elementary School Principal Sheri Hamilton if she planned to work in schools in the future.

  • Students selected to Governor’s Scholars

     Bullitt County Public Schools will be well represented during the 2016 summer sessions of Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program.

  • Davis earns good report card

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- When superintendent Keith Davis received his “report card” on Monday, he was much more pleased than a year ago.

    And, so were the ones who were grading those papers -- the Bullitt County Public School Board.

    While it was a different process this year, the bottom line was that board members gave Davis stellar marks.

    “I think it is a great evaluation,” said Debby Atherton, chairperson of the school board.

  • Kolb selected to lead district’s special education

      Troy Kolb has been named Director of Special Education for Bullitt County Public Schools.

  • Crossroads awarded grant to begin Leader in Me

        Crossroads Elementary School has been selected from hundreds of schools across the country to receive a $47,684 grant to implement The Leader in Me, FranklinCovey’s whole-school transformation process for teaching 21st century leadership principles and skills to K-12 students.
        The total amount exceeds $50,000 when adding a $3,000 donation from the Crossroads PTA.

  • Counselors will see bigger bump when school salaries increase

        SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Employees of the Bullitt County Public School District are slated to receive a small pay increase.
        That was released as part of the tentative budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year.
        Finance director Denise Smith outlined some of the highlights of the proposed budget, what will go into effect on July 1.
        The budget is just over $140 million.
        Of the general fund dollars, 79.5 percent goes to salaries and fringe benefits.

  • Buddy Keith scholarship presented to Bullitt Central students to honor ‘great man’

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Anyone who met Roger “Buddy” Keith knew that he was a great man, said Keith’s boss Brian Eschman. 

    In honor of that great man, Eschman and Keith’s loved ones gave out the first annual memorial scholarship to two Bullitt Central seniors, Cody Lane Akridge and Syhanne Huff.

  • Bramlage-Schomburg to lead secondary education

     North Bullitt High School bids adieu to administrator Rachelle Bramlage-Schomburg as she becomes district Director or Secondary Education.

    She succeeds Brenda Pirtle who was promoted to Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning.

  • ACT scores for 2016 hit record

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A key indicator of educational excellence has been the results of annual ACT exams for high school juniors.

    After years of trying, students made substantial gains at all three high schools.

    Bullitt County Public School superintendent literally got the latest numbers for the junior class which took the exams earlier this spring.

    And there were plenty of smiles to go around as results were announced at Monday’s school board meeting.

  • Foster selected new college, career readiness director for Bullitt schools

        Bullitt County Public Schools has named Willie Foster the new district Director of College and Career Readiness/Innovative Programs.
        “I am honored for an opportunity to serve in a different and greater way. Personally, I hope to continue the great work that has been done in College and Career Readiness.  I have a lot of learning and absorbing to do.” said the principal and 1995 alumnae of Bullitt East High School.