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Education

  • Beavers resigns as BCHS principal; Franklin interim as replacement sought

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Bullitt Central High will seek out a new principal for the 2017-18 school year.

    Dr. James Beavers has resigned from his position of principal effective at the end of June. He is currently on leave and may return before the end of the school year.

    Superintendent Keith Davis said that retired principal Bonita Franklin has been selected as interim principal. Before retirement, Franklin has served as principal in several schools.

  • MW Middle named third time as School to Watch

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— For the third time in a row, Mount Washington Middle School has proven that it takes more than test scores to elevate students.

    The school was recently named a 2017 National School to Watch school, a title that last three years. The school previously earned the title in 2010 and 2013.

    The National School to Watch program began in 1999 and identifies schools across the country that are well on their way to meetings the criteria for high performance, Principal Dr. Denise Allen said. 

  • JROTC HONORS

     The North Bullitt JROTC program recently hosted its awards ceremony.

    As part of the celebration, Maj. Clark was presented with the JROTC Gold Instructor Award for his work as an incredible teacher and outstanding role model.

  • Scottish Rite honors local student achievers

     For the 30th year, the Bullitt County Scottish Rite organization conducted its Student Recognition Program.

    The program is made possible by generous support from Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite (A.A.S.R.) Valley of Louisville, Bro. Roger Barnett and Kosair Charities. This special event recognizes achieves of Bullitt County students.

  • Welcome to the New Maryville Elementary

    PIONEER VILLAGE - It’s no longer your parents’ school.

    The original community-style Maryville Elementary School building, a progressive design in the 1970s, is once again Bullitt County’s most progressive elementary structure.

    Following years of struggles, construction and headaches, the MES community was all smiles during the celebration of its newly-improved school facility.

    Former students and staff were invited to a community open house showcasing all of the building’s new features.

  • Bullish on Education

     The Bullitt County Foundation for Education decided to take the bull by the horns in its annual fundraiser. The organization provides funding for classroom projects when money may not be available in the budget.

     

    The pictures are good but click here for video action --  including the superintendent on the bull.

  • Bullish on Education

     The Bullitt County Foundation for Education decided to take the bull by the horns in its annual fundraiser. The organization provides funding for classroom projects when money may not be available in the budget. The pictures are good but click here for video action --  including the superintendent on the bull.

  • Maryville Elementary teachers live dream of performing in live theatre

     PIONEER VILLAGE - Just like Cinderella living her dream at the ball, two local teachers will experience the dream of performing live in a play.

    Maryville Elementary instructors Jennifer Cornell and Kelly Aikman will appear in the Wilderness Trail Players presentation of Cinderella at St. Luke Catholic Church on May 12-14.

    Based at St. Luke, the Wilderness Trail Players was founded in 1991, their name based on Blue Lick Road once being referred to as the Wilderness Trail.

  • Kentucky Derby... Little Flock Style

     An entire festival celebrated in one event, and all for a good cause. Little Flock Christian Academy hosted a parade in the church parking lot, centering around the events of the annual Kentucky Derby Festival.

    Different classes supported different themes, such as the Great Balloon Race, the Great Bed Races, even the Kenducky Derby, while other classes promoted the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

  • Fox Chase officials discuss target practicing at old quarry

     FOX CHASE - For many years, the City of Fox Chase had to deal with the issue of people parking along city streets while illegally sneaking into the a bordering rock quarry.

    When new owners Brian and Dana James purchased the property, city officials were relieved. The couple came to a council meeting, expressing their hopes to turn the location into a religious-themed retreat.

    Now residents are dealing with a different kind of nuisance, this time a legal one.