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Education

  • An Adventure in the Forest

      CLERMONT - Students don’t have to travel out of Bullitt County to enjoy fun adventures during Spring Break.

    Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest hosted Spring Break Adventure Week, a free event filled with guided promotions and daily activities to keep students active while celebrating the natural wonders of the environment.

    The event included daily Discovery Station activities featuring hands-on educational opportunities with a focus on plant and animals.

  • Education Foundation fund-raiser takes on new twist on April 28

     The Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education hopes a few tweaks to their annual spring fundraiser increases participation and revenue.

    After several years of featuring a Kentucky Derby themed gala, Foundation members are going west (but remaining in Bullitt County).

  • BCHS students open greenhouse

     Looking for any annual flowers or vegetables? 

    The Bullitt Central Greenhouse students, such as myself, have grown not only these plants but also our minds.

    These plants are completely student grown and have provided the students with much needed experiences, skills, and knowledge.

    Teamwork and a strong work ethic are two of the more important skills used and discussed in the greenhouse class.  The greenhouse also allowed us to incorporate many principles from core content classes in a real-life setting.

  • Educators looking for jobs can attend April 18 recruitment fair

     The fourth annual District Recruitment Fair is Tuesday, April 18, from 4-6 p.m. at North Bullitt High School.

    Aspiring educators are encouraged to attend the open house style fair and bring their resumes. Principals from all Bullitt County Public Schools will be in the media center.

  • Zehnder brings her engineering experience to class

     HEBRON ESTATES - There are moments when students complain about mathematics, saying they will never use algebra or trigonometry in their future lives.

    A North Bullitt High School teacher, who is also a retired engineer, knows better. She brings her career experience to the classroom, making math more practical for her students.

    That teacher is Cindy Zehnder, selected as the Bullitt County Public Schools 2017 High School Teacher of the Year.

  • NASCAR racer visits Hebron

     NASCAR truck series driver Ben Rhodes made a visit recently to talk with members of the Discovery School at Hebron Middle.

    Rhodes spoke to the students about his adventures in trying to become a regular on the NASCAR main circuit.

    He graduated from Holy Cross High School while also competing on the NASCAR circuit.

  • May 27 set as date for graduation ceremonies

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The tradition of three Bullitt County graduations at one venue in one day will continue in 2017.

    The Bullitt County Public School Board unanimously approved graduations at Broadbent Arena in Louisville on Saturday, May 27.

    Bullitt East will host the first ceremony at 11 a.m., followed by North Bullitt at 2 p.m. and Bullitt Central at 5 p.m.

    Broadbent Arena is located within the Kentucky Expo Center. Admission to the ceremonies is free, though parking will cost $8.

  • Buege cuts hair to fulfill pledge

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—Kicking off their focus of the “service” virtue, Eastside Middle issued a challenge for students to raise $2,000 to donate to St. Baldricks, a non-profit organization which funds childhood cancer research. Assistant principal Kyle Buege agreed to shave his head for St. Baldrick’s if the students met the goal during the two-day challenge. The students replied by raising $3,500.

  • Grant-Jones puts heart into work at Eastside Middle

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— All teachers may teach but it’s the special ones who put their heart into their work that stand out.

    And it’s tough to find someone with more focus on the heart than Jodi Grant-Jones, Eastside Middle’s physical education teacher and the Bullitt County Middle School Teacher of the Year.

  • Roby Elementary earns $500 in TELL drawing

     Roby Elementary School was drawn as the first week winner in the 2017 TELL Kentucky Survey.

    The school received $500 when Commissioner of Education Dr. Stephen Pruitt randomly drew the name from a hat.

    According to the Kentucky Department of Education, every school that reaches a 50 percent response rate is entered into a drawing for a $500 cash award for the school’s use.