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Education

  • 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.

  • Bullitt County one of seven districts to be honored for alternative program

        FRANKFORT, -- In an effort to recognize the work of educators and programs that serve at-risk students, the Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) has named seven Alternative Programs of Distinction.
        The programs were recognized recently at the Kentucky Board of Education‚ regular meeting in Frankfort.

  • Singer J.D. Shelburne talks to MWMS about careers

     MOUNT WASHINGTON— While following your heart is great, using your brain can get you far, too.

    That was the message country rocker JD Shelburne gave to Mount Washington Middle students during a recent visit.

  • Pirtle selected as district’s leader for student learning

     Brenda Pirtle is the new Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning.

    She succeeds former administrator Greg Schultz as he becomes Oldham County Schools Superintendent.

    “I am thrilled and honored to be named the Assistant Superintendent of the 7th largest district in the state,” she said. “I know that I have some big shoes to fill as I follow Greg Schultz. He is an amazing leader.”

  • Scottish Rite honors students for special effort

     Dozens of middle and high school students were recognized during the 29th annual Bullitt County Scottish Rite program at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

    Students are nominated by teachers for honors based on their academic efforts. Educators and school principals are usually in the audience showing their support.

  • Bullitt Central inducts newest class to Hall of Fame

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The fifth class of inductees to the Bullitt Central High School Hall of Fame was recently honored with a reception at the school.

    The inductees included:

    *Ethel Armstrong -- started in school food services when Bullitt Central opened in 1970 and served her entire 27-year career in the BCHS cafeteria. She served her final six years as manager and the food services went from running in the red to producing a producing a surplus.

  • St. Catharine College to close at end of July

     SAINT CATHERINE   After numerous recent meetings of the St. Catharine College Board of Trustees, chairman John Turner announced at a campus-wide faculty and staff meeting on Wednesday that the College would be closing its doors.  

    "It is with great sadness that I announce today, after exploring all possible options, the Board of Trustees has determined the challenges facing St. Catharine College are insurmountable and we will be closing the College at the end of July," Turner said.