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Education

  • Goal remains simple - prepare youth for their future

     As I’ve written in this space more than once, it is our overarching goal to graduate 100 percent of our students ready to enroll in college without the need for any remedial coursework, ready for a career where they are able to earn a good living and be prepared to advancement, or both. 

    Our Board unanimously endorsed a policy stating this almost five years ago to apply to this year’s senior class.

  • Academies will allow more areas of expertise in learning

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- With the year started new beginnings.

    By next year, all Bullitt County high schools will be fully implementing career academies or “pathways” that will give students the opportunity to gain background in fields of study they might show interest in as well as possibly obtain certifications.

    Superintendent Keith Davis said the new programs will help students be better prepared for their future.

  • College, career programs have endless possibilities in county

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The more she is on the job, the more excited Christy Coulter is about the possibilities of the college and career readiness program in Bullitt County.

    The push of students to attend college has been a longstanding mission of the education system.

    The need for a trained workforce in a diverse pathway of careers is new on the horizon.

    And, it is that newness of the career part of the equation that excites Coulter.

  • School board to seek input on tax proposals

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Bullitt County Public School superintendent Keith Davis knows that the funds generated by increasing property tax rates could be wisely utilized for student learning.

    But, he also knows that the efficient spending of the district could allow for the school board to vote for the compensating tax rate, which would be the same rate as this year.

    The public will have its opportunity to voice its opinion on the school tax rates. The public hearing will be held on Monday, Sept. 22, at 5:30 p.m. at the central office.

  • Issis excited to be part of BCHS YSC program

    Bullitt Central High School’s renaissance continues with new Youth Service Center Coordinator Jamie Issis.

    Her predecessor, Tonia Wiggins, moved to an adjacent facility as a counselor with the Bullitt Alternative Center

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: SEPTEMBER 2014

     The Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events for September 2014. For more information contact your school or call 869-8000, or visit the BCPS website.

     

    HOLIDAYS

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    LABOR DAY – NO SCHOOL – BOARD OF EDUCATION CLOSED

     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • 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.