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Education

  • Cedar Grove students earn DARE certificates

     Cedar Grove Elementary students have recently had the opportunity to participate in the DARE program, led by Shepherdsville officer David Smith.

    At the completion of the program, graduation ceremonies were held at the school.

    Brennan Gould and Leah Wells were honored as winners of the DARE Essay Contest for their respective classrooms.

  • LJ's Traci Moore gets big cheers from her students

     LEBANON JUNCTION - She’s like the Frank Sinatra of Lebanon Junction Elementary. Or maybe the Bruce Springsteen.

    New Jersey native Traci Moore has been a student favorite for 10 years as a fifth-grade teacher at LJES, cheering on her youngsters while also helping to coach the Bullitt Central High School cheerleading team with her husband, James.

    The students and staff at LJES are now cheering for Moore, following her selection as the 2016-17 Bullitt County Elementary Teacher of the Year.

  • Old Mill example of pushing good work ethic

     MOUNT WASHINGTON—One is never too young to learn the importance good work ethic.

    Bullitt County Public Schools are providing a way for their elementary-aged students to begin their path to graduating college and career ready by offering work ethic certifications to those students that demonstrate strong work ethic.

  • Overflowing Success: Bullitt Central Beta Club collecting water for Flint

      The Bullitt Central Beta Club led a drive in the community to collect water to be sent to the Flint, Mich., area.

    With the work of the members and with the help of the Bullitt Central community, the group was able to send 47 cases of bottled water and 24 gallon containers of water to help those who have been without water for weeks.

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    SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Beta Club is doing their part to assist the families of Flint, Mich., that are dealing with a city water crisis.

  • Juniors win a college scholarship

     FRANKFORT -- A rising junior at one of Kentucky’s public or private high schools will win a $500 scholarship and a photo shoot at his or her school through the “Promote Your School” scholarship contest, sponsored by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    The school must participate in the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) program.

    To enter, the student must submit an essay about one of these subjects:

    1) What my aspiration for my generation is.

  • Local educators to speak at state technology conference

      Several experts in technology are again sharing their knowledge at the annual Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) spring conference March 9-11 at the Galt House East in Louisville.

    Crossroads Elementary School Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) teacher Jaymee Clemens will present the robotics films festival held at her school.

  • Roby students graduate DARE program

    It was recently a time for celebration for students at Roby Elementary.

    Led by Shepherdsville police officer David Smith, students graduated the DARE program and were treated to a special ceremony.

    The class winners of the DARE essay contest were Lindsey Adams, Leah Gardner and Alexis Morton.

    The following graduated recently:

  • District banks on Lewis to secure grant money

    Lisa Lewis is the new grant writer for Bullitt County Public Schools. She began her duties Jan. 25th and has been busy meeting staff and researching funding opportunities which will directly impact students.

    She is already very impressed with the caliber of professionalism in Kentucky’s seventh largest school district.

    “I was truly humbled by the extraordinary talent within the school system,” she said. “Not only does Bullitt County have great educators but they also have a strong leadership team.”

  • Thoughtful uncertainty

    It strikes me as strange that some pundits and elected (or self-appointed) leaders seem to think that there is one right answer to whatever question is on the table.

    You can hear it from the most global issues when people say we should just carpet bomb the entire middle east.

    You can hear in national issues when people say the solution to mass shootings is more gun control.

    You can hear it on the state level when people say to just reduce the size of government without saying where. 

  • Learn some tips on how to take ACT as juniors tested March 1

     FRANKFORT -- Juniors in Kentucky public high schools will take the ACT on March 1, with March 15 set for a make-up day. 

    These tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA) may help students do better on the test.

    1. Read, read, read. Most of the ACT is based on reading. The more you read, the better you’ll do.

    2. Take advantage of any free ACT prep courses offered by your school or by local colleges and libraries.

    3. Take practice tests online or buy practice tests for use at home.