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Education

  • Increased dropout age likely

        SHEPHERDSVILLE – It appears the dropout age beginning with the 2015-16 school year will be on     rise in Bullitt County.

         The Bullitt County Public School Board approved a first reading last Monday to follow the state legislature’s lead in increasing the dropout age from 16 to 18.

  • Scholastic 3-D Archery taking aim at Bullitt County

    A new, statewide archery program is giving students the chance to aim higher, not only with their bow and arrow, but in their education, too.

    Scholastic 3-D Archery is an outdoor archery program in its first year in Kentucky and regional coordinator Tom Chamberlain said Bullitt County does not yet have 3-D archery in any of its schools.

  • School district honors retiring employees at reception

     The Bullitt County Public School System and the Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association recently honored retiring employees.

  • Bullitt Central seniors prove they can Close the Deal

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Being one of only three Kentucky high schools selected as a Close the Deal site definitely had advantages for Bullitt Central graduating seniors.

  • County to pay for lighting on Roby Elementary basketball court

     Well, two out of three isn’t too bad.

         The Bullitt County Parks Committee made its first recommendation to fiscal court and the proposal was unanimously accepted.

         Bullitt Fiscal Court unanimously approved the month payment of lighting for the basketball court next to Roby Elementary.

         Parks member Jim White mentioned on several occasions the desire to see lights be installed on the court.

  • Bullitt Central earns award for youth safety

     Students and staff at Bullitt Central High School have earned a state award thanks to their focus on youth safety.

  • Campbellsville honors top teachers

     CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Campbellsville University honored 160 teachers from 59 school districts throughout Kentucky by receiving the Campbellsville University Excellence in Teaching Award Saturday, May 11, at Winters Dining Hall in the E. Bruce Heilman Student Center Complex on the CU campus.

    At this 27th annual program, CU recognized 160 teachers from 59 school districts. A total of 3,014 teachers have been recognized for their teaching excellence throughout the years.

  • A few more facts about new grading scale

     There has been some amount of attention given to Bullitt County Schools the past few days related to the slight change made to our grading scales at the middle and high school level.  

  • Pleasant Grove Students take art on road

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - While some schools proudly display student artwork along their walls, Pleasant Grove Elementary takes theirs to the people.

    PGES art teacher Stacena Bohannon established art shows at various public locations for each grade level to show off their pieces. This is the second year public shows were presented.

    "It means so much more to the students when they get to display their work in public," said Bohannon. "You could sense their excitement at school beforehand."

  • Bullitt County schools are moving up ladder

     National, and even state headlines, scream at us about our schools’ relative position in the world.  One group claims there are too many administrators, another claims that the teachers’ unions cause all that is wrong in the world, another says that charter schools are the answer.