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Education

  • Boys, Girls club coming to Bullitt Lick in September

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Outgoing principal Lee Barger wants Bullitt Lick Middle to be a community hub.

    Upcoming construction plans are scheduled to improve the overall facility, but Barger also hopes to enhance what is offered inside, including three extra hours for students.

    BLMS will become the first school in Bullitt County to host the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana.

    Beginning Aug. 22, BLMS students can attend the BGCK program following the regular school day. The programs will take place Mondays through Thursdays from 3-6 p.m.

  • Elementary schools see some shuffle but ready to get started

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Pirates, racers, detectives, superheroes and Jedi warriors will all be spotted in Bullitt County elementary schools on opening day.

    One new principal will replace a long-time principal, while a former principal will fill the void as an interim.

    The Bullitt County Public Schools Chromebook emphasis is trickling down into the elementary level, with some schools and grades at 1:1 levels to begin the semester.

  • Beautiful Music

     The Zoneton Middle School eighth-grade band took first place in the Kings Island Music in the Parks competition earlier this summer.

    The band competed in the competed in the middle school concert division and received a superior rating.

    They also took home the trophy for best overall for middle scool concert bands.

    The band is under the direction of Eve Witt.

  • Principals attend leadership academy

     Several Bullitt County Public School administrators from each grade level have been selected to participate in the Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Institute for School Principals.

    Matthew Treadway of Freedom Elementary School, Annemarie Landry of Nichols Elementary School, Katie Stephens of Bernheim Middle School and Chris Mason of Bullitt East High School are four of only 48 Kentucky principals picked to attend an executive-level training session in July at The BB&T Leadership Institute in High Point, North Carolina.

  • Students in Grades 6-8 Receiving Chromebooks this School Year

     To prepare middle school students for learning in the technology age for both college and their future, BCPS students in grades 6-8 are receiving Chromebooks for the 2017-2018 school year.

    Chromebooks are simply laptops that connect wirelessly to the Internet and used mainly web based applications including Google Classroom.

    District Technology Coordinator Jim Jackson described the value of adding more grades.

  • Kindergarten kickoff set for Tuesday at Paroquet Springs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE-How about a free dental check-up before starting kindergarten?

    Kids attending Kindergarten Kickoff Tuesday, July 25th at 5:00 p.m. at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre can see Dr. Johnathan Mitchell and Dr. Allison Geary of Generations Family Dentistry.

    County agencies such as public health, pediatrics and the county library program will also be onhand. Plus, there will be free eye exams for children starting kindergarten at this annual free event sponsored by the Bullitt County Public Schools Family Resource Centers.

  • Eastside’s Faith named state’s best history teacher

     Kentucky’s 2017 History Teacher of the Year is Jennifer Faith of Eastside Middle School.

    “To be honest, I had put this award out of my mind because my application was submitted back in March,” she said. “I didn’t think that I had a chance but I was thankful for the acknowledgement. When I reviewed the email stating that I won, I was stunned and I am still in shock!”

    Faith appreciates the confidence of her principal, Troy Wood, who initiated the process which culminated in the award.

  • Huber selected principal at Bullitt Central High

     Erik Huber looks forward to Aug. 9th when he will greet Bullitt Central High School students as their new principal.

  • Students should check for accuracy on KEES money

     FRANKFORT — Kentucky high school students and 2017 graduates should check their Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) accounts for accuracy.

    KEES allows students to earn money for college by getting good grades in high school and for qualifying scores on the ACT or SAT. 

    Students eligible for free or reduced lunches may also earn awards for good scores on Advanced Placement, International Baccalaureate and Cambridge Advanced International exams. 

  • FIRST-YEAR TEACHERS: Ellis overcomes change to Bullitt system

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Taking on extra responsibility in the workplace can be a difficult transition for anyone but, when that extra responsibility is 18 extra students, a teacher has to be on top of her game.

    Luckily for students at Old Mill Elementary, Rachel Ellis was ready for the challenge when she moved from her previous Jefferson County position of working one-on-one with six special education students to being a teacher to a full classroom of first grade and kindergarten students last September.