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Education

  • School board to change meeting night, add new work sessions

          SHEPHERDSVILLE – For the first time in many years, visitors who wish to attend the monthly Bullitt County Public School Board meetings will have to change their calendars.

         And, the public will have a second chance each month to see what their educational leaders are doing.

         The school board recently opted to change from the traditional third Tuesday of each month to the fourth Monday, starting with the Feb. 25 meeting.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: FEBRUARY 2013

     A list of events for Bullitt County Public Schools during the month of February 2013. For more information call 869-8000 or visit www.bullittschools.org.

    HOLIDAYS

    2

    GROUNDHOG DAY – Saturday

    14

  • Board hears wide array of learning strategies

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - With a wide variety of learning strategies in place, the question is whether they are doing the job in providing better student learning in Bullitt County.

         That's a good question.

         Members of the Bullitt County Public School Board spent a couple of hours recently listening to some of the things underway in the district and why administrators feel that the vision is focused in the right place.

  • 100 days smarter...

     On the 100th day of class at Crossroads Elementary, students got to share a little time with a very special guest. 

    Ruth Ball, who is 100 years young, came to school to meet with the students. 

    She is a relative of Luke Cox, a student at Crossroads. 

    Students throughout the school made hats which declared that they were 100 days smarter.

  • Grandpartents at BMS

     CLERMONT - Bernheim Middle School students celebrated a special breakfast with their grandparents.

    About 100 visitors joined students in the Bernheim Cafe.

    Momento photographs were taken, and grandparents joined students to visit the school's book fair.

    Principal Bobby Hart credited grandparents and all Bernheim families for their school participation throughout the semester.

    "Our community involvement is at an all-time high," Hart said.

  • Brooks gets fitness lesson during night workshops

     BROOKS - Brooks Elementary hosted a Family Fitness Night in conjunction with grant funding from the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC) Project BALANCE.

    Sarah Adkins, a Brooks teacher and OVEC Project Balance Healthy Lifestyle coach, said the grant was offered to improve and increase students' daily physical activity, cardiovascular fitness levels and healthy eating habits.

  • First Lady gets viewpoint of local students on education

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - What better why to find out how high schools are getting students ready for college and careers than to go straight to the customers?

  • College and Career Ready

     The first annual College and Career Fair was hosted at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre, hosted by the Bullitt County Public Schools’ Family Resource and Youth Service Centers.

    Local businesses and colleges attended to offer information to prospective workers and students.

    Childcare was provided at the event courtesy of Head Start, OVEC and the Bullitt County Public Libraries.

    The College and Career Fair was also sponsored by Head Start and Kentuckiana Works.

  • Safety First: Getting into schools will be a little tougher

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Immediately following the school shooting in Connecticut, local officials began looking at the situation in Bullitt County.

  • Play cards right while in college

     As students become more responsible for paying their own bills, they need to be aware of the types of cards available, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).