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Education

  • Only 'building' work deals with student learning

          SHEPHERDSVILLE - It's the time of year that may bring more excitement to the adults than to the children.

         With the beginning of the new school year just days away, Bullitt County superintendent Keith Davis admits that there is a bit of excitement in the air.

         "I love this time of year," said Davis, entering his sixth year at the helm of one of the state's largest school districts with around 13,000 students. "I think everyone is ready to get back to work."

  • Middle, high schools ready for year of learning

     There have been years of construction, new buildings and building additions.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: AUGUST 2012

     A list of Bullitt County Public Schools events for the month of August 2012. For more information call 869-8000.

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    1-2

    TRAINING DAYS FOR FACULTY & STAFF – MANDATORY WORK DAYS

    7

    OPENING DAY FOR TEACHERS

  • TEACHERS... Welcome to Bullitt County

     Each year, the Bullitt County Public School System hosts a day-long introduction to teachers who will be new to the district in the fall.

    A long line of guest speakers addressed the teachers on Monday at Overdale Elementary.

    Superintendent Keith Davis also had an opportunity to speak with the newest instructors.

    The new school year will begin for students on Wednesday, Aug. 8.

  • Camp Corral

     A dozen students from throughout Bullitt County recently participated in the week-long Camp Corral horse camp put on by the Shepherdsville/Nichols Family Resource Center and the Bullitt Lick/Bernheim Youth Services Center.

    The camp took place at Pegasus Stables in Mount Washington, where students learned everything from how to care for a horse to riding and everything in between.

    At the end of the week the students who participated in the camp rode horses in a parade for friends and family.

  • DAVIS...Great review; no contract extension

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - For Bullitt County Public School superintendent Keith Davis, it was an evening of mixed emotions.

  • Elementary schools see added focus on student learning in fall

     There have been years of construction, new buildings and building additions.

    There have been years of district changes, new employees and new programs.

    There has also been success in the classrooms, increased test scores, and new programs that expand opportunities and bring new challenges and opportunities to students.

    In comparison to recent years, Bullitt County Public Schools will focus on the status quo in 2012-13 - where the district lacks in major changes, it increases emphasis on continuous improvement.

  • Too much should not be read into vote on extension

     Depending upon your perspective, the recent action of the Bullitt County Public School Board could be good or bad.

  • Student could win money to promote their school

     FRANKFORT,  A 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).

  • Kindergarten Kickoff

     The Class of 2025 experienced their first official gathering at Paroquet Springs Conference Centre during the Kindergarten Kickoff hosted by the Bullitt County Family Resource Centers.