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Education

  • Wooley wraps up conference as KASHRM president

     Kentucky Association of School Human Resources Managers (KASHRM) President and BCPS Director of Human Resources Jennifer Wooley wrapped up her second state conference in Lexington to glowing reviews.

    “It was all good,” she said. “Participants were overall pleased with the agenda topics and roundtable discussions.”

    One agenda item set months ago was spiking pension changes.

    “The pension speakers told us they had no idea this was going to be such a hot topic,” Wooley said.

  • VIP: Middle, high students are very important partners

     Nearly 40 middle and high school students were recognized as Very Important Partners during a Youth Poster Campaign unveiling ceremony Sept. 19th at Bullitt Central High School.

    Each youth has pledged to resist peer pressure, stay away from dangerous substances and focus on academics/college and career readiness so they can lead productive, successful lives.

  • Setting Goals

     It was a Goal Setting Extravaganza at Mount Washington Elementary that featured guests from throughout the community and throughout the state.

    Lieutenant Governor Jenean Hampton celebrated her 100th school visit with a stop at the school. Hampton spoke to students about the importance of setting goals and how things like homework but not always be enjoyable but it’s always helpful.

  • Mullins returns to BCPS as new LJ principal

     The new principal at Lebanon Junction Elementary School is a familiar face to Bullitt County.

    Daniel Mullins worked as a teacher at Brooks and Overdale Elementary Schools before landing an administrative role in Hardin County.

  • Crossroads, Freedom receive Dollar General literacy grants

     Crossroads and Freedom Elementary Schools have been awarded Dollar General Store Literacy grants.

    The total amount awarded was $2,500. Crossroads received $1,000 with Freedom getting $1,500.

    Both principals said the funds will greatly benefit services to students.

  • Andriot, Bickett selected to serve on state education panels

     A pair of educators have been picked to share their knowledge on state standards.

    Freedom Elementary School fourth grade reading teacher Ashley Andriot will serve on the K-5 English Language Arts Standards Advisory Panel for KDE.

    North Bullitt High School advanced math teacher Christine Bickett is serving on the mathematics panel.

    Andriot said she is “very excited about this opportunity!”

  • Process begins for new school leader

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The official search for Bullitt County’s new school superintendent is officially underway.

    The Bullitt County School Board hired the Kentucky Association of School Administrators (KASA) to assist with the process to fill the vacancy being left by Keith Davis, who announced he will not seek a contract extension when the current pact ends  June 30, 2018.

  • District pleased in changing school report

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Complaints over the years in education have included the theory that school districts are having teachers teach to the test.

    When the annual test results are released, eyes go directly to individual school and district test scores. And how they rank to one another.

    In Kentucky, don’t look for the big headlines. Don’t look for stories with lots of numbers. And don’t look for any rankings to see who the movers and shakers are in the state.

  • Farm and Home Safety Day 2017

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Local students learned tips from the experts to be safer citizens at the Farm and Home Safety Day, presented by the Bullitt County Farm Bureau, the Bullitt County Conservation District, and the Bullitt County Cooperative Extension Service.

    The event was held in conjunction with the Family Resource Centers at Cedar Grove, Lebanon Junction, and Roby Elementary, with students from each of the schools participating.

  • BE Marching Band wins grand championship

     The Bullitt East Marching Band was named Grand Champion at the 14th Annual Eagle Classic at Eastern High School on September 16th.

    The band competed against 13 other bands in preliminary competition, including 5 other bands in their class, and placed first overall as well as receiving Best Color Guard and Best Percussion in Class AAAAA.

    Advancing to the finals competition, the Marching Chargers competed against nine other bands and placed first overall receiving the Grand Champion award, winning Best Overall Visual and Best Color Guard.