• Ready for another school year; school contact information

     This scene was repeated throughout Bullitt County over the past week as students attended open houses in preparation for Wednesday’s first day of classes.

    See the multimedia section of www.pioneernews.net for more photos from the opening week of the school year.

    And see page A-14 of Wednesday's Pioneer News for an exciting offer on how you can subscribe and also help out your school.

    For more subscription information call 543-2288 or 538-7398.

  • County helps fund K-9 unit to find drugs in schools

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It was not a trend that Jamie Goldsmith wanted to see.

  • District takes tougher stand on attendance

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Student attendance interventions are working at the school, district, community and family level.  District attendance as reported on the Superintendent’s Annual Attendance Report (SAAR) for Bullitt County Public Schools for the 2011-2012 school year was 95 percent. 

  • Guidelines in place for free, reduced meals

     Any interested person may review a copy of the policy by contacting Cindy Kleinhelter, 1040 Hwy 44 East, Shepherdsville, Kentucky  40165, 502 869-8053.

  • Ready for great year of student learning

     Editor’s Note: First of a two-part commentary. Read part two, including plans for the upcoming school year, here.

  • 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.


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






  • 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.