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Education

  • North Bullitt students honored for eco-friendly art in state contest

    HEBRON  ESTATES - North Bullitt High School junior Erin Downs and sophomore Stephen Welch are among six students in the Commonwealth to win the 2012 Eco-Art Contest sponsored by the Kentucky Department for Environmental Protection (DEP).

            The Kentucky students used the contest themes or categories of conservation, pollution prevention and environmental protection and submitted artwork using the media types of drawing/painting/print, mixed media, sculpture and photographs.

  • Make college more affordable by saving money on non-billable expenses

    When it comes to comparing the costs of various colleges, remember that on the broadest level, costs are divided into billable and non-billable costs. To save money, follow these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    Billable costs are what you have to pay to start college. At a minimum, these costs include tuition and fees. If you’re going to live in school-provided housing, billable costs will also include room and board. These costs are called billable because the school will bill you for them.

  • Students excited about keeping bags out of landfills

     BROOKS - Following the celebration of Earth Day throughout the planet, Brooks Elementary students were left holding the bags.

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: May 2012

      The Bullitt County Public Schools calendar for the month of May 2012. For more information call your school or 869-8000.

    HOLIDAYS

    5

    KENTUCKY DERBY – SATURDAY

    13

    MOTHERS DAY - SUNDAY 

  • Tone of school affects learning for everyone

     Last month, this column celebrated some of the great initiatives we have in place for our high school students - Career Readiness Center, Bullitt Advance Math & Science program, College Credit Acceleration Program, etc. 

  • Students selected for next bunch of BAMS participants

                   While the first cohort of students from the Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) class prepares to enter college, a brand new set of eighth graders is preparing to make a major transition.

                   BAMS was established during the spring of 2010 with its first cohort of 20 students selected and in place for the 2010-2011 school year. 

  • Bullitt Lick students cash in on bank lesson

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Lick Middle students received a recent check into their educational skills.

  • Schools rally together to help tornado victims in two states

                From cash to clothing, Bullitt County Public Schools students are contributing to help victims of violent weather in Indiana and Kentucky.

                The Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) class decided not to do their out of state trip this summer and donate funds to those that suffered damage from the recent tornados.

  • Marshall to address national college readiness issue

                Citing the "importance of the groundbreaking work taking place in Kentucky," Bullitt County Public School's Dave Marshall has been invited to present at the National ACT Workforce 2012 Conference in April in Chicago.

  • Lesson plans to have path to follow in schools

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- If teachers are properly preparing lesson plans, members of the Bullitt County Public  School Board don't expect there to be a problem with a new policy implemented.
     After hearing some concerns about the proposed policy change, board members took no action in February.
     However, after hearing several teachers praise the importance of lesson plans and the lack of concern over the policy, board members voted 4-1, with Gary Wooldridge in opposition, to approve the proposal.