• Crisis Averted: No problems after two bomb threats at schools
  • Fire prevention goes to the dogs

        HILLVIEW - You can't teach an old dog new tricks, but an old dog can teach young students.

        Four Bullitt County elementary schools hosted a fire safety event provided by Koorsen Fire & Security of Indianapolis, in conjunction with the Zoneton Fire Department.

  • Wooley selected president of state HR managers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Jennifer Wooley has been elected President of the Kentucky Association of School Human Resource Managers (KASHRM).

    “I am humbled and look forward to growing it to provide more resources and trainings for HR folks across the state,” she said.

    Her primary duty will be organizing the annual state conference which is an opportunity for persons who work in human resources to learn from one another and to receive information from guest speakers.

  • Arrest made in NBHS bomb threat

      HEBRON ESTATES - A juvenile is in police custody after making threats on social media petaining to a bomb threat at North Bullitt High School.

    An arrest was made early Friday morning after police received tips about the threatening messages.

    On Thursday a North Bullitt teacher found a threatening letter in the back of a classroom mentioning a bomb threat to the building on Friday.

    A similar message was found in a bathroom at Bullitt Central High School on Wednesday.

  • Schools continue to promote getting dads involved in educational work

     MOUNT WASHINGTON -- In a world where moms tend to get the praise for raising their children, dads around the country are stepping up their volunteer game.

    Watch Dads of Great Students, or Watch D.O.G.S., is a program designed to provide a positive male role model for students. The presence of the male role models in the schools demonstrate to the students that education is important. The program is also meant to provide an extra set of eyes and ears to enhance school security and reduce bullying.

  • Author, teacher speaks to BLMS writing students about making difference

     Ms. Easton’s independent study, creative writing, broadcasting, and advanced creative writing classes were very blessed to share the day with local children’s author and teacher, Mrs. Tytianna Smith, on Monday, Sept. 21.

    Smith’s visit was, in her own words, “a transformative teaching and learning experience!”

  • Board opts to compare scores before hiring specialists for curriculum at high schools

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Some officials knew the results of the latest round of Unbridled Learning assessment on this particular evening.

    However, with an embargo in place until Oct. 1, they were not allowed to discuss them in public.

    Despite the meteoric gains in all three of the high schools in the 2015 results, assistant superintendent for student learning Greg Schultz would like to see three additional positions added to take the district to the next level.

  • Bond sale approved for funds to renovate schools

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Hoping for a lot of interest in a major bond issue, Bullitt County school officials are moving forward with construction plans on two elementary schools and its technical center.

    The finance corporation arm of the Bullitt County Public School Board unanimously voted to move forward with selling bonds totaling over $20 million.

    The actual work on renovations to Maryville Elementary, Mount Washington Elementary and the Bullitt County Area Technology Center will be more than the bonded amount.

  • Still more hurdles thrown at upgrades

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- It’s hard to keep track of the many delays and obstacles the Bullitt County Board of Education has faced in trying to improve some athletic facilities over the past few years.

    Just as the bid date is nearing for yet another time, school board members were faced with some new challenges in September.

    Steven Ward, a representative with Studio Kremer Architects, presented schematic designs for the three high school tracks, as well as a rest room facility at North Bullitt High.

  • District not done in plan to improve student learning

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- The goal has not been hidden over the past nine years.

    Superintendent Keith Davis is striving to have the best school district in the commonwealth of Kentucky.

    While the rankings are jumping at double digit rates, and while more schools than ever are scoring at distinguished levels in the Unbridled Learning accountability standards, there is always room for improvement.