• Bullitt receives grants for agricultural-based programs

     FRANKFORT - The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Gov. Steve Beshear, approved $2,692,136 for 14 agricultural diversification and rural development programs across the Commonwealth during its October board meeting.

    Technical Assistance for Agribusinesses.

    The County Agricultural Investment Program (CAIP) offers 10 investment areas that give Kentucky agricultural producers the ability to increase net farm income, add value to their products and diversify their operation.

  • Students selected as VIPs as role models

     Proud family and friends gathered for the unveiling of the 2015 Very Important Partner (VIP) Youth Poster Campaign at Bullitt Central High School’s College and Career Center gymnasium on Thursday, Sept. 24th, 2015.

    The official unveiling was co-sponsored by Bullitt County Partners in Prevention.

    The youth poster campaign recognizes individuals who model a drug-free life. The youths are nominated, required to write an essay, go through an interview and vetting process, and then chosen for their example of drug-free choices.

  • Crossroads’ Dukes honored national for artistic work

     Crossroads Elementary School first grade student Kaleeanah Dukes has been named a National Finalist for her 2014 Constitution Day poster.

    Kaleeanah made the drawing of a pair of Eagles and the American Flag as a kindergarten youth. Her artwork can be found on the following website of national finalists – www.constitutionfacts.com.

    Library media specialist Kellie Weihe had every Crossroads Trailblazer participate in creating a Constitution Day poster in relation to texts and videos on this subject through library lessons.

  • 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.