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Education

  • Wilson loves what she does as county's top elementary teacher

        MOUNT WASHINGTON - When it comes to being an educator, Crossroads Elementary kindergarten teacher Carla Wilson has a simple philosophy: love what you do.
        After 17 years in education Wilson, 41, still loves what she does and it has not gone unnoticed.
        For her passion and commitment to education, Wilson was recently named Bullitt County Public School's 2012 Elementary School Teacher of the Year.

  • NB’s Miller part of first state student council

     HEBRON ESTATES - North Bullitt High School senior Forrest Miller is one of 11 Kentucky students selected to serve on the first Next-Generation Student Council, a new group formed by Kentucky Education Commissioner Terry Holliday.

  • Schools get back-to-back test of safety plan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - On two occasions in the same week, Bullitt County Public School officials were called upon to follow emergency weather procedures.

  • School calendar for 2012-13 will look familiar

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Those happy with Bullitt County Public Schools’ current school year calendar will be pleased to know the proposed 2012-2013 calendar is almost identical. 

  • BULLITT COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS CALENDAR: March 2012

     Bullitt County Schools Calendar of Events March 2012

    HOLIDAYS

    17

    ST. PATRICK’S DAY – SATURDAY

     

    ANNOUNCEMENTS

    6

  • Maryville gets grant to help increase its exercise options

        PIONEER VILLAGE - Combatting obesity requires two elements...exercise and a healthy diet.
        Maryville Elementary School students got a big boost in exercise thanks to a $4,000 grant from Fuel Up to Play 60 from the Southeast United Dairy Association Inc.
        SUDAI Manager of School Programs Kathy Belcher presented the large check to Physical Education teacher Dennis Minnis during a rousing Town Hall.

  • Local staff to present at technology conference

        SHEPHERDSVILLE - Technology Integration Specialists with Bullitt County Public Schools will again present at a prestigious state conference.
        District TIS' Susan Jenkins, Christie Turbeville and Keith Barnes have the spotlight during portions of the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) Conference March 7-9, 2012 at the Galt House East in Louisville.

  • Booklet helps students get through college experience

    FRANKFORT - Kentucky students headed to college in the fall have a new resource to help them through their first year on campus.

    Surviving College, a guide to students’ first year, is now available free from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    The 36-page booklet includes the following sections:

    ·         Majors and class schedules;

    ·         Staying healthy and safe on campus;

  • Nichols Elementary can build with $5,000 grant from Lowe's

        NICHOLS - With $5,000 from Lowe's Toolbox for Education Program, expect the landscape around Nichols Elementary School to change dramatically.
        Thanks to Principal Sheri Hamilton and District Grant Writer Juliann Vachon, students and staff at the small western Bullitt County school are eager for spring to arrive so they can spruce up the grounds.

  • Advice on how to be better prepared to take ACT exams

    FRANKFORT - On March 6, juniors attending Kentucky public high schools will take the ACT, a national college entrance exam. The ACT assesses students’ ability to perform college-level work. Scores may also qualify students for a bonus award through the Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship (KEES) program.

    To do their best on the ACT, students should follow these tips from the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA), which administers the KEES program: