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Education

  • Students to be part of Chamber Leadership class

     An annual initiative of the Bullitt County Chamber of Commerce is welcoming the participation of three high school students.

    Leadership Bullitt County’s Class of 2014 includes Kasey Renfrow of Bullitt Central, Cole Green of Bullitt East and Madelyn “Maddie” Miles of North Bullitt.

    Each youth participated in orientation earlier this month. They will now meet every Thursday through October. Upon program completion, they will graduate along with outstanding business leaders to carry out new goals to improve the community.

  • BC's Skelton selected to be part of entrepreneurs school at Georgetown

        An innovative and entrepreneurial experience for teens…

    Bullitt Central High School freshman Karie Skelton is one of 60 Kentucky youth chosen to participate three weeks this summer in the Governor’s School for Entrepreneurs at Georgetown College.

    “I was a little surprised with the email notification of my selection,” said the 14 year-old daughter of Dawn and Andrew Skelton.

    Karie was inspired to apply by math teacher Brenda Thornsberry who felt she would be a good candidate.

  • SUMMER FOOD PROGRAM

    The Bullitt County Public Schools is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

     

    OPEN SITES:

    County-Schools Sites

    Shepherdsville Elementary School, 527 West Blue Lick Road, Shepherdsville, KY 40165

  • Pleasant Grove secures Lowe’s grant

     The huge courtyard at the center of Pleasant Grove Elementary School will look a lot different in the future.

    Thanks to a $5,000 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education grant, the space will be renovated into an outdoor classroom.

    “It was a total surprise,” Principal Melissa Whicker said upon grant notification. “I just assumed when I opened the email it was going to tell me our project was not selected and to try again…like the other two times we applied. I’m so excited for our students.”

  • Fate of school facility updates up in the air

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The fate of a pair of new or renovated elementary schools in Bullitt County remains a bit of a mystery.

    After the Bullitt County Public School Board voted 3-2 to reject a recommendation to build a new Maryville Elementary and to then build a new Mount Washington Elementary when funding allowed.

    That sent the issue back to the Local Facilities Planning Commission for a reconsideration of its recommendation.

    However, there was one problem.

  • Tech students earn honors

     The Bullitt County Area Technology Center had four competitors in Louisville April 16-19th and returned with a state winner, Alyssa Hensley, 16, in Graphic Communications. Automotive Mechanics student James Huddleston, 17, earned Second Place in Automotive 1.

    Jacob Numann, 18, and Dylan Davis, 18, also earned the right to compete thanks to their efforts at regional competition.

  • Amazon has eyes focused on helping Cedar Grove students

     CEDAR GROVE - The staff and students at Cedar Grove Elementary are appreciative that nearby Amazon gets the picture.

    The online store, with a warehouse location near the school, made a donation of used company cameras for student use.

    Eighteen Canon EOS 60D cameras were presented to principal Andy Moberly and Family Resource Center coordinator Tammy Perdew by Amazon studio managers Lynn Grigsby and Michael Margolies.

  • MW Middle doesn't rest on its laurels

    MOUNT WASHINGTON--It was an assembly of a very special kind. On Friday morning Mount Washington Middle School celebrated its success in being redesignated as a “School to Watch” in 2014. The school first received this honor in 2010. A school can apply for the honor every three years. MWMS has been named one of 11 schools to watch in the state.

    Principal Denise Allen said this is a great honor not just for the school but for the county.

  • SUMMER CAMPS AT SCHOOLS

     A list of various summer camps available through Bullitt County Public Schools. For more information call 869-8000. 

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    Leadership Academy:  This camp is to work on student leadership skills in a variety of areas.

    Target Audience:  GT Students in Current Grades 6-12

    Location:  Shepherdsville Elementary

    Dates:  July 28 – August 1, 2014

    Cost:  ½ day = $50.00 / full day = $100.00

  • Third class inducted into Bullitt Central Hall of Fame

    SHEPHERDSVILLE--The third annual Bullitt Central High School Hall of Fame induction ceremony features a mixture of alumnae and former staff and students.

    Maiko Chambers Ashbyis a 1984 graduate and Class Valedictorian, Governor’s Scholar, Golden 100 achievement and a Third Place finish in the 1984 National Girls’ Extemporaneous Speaking competition.