• Board pleased with district's plan

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - It might be the easiest situation for either party but it is a way to provide some feedback into the performance of the school superintendent.

  • Vachon sees many changes in education

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Beth Vachon has been around education for a long time. 

    Thirty-two years to be exact. And in that time, she’s seen many trends in teaching and learned some lessons of her own, but one thing has always stayed the same: her love for children.

    “Laugh, laugh, laugh, laugh, you got to laugh,” she said. “You’re around kids they’re funny, enjoy it. It’s one of the perks (of the job).”

  • New school program to deal with suicide

      SHEPHERDSVILLE - In an effort to deter suicide through intervention, Bullitt County Public Schools are implementing a program at middle and high school levels called More Than Sad.


      The Bullitt County Public Schools Calendar of Events for the month of August 2013. For more information call your school or the BCPS Central Office, 869-8000, or visit www.bullittschools.org/wp/.





  • Students going through anti-bullying program

     PIONEER VILLAGE - One of the ways the Bullitt County Public Schools system hopes to deter suicide is through prevention.

    Some suicidal situations involving younger people include actions within the schools or with classmates, many implementing bullying methods.

    Former BCPS Safe and Drug-Free Schools coordinator Jamie Goldsmith presented an anti-bullying program, "Take a Stand Against Bullying," throughout the community in hopes of raising awareness while educating both youth and parents about bullying issues.

  • School tax hike approved 3-2

     SHEPHERDSVILLE – Property owners in Bullitt County will be paying a little more in taxes this year.

  • EDA may be landlord of facility for college

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — Discussions over the need for a post-secondary educational institution in Bullitt County has been on-going for years.

  • Why should education matter to our community?

     By the time you read this, school will have been back in session for several days.

  • Former local teacher indicted

     LOUISVILLE – A former teacher in the Bullitt County Public School System has been indicted on rape charges by the Jefferson County Grand Jury.

    Scott Quisenberry, 55, was indicted last week on second- and third-degree rape.

    A second grade teacher at Kerrick Elementary School in Jefferson County, Quisenberry was a teacher at Bullitt Lick Middle School at the time the alleged incident occurred.

    According to the indictment, Quisenberry allegedly had sexual intercourse with a minor younger than 14 years of age in 2009 through 2012.


     There were excited faces, sleepy faces, nervous faces and smiley faces, all of them ready to begin the first day of school in Bullitt County.

    BCPS began on Wednesday, Aug. 7, the official opening of the 2013-14 semester.

    Continue to check www.pioneernews.net for photos from each school during opening week.