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Education

  • Teacher suspended after DUI charge

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - A Bullitt East special education teacher has been suspended without pay.

    John Hunt Jr. was placed on suspension effective Monday, April 28, by Bullitt County Public Schools superintendent Keith Davis.

    The suspension was due to Hunt’s arrest on Saturday, April 26, for driving under the influence.

    According to board attorney Eric Farris, Hunt’s suspension was based on “conduct unbecoming a teacher” as described in the certified teacher code of ethics.

  • GREASE JR. at HEBRON

     The Hebron Middle School Drama department prepared students for high school - 1950s style.

    A middle-school-friendly version of the musical “Grease,” featuring the T-Birds, Pink Ladies and other Rydell High School characters, was presented by the department.

    Performers sang and danced to live music while taking patrons back to the past with songs from the era. Props included an actual working 50s street rod made from the hull of a golf cart.

  • Substitute teacher fired as investigation on text to student continues by policy agency

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - A substitute teacher has been terminated from employment and the Shepherdsville Police Department is investigating a possible inappropriate relationship between a student and the instructor.

    Suzanne Bickers, 33, of Shepherdsville, was terminated of her duties as a substitute teacher with the Bullitt County Public School System on April 15 by superintendent Keith Davis.

    According to board attorney Eric Farris, Davis learned of text messages between Bickers and a student which were deemed to be inappropriate.

  • Committee recommends new Maryville; wait to build MWES

    SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Mount Washington Elementary principal Terri Lewis may have gotten a free dinner.

  • Students learn death can occur at any time

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt Central's Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) chapter reminded fellow students about the dangers of drunk driving at prom with a mock funeral.

    This year's event included a funeral procession with a coffin and students in white face makeup. Each of the studetns were taken from a classroom during the school day by the Grim Reaper.

    Shepherdsville Police Ofc. Ken Bernardi read the mock accident report of a drunk driving accident involving the students.

  • Just say CHEESE!!

    NACHOAverage Grill Cheese!!

    Bri Hare

    Cruise Coulter

    Robert Hartley 

     

    Description: a nacho master piece all in a grill cheese. Imagine the cheesiest meatiest Mexican nachos with all your favorite toppings all put between two pieces of bread.  

    Recipe:

  • Roby's Famous Americans

    SHEPHERDSVILLE - Roby 5th graders made history.

    The school's Literacy Team sponsored a new video project featuring great Americans that were portrayed by 5th grade students.

    The 17-minute video, "Roby's Famous Americans," features photos of historical figures while students read a biographical essay about each.

    Along with the essay, each student's photo appeared in a reenactment of one of their famous figure's photographs. The two images were placed side-by-side at the end of each biography.

  • ZMS helps Project Warm

     In a hot gymnasium on a day celebrating student accomplishments, Zoneton Middle School gave others a warm feeling.

    The ZMS Green Team hosted a penny war at the school, raising $139.27 for Project Warm, a non-profit organization that helps families reduce energy costs in their homes.

    Green Team sponsor and science teacher Carissa Argueta presented a check during a school pep rally to Project Warm representative Mari Griffin.

  • Business group networks to determine needs

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public School superintendent Keith Davis recently got to go on a field trip.

    And, on that trip, Davis learned a little more about what local industry is looking for from graduates of the school system.

    Bullitt County Economic Development Authority director John Snider recently organized a meeting of the plant managers from various facilities in the area.

    Various members of the community were invited to meet with the plant managers and that included a tour of several facilities.

  • Crusade funds exceed $1.6 million after 20 years

     Funding from the WHAS-11 Crusade for Children to Bullitt County Public Schools over the past 20 years has exceeded $1.6 million.

    Most of that money has been raised by coins tossed into pails held by firefighters at stop lights. A big highlight of the Crusade features firefighters at the WHAS-11 studio reading a lengthy list of contributors followed by the classic cadence of coins filling plastic containers.