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Education

  • Bowman Valley School dedication, reunion

     After well over five years of planning and dreaming, the Bowman Valley Schoolhouse was relocated next to the Bullitt County Board of Education office.

    Recently, a marker was unveiled outside the schoolhouse.

    This project has been funded by various individuals and companies both inside and outsidet the county.

  • Road trip for Zoneton teachers

     Before the beginning of the school year, Zoneton Middle staff spent an afternoon to build community relations in the form of a scavenger hunt.

    Stops included Pioneer Village City Hall and Hillview City Hall.

  • Excellent Funds for Education Excellence

     Tom Chamberlain, owner of Lights Out Bar and Grill, offered the Bullitt County Foundation for Educational Excellence a percentage of the proceeds from his music festival in exchange for workers.

    The foundation gives grants to classroom teachers to purchase items that they cannot afford.

    Accepting the check are board members Lisa Lewis, LouAnn Moore and Linda Belcher (Dolores Ashby could not attend).

  • Federal student loans offers deferments

     If you are having trouble repaying your Federal Stafford Loans, you may be able to take advantage of a deferment, according to the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).

    A deferment lets you postpone paying your loans if you meet certain criteria. You can get a deferment if you are:

    *Still in college at least half time.

    *In a rehabilitation training program.

    *Unemployed.

    *Having economic hardship.

    * In the military.

  • Chris Mason selected to lead Charger Nation as principal

        MOUNT WASHINGTON -- The Bullitt East High School principal selection committee did not look far in choosing a new leader.
        Assistant Principal Chris Mason was selected to succeed Willie Foster who was named district Director of College and Career Readiness/Innovative Programs.
        “I am very excited to take over a school with such a great academic reputation and work with such a caring and committed staff,” Mason said.

  • Center making phenomenal changes in just the past year

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - At the Bullitt County Area Technology Center, every day is like Labor Day.

    That’s because students participating in the non-traditional high school are happy to learn work skills from qualified teachers that will lead them toward potential career advancement.

    Principal Angela Binkley said the school’s enrollment, including a Nursing program located on the Bullitt East High School campus, numbered 310 students, up from 165 in 2015-16.

  • Childhood poverty is an issue

     As a school district and community, we believe that all children can learn. 

    As Americans, we stand for equality of opportunity - everyone should have access to the American Dream. 

    Sure, most of us realize that those with wealthy or connected families sometimes get breaks the rest of us don’t get, but that is the relative few.

    Work hard, study hard, make your own luck, take advantage of the blessings of being born in the USA.

  • School Board votes 3-2 for increase

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- By the slimmest of margins, the Bullitt County Public School Board has approved a higher tax rate.

  • Stacey Stults selected district music educator of the year

        The 2016-2017 school year began with special honors for one elementary school music teacher.
        Stacey Stults was named District V Music Teacher of the Year by the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA). She has taught music for 16 year investing time at Lebanon Junction and Nichols Elementary Schools before joining the Shepherdsville Elementary School staff when the doors opened in 2005.

  • Bickett to be honored as one of nation’s best

        HEBRON ESTATES -- North Bullitt High School Teacher Christine Bickett is a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award of Excellence for Mathematics and Science Teaching.
        She is one of two Kentucky teachers named from the cohort grade 7-12 and among 213 mathematics and science teachers representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Territories, and the Department of Defense Education Activity schools.