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Education

  • 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.

  • An eventful year continues for school district

     In one sense, it seems like school just began yesterday, but in another way, it feels as if it has gone on a very long time.  Rather than waiting for the end of the year to recap, since so much has happened, this month I’ll devote to a little review.

  • Old Mill's Cox to be part of Space Camp

     Old Mill Elementary School STEAM Instructor Richard Cox has been selected for Space Camp June 11-17 at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, AL.

    Over the course of the five-day experience, Cox will participate in 45 hours of professional development with laboratory and field activities aligned with global math and science teaching standards, including a high performance jet simulation, scenario-based space mission, land and water survival training and interactive flight dynamics programs.

  • Maria Long excited about being next Bullitt Countian at Gatton Academy

     MOUNT WASHINGTON - Next fall, 15-year-old Maria Long will start a new journey.

    Instead of heading back with her peers to Bullitt East to begin her junior year, she will be a student at the Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Bowling Green, on the campus of Western Kentucky University.

    “I think it will give me the opportunities to get ahead at my age and know more of what I want to do with my life,” she said.

  • Schools receive major reading grant

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Nine Bullitt County elementary schools are achieving goals in reading thanks to a substantial state award.

    The Kentucky Department of Education tentatively awarded the local schools a total of $873,000 following the review process of the Read the Achieve grant proposal by Bullitt County Public Schools.

    BCPS schools receiving funding include Brooks, Cedar Grove, Lebanon Junction, Maryville, Nichols, Overdale, Pleasant Grove, Roby and Shepherdsville Elementary.

  • City now has three resource officers in schools

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Safety is pivotal to any school, and the Shepherdsville CIty Council knows that.

    The council approved two new school resource officer positions for the city’s police department, allowing for three total to assist at public schools within city limits.

    Curtis Hockenberry and Ray Page Jr. were selected to join Sgt. Ken Bernardi in the special positions.

  • Maryville brings historic figures to life at school

    PIONEER VILLAGE - Maryville Elementary fifth graders had an opportunity to wax poetic like historical figures.

    The school hosted a history wax museum with students playing the roles of important historical figures.

    Each student selected their figure, researched their biography information, then wrote and performed a monologue while dressed as the figure.

    Alex Duncan selected Walt Disney based on her love of cartoon movies.

    "The most movies I watch are animated and he basically invented animation." Duncan said.

  • Bullitt Central teacher runs to raise awareness about diabetes

    Bullitt Central High School English III/AP English III and Drama Teacher Kevin Gose plans to run across the Commonwealth of Kentucky this summer to raise money and awareness for diabetes and healthy living.

    His inspiration is a literal father figure.

    “I see how diabetes has slowly broken my dad down,” he said. “Diabetes doesn’t have a cure, and it takes away time that I will have with him. It is not a cold. You don’t recover. You just try to slow it down, manage it.”