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Education

  • ATTENDANCE BIKES

     Members of Bullitt Masonic Lodge 155 presented seven bikes to Cedar Grove Elementary.

    Students who have perfect attendance this year will be placed into a drawing.

    The lodge presents seven bikes to Cedar Grove, Roby and Shepherdsville each year.

    Funds for the programs come from the monthly breakfast, held the first Saturday of the month at the lodge.

    This is just one of numerous programs supported by Lodge 155. 

  • Bullitt school part of Dollar General literacy program

     GOODLETTSVILLE, TENN. -- The Dollar General Literacy Foundation announced the award of nearly $185,000 in literacy grants to Kentucky nonprofit organizations, libraries and schools.

    These funds are aimed at supporting adult, family and summer literacy programs within a 20-mile radius of a Dollar General store or distribution center across the 44 states Dollar General serves.

    The grants awarded to Kentucky organizations are expected to positively impact the lives of more than 8,600 Kentuckians. 

  • Bullitt selected state Energy Star Partner of Year

     Bullitt County Public Schools is proud to announce that it received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for its outstanding efforts to create a continuous energy management and savings strategy across all of the district’s facilities.

    The district’s accomplishments were recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy at an April ceremony in Washington, D.C.

  • Conservation scholarships, essay and poster winners

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Students were recently honored by the Bullitt County Conservation District and Bullitt County Farm Bureau Insurance for their essays and artwork.

    Also, four students were presented with scholarships.

    Lilly Mooney, Kemper Barr, Matthew Brown and Hannah Pyles were presented $2,000 college scholarships from the district.

    Lilly Mooney and Joshua Kelley were named the essay winners. Ava Kelley and Ashlyn Neutz were honored as the poster winners.

  • Bullitt County hosts state chess championship

     HEBRON ESTATES  — The Kentucky State Chess championships were recently hosted by North Bullitt High School.

    Several local teams and individuals excelled at the competition.

    In the K-12 team competition, North Bullitt placed sixth overall in the state.

    In the K-12 alternate event, North Bullitt’s Christopher Underwood placed fourth. Also finishing in the top 40 from North Bullitt were Anthony Bloomer, 11th; Maxwell Burroughs, 12th; Dakota Adams, 20th; Michael Goodin, 36th; and Ethan White, 40th.

  • LJ archers take aim at meeting goal

     In an effort to provide some motivation to the members of the Lebanon Junction Elementary archery team, LJ police chief Terry Phillips made a challenge.

    And Third District constable Larry Watkins added to that challenge to raise archery scores even higher.

    The archery team won both challenges and Phillips and Watkins got to direct the afternoon school traffic Wednesday adorned in pink tu-tus.

    Operation TuTu was a success for the students and the officers were pleased to pay up on their bets.

  • Former teacher indicted for making threat against school

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- A former teacher at Bullitt Central High School has been indicted.

    And another person has been indicted for allegedly taking athletic funds from the school.

    Dusty Diane Witherspoon was recently indicted by the Bullitt County Grand Jury.

    She was indicted on the charge of terroristic threatening, which is a Class D felony punishable by 1-5 years in prison.

    On Oct. 31, 2018, Witherspoon was charged with making a threat against the school.

  • Cinderella at BEHS April 26-27

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Before the clock strikes midnight on Saturday, Bullitt East High will have finished its run of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella.

    The first big production the school has produced since 2012, choir teacher Carrie Gary garnered help from East graduate Lynsey Milburn to make the show a success.

  • Bernheim perfect site for contest on science issues

     CLERMONT - The Bullitt County Conservation District played host to students from around the Commonwealth during the 2019 Kentucky West Region Envirothon at Bernheim Forest.

    Hosted in association with the Kentucky Division of Conservation’s Energy and Environment Cabinet, Envirothon allows teams of high school students an opportunity to compete in various skills relating to natural sciences.

  • Human trafficking comes in many forms

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - There are fears, concerns, and even misconceptions about the safety of young people in regards to human trafficking.

    While many have preconceived notions of the existence of human trafficking in society, many do not understand how to properly prepare against it.