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Education

  • School system gets good news on fiscal audit

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Finances appeared solid for Bullitt County Public Schools in a recent audit report presented to the school board.

    Brian Woosley, representing Stiles, Carter & Associates, presented a review of the 2017-18 fiscal year to the school board.

    Woodley said the budget included $39.9 in total cash at the end of the fiscal year on June 30, with $18.4 million dedicated to the general fund.

  • BCHS, BEHS FFA chapters earn Ag Tag dollars

     The Bullitt County community has yet again stepped up and made a significant donation to our local FFA Chapter’s. 

    The Ag Tag program has become an important source of funding for our chapters and we are appreciative of all those who have donated. 

    Kentucky motorist who buy or renew farm vehicle license plate (Ag Tags), may make a voluntary donation to our Chapters.  

  • Spirit Week at Mount Washington Middle School

     BCPS photographer John Roberts caught these pictures of the activities during Spirit Week at Mount Washington Middle School.

    Assistant principal Carl Curtsinger and principal Shawn Pickett were good sports as they were hit with cream pies.

  • BCPS closed for snow

    *UPDATE: BCPS will be closed on Wed., Dec. 5 due to unsafe road conditions in the southern portion of the county. *

    Bullitt County Public Schools will be on a two-hour snow delay on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018.

  • Branham has no doubts that he can dance with the best

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- Bullitt Central High School junior Dallas Branham earned First Place in Special Talent at the Kentucky and National Senior Beta Convention.

    Dallas performed a three-minute contemporary/acrobatic style dance which garnered him a trophy.

    “I felt good about the performance but was still a little shocked to be named for First Place,” said the 16 year-old son of Rhonda and Brian Branham. “Everything was so loud and people were screaming so I had to ask someone what happened and they said, ‘You won!”.

  • Roby students graduate from DARE program

     Roby Elementary recently held its DARE graduation ceremony.

    Shepherdsville police officer David Smith serves as the DARE officer for the city.

    The DARE essay winners were Layla Andrews, Lyla Dennison, Sarah Brown and Makenzie Coleman.

    The graduates were:

  • Christmas break delayed one day for students

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public Schools superintendent Jesse Bacon referred to the decision to close schools as the “biggest headache that keeps me up at night.”

    Bacon’s worry came to fruition on Nov. 15, when BCPS classes were canceled due to overnight freezing rain resulting in downed trees and limbs throughout the county, as well as two schools losing electrical power.

    What complicated the matter further, Bacon said, was that the cancellation occurred prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • District officials share knowledge, work experience at national event

     One of the best learning methods is to listen to those who have ‘been there, done that.’

    District Safe Schools Coordinator Sarah Smith and Director of Human Resources Jennifer Wooley recently presented at national conferences.

    Wooley is in her fourth year as President of the Kentucky Association of School Human Resources Managers (KASHRM). She served as a presenter and Professional Development Chairperson at the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) 80th annual conference Oct. 8-12 in Minneapolis, MN.

  • First Thanksgiving.. Crossroads style

     The kindergartens of Crossroads Elementary know the story of the first Thanksgiving and recently shared it with their families.

    The classes put on multiple shows of the two act play that highlighted struggles the Pilgrims faced on the ride on the Mayflower, the generosity of the Native Americans who taught the immigrants the ways of the land and the celebration the two societies experienced at the first dinner.

    Students performed historic dances from both cultures and added a few laughs in for the adults.

  • Board approves make-up snow day for Dec. 20

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Bullitt County Public Schools superintendent Jesse Bacon referred to the decision to close schools as the “biggest headache that keeps me up at night.”

    Bacon’s worry came to fruition on Nov. 15, when BCPS classes were canceled due to overnight freezing rain resulting in downed trees and limbs throughout the county, as well as two schools losing electrical power.

    What complicated the matter further, Bacon said, was that the cancellation occurred prior to the Thanksgiving holiday.