• Valentine Gala 2019

     It was a record crowd at the 2019 Valentine Gala.

    This year’s event, featuring music by Whiskey Tango, was the first time that the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education was the benefactor. 

    See more pictures from the Valentine Gala here.

  • Kindness Challenge issued at Bullitt County schools

     The discussion presented to Bullitt Lick Middle School Teacher Tonie Weddle and her Kindness Crew was different than the one Julie Kelly (www.julieckelly.org) gave at the elementary school level.

    When visiting Nichols, Shepherdsville and Roby Elementary Schools, Kelly of ThinkKindness.org interacted with fun and games. She played some trivia and showed a video that were both appealing and thought-provoking.

    Her tone was more serious with middle school students, including a personal note about overcoming obstacles.

  • Bell selected new principal at Zoneton Middle

     Cyndi Bell has seen firsthand the impact that a principal can have within a building.

    “I have always desired to be a positive and influential force for the benefit of students,” she said. “At this point in my career, I feel I am ready for the next challenge and look forward to leading Zoneton to amazing new heights.”

    Thus, Bell departs her role as Bullitt East High School Assistant Principal Jan. 31, 2019 to lead Zoneton following the Feb. 1 retirement of Ann Ford.

  • Buzz of Bees all around BC libraries

     Bullitt County Public Library and Bee Is for Bullitt County are channeling spring early this year with a family-friendly activity fair all about Kentucky’s native plants and pollinators. 

    The Bee Is for Bullitt County Activity Fair will take place on Saturday, Feb. 16 at Ridgway Memorial Library in Shepherdsville from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

  • Structural issues on some of school facilities

     SHEPHERDSVILLE — There are millions of dollars of improvements needed on  facilities in the Bullitt County Public School System.

    Surprisingly, some of those improvements are needed on facilities which are less than nine years old.

    The members of the local planning committee now has some information on the deficiencies of the district. The task now is to get the cost estimates and arrive at a priority list for future repairs.

  • Jesse Schott Invitational

     HEBRON ESTATES - A drill meet at North Bullitt High School has changed names to honor one of its former students.

    JROTC students from throughout the region will now participate each year in the Cadet Jesse Schott Invitational, honoring the legacy of the former North Bullitt JROTC member who passed away last year after a long bout with cancer.

    Jesse’s image was featured on plaques presented to winning teams. The plaques were donated to the event courtesy of the Kentucky Army National Guard.

  • Williams selected to FIRST Dean’s List

     “Totally ecstatic” is how Sarah Williams, 15, of Shepherdsville, replied when asked how she felt after being named one of two FIRST Dean’s List recipients recently.

    Sarah is a sophomore at Whitfield Academy and has been on the all-girls’ robotics team for two years.

    FIRST stands for For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology.

    The Dean’s List award winners are based on the student’s academic excellence, community service projects, personal interviews and much more.

  • Getting some real live life experience

     HEBRON ESTATES - When it comes down to the difficulty of pursuing a career path while maintaining an education, some North Bullitt High School students had an opportunity to stop the bleeding… both figuratively and literally.

    Allied Health program students participated in an educational program, Stop the Bleeding, presented by representatives of University of Louisville Hospital.

  • Committee to evaluate future plan for school facilities

      SHEPHERDSVILLE -- With school district construction needs stretching in the millions of dollars, members of the local planning committee have a daunting task.

    Recommendations made by this committee could shape the Bullitt County Public School District for many years to come.

    But, at the end of the day, facilitator Don Martin said the most important task of the assembled group will be to eliminate any physical barriers which disrupt the learning opportunities for the 13,000 students in Bullitt County.

  • Evie Vanderpool artwork part of state tour of special featured student artists

     A basket of apples drawn using a black marker then painted with watercolors by Crossroads Elementary School student Sherbitu Evangeline “Evie” Vanderpool was selected for VSA of Kentucky’s A Matter of Perspective Traveling Exhibit.