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Education

  • Bernheim Forest honored for Little Free Library

     CLERMONT – Bernheim’s Little Free Library has been recognized as a Little Free Library of Distinction for having a unique or exceptionally creative and inspiring design. 

    Bernheim credits Mrs. Fox’s 2017 fourth grade class at Mount Washington Elementary for their vision, and Bernheim member and champion woodworker John Beckner for his expert craftsmanship.

  • Don’t let graduation cause shattered dreams

     HEBRON ESTATES - Each year the North Bullitt High School Youth Services Center presents its “Day of Shattered Dreams” event to warn senior students about the dangers of impaired driving prior to their prom.

    This year’s event theme was Eagles Soaring Purpose: Death Defying Decisions.

    The event included a fatal wreck scene, with students and their family members portraying an accident caused by drunk driving.

  • Special ceremony in honor of Cadet Day at NB

     HEBRON ESTATES - Members of the North Bullitt High School JROTC program understand what it means to honor the military on Memorial Day.

    But during a special day for its own members, known annually as Cadet Day, two of their own were honored in a special fashion.

    Jesse Schott, a current JROTC member, has been recognized throughout the year while continuing to fight physical issues related to a brain tumor.

    As part of Cadet Day, JROTC instructor 1SG Gene Siler invited Team Fastrax to participate in a special ceremony honoring Schott.

  • Local schools excel at state History Day

     All eight Bullitt County Public School elementary students participating in Kentucky’s National History Day competition at in Lexington earned honors.

    Kyndra Nalley and Reagan Manco of Lebanon Junction took First Place in State in Elementary Group Performance - Patriot Versus Loyalist:  A conflict for personal freedom.

  • Shane Ritter has state’s top essay on grandmother

     Old Mill Elementary School fifth grade student Shane Ritter used personal circumstances to pen an award-winning essay about his grandmother, Kathy Lynn Thompson.

    While Shane’s parents are incarcerated, he is being raised by his grandmother, hence the inspiration for My Champion.

  • LIVING HISTORY

     A special exhibit filled the gym of Old Mill Elementary recently.

    Visitors from throughout the city walked in to find 79 historical statues placed in multiple rows. The statues stood quiet until the guest stepped on their button on the floor, activating the figure to come alive and share a monologue about his or her life.

  • Pleasant Grove earns grant

     Thanks to a $10,000 grant, students at Pleasant Grove Elementary School will benefit from an augmented/virtual reality tool called zSpace.

    Library Media Specialist Alison Egan collaborated on the application with District Grant Writer Ashley Bryum. It was one of six Outreach grants awarded by the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE).

    “We are so excited,” Egan said explaining the Pleasant Grove media center is not the typical ‘quiet’ place that many people think of when they think of a library.

  • Thanks Teachers

     During this week of teacher appreciation, the Mount Washington Elementary School PTA wants to acknowledge the staff/faculty for all that they do for our children.

    We want to thank you for your tireless dedication, the smiles that you wear even on your most difficult days, the wisdom you impart, the example you set and the values you instill in our kids.

    You keep our most precious treasures safe and secure, prepared and cared for.

  • NB’s Bickett in final three for state teaching honor

      HEBRON ESTATES - A former Bullitt County Teacher of the Year is in the running to be named as this year’s state Teacher of the Year.

    Christy Bickett, a Calculus instructor at North Bullitt High School, was selected as one of 24 recipients for the 2019 Valvoline Teacher Achievement Awards.

    Bickett was then selected as one of three finalists for the 2019 Kentucky High School Teacher of the Year Award. She will attend a ceremony and luncheon held at the Berry Mansion in Frankfort on May 15, where the winner will be announced.

  • Final version of school calendar

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The school calendar has been officially changed… again.

    “Hopefully for the last time,” said superintendent Dr. Keith Davis.

    The Bullitt County Public School Board unanimously approved changes to the 2017-18 school year calendar due to recent cancellations.

    Friday, June 8, will be the last day for students to attend classes. The closing day for teachers will be Monday, June 11, with a professional development day scheduled for Tuesday, June 12.