• 2018: Education

    The biggest news came at the top of the public school system. Keith Davis opted not have his contract renewed as superintendent. Jesse Bacon has been named the successor in February.

    Schools continue to face changing rules. This year’s assessments placed no ranking or scores for any of the districts. However, the county had several schools which are in need of improvements.

  • Holiday Music At Maryville Elementary

     Students at Maryville Elementary were in concert for the holiday season.

    Even Frosty the Snowman made an appearance at the school concert.

    Check the multiomedia section of www.pioneernews.net for more pictures from the schools.

  • Presence of school resource officers expanding

     SHEPHERDSVILLE  -- When students at Bullitt Central High School return from Christmas break, they can expect to see a  new face walking the hallways.

    Under an agreement between the Bullitt County Public School System and the Shepherdsville Police Department, a school resource officer will be assigned to Bullitt Central High School on a full-time basis.

    And, this is just the latest in a growing number of school resource officers thanks to the efforts of the district and law enforcement agencies.

  • School board approves calendar for 2019-20 with ‘Bullitt’ days

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Public School Board ended the 2018 calendar year by approving the calendar for the 2019-20 school year.

    Opening day for the 2019-20 year will take place Tuesday, Aug. 6, with a professional develop day scheduled on Friday, Aug. 2, and a “Bullitt Day” on Monday, Aug. 5.

    Fall Break will take place Sept. 20 through Oct. 4, with Christmas Break scheduled from Dec. 23 through Jan. 3, followed by Spring Break planned for March 30 through April 3, 2020.

  • Santa Claus is Coming to Town

     NICHOLS - Nichols Elementary hosted a Cookies with Santa event with special guests Santa and Mrs. Claus.

    Families could decorate their own cookies and wash them down with hot cocoa.

    Reading and educational games were part of the fun, with free books available for the kids to select.

    Everyone also had a chance to visit Santa personally, posing for photos and telling him some of their Christmas gift ideas.

  • Cougar Buddies help SES students make Christmas cards for soldiers

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Cougar Buddies worked together to help a team even more important that the high school football squad.

    Cougar Buddies consist of Bullitt Central High School football players mentoring younger students from Shepherdsville Elementary, meeting each week for various programs and projects.

    Students young and old worked together to create friendly Christmas cards to be distributed to United States Army troops deployed overseas this season.

  • 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.