• Bullitt Central FFA busy in the fall

     FFA is moving UP – Our 2018 Homecoming theme; Disney, certainly matches our FFA chapter achievements this far.  Students are hard at work “making their dreams come true”.  Our students have a lot to be proud of, and we would like to share some of those with our community.  We would like to thank everyone who was involved at making this year’s homecoming successful once again.  

  • Old Mill students get look at life on the farm

     MOUNT WASHINGTON — Kentucky may be farmland to the rest of the country but that doesn’t mean every kid has seen one work firsthand.

    Seeing the enthusiasm from her own students after an Agriculture Literacy Training event a few years ago, second grade teacher Amanda O’Bryan got to work designing a way to share that enthusiasm with the rest of Old Mill Elementary students.

    Thus, Agriculture Day was born.

  • College, career work gets good marks

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - The Bullitt County Public School Board heard positive reports from college and career programs and initiatives.

    UPS Human Resources recruiter Blake Allen, a Bullitt East High School graduate, discussed initiatives provided by the company that are available to all Bullitt County high school and college students.

  • McCrary earns multiple honors for string art

     Jamisen McCrary’s string art of a gear garnered him the following honors:

    * First Place at the Kentucky Senior Beta Club Convention.

    * Fifth Place at the National Beta Club Convention.

    * First Place Premium Blue Ribbon at the Kentucky State Fair for grades 7-9 in the Fiber Art 3D Sculpture category.

    Quite the accolades for the 15 year-old son of Jeff and Jennifer McCrary.

    “I felt pretty good,” Jamisen smiled. “It was like I had really achieved something with my own hands.”

  • Hance selected new principal at Maryville

     Ann Louise Hance was fortunate enough to get a sneak peek at Maryville Elementary School while serving as the Summer LEAP Coordinator.

    “It was wonderful getting to know the students, families, and staff during these months,” she said. “It quickly became apparent the role that community played at this school.”

    Hance is now a permanent part of the Maryville family as the new principal. She succeeds Ruth Esterle who became the new district Director of Pupil Personnel.

  • Safe School Week set for Kentucky during October

     FRANKFORT -- Every third week of October (Bullying Prevention Month), schools across Kentucky have an opportunity to partner with their local lawmakers, first responders and community to observe Kentucky Safe Schools Week. 

    This week provides an opportunity for awareness of school safety issues and initiatives to be discussed and enhanced at the local and state level. This year Kentucky Center for School Safety is proud to announce Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for October 21-27, 2018. 

  • Chicken giant partners with Riverview, Bullitt Alternative

     Business partnerships with schools are a win-win for all involved.

    Riverview Opportunity and Bullitt Alternative Center Assistant Principal Rich Watson and the Jefferson Commons Chick-fil-A are partnering to drive home the importance of student initiative.

    “We want to produce quality students both in the community and in the workplace,” Watson explained. “Students in our buildings come from a variety of backgrounds. Our teachers and staff want to showcase our students and praise them for going above and beyond the everyday student.”

  • District schools have work to do

     SHEPHERDSVILLE -- As the state Department of Education released assessments on Wednesday, there is something missing.

  • Learning about water

     LEBANON JUNCTION—Form circle with your hand. Now wave and form another circle. You just spelled O-hi-o and now have an easy way to remember where all our local water comes from.

    Barbara Crow, Strategic Communications Consultant for the Louisville Water Company, taught the trick to students at Lebanon Junction Elementary.

    Louisville Water visits over 100 schools every year at no cost to the schools, Crow said.

  • School officials get close up look at what UPS can do for students

     SHEPHERDSVILLE - Officials with Bullitt County Public Schools know what brown can do for their students.

    United Parcel Service is working with the BCPS College and Career Readiness Program to promote its School to Work program, which allows senior high school students to work during part of the school day while also acquiring college course credits.

    BCPS College and Career Readiness director Lee Barger credited School to Work with connecting all of the same dots that the school system hopes to match.