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Bullitt County Public Schools: The Leader in Educational Excellence
Destination Learning 2017-18 PGE Academic Team earned 2nd place overall at the district meet 100th Day Students and Mrs. Turlington look 100 years old and are 100 days smarter!  #MarshallStrong PTA Paint Night at Pleasant Grove - February 2018 PGE's PTA Paint Night was a success! Jolie tries to grab the 3-D object on the new zSpace virtual reality computer.  Mrs. Bibee's Navigators celebrate Hat day with hats donated by Krispy Kreme.  Students code with Dash the Robot. Students engineer with Knex in a Maker space station. Caden tries out Pleasant Grove's new zSpace virtual reality computer.  STEM Challenge Winners (Primary) STEM Challenge winners (Intermediate) 2017-18 Morning Broadcast Crew PGE Chess Team 2018 Ms. Buschor's class Mrs. Bibee's class does a book exchange for Christmas.  Mrs. Miller's class gets ready for the Polar Express.  Santa takes a Selfie with the afternoon car riders.  Pleasant Grove Students have fun with Remix Education. Third Grade - Sweets with Santa Second Graders sing at Sweets with Santa. Kindergarten sings at Sweets with Santa. Charlotte's Web - December 2017 Winter Band Concert - December 2017 Charlotte's Web 2017 Charlotte's Web 2017 Jeremy uses SketchUp to design a 3-D house with a chimney and door that the Big Bad Wolf can't blow down.  Cross Country members of East Running Club Kindergarten students rehearse for Sweets with Santa singing "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer." "All I Want for Christmas is my two Front Teeth!" Third graders rehearse songs for Sweets with Santa.  Students made ornaments during art class that can be purchased for $10 at Sweets with Santa.  Fourth and Fifth grade students are thankful for the new guitars! Conner gets excited about writing a code to program Dash the robot.  Kindergartners learn how to Copy (Ctrl + C)  and Paste (Ctrl + V) items to disguise their turkey.  Courtney Bass prepares to play Taps after a moment of silence.  PGE students sing Proud to be an American (photo by 5th Grader - Chase Meredith) Steffen Branaham, Ms. Stansbury's son-in-law speaks about the symbol of our flag.  Students introduce Veteran guests at our ceremony.  Red Ribbon Week Poster and Essay Winners 2017 Mrs. Fluhr's storybook characters Fall Festival 2017 Mrs. Underwood's Class watch classmates practice ax throwing skills at Fort Harrod. The Day the Crayons Quit - Halloween 2017 Dot Day 2017 Dot Day at PGE These chess team members earned 3rd place at the Atherton High School Chess tournament.  Welcome Back Parade 2017 Mrs. Wallace (Curriculum Coach), Mrs. Barnett (Counselor), Mr. Johnston (Assistant Principal), Mrs. Whicker (Principal) Mrs. Dowell - Pre-School Kindergarten Teachers - Mrs. Westerfield, Mrs. Yunt, Mrs. Turlington, Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Silas, Mrs. Vinson 1st Grade Teachers - Ms. Cox, Ms. Stansbury, Mrs. Parrish, Mrs. Karrer 2nd Grade Teachers - Mrs. Creek, Mrs. Rakes, Mrs. Kellie, Ms. Buschor 3rd Grade Teachers - Mrs. Chadwell, Mrs. Thomas, Mrs. Bibee, Mrs. Jackson, Mrs. Fluhr Fourth Grade Teachers - Mrs. Lynch, Mrs. Harbin & Mrs. Underwood 5th Grade Teachers - Mrs. Franklin, Ms. Gonzalez, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Bass Special Area Teachers - Mrs. Bohannon (Art), Ms. Sewell (P.E.), Mrs. Egan (Library), Ms. Kean (Music) Mrs. Price, Ms. Mattingly, Mrs. Rupe, Mrs. Poole, Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Ashford, Mrs. Crumbacker Math and Reading Specialists - Mrs. Bullock, Mrs. Simms, Ms. Ferrell Front office staff - Mrs. Yunt, Mrs. Durbin, Mrs. Deaton, Mrs. Hurley, Mrs. Atcher Sarah uses PosterMyWall to design a poster to promote the Kentucky Bluegrass Award.
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Academic Team
PGE Academic Team District Results

Our academic team did a wonderful job recently at their district competition. Their hard work paid off and they were awarded 2nd place overall! In addition, our Quick Recall team placed 2nd and our Future Problem Solving team placed 4th.

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North Area Schools Music Festival
All-County Music Festivals Celebrate 50 Years

When student musicians, music educators and the audience attend the Central Area Regional Music Festival March 22nd, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Bullitt Central High School, they will make history.

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Snowmageddon Student Photo Contest
Snowmageddon 2018 Student Photo Contest

As snow accumulated, students picked up cameras and captured its scenic beauty in the third annual Snowmageddon Photo Contest sponsored by the Shepherdsville/Nichols Elementary School Family Resource Centers

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Finalists Named for Bullitt County Public Schools Superintendent

The Bullitt County Board of Education is moving forward in its quest to appoint a new superintendent for Bullitt County Public Schools.

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Sarah Hampton
Sarah Hampton Joins District Technology Department

The newest Computer Maintenance Technician with Bullitt County Public Schools is Sarah Hampton.

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Intermediate STEM challenge winners
PGE STEM Challenge Winners

Pleasant Grove recently had a school wide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) challenge and two groups were chosen to represent PGE at the District STEM challenge in March.  Congratulations to the following students: 

Intermediate winners:  Vincent Benfield, Kaylee Dries, Jensen Nickell & Avery Wasinger

Primary winners:  Carson Fryrear, Will Egan, Kylie Flaherty, Zoe Mondun

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Important Immunization Changes for 2018-2019 School Year

Starting July 1, 2018, all students in grades Kindergarten - 12 are required to receive updated immunizations and provide new certificates to schools as part of Kentucky’s amended schedule.

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Sheri Hamilton
Sheri Hamilton Selected District Director of Elementary Education

Sheri Hamilton spent what she thought were the final seven months of her post-retirement career as Nichols Elementary School Principal until another door opened.

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District Red Ribbon Ceremony
School and District Red Ribbon Winners

Old Mill Elementary School fifth grade student Shane Ritter composed such a powerful essay about the impact of substance abuse on his family, he was given a standing ovation at the 2017 District Red Ribbon Awards Ceremony.

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BCPS Sets Standards and Limits for Communication

Bullitt County Public Schools has released new guidelines for how internal and external communication takes place in the schools and district.

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PGE Poster and Essay Winners
PGE Red Ribbon Week Winners Announced

Congratulations to PGE's Red Ribbon Week Poster and Essay winners!
Kindergarten - Silas - Class Collaboration Effort - Poster
2nd Grade – Buschor - Embree Root - Essay
5th Grade – Franklin – Kamal Harris -Poster

Safe Schools Poster or Essay Winners:
1st Grade – Stansbury - Class Collaboration Effort – Poster
2nd grade – Mrs. Creek – Madison Downs – Poster

3rd grade - Mrs. Thomas - Spires Wantland - Poster
4th grade – Ms. Keeton – Avery Wasinger – Poster
4th grade – Mrs. Harbin – Emma Wallace – Essay
5th Grade – Mrs. Brown – Olivia Strange – Poster

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District Energy Savings in a Decade = $5.5 Million

Since partnering with the Kentucky Energy Efficiency Program for Schools (KEEPS) in November 2006, Bullitt County Public Schools has saved over $5.5 million in energy costs.

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About us

Pleasant Grove Elementary, established in 1997, is located in Mt. Washington, KY.  We take pride in our mission of Inspiring tomorrow's leaders EVERYDAY.  We Believe:

  • A healthy culture yields positive results.
  • Exceeding individual needs ensures success for ALL.
  • Building individual needs ensures success for ALL.  

Principal Melissa Whicker, along with a dedicated staff, supportive families and outstanding students are proud to be a 2014 School of Distinction.  

Pleasant Grove Elementary
6415 Highway 44 East
Mt. Washington, KY 40047

Phone: 502-869-3400

Fax: 502-538-8732


Doors Open at 8:30 AM
School Starts at 9:00 AM
Breakfast available 8:30-8:55 AM
All Students to homeroom by 9:00 AM
School Ends at 3:40 PM

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