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Shawn Pickett Selected Mt. Washington Middle School Principal Shawn Pickett

Having spent his entire professional career (26 years) at Mt. Washington Middle School, Shawn Pickett is now the top General following the retirement of longtime administrator Dr. Denise Allen.

New Leadership at Shepherdsville Elementary School Patrick Durham

Patrick Durham was selected as Shepherdsville Elementary School’s Principal.

Lee Barger Named District Director of College and Career Readiness/Innovative Programs Lee Barger

The new Director of College and Career Programs/Innovative Programs is former Bullitt Lick Middle School Principal Lee Barger.

High School Graduations are May 27 Bullitt East High School 2016 Graduation

The official date for high school seniors to receive diplomas from Bullitt Central, Bullitt East and North Bullitt High Schools is Saturday, May 27th at Broadbent Arena in Louisville.

Maryville Elementary School Counselor Kaet Barron Selected Kentucky Representative at the 2017 School Counselor of the Year Program Kaet Barron

The American School Counseling Association has selected Kaet Barron of Maryville Elementary as Kentucky’s only representative for the 2017 School Counselor of the Year Program.

High School Drama Departments Present One-Act Plays High School Drama Students Perform a Play

Audiences can enjoy the performances of high school students this weekend as they present a series of one-act plays.

Roby Elementary School Wins $500 in TELL Kentucky Roby Elementary School Received a $500 check from TELL Kentucky

Roby Elementary School was drawn as the first week winner in the 2017 TELL Kentucky Survey.

Foundation Reboots Annual Fundraiser Foundation Logo

The Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education hopes a few tweaks to their annual spring fundraiser increases participation and revenue.

Students in Grades 6-8 Receiving Chromebooks this School Year Chromebook

To prepare middle school students for learning in the technology age for both college and their future, BCPS students in grades 6-8 are receiving Chromebooks for the 2017-2018 school year.

Bullitt County Public Libraries Working to put Library Cards in the Hands of All Students BCPL Logo

A working partnership exists between Bullitt County Public Schools and Bullitt County Public Library to ensure all 13,200 students have a library card prior to the 2017–2018 school year.

2017 TELL Kentucky Working Conditions Survey TELL Kentucky

From now through March 31, school-based certified educators in all 173 Kentucky school districts will be able to share their thoughts about the working conditions in their schools through the 2017 TELL (Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning) Kentucky Survey.

2017 TELL Kentucky Survey

Proposals Accepted for Ethernet CAT6A Drops at 5 District Schools Moving Forward Logo

Bullitt County Public Schools is now accepting proposals for the installation of 128 (250’ estimated per drop) Ethernet CAT6A drops at 5 district schools for wireless and desktop internet access.

https://goo.gl/LSkJuE

2017-2018 Student Assignment/Street Listings School Bus
Kentucky Open Enrollment 2017 Highlights

2017 MANDATORY Health Insurance Open Enrollment for ALL Employees

Open Enrollment Must Be Completed by ALL Employees by Monday Oct. 24.

District Recruitment Fair is April 18 2016 District Recruitment Fair

The fourth annual District Recruitment Fair is Tuesday, April 18th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at North Bullitt High School.

Lisa Lewis Named District Director of Finance Lisa Lewis

Lisa Lewis is the new Director of Finance for Bullitt County Public Schools following the departure of Denise Smith after 10 years.

Bullitt Central High School Concert Choir Features Voices from the Past and Present Bullitt Central High School Choir

A concert with the current Bullitt Central High School choir and choir alumni is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 10th at 6:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville.

January 2017 is School Board Recognition Month Board of Education

Across the state this month, local school board members, including those in the Bullitt County school district, will be saluted by their administrators, faculty, staff, students and community members during Kentucky’s observation of School Board Recognition Month.

Erik Huber Selected Bullitt Central High School Principal Erik Huber

Erik Huber looks forward to Aug. 9th when he will greet Bullitt Central High School students as their new principal.

Bullitt East High School of Business featured in Kentucky Teacher Bullitt East High School of Business

Bullitt East High School of Business is the subject of a feature article by Mike Marsee in Kentucky Teacher's online publication:

http://www.kentuckyteacher.org/features/2016/11/business-is-good-for-students-in-project-based-program/

Students Selected to Attend Governor's School for the Arts Hunter Trammell and Ella Witt

Ella Witt and Hunter Trammell were accepted into the 2017 Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts.

Elementary and Middle School Special Open In-District Transfer December 1, 2016-January 15, 2017 Moving Forward

Bullitt County Public School officials have identified six elementary and four middle schools open for transfers for the 2017-2018 School Year

Eastside Middle School's Jennifer Faith Named 2017 Kentucky History Teacher of the Year Jennifer Faith

Kentucky’s 2017 History Teacher of the Year is Jennifer Faith of Eastside Middle School.

Ann Ford Selected Zoneton Middle School Principal Ann Ford

The 2017-2018 school year will begin with Ann Ford as Zoneton Middle School’s new principal.

Administrators Selected to Participate in Leadership Institute for School Principals Chris Mason

Several Bullitt County Public School administrators from each grade level have been selected to participate in the Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Institute for School Principals.

Eastside Middle School STLP Earns Gold Stays STLP Kemtucky

It took a PowerPoint presentation reflecting on Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) year for Eastside youth to attain Gold Status.

Adam Moore Selected to Perform with U.S. Army All-American Marching Band Adam Moore

Bullitt East High School senior and percussionist Adam Moore has been chosen to perform with the United States Army All-American Bowl Marching Band at the Alamodome, Jan. 7th, 2017, in San Antonio, TX.

All 13 Bullitt County Preschools Earn 5-Star Ratings Moving Forward logo

Parents of preschool age children should be pleasantly aware that all 13 elementary schools have earned a 5 STAR rating for their preschool class from the Kentucky Department of Education.

Bullitt Central High School Inducts 11 into 2017 Hall of Fame 2017 Bullitt Central High School Hall of Fame Inductees

The fifth annual Bullitt Central High School Hall of Fame ceremony featured the induction of 11 individuals.

Bullitt County Area Technology Center Students Recognized at Awards Ceremony Jordan Thomas

Amazing! Jordan Thomas only needed a single word to describe receiving a $1,000 scholarship from Tom Chamberlain’s Lights Out Bar and Grill.

Mattie L. Owens Courtyard Dedication Mattie Owens Courtyard Dedication

The outside learning environment in the center of Roby Elementary School has a new name.

Summer Food Service Program Summer Food Service Program
Mt. Washington Middle School Earns Re-Designation as a School to Watch 2017 School to Watch Banner

In 2010, Mt. Washington Middle earned the lofty distinction of being named a Kentucky School to Watch.

Retiring Teachers Honored at District Ceremony 2017 Retiring Teachers

The teaching profession is one where educators make a difference in the lives of students.

Major Renovations Complete at Maryville and Mt. Washington Elementary Schools Mt. Washington Elementary School

During the past year and a half, the interior and exterior appearance of two elementary schools has drastically changed.

Bullitt Central High School Hosts Spring Reading Fling Bullitt Central High School Spring Reading Fling

Dozens of students participated in the annual spring reading fling at Bullitt Central High School.

Hebron's Kimberly Rasner Honored by Chick-Fil-A Hebron's Kimberly Rasner is Honored by Chick-Fil-A

Kimberly Rasner was quite surprised when recognized by Chick-Fil-A of Okolona for a student-written letter.

Wax Museums Allow Students to Become History Maryville Elementary School Wax Museum

Where else can you see George Washington, Rosa Parks, Col. Harland Sanders and Amelia Earhart in the same room?

Roby Elementary School Archery Team Qualifies for World Tournament Roby Elementary School Archery Team

A season of firsts has Roby Elementary School archers aiming high.

Maryville Elementary School Earns STLP Honors Maryville Elementary School STLP  Students

Competing at Kentucky’s Student Technology Leadership Program’s state championship, Maryville Elementary School made an auspicious debut.

2017 Scottish Rite Ceremony 2017 Scottish Rite Scholarship Winners

For the 30th year, the Bullitt County Scottish Rite organization conducted its Student Recognition Program.

2017 Young Authors School and District Winners 2017 Young Authors

Dozens of elementary and middle school students wrote their way to honors during the district’s 2017 Young Author ceremony.

Maddie Johnston Makes History Maddie Johnston

Crossroads Elementary School’s Maddie Johnston is the first student to qualify for the National History Day’s Kentucky competition.

Bullitt East High School Senior Jordan Maloyed's Play Produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville Jordan Maloyed

Jordan Maloyed’s 10-minute play, Not Another Cliché, will be produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville as part of its 12th annual New Voices Young Playwrights Festival April 24-26 at 7:00 p.m. in the Bingham Theatre.

District Network Engineer Andrew Hobbs Honored by Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) Andrew Hobbs received the Outstanding Technical Support Award from KySTE

Andrew Hobbs, Network Engineer for Bullitt County Public Schools, was recognized with the Outstanding Technology Support Award during the closing of the 2017 Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) conference.

Bernheim Middle School Students Qualify for National Jr. Beta Club Convention Bernheim Middle School Jr. Beta Club Students

Bernheim Middle School students Emma Maddox (eighth grade) and Virginia Boyle, Marissa Johns and Leah Johnson (seventh grade) earned honors at the Kentucky Jr. Beta Club convention last month in Lexington.

Eastside Middle School Cheerleaders Earn World Honor Eastside Middle School Cheerleaders

USA Cheer, the national governing body for cheer in the U.S., has announced that Eastside Middle School will represent the U.S. at the International Cheer Union (ICU) Junior World Championship in the newly developed Junior Elite division, which will take place on April 26th, 2017 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida.

Bullitt East in Third Full Year as High School of Business Bullitt East High School of Business

Click on the link to see a WDRB-41 News Story about Bullitt East High School of Business.

 

Schools Awarded Mathematics Achievement Grant Funds Moving Forward logo

Grant funds from the Kentucky Department of Education will be used in the subject area of math at Brooks, Freedom and Pleasant Grove Elementary Schools.

Foundation Awards Over $10,000 in Grants to Schools Foundation Awards Grants to Schools

Students in eight schools will benefit from over $10,000 in grants awarded by the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education.

Hebron Middle School JROTC Panther Corp Hebron Middle School JROTC Panther Corp

Hebron Middle School students in sixth through eighth grades can voluntarily participate in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp (JROTC) Panther Corp Program.

Schools Recognized for Excellence in Physical Education Dennis Minnis

The Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAPHERD) presented awards to several Bullitt County educators during its 2016 fall convention in Lexington.

Students Honored for Red Ribbon/Safe Schools Posters, Essays and Anti-Bullying Efforts District Red Ribbon/Safe Schools Ceremony

The district annual Red Ribbon/Safe Schools awards ceremony recognized dozens of students who drew posters, wrote essays or created videos depicting their stance against harmful substances, peer pressure and bullying.

HVAC Lab Ribbon Cutting at Bullitt County Area Technology Center HVAC Classroom Lab Ribbon Cutting at Bullitt County Area Technology Center

Officials in education, government and the community helped cut the Chamber of Commerce ribbon for the latest classroom addition at the Bullitt County Area Technology Center.

Child Abuse, Neglect and Dependency Training

Child Abuse and Neglect Image from Kentucky Department of EdChild Abuse, Neglect and Dependency Training (click on the words for the link to the Kentucky Dept of Education page)

State law now requires all school employees and administrators to complete Child Abuse, Neglect and Dependency Training.  District deadline is January 18th, 2017. 

Ashley Byrum Named District Grant Writer Ashley Byrum

Getting grant funds for a sizable school system is the focus of new district grant writer Ashley Byrum.

Bullitt East High School Opens Charger Bank The ribbon cutting for Charger Bank

Investing in the future is possible for students and staff at Bullitt East High School thanks to the opening of Charger Bank Savings and Loan.

Doll is a Powerful Tool in the Right Hands North Bullitt High School teacher April Roberts holds the Real Care Shaken Baby Simulator during class

A mannequin is being used in high school Early Lifespan Development (ELD) courses as a teaching tool to demonstrate the devastating effects of shaken baby syndrome, or abusive head trauma.

Dennis Minnis Selected Kentucky Elementary School PE Teacher of the Year Dennis Minnis

Dennis Minnis spent his entire education career in Bullitt County at Maryville Elementary School before moving to North Bullitt High School over the summer.

Sarah Mills Named Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year Sarah Mills

Eastside Middle School seventh grade science teacher Sarah Mills has been named Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year!

Brooks Elementary School Recognized as a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

Brooks Elementary School has been recognized as a Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassador thanks to a comprehensive safety plan created by Custodian Doug McCrary that includes a color-coded map of the building and color-coded signs notifying individuals of Severe Weather Safe Zones throughout the building.

BCHS Football Players Tackle Mentoring Program with SES Little Buddies Bullitt Central Football Mentor Program

In partnership with Bullitt Central High School football, Shepherdsville Elementary School Family Resource Center Coordinator Traci Gould has started a new initiative.

Cedar Grove Elementary School Ignites TNT Initiative

Cedar Grove Elementary School teachers plan on having a blast with a new initiative.

North Bullitt High School's Christine Bickett Earns Presidential Award of Excellence for Mathematics and Science Teaching

North Bullitt High School Teacher Christine Bickett is a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award of Excellence for Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Chris Mason Selected Bullitt East High School Principal

The Bullitt East High School principal selection committee did not look far in choosing a new leader.

Stacey Stults Selected Kentucky Music Educators Association District V Teacher of the Year

The 2016-2017 school year began with special honors for one elementary school music teacher.