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School and District Red Ribbon Winners District Red Ribbon Ceremony

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.

Limited Redistricting Proposal for 2018-19 Moving Forward Logo

 

Limited Redistricting Proposal (CORRECTED) for 2018-19

 

The following is a proposal to reduce student crowding at schools in the eastern part of the county, especially Pleasant Grove Elementary and to more effectively utilize classroom space in the northern part of the county, will be submitted to the Board of Education for consideration at its November 27, 2017 regular meeting. See the attached link for the specific proposal and streets that would be affected should this be approved. There is a limited public comment period near the beginning of each regular business meeting of the Board of Education.   

 

2017-18 Proposal To Reduce East Area Crowding

 

Special In-District Transfers Moving Forward logo

SPECIAL IN-DISTRICT TRANSFERS

Parents may make application December 1 through January 15, for a student transfer in accordance with Board Policy to attend an Elementary or Middle School identified as accepting transfers for the next school year

Board of Education Passes Resolution for Special Session in Frankfort Moving Forward Logo

By unanimous action, the Bullitt County Board of Education authorized Superintendent Keith Davis to close schools for one day if Gov. Matt Bevin calls a special session concerning pension reform, so that staff members may, if they choose, attend the session and speak with legislators about the public pension issue.

BCPS Sets Standards and Limits for Communication Moving Forwad Logo

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

BCPS Begins Search for New Superintendent Search

The Bullitt County Board of Education is seeking a visionary leader who has the ability to develop effective relationships that builds trust with all stakeholders by demonstrating professional integrity, valuing employee input while modeling the values of the community and school district.

District Energy Savings in a Decade = $5.5 Million ENERGY STAR

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.

Physical Fitnessgram Kits Donated to District PE Teachers with Fitnessgram Kit Items

Fostering the belief physical fitness is essential to a well-rounded education, over $15,000 in materials has been donated to Bullitt County Public Schools.

Open Enrollment Information Kentucky Employee's Health Plan Logo
Crossroads and Freedom Elementary Schools Earn Dollar General Store Literacy Grants Dollar General Store Icon

Crossroads and Freedom Elementary Schools have been awarded Dollar General Store Literacy grants.

Jedi of the Month Sept JOM

September SOM

Seated – Morgan Hendricks, Rylee Southerland, Jacob Stout, Katherine Perry

Second row – Justin Emberts, Hayden Shawver, Caden Smith, Paxton Willis, Lucas Speer.

Third row – Lily Miles, Madison Emberts, Mckenzie Gilmore, Callie Pryor, Reece Williams, Cade Cruise, Molly Johnson.

Fourth Row – Madison Elmore, Corey Masters, Landon Congleton.

Not Pictured: Caleb Gwinn.

Adrienne Usher Selected Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning Adrienne Usher

Current Director of Elementary Education Adrienne Usher has accepted the position of Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning following the retirement of Brenda Pirtle.

2017-2018 Student Assignment/Street Listings School Bus
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.

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.

Summer Food Service Program Summer Food Service Program
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.

Retiring Teachers Honored at District Ceremony 2017 Retiring Teachers

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

March Students of the Month SOM March

Freedom Elementary School-- March Students of the Month

Seated: Abigael Stringer, Matthew Floyd, Dylan Clark, Nick Cordoba, Michael Richardson

2nd row: Zoie Sanders, Kynlee Richardson, Amelia Latz, Alyvia Boone

3rd Row:  Bella Dunn, Lexie Geralds, Cambron Eddings, Deming, Chea, Maxwell Yearwood, Sion Ek, Jace Powell,

4th Row: Trenton Hartlage, Kamryn Avery, Corey Vance.

Not Pictured:  Lauren Hartsell

 

 

 

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

February Student's of the Month February SOM

SOM- Freedom Elementary School – February

Seated: Josh Garner, Karlie Humphrey, Emma Bell, Caydence Pendleton

2nd row: Derek Badgett, Dugan Curtsinger, Noel Bannon, Chase Williams, Jayden Seay, Audrey Elmore.

3rd Row:  Lily Miles, Olivia Rodgers, Kierra Heflin, Brylee Denney, Taryn Snook, Carsyn Frensley,Josh Lax

Not Pictured:  Baylee Stewart

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.

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.

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.