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NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

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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Immunization
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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Bullitt County Board of Education
January 2018 is School Board Recognition Month

Kentucky will again observe January as School Board Recognition Month and the Bullitt County Public School District is joining in the celebration.


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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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Nichols Elementary School Will Be Represented at 2018 National Reading Recovery Conference

Nichols Elementary School Reading Recovery/Read to Achieve teacher Heather Brewer Allen has been awarded a $1,000 grant to attend the 2018 Reading Recovery Council of North America K-6 National Literacy Conference Feb. 17-20 in Columbus, OH.


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IMPORTANT IMMUNIZATION CHANGE!

Important immunization changes are outlined in 902 KAR 2:060 for 2018-2019 school year.  Please note the following changes in order for your child to attend school:   


 

  • Effective July 1, 2018:  ALL students in kindergarten through twelfth grade must show proof of having received two doses of Hepatitis A vaccine to attend school.  These 2 shots must be given 6 months apart.  Please DON’T DELAY in getting these started.  Students will need to have the first dose before January and the second dose by July 1st.  This is a NEW school requirement.  Therefore, if your child has already been vaccinated, the school will need the certifications showing proof in order to enroll your child for the 2018-2019 school year.   

 

  • Students aged 16 years or older must show proof of having received two doses of Meningococcal vaccine to attend school.   If the first dose of meningitis vaccine was received at age sixteen (16) years or older, the second dose is not required for school entry. 

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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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BCPS Begins Search for New Superintendent

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.


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

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.


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Adrienne Usher
Adrienne Usher Selected Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning

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


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UPCOMING EVENTS

Remembering Our Past

Photograph of old reading textbook and original Nichols' School building.

 

Nichols Elementary
10665 Highway 44 West
West Point, KY 40177

Phone: 502-869-2600

Fax: 502-922-3372

Hours:

Bus Riders - Front Doors open at 8:40 AM
Car Riders - Back Doors open at 8:40-9:10 AM
Breakfast available daily from 8:40-9:10 AM
All students should be in their homeroom by 9:10 AM.
School Ends at 3:50 PM

Office Hours - 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

CSIP Plan 2016