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Bullitt County Schools Seeks Public Comment Regarding Communications Moving Forward Logo

The Bullitt County Board of Education has commissioned a community voice survey to determine strengths and opportunities for the district’s communications and is seeking public comment for the work.

BCPS New APP

NEW BCPS APP LAUNCHES!

Are you interested in receiving up to date information from NES?  Then look no further!

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School District Recruitment Fair is April 17 2017 School District Recruitment Fair

The annual District Recruitment Fair is Tuesday, April 17th from 4:00-6:00 p.m. at North Bullitt High School.

District Elementary School STEM Challenge District Elementary School STEM Challenge

Primary and intermediate students who claimed victory in their respective school Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Challenge brought their skill sets to the district competition.

Dr. Keith Davis Presented F.L. Dupree Outstanding Superintendent Award Dr. Keith Davis Presented F.L. Dupree Outstanding Superintendent Award

Dr. Keith Davis was honored with the F. L. Dupree Outstanding Superintendent Award during the Kentucky School Board Association’s annual conference March 2 in Louisville.

KySTE Conference 2018 Features Several Local Speakers (and one Very Nice Award!) KySTE 2018 Conference

The annual Kentucky Society for Technology in Education (KySTE) features a variety of speakers including several district experts.

Mr. Jesse Bacon Selected Bullitt County Public Schools Superintendent Jesse Bacon

With a unanimous vote of the Bullitt County Board of Education, Mr. Jesse Bacon has been selected among four finalists as the new superintendent beginning July 1, 2018.

Vote for BAMS to Win WHAS 11 Inspiring Curiosity STEM Contest BAMS

Vote daily for the Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) Program to win the WHAS 11 Inspiring Curiosity STEM Contest. You will need to log in using your work email to vote.

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

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.

Snowmageddon 2018 Student Photo Contest Snowmageddon 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

Finalists Named for Bullitt County Public Schools Superintendent Moving Forward logo

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

Sarah Hampton Joins District Technology Department Sarah Hampton

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

Important Immunization Changes for 2018-2019 School Year Immunization

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.

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

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

Sheri Hamilton Selected District Director of Elementary Education Sheri Hamilton

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.

Nichols Elementary School Will Be Represented at 2018 National Reading Recovery Conference Heather Allen works with Samuel Burnett

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.

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. 
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.

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
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.

2016-2017 End of Year Parent Survey

 Please take a minute to complete the 2016-2017 End of School Year Parent Survey.  We appreciate your responses!  https://goo.gl/forms/dnt5BVLNZwhWMTI02

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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.

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