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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.

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.

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

Scholastic Book Fair is Coming!

Our Scholastic Book Fair is coming March 2nd - 10th!  We're so excited to see what Camp Read S'More is all about.  We will be passing out a ticket for each book purchased and asking students to write down a name of a school adult on the back.  We will do a drawing when book fair ends to see who will get to play a game of PIE FACE with MRS. LANDRY!  It can be anybody from the lunchroom monitor, to our janitor, or maybe their classroom teacher.  The game will be played during a celebration so everybody can watch.  If you would like to preview a few of the books that will be here check out this link:  CAMP READ S'MORE

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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