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Bullitt County Public Schools: The Leader in Educational Excellence
Destination Learning 2017-18 Kindergartners learn how to Copy (Ctrl + C)  and Paste (Ctrl + V) items to disguise their turkey.  Courtney Bass prepares to play Taps after a moment of silence.  PGE students sing Proud to be an American (photo by 5th Grader - Chase Meredith) Steffen Branaham, Ms. Stansbury's son-in-law speaks about the symbol of our flag.  Students introduce Veteran guests at our ceremony.  Red Ribbon Week Poster and Essay Winners 2017 Mrs. Fluhr's storybook characters Fall Festival 2017 Mrs. Underwood's Class watch classmates practice ax throwing skills at Fort Harrod. The Day the Crayons Quit - Halloween 2017 Dot Day 2017 Dot Day at PGE These chess team members earned 3rd place at the Atherton High School Chess tournament.  Welcome Back Parade 2017 Mrs. Wallace (Curriculum Coach), Mrs. Barnett (Counselor), Mr. Johnston (Assistant Principal), Mrs. Whicker (Principal) Mrs. Dowell - Pre-School Kindergarten Teachers - Mrs. Westerfield, Mrs. Yunt, Mrs. Turlington, Mrs. Miller, Mrs. Silas, Mrs. Vinson 1st Grade Teachers - Ms. Cox, Ms. Stansbury, Mrs. Parrish, Mrs. Karrer 2nd Grade Teachers - Mrs. Creek, Mrs. Rakes, Mrs. Kellie, Ms. Buschor 3rd Grade Teachers - Mrs. Chadwell, Mrs. Thomas, Mrs. Bibee, Mrs. Jackson, Mrs. Fluhr Fourth Grade Teachers - Mrs. Lynch, Mrs. Harbin & Mrs. Underwood 5th Grade Teachers - Mrs. Franklin, Ms. Gonzalez, Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Bass Special Area Teachers - Mrs. Bohannon (Art), Ms. Sewell (P.E.), Mrs. Egan (Library), Ms. Kean (Music) Mrs. Price, Ms. Mattingly, Mrs. Rupe, Mrs. Poole, Mrs. Taylor, Mrs. Ashford, Mrs. Crumbacker Math and Reading Specialists - Mrs. Bullock, Mrs. Simms, Ms. Ferrell Front office staff - Mrs. Yunt, Mrs. Durbin, Mrs. Deaton, Mrs. Hurley, Mrs. Atcher 3rd Grade Chorus 3rd Grade Chorus Spring Play - The Hidden Treasure Spring Fling 2017 Track 2017 Morehead Kentucky University Bluegrass Band Students explore different online resources at Family Math Night.  Sarah uses PosterMyWall to design a poster to promote the Kentucky Bluegrass Award.  Jump Rope For Heart $200+ fundraisers get to slime Mr. Johnston.  Squallis Puppeteers teach students about healthy food choices. Mrs. Bohannon with 1st grade Art Club students. Jump Rope for Heart PGE Archery Team Tuesday Trotters
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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

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Board of Education Passes Resolution for Special Session in Frankfort

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.

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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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PGE Poster and Essay Winners
PGE Red Ribbon Week Winners Announced

Congratulations to PGE's Red Ribbon Week Poster and Essay winners!
Kindergarten - Silas - Class Collaboration Effort - Poster
2nd Grade – Buschor - Embree Root - Essay
5th Grade – Franklin – Kamal Harris -Poster

Safe Schools Poster or Essay Winners:
1st Grade – Stansbury - Class Collaboration Effort – Poster
2nd grade – Mrs. Creek – Madison Downs – Poster

3rd grade - Mrs. Thomas - Spires Wantland - Poster
4th grade – Ms. Keeton – Avery Wasinger – Poster
4th grade – Mrs. Harbin – Emma Wallace – Essay
5th Grade – Mrs. Brown – Olivia Strange – Poster

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3rd Place Chess team
PGE K-3 Chess Team earns 3rd Place at Atherton

The following Kindergartne - third graders helped the Pleasant Grove Chess team bring home a third place trophy from the Atherton High School Chess tournament:

Eli Hall

George Thomas

Landon Skaggs

Ethan Byrd

Wyatt Masterson

Conner Pike

Michael Bell

K-5 participants also included Caleb Masterson and Jacob Hendricks.  

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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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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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Mrs. Chadwell, Teacher of the Year
Back to School Parade at PGE


5th Grade Journalist

Friday August 11, 2017, PGE held their 3rd annual back to school parade.  This parade was full of excitement and PGE Dolphins.  We made our way around Wava Drive with this years teacher of the year, Mrs. Chadwell in the lead.   Click read more to continue reading article.  


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

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.

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Lisa Lewis
Lisa Lewis Named District Director of Finance

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

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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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About us

Pleasant Grove Elementary, established in 1997, is located in Mt. Washington, KY.  We take pride in our mission of Inspiring tomorrow's leaders EVERYDAY.  We Believe:

  • A healthy culture yields positive results.
  • Exceeding individual needs ensures success for ALL.
  • Building individual needs ensures success for ALL.  

Principal Melissa Whicker, along with a dedicated staff, supportive families and outstanding students are proud to be a 2014 School of Distinction.  

Pleasant Grove Elementary
6415 Highway 44 East
Mt. Washington, KY 40047

Phone: 502-869-3400

Fax: 502-538-8732


Doors Open at 8:30 AM
School Starts at 9:00 AM
Breakfast available 8:30-8:55 AM
All Students to homeroom by 9:00 AM
School Ends at 3:40 PM

CSIP Plan 2017