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Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) Youth Earn State Honors

Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) state honors were garnered by several schools at the 2018 State Finals at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

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Sphero Hero State Champs
STLP State Champions

Twenty-eight 5th grade STLP students recently represented Pleasant Grove Elementary at Rupp Arena in the STLP (Student Technology Leadership Program) state competition. Brinley Mondun, Presley Madison and Olivia Strange coded robots to tell a story with different obstacles and scene changes and were STATE CHAMPIONS in Sphero Hero!!!  

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PGE Cinemania
PGE Cinemania

Pleasant Grove's STLP Broadcast crew had 48 hours to create a 3-minute video using a list of elements that were released at 9am on Tuesday.  "They worked together and did a fantastic job coming up with a good script," Mrs. Egan commented.  Click this link to watch the video "March Madness Mishap"  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCAuvLnZklo.  The video will be entered in the state STLP competition and the winners will be announced next Thursday at Rupp Arena!

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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.

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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.

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

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.

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Academic Team
PGE Academic Team District Results

Our academic team did a wonderful job recently at their district competition. Their hard work paid off and they were awarded 2nd place overall! In addition, our Quick Recall team placed 2nd and our Future Problem Solving team placed 4th.

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Snowmageddon Student Photo Contest
Snowmageddon 2018 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

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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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Intermediate STEM challenge winners
PGE STEM Challenge Winners

Pleasant Grove recently had a school wide STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) challenge and two groups were chosen to represent PGE at the District STEM challenge in March.  Congratulations to the following students: 

Intermediate winners:  Vincent Benfield, Kaylee Dries, Jensen Nickell & Avery Wasinger

Primary winners:  Carson Fryrear, Will Egan, Kylie Flaherty, Zoe Mondun

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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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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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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