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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.

Limited Redistricting Proposal for 2018-19 Moving Forward Logo

 

Limited Redistricting Proposal (CORRECTED) for 2018-19

 

The following is a proposal to reduce student crowding at schools in the eastern part of the county, especially Pleasant Grove Elementary and to more effectively utilize classroom space in the northern part of the county, will be submitted to the Board of Education for consideration at its November 27, 2017 regular meeting. See the attached link for the specific proposal and streets that would be affected should this be approved. There is a limited public comment period near the beginning of each regular business meeting of the Board of Education.   

 

2017-18 Proposal To Reduce East Area Crowding

 

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.

PGE Red Ribbon Week Winners Announced PGE Poster and Essay Winners

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

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

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.  

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
Peeler Card Fundraiser to purchase Playground Equipment at PGE Playground Equipment from Peeler Card Fundraiser

This is just a reminder to all parents that our Peeler Card fundraiser is still going on! If you choose not to participate in this fundraiser, please return peeler card to school... 
 

2017-2018 Student Assignment/Street Listings School Bus
Summer Food Service Program Summer Food Service Program
Summer Reading at PGE Summer Reading

Be sure to make reading a part of your summer fun!!!  Here are some tips to prevent the summer reading slide.  Prove to me you read all summer and you’ll have a ticket to a popsicle party when we return!!! Click this link to download and print the summer reading calendar http://www.bullittschools.org/docs/building/20/summer%20reading%202017.pdf?id=568576.

 

 

Retiring Teachers Honored at District Ceremony 2017 Retiring Teachers

The teaching profession is one where educators make a difference in the lives of students.

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

Jump Rope For Heart Friday Jump Rope For Heart 2016

PGE students will have the opportunity to participate in Jump Rope For Heart on Friday, February 17 after school until 5:30.  This event benefits the American Heart Association and students learn the importance of taking care of their heart and the importance of helping others.  Students can ask people for donations in person or set up an online account by going to heart.org/jump.  If you are searching for Pleasant Grove for online account, be sure to enter Mount (not Mt. Washington) in your search.  All checks should be made payable to The American Heart Association.  

Special Area Days
February Special Area Color Days
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
6 - Green 7 - Red 8 - Orange 9 - Yellow 10 - No Color
13 - Green 14 - Red 15 - Orange 16 - Yellow 17 - Green
20 - No School 21 - No School 22 - Red 23 - No Color 24 - Orange
27 - Yellow 28 - Green 1 - Red 2 - Orange 3 - Yellow

 

Schools Awarded Mathematics Achievement Grant Funds Moving Forward logo

Grant funds from the Kentucky Department of Education will be used in the subject area of math at Brooks, Freedom and Pleasant Grove Elementary Schools.

Academic Team Scrimmage Results Quick Recall Team

Congratulations to our academic team for a fantastic performance in the scrimmage against Crossroads, Mt. Washington and Old Mill.  Thank you to our Coaches; Mr. Reister (who is so dedicated that he was at the scrimmage with his first grandchild on the way), Mrs. Brown, Mrs. Underwood, Mrs. Fluhr, Mrs. Chadwell and the many volunteers who made the scrimmage run smoothly.  Read more to view the results.  

January 2017 is School Board Recognition Month Board of Education

Across the state this month, local school board members, including those in the Bullitt County school district, will be saluted by their administrators, faculty, staff, students and community members during Kentucky’s observation of School Board Recognition Month.

Welcome Ms. Dupree Ms. Dupree

PGE is excited to welcome Ms. Emily Dupree to our staff.  She is our new 5th grade teacher and brings such energy and enthusiasim.  Mrs. Wallace has changed her role as classroom teacher and is now our new curriculum coach.  Continue reading for a message from Ms. Dupree.    

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

BY PAIGE HALBROOK

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.  

 

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.

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.

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.