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Digital Driver's License NOW Open DDL

All students in Grades 6th-12th must complete the Digital Driver's License course by September 28th, 2018.  DDL is an online course designed to teach students responsible and appropriate use of technology.  

Login to the Site at https://otis.coe.uky.edu/DDL/launch.php

with Office 365 OR GOOGLE

Bullitt County Recognized for ENERGY STAR Schools ENERGY STAR

Bullitt County was recognized for achieving ENERGY STAR certifications for 18 of their schools at the district’s May board meeting.

Middle School Students Honored by Duke University Talent Identification Program Mt. Washington Middle School Students

Nearly a dozen middle school students have been recognized by the Duke Talent Identification Program with one youth earning both State and Grand Recognition status.

Eastside Art Show Art Show

Support the arts in our community! Stop now till May, 25th to view our artwork on display at The Mt. Washington Public Library.  

US Junior National All-GIrl Elite Team USA Cheer

The US Junior National All-GIrl Elite Team won the GOLD MEDAL at the 2018 ICU World Championships.  They were selected by USA Cheer to represent the USA for the second time in this event.  The JAG Crew, as we like to call them (Junior All-Girl), were named the champions with Finland placing 2nd and Norway placing 3rd.  This was a Back-to-Back Gold Medal for many on this team!  Way to go U-S-A!!  

Click here to see them in action.

Join Eastside Middle to raise money for Cancer Research Relay for Life
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.

Listen to the Band! Santa

Want to see and hear the Eastside Band in action?  Just click this link.  

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


Mums for Sale Mums

Purchase Mum plants to celebrate fall and help build our outdoor learning patio area.
Your payment is due with your order. Orders are due to the school by Thursday September 14th.
Plants will need to be picked up at Eastside Middle School, September 23th from 11am-2pm

Click here for the order form.

2017-2018 Student Assignment/Street Listings School Bus
Eastside Intramurals - Dodgeball! Intramural Sports

The next round of intramural competition will be Dodgeball.  Forms can be picked up in the front office.  You must return a new form, even if you already participated in an intramural sport.  Forms and payment are due by Thursday, Dec. 14.

Click here for the form.

Eat Pizza, Support Cheerleaders Derby City Pizza

From Sunday, January 14th until Tuesday, January 16th, Derby City Pizza Co. will give the Eastside Middle School Cheerleading Team 15% of sales from anyone who brings this flyer/voucher and makes a purchase.  Just right click on the image below save it, and print it out.


State Champions Champs

Both Eastside Middle School Cheer teams are 2018 Kentucky State Middle School State Champions.  Blue team won in the large division and White team won in the medium division.  This is a 6-PEAT for the Blue Team and a 3-PEAT for the White team.

We the People We the People

Eastside Middle was recently named State Champions in the "We the People" Competition.  This was the inaugural year for middle school competition in Kentucky.  These students spent nine weeks working on their assigned unit conducting research and writing speeches to answer critical questions about the Constitution.  The topics ranged from philosophers that influenced the Founding Fathers through citizenship requirements for today's society.  The competition consisted of a four minute prepared speech and six minutes of questioning from a panel of judges.

Hoops for Heart Hoops for Heart

Dear  Eastside, Parents, Staff and Students, 

Thank you so much for participating in our Jump Rope/Hoops For Heart program last year!  Our event this year will be on Thursday Feb 15th at Eastside.   Because you did such a great job raising money to help save lives, I wanted to give you a chance to be the first to join us again. Follow the instructions below to get a jump start and register with our school!

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to EMS! Book Fair

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to EMS! The fair will be open December 4th-December 9th. You can also shop the book fair online!  We cannot guarantee items purchased online will be delivered before Christmas Break!  

Click here to order online!

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.

Students in Grades 6-8 Receiving Chromebooks this School Year Chromebook

To prepare middle school students for learning in the technology age for both college and their future, BCPS students in grades 6-8 are receiving Chromebooks for the 2017-2018 school year.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Students Earn Honors at U of L McConnell Center We the People Event EMS Students

Conveying an in-depth knowledge of civics, students from Bullitt East High School and Eastside Middle School were honored at the Kentucky We the People event last month at the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center.

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.


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.

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

Eight Educators Earn National Board Certification Tiffany Darnell

A total of eight local educators have earned certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards bringing grand total to 87 in Bullitt County Public Schools.

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.

Special In-District Transfers Moving Forward logo


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

Secondary Schools STEM Challenge Secondary Schools STEM Challenge

A paper helicopter sounds simple on the surface.

Open Enrollment Information Kentucky Employee's Health Plan Logo
Stadium Seats Available Stadium Seat

Eastside Stadium Seats are available for a reduced price of $35 each.  These are available at the concession stands at the Boys Home Basketball games.  Contact Coach Lenny Raley at lenny.raley@bullitt.kyschools.us with any questions.  

Sarah Hampton Joins District Technology Department Sarah Hampton

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

Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) Youth Qualify for State Competition Trinity Smith

Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) teams from Maryville and Roby Elementary Schools and an Eastside Middle School youth have qualified for state finals March 2018 at Rupp Arena in Lexington.

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.

Jodi-Grant Jones Named 2017 Health Teacher of the Year Jodi Grant-Jones

Eastside Middle School’s Jodi Grant-Jones has been named 2017 Kentucky Health Teacher of the Year.

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.

Hundreds of Middle School Students Attend JA Inspire JA Inspire

Over 1,000 Bernheim, Bullitt Lick, Eastside, Hebron, Mt. Washington and Zoneton Middle School students participated in Junior Achievement Inspire

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.

Foundation Awards Over $20,000 in Grants to Educational Projects Foundation Logo

Over $20,000 has been awarded in grants to educational projects by the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education.

2017 Very Important Partners Honored 2017 VIP Group Photo

Nearly 40 middle and high school students were recognized as Very Important Partners during a Youth Poster Campaign unveiling ceremony last month at Bullitt Central High School.

Anne Lopez named State Finalist for Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Anne Lopez

Eastside Middle School’s Anne Lopez is one of two Kentucky teachers named state finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching (PAEMST)

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.

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.

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.

Eastside Middle School
6925 Highway 44 East
Mt. Washington, KY 40047

Phone: 502.869.5000

Fax: 502.538.0659


Bus and Car Riders - Doors Open at 7:40 a.m.
Breakfast available from 7:40 - 8:00 a.m.
All students to homeroom by 8:00 a.m.
School Ends at 3:00 p.m.

CSIP Plan 2016