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Maryville Elementary School Counselor Kaet Barron Selected Kentucky Representative at the 2017 School Counselor of the Year Program Kaet Barron

The American School Counseling Association has selected Kaet Barron of Maryville Elementary as Kentucky’s only representative for the 2017 School Counselor of the Year Program.

Kindergarten Kickoff is July 26

How about a free dental check-up before starting kindergarten?

High School Drama Departments Present One-Act Plays High School Drama Students Perform a Play

Audiences can enjoy the performances of high school students this weekend as they present a series of one-act plays.

Roby Elementary School Wins $500 in TELL Kentucky Roby Elementary School Received a $500 check from TELL Kentucky

Roby Elementary School was drawn as the first week winner in the 2017 TELL Kentucky Survey.

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

Chromebook Access 24 Program Rollout

Bullitt County Public Schools has started a 1:1 Chromebook initiative called “Access 24”.

Kentucky Open Enrollment 2017 Highlights

2017 MANDATORY Health Insurance Open Enrollment for ALL Employees

Open Enrollment Must Be Completed by ALL Employees by Monday Oct. 24.

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.

Bullitt Central High School Concert Choir Features Voices from the Past and Present Bullitt Central High School Choir

A concert with the current Bullitt Central High School choir and choir alumni is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 10th at 6:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Shepherdsville.

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.

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.

Bullitt East High School of Business featured in Kentucky Teacher Bullitt East High School of Business

Bullitt East High School of Business is the subject of a feature article by Mike Marsee in Kentucky Teacher's online publication:

http://www.kentuckyteacher.org/features/2016/11/business-is-good-for-students-in-project-based-program/

Bernheim Middle School Students Qualify for National Jr. Beta Club Convention Bernheim Middle School Jr. Beta Club Students

Bernheim Middle School students Emma Maddox (eighth grade) and Virginia Boyle, Marissa Johns and Leah Johnson (seventh grade) earned honors at the Kentucky Jr. Beta Club convention last month in Lexington.

Elementary and Middle School Special Open In-District Transfer December 1, 2016-January 15, 2017 Moving Forward

Bullitt County Public School officials have identified six elementary and four middle schools open for transfers for the 2017-2018 School Year

Eastside Middle School Cheerleaders Earn World Honor Eastside Middle School Cheerleaders

USA Cheer, the national governing body for cheer in the U.S., has announced that Eastside Middle School will represent the U.S. at the International Cheer Union (ICU) Junior World Championship in the newly developed Junior Elite division, which will take place on April 26th, 2017 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida.

Bullitt East in Third Full Year as High School of Business Bullitt East High School of Business

Click on the link to see a WDRB-41 News Story about Bullitt East High School of Business.

 

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.

Adrienne Usher Named Director of Elementary Education

Overdale Elementary School Principal Adrienne Usher has been chosen district Director of Elementary Education. She succeeds Terry Price who took an administrative position in Henry County.

Adam Moore Selected to Perform with U.S. Army All-American Marching Band Adam Moore

Bullitt East High School senior and percussionist Adam Moore has been chosen to perform with the United States Army All-American Bowl Marching Band at the Alamodome, Jan. 7th, 2017, in San Antonio, TX.

Foundation Awards Over $10,000 in Grants to Schools Foundation Awards Grants to Schools

Students in eight schools will benefit from over $10,000 in grants awarded by the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education.

Hebron Middle School JROTC Panther Corp Hebron Middle School JROTC Panther Corp

Hebron Middle School students in sixth through eighth grades can voluntarily participate in the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp (JROTC) Panther Corp Program.

Troy Kolb Named Director of Special Education

Troy Kolb has been named Director of Special Education for Bullitt County Public Schools.

Schools Recognized for Excellence in Physical Education Dennis Minnis

The Kentucky Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (KAPHERD) presented awards to several Bullitt County educators during its 2016 fall convention in Lexington.

District Named 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Energy Management Award

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Bullitt County Public Schools with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Energy Management Award for its outstanding efforts to improve the energy efficiency of U.S. buildings and facilities through its actions.

Students Honored for Red Ribbon/Safe Schools Posters, Essays and Anti-Bullying Efforts District Red Ribbon/Safe Schools Ceremony

The district annual Red Ribbon/Safe Schools awards ceremony recognized dozens of students who drew posters, wrote essays or created videos depicting their stance against harmful substances, peer pressure and bullying.

HVAC Lab Ribbon Cutting at Bullitt County Area Technology Center HVAC Classroom Lab Ribbon Cutting at Bullitt County Area Technology Center

Officials in education, government and the community helped cut the Chamber of Commerce ribbon for the latest classroom addition at the Bullitt County Area Technology Center.

High School Students Named 2016 Governor's Scholars

Bullitt County Public Schools will be well represented during the 2016 summer sessions of Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program.

Child Abuse, Neglect and Dependency Training

Child Abuse and Neglect Image from Kentucky Department of EdChild Abuse, Neglect and Dependency Training (click on the words for the link to the Kentucky Dept of Education page)

State law now requires all school employees and administrators to complete Child Abuse, Neglect and Dependency Training.  District deadline is January 18th, 2017. 

Transportation Work Group Progress Noted for 2015-2016 School Year

Just under two years ago, a work group was formed composed of six school bus drivers, Director of Transportation Staci Goedde, Director of Human Resources Jennifer Wooley, Director of Finance Denise Smith, Superintendent Keith Davis and Assistant Superintendent Becky Sexton to discuss recruiting and retaining quality and professional bus drivers.

Ashley Byrum Named District Grant Writer Ashley Byrum

Getting grant funds for a sizable school system is the focus of new district grant writer Ashley Byrum.

Bullitt East High School Opens Charger Bank The ribbon cutting for Charger Bank

Investing in the future is possible for students and staff at Bullitt East High School thanks to the opening of Charger Bank Savings and Loan.

Doll is a Powerful Tool in the Right Hands North Bullitt High School teacher April Roberts holds the Real Care Shaken Baby Simulator during class

A mannequin is being used in high school Early Lifespan Development (ELD) courses as a teaching tool to demonstrate the devastating effects of shaken baby syndrome, or abusive head trauma.

Brenda Pirtle Named Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning

Brenda Pirtle is the new Assistant Superintendent for Student Learning effective Monday, June 6th.

Bullitt Lick Middle School Teacher Dr. Doug Henry Featured in Kentucky Teacher Online Magazine

Call it choose your own adventure history.

District Retirement Ceremony Honors Educators

After investing time working with students, retiring educators are looking down a different path.

District Video

Click on the video about Bullitt County Public Schools: The Leader in Educational Excellence:

Moving Forward
 

School Nutrition Appreciation Awards Luncheon

Lunch Leaders Rock!

Schools Awarded Project Lead The Way Grants

Four elementary and three middle schools have been awarded Project Lead The Way (PLTW) Grants funded by the Bemis Company Foundation.

Dennis Minnis Selected Kentucky Elementary School PE Teacher of the Year Dennis Minnis

Dennis Minnis spent his entire education career in Bullitt County at Maryville Elementary School before moving to North Bullitt High School over the summer.

North Bullitt High School Senior Sophie Cozzolino Honored for her Eco-Art Design

North Bullitt High School senior Sophie Cozzolino has been honored by the Kentucky Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) for her EcoART creation in mixed media.

Sarah Mills Named Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year Sarah Mills

Eastside Middle School seventh grade science teacher Sarah Mills has been named Kentucky Middle School Teacher of the Year!

Bullitt East High School Students Named Global MarketPlace Champions

Bullitt East High School students Jacob Birge, Kitty Harris, Elisabeth Halbauer, Jeremiah Johnson and Jasmine Meeks participated in the Global MarketPlace Challenge and were named Champions.

Brooks Elementary School Recognized as a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador

Brooks Elementary School has been recognized as a Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassador thanks to a comprehensive safety plan created by Custodian Doug McCrary that includes a color-coded map of the building and color-coded signs notifying individuals of Severe Weather Safe Zones throughout the building.

BCHS Football Players Tackle Mentoring Program with SES Little Buddies Bullitt Central Football Mentor Program

In partnership with Bullitt Central High School football, Shepherdsville Elementary School Family Resource Center Coordinator Traci Gould has started a new initiative.

BAMS Student Ishika Patel Selected to attend Morehead State University's Craft Academy

Ishika Patel, a sophomore in the Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) program, will attend The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University this fall.

Casey Sherrard Earns First Place in Writing Contest

Casey Sherrard’s literary piece Through the Window was awarded First Place in the NightWriter’s Writing Contest sponsored by the Bullitt County Arts Council.

Cedar Grove Elementary School Ignites TNT Initiative

Cedar Grove Elementary School teachers plan on having a blast with a new initiative.

Bullitt Central's Maggie Lewis Selected to Two Prestigious Kentucky Schools

Bullitt Central High School sophomore Maggie Lewis has been accepted at both Western Kentucky University’s Carol Martin Gatton Academy and Morehead State University’s Craft Academy.

Bullitt County Scottish Rite Club Honors Students

Dozens of middle and high school students were recognized during the 29th annual Bullitt County Scottish Rite program at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre.

North Bullitt High School's Christine Bickett Earns Presidential Award of Excellence for Mathematics and Science Teaching

North Bullitt High School Teacher Christine Bickett is a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Award of Excellence for Mathematics and Science Teaching.

BAMS Student Garrett Jones Selected to Attend Morehead State University's Craft Academy

Garrett Jones, a sophomore in the Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) program, will attend The Craft Academy at Morehead State University this fall.

Bullitt Central High School FBLA Students Earn First Place in State Competition.

Bullitt Central High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) had two teams earn First Place in the Kentucky FBLA tournament.

Chris Mason Selected Bullitt East High School Principal

The Bullitt East High School principal selection committee did not look far in choosing a new leader.

District Young Author Winners

Dozens of student writers were honored this month at the district’s annual Young Author Ceremony.

Stacey Stults Selected Kentucky Music Educators Association District V Teacher of the Year

The 2016-2017 school year began with special honors for one elementary school music teacher.

Amy Cuenca Hired as District Technology Integration Specialist

Amy Cuenca has joined Bullitt County Public Schools as a Technology Integration Specialist.

AnneMarie Landry Selected Nichols Elementary School Principal

AnneMarie Landry is the newest Nichols Elementary School Knight to occupy the principal’s office following the retirement of Sheri Hamilton.

Katie Stephens Selected Bernheim Middle School Principal

After one year working as Bullitt Central High School assistant principal, Katie Stephens has the opportunity to lead her own facility.

Bullitt Lick Middle School teacher Doug Henry Earns Doctorate

Doug Henry has earned a doctorate from the University of Phoenix for his successful defense of his dissertation, The Effect of Public Military Academies on Africa-American High School Graduation Rates in Chicago: A Delphi Study.

Matthew Treadway Chosen to Lead Freedom Elementary School

Freedom Elementary School staff and students will greet a new principal during the 2016-2017 school year with the selection of Mathew Treadway by the SBDM council.

Dana Brown Selected Overdale Elementary School Principal

Dana Brown has been named Overdale Elementary School Principal following the departure of Adrienne Usher as the district Director of Elementary Education.

Bullitt Alternative Center Earns Program of Distinction Status for Second Consecutive Year

The Bullitt Alternative Center has achieved Program of Distinction status in Kentucky for the second consecutive year.

Amazing ACT Growth Puts District Ahead of State Average

High school juniors posted an ACT composite score of 19.9 this school year, up 7/10th of a point while across the state, the average composite score increase by 1/10th point to 19.5.

Crossroads Elementary School Awarded Grant to Implement The Leader in Me trailblazers

Crossroads Elementary School has been selected from hundreds of schools across the country to receive a $47,684 grant to implement The Leader in Me, FranklinCovey’s whole-school transformation process for teaching 21st century leadership principles and skills to K-12 students.

Rachelle Bramlage-Schomburg Named Director of Secondary Education

North Bullitt High School bids adieu to administrator Rachelle Bramlage-Schomburg as she becomes district Director of Secondary Education.

Willie Foster Named District Director of College and Career Readiness and Innovative Programs

Bullitt County Public Schools has named Willie Foster the new district Director of College and Career Readiness/Innovative Programs.

Schools Earn Gold Student Technology Leadership Program Status

Overdale and Roby Elementary, along with Bernheim Middle School, earned first time Gold Status for their Student Technology Leadership Programs.

Industrial Maintenance Advanced Manufacturing Lab

With the financial support of GE Appliances and Amatrol, Bullitt County Public Schools has opened a state-of-the-art Industrial Maintenance Advanced Manufacturing Lab at the Bullitt County Area Technology Center.

Chris VerDow Named North Bullitt High School Principal

Chris VerDow has been named North Bullitt High School Principal and began his new duties April 11th.