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Elementary School Students Earn Work Ethic Certificates Elementary School Students Earning Work Ethic Certificates

Over 50 elementary school fifth grade students qualified for the first annual Work Ethic Certification.

Hebron Middle School JROTC Cadet Awards HMS HROTC Cadet Awards

JROTC Cadets at Hebron Middle School were presented several Leadership Awards for their outstanding efforts during the 2017-2018 school year.

Bullitt County Scottish Rite Club Honors Students Scottish Rite Club Honors

Dozens of middle and high school youth were honored for their academics during the 31st annual Bullitt County Scottish Rite Club Student Recognition Program with generous support from A.A.S.R. Valley of Louisville and Kosair Charities.

Old Mill Elementary School's Shane Ritter Wins AARP/KRTA Grandparent of the Year Essay Shane Ritter

Old Mill Elementary School fifth grade student Shane Ritter used personal circumstances to pen an award-winning essay about his grandmother, Kathy Lynn Thompson.

BCPS Students Selected as 2018 Governor's Scholars NBHS Governor's Scholars

A busy academic summer is in store for high school juniors selected as 2018 Governor’s Scholars.

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.

Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) Youth Earn State Honors MES STLP

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

North Bullitt High School's Christine Bickett Honored in Frankfort as a Kentucky Teacher of the Year Semifinalist Christine Bickett

North Bullitt High School Mathematics Teacher Christine Bickett was recognized in Frankfort as one of nine semifinalists for Kentucky Teacher of the Year.

Students Make History in State Competition Students Make History

All eight Bullitt County Public School elementary students participating in Kentucky’s National History Day competition in Lexington earned honors.

Maryville and Mt. Washington Elementary Schools Recognized for Energy Efficiency KSBA Award

Major renovations at two elementary schools resulted in substantial energy cost savings and state recognition.

Bullitt Lick Middle School Encourages the Public to Run for Freedom BLMS Run for Freedom

Eighth graders have taken on the role of activists and organized a Run For Freedom to bring attention that modern day slavery still exists.

Riverview Opportunity Career Readiness Center Students Qualify for Kentucky Lt. Governor Entrepreneurship Challenge Finals ROC CRC Students

Freshmen Career Readiness Center students Jamisen McCrary, Preston Trundy, Kyle Callahan and Zachary Fust earned Second Place during Regional Competition of the annual Kentucky Lt. Governor Entrepreneurship Challenge and will compete at Finals in Lexington on Saturday, April 28.

Tonya Hill Named Roby Elementary School Principal Tonya Hill

The new principal at Roby Elementary School is Tonya Hill.

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.

Kendra Cox is First BCPS TAPP Student to Reside at Family Scholar House Kendra Cox

Kendra Cox and her two year-old son Brayden took big steps toward independence by recently moving into the Family Scholar House on Cane Run Road in Louisville.

Arts Week at Maryville Elementary School Presented by Fund for the Arts NeXt Program Fund for the Arts logo

The arts are alive all the time (especially April 16-20) at Maryville Elementary School.

Maggie Lewis Prepares for Future with Debate Trip to Qatar Maggie Lewis

Gatton Academy Class of 2018 Senior Maggie Lewis put her Arabic skills to use during a recent trip to Qatar, a sovereign country in Western Asia.

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 Land Spots in Initial JCTC Geospatial Class Geospatial Class at JCTC

Five high school juniors are enrolled this semester in the nation’s first Geospatial Class offered at Jefferson Community and Technical College’s Southwest Campus.

BCHS Drama Club Presents Shrek The Musical JR. Shrek The Musical JR.

Nasty will be nice and Bullitt County will be ogre-the-moon when Bullitt Central High School drama club students present their production of Shrek The Musical JR. beginning March 16, it was announced by Freddie Gershon, CEO of Music Theatre International (MTI).

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.

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.

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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.

Students Selected for 2018 KMEA Orchestra Seth Mitchell

Four high school musicians auditioned and qualified for the Kentucky Music Educators Association (KMEA) All-State Band and Orchestra Concert in February.

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.

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.

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

 

Bullitt East High School Director of Bands Trevor Ervin Honored with 2018 Phi Beta Mu Young Bandmaster Award Trevor Ervin

Bullitt East High School Director of Bands Trevor Ervin was honored with the 2018 Phi Beta Mu Young Bandmaster Award during the Kentucky Music Educators Annual Conference in March in Louisville.

Open Enrollment Information Kentucky Employee's Health Plan Logo
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.

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.

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.

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

BEHS Senior Sean Woods Named a National Merit Scholarship Finalist Sean Woods and BEHS Principal Chris Mason

Bullitt East High School senior Sean Woods is a National Merit Scholarship Finalist.

North Bullitt High School JROTC Cadets to Honor Veterans 2016  NBHS JROTC Veterans Day Ceremony

The North Bullitt High School JROTC Battalions Operations Officer, Operations Assistant, and Executive Officer organize and host an annual Veterans Day ceremony.

Request for Proposals Moving Forward Logo

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS

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Guaranteed Energy Savings Contracts

 

GESC Addendum 1 (District Expectations)

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.

Administrators Selected to Participate in Leadership Institute for School Principals Chris Mason

Several Bullitt County Public School administrators from each grade level have been selected to participate in the Kentucky Chamber Foundation’s Leadership Institute for School Principals.

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.

2017-2018 Student Assignment/Street Listings School Bus
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

Nichols Elementary School Will Be Represented at 2018 National Reading Recovery Conference Heather Allen works with Samuel Burnett

Nichols Elementary School Reading Recovery/Read to Achieve teacher Heather Brewer Allen has been awarded a $1,000 grant to attend the 2018 Reading Recovery Council of North America K-6 National Literacy Conference Feb. 17-20 in Columbus, OH.

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.

Superintendent Screening Committee Receives 10 Applications Moving Forward Logo

The Superintendent Screening Committee has received 10 applications

Secondary Schools STEM Challenge Secondary Schools STEM Challenge

A paper helicopter sounds simple on the surface.

Summer Food Service Program Summer Food Service Program
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.

Sarah Hampton Joins District Technology Department Sarah Hampton

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

Be Aware of Telemarketers Making Calls Using the Bullitt County Public Schools Caller ID Telemarketer

Bullitt County Schools has been notified that some telemarketers have been placing calls using the Bullitt County Public Schools caller ID. This is known as “spoofing” and we have no control over this. We want to ensure the community is aware of this practice and to warn you not to give out personal information to someone that may be using our district name in their caller ID. If you get a call, you could let it go to voicemail, then if it is our district, you could respond as needed. More details can be found by going to www.fcc.gov, and searching for spoofing or stop unwanted calls or texts.

 

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.

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.

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.

Bryan Flachbart Selected Cedar Grove Elementary School Principal Bryan Flachbart

Cedar Grove Elementary School’s new principal is Bryan Flachbart.

Sheri Hamilton Selected District Director of Elementary Education Sheri Hamilton

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.

Bullitt Central High School Inducts 11 into 2017 Hall of Fame 2017 Bullitt Central High School Hall of Fame Inductees

The fifth annual Bullitt Central High School Hall of Fame ceremony featured the induction of 11 individuals.

Three BCPS Leaders Receive Awards from the University of Louisville College of Education and Human Development Raymond Yaksic, Sarah Oros and Keith Davis

Bullitt County Public Schools Superintendent Keith Davis, Bullitt Lick Middle School Assistant Principal Raymond Yaksic, and sixth grade Language Arts teacher Sarah Oros have earned recognition from the University of Louisville.

Eli Manns Drawing Selected for VSA Kentucky Traveling Exhibition Eli Manns

Crossroads Elementary School student Eli Manns’ drawing Colorful Tree was selected as one of VSA Kentucky’s traveling exhibit in November at the Galt House East in Louisville.

Austin Hibbard Pens Powerful Piece on Child Abuse Austin Hibbard

Putting an end to child abuse is a mission for Crossroads Elementary School fourth grade student Austin Hibbard.

Transportation Technology Fields Trips from School Districts Eddie Clan at a TeamWorks Computer

A computer system called TeamWorks which tracks work orders, inventory and maintenance has garnered attention from several Kentucky school districts.

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

Larry Steinmetz Named State Journalism Director for JEA Larry Steinmetz

Bullitt East High School’s English Dept. Chair Larry Steinmetz has been named the State Journalism Director for the Journalism Education Association (JEA).

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.

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.

Bullitt East High School's Darrell Vincent Contributes Engineering Knowledge to KDE Darrell Vincent

Project Lead The Way Engineering Master Teacher Darrell Vincent has been selected to continue to serve on the task force working on Engineering curriculum, standards, and certifications with KDE.

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.

Cougar Buddies Return to Mentor Shepherdsville Elementary School Students Cougar Buddies at Shepherdsville Elementary School

Inspired by a successful first season, high school students from Bullitt Central’s football team are back to mentor Shepherdsville Elementary School students.

Joe Shepherd Takes the Wheel as District Director of Transportation Joe Shepherd

The new face in charge of a fleet of school buses is Joe Shepherd.

JOM Donates Socks and Shoes to Shepherdsville Elementary School Students JOM Sock and Shoe Donation to SES

For the second consecutive year, JOM employees have put their best foot forward at Shepherdsville Elementary School.

KASHRM President Jennifer Wooley Reflects on State Conference KASHRM President Jennifer Woioley

Kentucky Association of School Human Resources Managers (KASHRM) President and BCPS Director of Human Resources Jennifer Wooley wrapped up her second state conference in Lexington to glowing reviews.

Bullitt East High School Senior Sean Woods Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist Sean Woods

Bullitt East High School senior Sean Woods has been named a 2017 National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.

Schools Welcome Administrator Shannon Hall Shannon Hall

Shannon Hall is the new principal of the Bullitt Alternative Center, Riverview Opportunity Center and Spring Meadows Children’s Home.

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.

Daniel Mullins Named Lebanon Junction Elementary School Principal Daniel Mullins

The new principal at Lebanon Junction Elementary School is a familiar face to Bullitt County.

Michele Grey Named 2017 Kentucky DARE Teacher of the Year Michele Grey

Old Mill Elementary School fifth grade educator Michele Grey whole heartedly believes in the Drug Abuse Resistance Education program.

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.

Bullitt East High School Marching Band Earns Major Honor Bullitt East High School Marching Band

  The Bullitt East Marching Band was named Grand Champion at the 14th Annual Eagle Classic at Eastern High School on September 16th.

Crossroads and Freedom Elementary Schools Earn Dollar General Store Literacy Grants Dollar General Store Icon

Crossroads and Freedom Elementary Schools have been awarded Dollar General Store Literacy grants.

MCAKY Makes Major Donation to Bullitt County Area Technology Center MCAKY Donation

The Mechanical Contractors Association of Kentucky (MCAKY) has donated $5,000 to the Bullitt County Area Technology Center.

Ashley Andriot and Christine Bickett Lending Their Knowledge Serving on State Education Panels Christine Bickett of NBHS

A pair of educators have been picked to share their knowledge on state standards.

Mt. Washington Public Library Donates Furniture to Old Mill Elementary School Old Mill Elementary School students in Sara Thornsberry's class do their school work while sitting on furniture donated by the Mt. Washington Public Library

The recent opening of a new public library in Mt. Washington was of great benefit to Old Mill Elementary School.

Robyn Clemens Publishes Book Available on Amazon Robyn Clemens

Lebanon Junction Elementary School Arts and Humanities teacher Robyn Clemens has written a book that is available online.

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)

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.

Bullitt East High School Project Lead The Way Total Eclipse Viewing Experience BEHS PLTW Eclipse Viewing

Despite Bullitt County Public Schools’ classes being cancelled for the Aug. 21st total solar eclipse, a group of Bullitt East High School students traveled to Franklin, KY to witness the celestial event.

Erik Huber Selected Bullitt Central High School Principal Erik Huber

Erik Huber looks forward to Aug. 9th when he will greet Bullitt Central High School students as their new principal.

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.

Students Selected to Attend Governor's School for the Arts Hunter Trammell and Ella Witt

Ella Witt and Hunter Trammell were accepted into the 2017 Kentucky Governor’s School for the Arts.

The Dream Express Provides Free Books to Kids The Dream Express

Bullitt Lick Middle School Curriculum Coach Lynette Ward and her husband, David, are living a dream by taking a bus filled with books to various locations where kids can browse through an assortment of titles.

Kevin Connors Named Bullitt Lick Middle School Principal Kevin Connors

Early August was a time of transition as students returned to their classes and a new administrator took over at Bullitt Lick Middle School.

Ann Ford Selected Zoneton Middle School Principal Ann Ford

The 2017-2018 school year will begin with Ann Ford as Zoneton Middle School’s new principal.

Shawn Pickett Selected Mt. Washington Middle School Principal Shawn Pickett

Having spent his entire professional career (26 years) at Mt. Washington Middle School, Shawn Pickett is now the top General following the retirement of longtime administrator Dr. Denise Allen.

Eastside Middle School STLP Earns Gold Status STLP Kemtucky

It took a PowerPoint presentation reflecting on Student Technology Leadership Program (STLP) year for Eastside youth to attain Gold Status.

New Leadership at Shepherdsville Elementary School Patrick Durham

Patrick Durham was selected as Shepherdsville Elementary School’s Principal.

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.

Lee Barger Named District Director of College and Career Readiness/Innovative Programs Lee Barger

The new Director of College and Career Programs/Innovative Programs is former Bullitt Lick Middle School Principal Lee Barger.

Mattie L. Owens Courtyard Dedication Mattie Owens Courtyard Dedication

The outside learning environment in the center of Roby Elementary School has a new name.

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.

Mt. Washington Middle School Earns Re-Designation as a School to Watch 2017 School to Watch Banner

In 2010, Mt. Washington Middle earned the lofty distinction of being named a Kentucky School to Watch.

Eastside Middle School's Jennifer Faith Named 2017 Kentucky History Teacher of the Year Jennifer Faith

Kentucky’s 2017 History Teacher of the Year is Jennifer Faith of Eastside Middle School.

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