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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.

http://whas.secondstreetapp.com/WHAS-11-Inspiring-Curiosity-2018/gallery/

Kindergarten Kickoff is July 24 2017 Kindergarten Kickoff

There is no event better than Kindergarten Kickoff on Tuesday, July 24th at 5:00 p.m. at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre for incoming pupils and their parents to prepare for that first day of class.

Julie Leston Selected as MWES Principal Julie Leston

     Julie Leston is bringing her skill set in mathematics as the new Mt. Washington Elementary School Principal following the retirement of Terri Lewis.

     “I was extremely honored to be hired as the next MWES principal,” she said.

     Leston has been in education 20 years, the past 3½ as Willard Elementary School Principal in School District U-46 in Elgin, IL.

     According to the website, School District U-46 serves more than 39,000 children in grades preK-12 in 11 communities, including Bartlett, Elgin, Hanover Park, South Elgin, Streamwood and Wayne and portions of Carol Stream, Hoffman Estates, St. Charles, Schaumburg and West Chicago. The District ranks as the second largest in Illinois with 40 elementary schools, eight middle schools, and five high schools.

Infinite Campus NEW APPS for Parents and Students! Infinite Campus NEW APPS Introduction Video

New Infinite Campus Apps for parents and students!

Great news! Infinite Campus has created two new apps: Campus Student (for students) and Campus Parent (for parents). These apps provide real-time access to grades, assignments, attendance, schedules, announcements and more. For more information regarding the Mobile App, please click here to visit the IC website

September 17: Apps Available for Download

The apps will be available for download on Monday, September 17 in the App Store and Google Play. Be sure to access and use this press kit to promote the new apps.

Infinite Campus Students and Parents Access on Web

MWES Principal Selection Stakeholder Survey Survey clip art

Dear Mt. Washington Elementary School Community,

 

Mt. Washington Elementary's Site-Based Decision Making Council is now in the process of selecting a leader for Mt. Washington Elementary School.  We would like to gather input from our community.  Please click on the following link below and complete a short survey.  The council will collect and analyze the results and will use them to determine the criteria by which the next principal will be selected.  This survey will be open until Friday, June 8, 2018 at 11:00 PM.

 

MWES Principal Selection Stakeholder Input Survey

 

Thank you very much for your assistance and your ongoing support of Bullitt County Public Schools. 

2019 Important Open Enrollment Information KEHP Logo
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.

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.

District Energy Savings of $931,000 in 2017-2018 School Year ENERGY STAR

Thanks to awareness and conservation, Bullitt County Public Schools avoided $931,000 in energy costs during the 2017-2018 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mt. Washington and Pleasant Grove Elementary School Chess Teams Earn Honors Connor Edmondson

Mt. Washington and Pleasant Grove Elementary School chess players made winning moves during the Kentucky Chess Association’s annual tournament hosted by North Bullitt High School.

Work Ethic Certification Available to Students Work Ethic Poster

The importance of a good work ethic cannot be underestimated.

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

Bullitt County Public School Bus Driver Mike Mabry Earns Kentucky State Fair Blue Ribbon for Honey Mike Mabry

A Blue Ribbon from the Kentucky State Fair is a very prestigious honor.

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.

Mt. Washington and Pleasant Grove Elementary School Chess Teams Earn Honors MWES Chess Player

Mt. Washington and Pleasant Grove Elementary School chess players made winning moves during the Kentucky Chess Association’s annual tournament hosted by North Bullitt High School.

Mt. Washington Elementary School Renovation and Energy Savings Featured on National Department of Energy Website Mt. Washington Elementary School

Mt. Washington Elementary School can be seen at the following link on the Department of Energy’s website as a National Showcase Project:

https://betterbuildingssolutioncenter.energy.gov/showcase-projects/mt-washington-elementary-school.

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.

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

SIGN-IN with Office 365 OR GOOGLE

Influenza Update Sick

By now, you have probably noticed news stories regarding flu symptoms on the rise.  Influenza (also known as flu) is a very common respiratory disease.   Influenza is not what is commonly referred to as the “stomach flu”, which is a term used by some to describe illnesses causing vomiting or diarrhea.  Flu is caused by a virus and there are two main types labeled as A or B.  Within each type there are many related strains which can change every year.  This is the reason a person can get influenza more than once.    As we try to keep our students healthy during this flu season, we want to share some information, signs and symptoms, and how we can all work together to decrease the spread of  flu.        

Bellarmine Literacy Project Continues a Successful Journey Bellarmine Literacy Project Graduates

The Bellarmine Literacy Project is a professional learning collaborative initiative with a focus to provide teachers with the expert knowledge and tools to identify and address a child’s diagnostic and prescriptive needs related to the five components of reading (phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency and comprehension).

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.

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

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 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.

Sarah Hampton Joins District Technology Department Sarah Hampton

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mt. Washington Elementary
9234 Highway 44 East
Mt. Washington, KY 40047

Phone: (502) 869-3000

Fax: (502) 538-2744

Hours:
Bus Riders: Doors open at 8:30 am
Car Riders: Doors open for drop off 8:30-9:00 am
Breakfast Served: 8:30–9:00 am
School Begins at 9:00 am
School Ends at 3:40 pm