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BCPS students will receive free meals through 12/31/2020 free meals

The BCPS Department of School Nutrition now has the flexibility from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to operate their food service department under the Summer Feeding Supplement Program (SFSP) policies.

Anonymous Tipline available for students and families facing in-home challenges prevention

The ongoing pandemic has thrown schools and students into uncharted waters, forcing many students to learn remotely for several months. Educators, mental health providers, and child protection professionals across the country are very concerned about the safety and welfare of children who have been in the home since March due to the pandemic. 

Fall sports: what are the rules for spectators?

The fall sports season is upon us, and it is unlikely to be like any season we have ever experienced. All of us at Bullitt County Public Schools believe that sports are a vital piece of a well-rounded student experience. 

BCPS is headed back to school! BCPS is headed back to school

We are excited to welcome our students back into our halls! Below is the plan for phasing grade levels back into schools.

Welcome back, Bullitt County! Jesse Bacon, Superintendent

This isn’t the way we would like to return to school. In a perfect world, our staff and students would be reconnecting in-person in our buildings. Of course, 2020 isn’t a normal year. While we wish we could be together in-person, the safety of our staff, students, and community is our biggest priority. Starting remote allows us to protect our community, and it gives us time to reopen safely. 

FAQs FAQs

We have prepared this page of FAQs to address questions regarding the upcoming 2020-2021 school year. With the still-present global pandemic, we understand there are many uncertainties and concerns about what is happening now and for the rest of the year. It has been especially challenging to confirm any details for the future as we do not know what tomorrow will look like.

Exploring the Graduate Profile Graduate Profile Logo

Bullitt County Public Schools (BCPS) aim to inspire and equip our students to succeed in life. In order to do so, we have created a Graduate Profile, which details our guide to what we believe a young adult needs to be successful in today's rapidly-changing world. These are our six personal pillars that we intend to teach and encourage throughout your student's journey at BCPS. 

NBHS introduces cell phone free policy Yondr

North Bullitt High School (NBHS) will be cell phone free during instructional time during the 2020-2021 school year. Our new cell phone policy was passed by the Kentucky School Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council in March, 2020. 

Our Eagle family farewell & hello

As you all might have heard by now, Angie Burnett will be ending her journey here at North Bullitt and opening up a new chapter. We will miss her good work, her pleasant personality, and her Eagle Spirit! There are not enough words to describe the impact she has had on the students, staff, and families of North. We wish you all the best, Angie! 

Naviance introduced as new program for students Naviance

For the 2020-2021 school year, we will be using Naviance, a program used by many schools across Kentucky and the nation. This program will be utilized to meet Individual Learning Plan (ILP)/graduation requirements for the state. 

Mindfulness during the school day mindfulness

This year, we have welcomed mindfulness into our staff’s days at school. Each week we now have two days with times set aside for staff to clear their minds. On Mindful Mondays, staff has the opportunity to do a mediation, yoga, or a mindfulness activity. On Wellness Wednesdays, staff can walk outside to get fresh air, exercise, or whatever else might be needed to clear their minds during the middle of the day. 

More time for intervention, enrichment, advisory advisory

For the 2020-2021 school year, Bullitt Central will be following a new schedule, including an additional period that will be used for intervention, enrichment, or advisory. We have added this period in order to give students who need help understanding material in a core class extra time and instruction, and allow students who are comprehending the material in the normal class time a chance to attend a class or lesson of his/her choice. 

Implementing new one lunch period food

Here at Bullitt Central, we are really focusing on maintaining the One Family Cougar Strong atmosphere. Before the pandemic hit, we were experimenting with different ways to give our students more choices, and create this family atmosphere. We want to start treating our students as the young adults they are and give them responsibilities -- to be kind, respectful, and clean up after themselves. 

Bullitt County Dispatch donates essential dispatch equipment donations from Bullitt County Dispatch

Bullitt East would like to thank the Bullitt County Dispatch for donating dispatch equipment to the students of our Law Enforcement pathway. The Dispatch donated all equipment necessary for students to learn how to be dispatchers, which entails receiving messages and organizing the movement of people or vehicles in emergency situations. 

Welcome back, fall sports sports

Fall sports are back! We are happy to begin athletics again, including cross country, football, golf, volleyball, and soccer. At this time, tickets are limited due to mandated COVID safety guidelines. We are grateful for all our fans who attend events with their masks on. We need to continue the “mask up” policy throughout all fall sports events. Staying masked up allows our athletes to keep playing, and for our students and event attendees to remain safe during the time of this pandemic. 

Student Spotlight 9-25 Scrogham, Ashley

This week, our Student Spotlight is on Ashley Scrogham. Ashley has completed her National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) certificate in Industrial Maintenance, and will be finishing her NCCER in Carpentry this 2020-2021 school year.

Welding pathway sees much success welding pathway

This is Kevin Benet’s third year as the instructor for the welding pathway at the Area Technology Center. In the welding pathway, students learn and practice different types of welding, blueprint reading, and different types of cutting processes that can be used. 

Preparing to return to school return to in-person

We are finally returning to school in person in October! Here at Bullitt Schools we are excitedly preparing for our students’ arrival back to our halls. We will be phasing in our students in order to help students assimilate back into in-person schooling more easily, and allow students and staff to adjust to the new health and safety guidelines. 

ACT Resources for Bullitt Central parents and students ACT resources

Do you have a sophomore or junior who is planning on taking the ACT this year? It’s never too early to start preparing. There are five ACT test dates remaining in this school year:

We're headed back to school! reopening dates

We’re finally headed back to school! While it has been a pleasure teaching your students remotely, we can’t contain our excitement thinking about having everyone back in the building. We might be headed back to school, but the safety of our students, staff, and community members is still our top priority.

Welcome back, Bullitt Central! Steve Miracle, principal

Welcome back to school, Central students, faculty/staff, and parents! This may not be the traditional way to start a school year, but all of us at Bullitt Central High School are excited to be back in session. Although we wish we could be together in person, the safety of our staff, students, and community is our biggest priority. Starting remote allows us to protect our community, and it gives us time to reopen safely.

Welcome back! welcome back!

Welcome back to school, everyone! This is a far cry from a traditional start to the school year, but we can’t express enough how happy we are to be back in session. Although we wish we could be together in person, the safety of our students, staff, and community is our biggest priority. Starting remote allows us to protect our community, and it gives us time to reopen safely. 

Student Spotlight Bryan Weller & Cameron Cox

This month, we’d like to recognize Bryan Weller and Cameron Cox, both seniors at Riverview Opportunity Center and the Bullitt Co. Area Technology Center. 

Welcome back, Bullitt East! Charger Nation

Welcome back to school, Bullitt East students, staff, and parents. This may not be the traditional way to start a school year, but all of us at Bullitt East High School are excited to be back in session. Although we wish we could be together in person, the safety of our staff, students, and community is our biggest priority. Starting remote allows us to protect our community, and it gives us time to reopen safely.

The Big Arrows the big arrows

Bullitt East prides itself on its people: the students it teaches, the faculty and staff it houses, and the community it thrives in. We have always had a tremendous community core with unrivaled support. During the 2019-2020 school year, the faculty and staff sat down to discuss what we value as active members in the community, and what we think is important to impress upon the students of Bullitt East.

New ACT Resources for Bullitt East Parents and Students ACT logo

Do you have a sophomore or junior who is planning on taking the ACT this year? We have exciting news. Bullitt East is now offering two helpful resources to prepare your student for the test.

Welcome back, North Bullitt!  Dr J Lail

Welcome back to school, North Bullitt students, staff, and parents. This may not be the traditional way to start a school year, but all of us at North Bullitt High School are excited to be back in session. Although we wish we could be together in person, the safety of our staff, students, and community is our biggest priority. Starting remote allows us to protect our community, and it gives us time to reopen safely.

PBIS encourages positive behavior expectations PBIS logo

At North Bullitt, we value not only our students' education, but their growth as future community members with an impact on society. We reflected on our expectations for ourselves and what we believe should be passed down to the future generations, and created the acronym SOAR.

New Teacher Cohort program introduced apple

This school year, we have introduced a new program called “New Teacher Cohort.” This program allows teachers to guarantee their preparedness for the school year and address any issues or gaps, such as securing the necessary supplies, educating on specific school-based traditions, and double-checking on any procedures and tasks. 

All BCPS Students Will Continue Receiving Free Meals Through 12/31/2020 Free Student Meals

The BCPS Department of School Nutrition now has the flexibility from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to operate their food service department under the Summer Feeding Supplement Program (SFSP) policies.

Tara Haddaway Hired as a New Licensed Clinical Social Worker for BCPS Tara Haddaway

The safety and health of students in grades pre-Kindergarten through 12 is always a top priority.

Subscribe to e-newsletter E-newsletter

We are excited to announce we are implementing new e-newsletters this year to help keep you informed about what is happening in the Bullitt County Public School District. Click HERE to subscribe.

PE Teachers and Students Raise Nearly $40,000 for American Heart Association American Heart Association

Thinking of others during a stressful time will benefit the lives of many.

Karla Elliott Earns Kentucky Book Award Grant Karla Elliott

Bernheim Middle School Library Media Specialist Karla Elliott has earned a Kentucky Bluegrass Award grant from the Kentucky Association of School Librarians (KASL).

National Attention for Eastside Middle School Students Eastside Eagle

Something positive about the pandemic.

Freedom Elementary School's Jaimie Johnson Partners with Bullitt County Libraries for Story Time Yoga Story Time Yoga

Children’s book author Theodor Seuss ‘Ted’ Geisel inspired Freedom Elementary School special education teacher Jaimie Johnson to organize and present virtual Story Time Yoga in partnership with Bullitt County Libraries.

Betty Jo Davis Selected Brooks Elementary School Principal Brooks Principal Betty Jo Davis

After investing time as an Instructional Coach and the Assistant Principal, Betty Jo Davis now ascends to the lead administrative position at Brooks Elementary School.

Now Accepting Online Payments!

MSB    BCPS now accepts online payments for Chomebook and Repair Fees!  Access MySchoolBucks Here

Bus Stop Meal Delivery School Bus

School meals are FREE beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8th! If you are not yet on our Bus Stop Meal Delivery list and would like to begin receiving FREE MEALS for your children, please complete this FORM. Please allow 48 hours after submission of this form to begin receiving meals.

Curbside Pick-Up for School Meals Curbside Meals

The Department of School Nutrition is offering daily curbside pick-up for school meals. Updated information can be accessed at this LINK.

Dr. J Lail Selected North Bullitt High School Principal NBHS Principal Dr. J Lail

North Bullitt High School’s new principal, Dr. J Lail, cited a personal reason he wanted to work in the district.

Kevin Fugate Named District Director of Information and Technology Kevin Fugate

Kevin Fugate has been selected District Director of Information and Technology after serving as Brooks Elementary School Principal.

Danny Clemens Named Principal of BAC/ROC/SMCH Danny Clemens

The new administrator for the Bullitt Alternative Center, Riverview Opportunity Center and Spring Meadows Children’s Home is Danny Clemens.

BCPS 2020 Graduation Celebrations 2020 NBHS Graduation

The graduation class of 2020 made history as the first set of seniors, and hopefully the last, to receive their diploma during the taping of our unusual ceremony due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Jason Baragary Named Shepherdsville Elementary School Principal SES Principal Jason Baragary

The transition should be smooth.

James Slaven Named Cedar Grove Elementary School Principal CGES Principal James Slaven

James Slaven took the helm of Cedar Grove Elementary School July 1.

Todd Crumbacker Selected District Director of Food and Nutrition Services Director of School Nutrition Services Todd Crumbacker

After working in Bullitt County elementary schools, Todd Crumbacker has been selected for a district position.

Bullitt County EMT Dual Credit Program Ambulance

In an effort to ‘grow local paramedics’, Bullitt County Emergency Management Services is partnering with Bullitt County Public Schools and Jefferson Community and Technical College to offer tuition-free EMT classes to interested high school seniors.

North Bullitt High School 2020 Governor's Scholars NBHS 2020 Governor's Scholars

Here is a profile of North Bullitt’s Governor’s Scholars: Jessica Bickett, Morgan Daubard, and Abigail Cook.

Bullitt East High School 2020 Governor's Scholars BEHS 2020 Governor's Scholars

Each Bullitt East High School 2020 Governor’s Scholar is profiled in this press release. They are Savannah Childress, Jacob Frakes, Olivia Proctor, Lukas Kiesewetter, Addison Pruitt, Lily-Anne Echols and Bailey Korfhage.

 

BCHS and BAMS Program 2020 Governor's Scholars BAMS and BCHS Governor's Scholars

Meet the talented Bullitt Central and Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) Program students selected to participate in this summer’s Kentucky Governor’s Scholars (GSP) Program: Sara Eversole, Emma Maddox, Macy French and Ernest Walls, IV

Andrea Rock Returns as District Energy Auditor District Energy Auditor Andrea Rock

A familiar face returns to the role she originated in Bullitt County Public Schools.

Elementary School Students Assigned Chromebooks for 2020-2021 School Year Chromebook

Every elementary school student in Bullitt County Public Schools will be assigned a Dell Model 3100 Chromebook starting with the 2020-2021 school year.

Bullitt Alternative Center's Emily Norton has Poem Published BAC Teacher and Poet Emily Norton

Penning poetry is an outlet for Emily Norton.

Perfect School Attendance for 13 Consecutive Years BCHS Graduate Destiny Jones

Bullitt Central High School seniors Destiny Lynn Janet Jones and Chase Lovell and North Bullitt High School senior Jillian Holman did not miss a day of school during their entire school career.

Adrienne Usher Presented Outstanding Leader Award at 2020 KySTE Conference KySTE Leader Award

Bullitt County Public Schools Assistant Superintendent Adrienne Usher knows the value of educational technology in the classroom.

Making Masks from Home Using 3-D Printing Technology of Nichols Elementary School Nichols PPE Masks

Nichols Elementary School Secretary/Bookkeeper Stacey McNames was working with fifth grade students on their end of the year career project when the coronavirus pandemic forced all educational facilities to close.

Freedom Elementary School Recognized as a Model Professional Learning Community at Work FES PLC Banner

Freedom Elementary School has been recognized by Solution Tree for its sustained success in raising student achievement.

District Adopts Core Values BCPS Core Values

With input from community stakeholders and the blessings of the Bullitt County Board of Education, a new set of Core Values has been established.

Aspiration Statements for Bullitt County Public Schools Aspiration Statements

According to Superintendent Jesse Bacon, aspirations define the future the district seeks.

Bullitt County Public Schools Graduate Profile BCPS Graduate Profile

After investing 13 year of study in public education, what does a high school senior do when presented a diploma?

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