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New East End elementary school BCPS New elementary

The district is planning a new elementary school for the eastern area as a replacement for Old Mill Elementary School. Cate Noble Ward of Studio Kremer Architects reported the district is getting a quality facility for a good investment. The new 800 student elementary school was awarded to Redlee Construction and Development, Inc. in the amount of $19,336,000. 

2019-2020 ACT Scores reveal great gains for the district ACT logo

The District Director of Assessment, Data, and Research, Ms. Jan Stone, and Assistant Superintendent of Student Learning Ms. Adrienne Usher, recently presented the district and high school ACT scores. Both educators noticed gains across the board in all subject areas.

Middle & high schools implement new A/B rotational hybrid schedule hybrid learning schedule

Due to COVID-19, BCPS students have been remote learning from home longer than in the regular classroom setting. Ms. Adrienne Usher, Director of Elementary Education, and Ms. Rachelle Bramlage-Schomburg, Director of Secondary Education, proposed an A/B Rotation Hybrid Scheduled for grades 6-12 to the board members.

Spring semester learning model survey BCPS logo

As we continue to navigate the 2020-2021 school year, it is important that we provide our families with input on the learning model for students this coming spring semester, beginning on Monday, January 18, 2021, and ending on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. Similar to this past summer, we want to provide the same learning model selection opportunity.

Remember to exercise all safety precautions, even over the holidays Incubation Timeline

We would like to remind all Bullitt County Public Schools staff and students to continue practicing health and safety habits and social distancing protocols. We have procedures in place to limit contact from student to student on our campuses, but we cannot control what anyone else does outside of the school environment. We need to remember to remain vigilant to the real possibility of being exposed to COVID-19 as we go about our daily lives. 

BCPS after-hours weekly meal pick-up after-hours meal pick-up

Beginning Thursday, October 1, the BCPS Department of School Nutrition will be providing an after-hours meal service method for students in the Bullitt Cloud Academy. In addition, this meal service includes non-school-aged children in the home under the age of 19. The service method will provide a week’s worth of meals -- five breakfast and five lunch meals -- to be picked up at one location one day a week. 

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.


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.

Thankful Turkey builds school community Thankful Turkey

During this pandemic, it has been difficult to continue school traditions due to social distancing and other safety protocols. That is why we are incredibly thankful to still have been able to fill our “Thankful Turkey,” a tradition that debuted during the 2019-2020 school year. 

Student Advisory Committee starts clubs to keep students connected club

With students back to remote learning for the time being, it can be difficult for students to connect with their peers and teachers in a fun way -- not just a curricular way. That is why the Student Advisory Committee is starting a variety of new clubs that will keep students connected during COVID. 

NBHS observes World Kindness Day HMM logo

This year, World Kindness Day was sponsored by SHAPE America, and all PE and Health Teachers nationwide were encouraged to take part. Curriculum was shared with all health and physical education teachers who were willing to sign up and take part through a program offered by SHAPE America called Health Moves Minds

Cover the Cruiser event raises money for holiday assistance cruiser

This year, the Youth Service Center (YSC) teamed up with our School Resource Officer and the Shepherdsville police department for a “Cover the Cruiser” event. This event raised donations for holiday assistance, which provides full Thanksgiving meals to families and supplemental food boxes to students for the Christmas break. 

Girls’ soccer team makes BC history girls' soccer

Congratulations to Bullitt Central’s girls’ soccer team for winning the district championship for the 2020-2021 season! The team won the championship during the 2019-2020 season, as well, for the first time in school history. Winning this season gives the team a back-to-back district win, another first for Bullitt Central history. 

Improvement plans in preparation for the ACT ACT logo

During the 2019-2020 school year, BC implemented two full length practice ACT exams for freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in October and January. Our goal was to provide an opportunity to expose students to a testing environment similar to what they would experience in February and March (freshmen took the PreACT while sophomores and juniors took the ACT). Students received personalized reports and teachers completed item analysis with students to help them understand subject area concepts.

Happy Thanksgiving lil turkey man

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! With the holiday rapidly approaching, we wanted to take a second to express our own thankfulness: that even through the twists and turns of COVID, our students are still working hard with a positive attitude. We know it isn’t easy to consistently be unsure of whether or not we will be learning in-person or virtually, but our students and teachers have overcome each obstacle. 

Student Spotlight 11-20 Student spotlight

This week’s Student Spotlight is on two students that have earned their certifications! Congratulations to Hayden Casey and Ethan Smith, who have both earned the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) for Industrial Maintenance. By achieving this certification, both students are now Transition Ready.

Early Childhood Education students complete required training ABC

Congratulations to five of our Family and Consumer Science (FCS) students who successfully completed their Early Care and Education Orientation Training: Jadin Dizney, McKenzy Hammers, Madison Hammers, Allyson Lawson, and Mercades White. By earning this industry certification, they are one step closer to becoming career ready! 

Charger Connect allows students to reflect and build relationships Charger Connect

BE has officially started our Charger Connect advisory program as a way to help students feel more connected to school and teachers during this uncertain time of remote learning. We have found that, in general, the use of social media, texting, and email as the main modes of communication can cause students to feel disconnected; when adding in the transition to remote learning, the feeling of disconnectedness has been amplified. 

Bullitt East sees gains in 2019-2020 ACT scores ACT logo

Bullitt East is proud to announce that our school experienced significant gains in ACT scores during the 2019-2020 school year. During the summer of 2019, BEHS set out to create a comprehensive action plan to improve the school’s ACT scores. This improvement plan was created through the collaboration of Assistant Principal Nate Fulghum, the ACT committee, district instructional coaches, faculty, and the school leadership team. 

Bullitt County Schools to stay remote through Thanksgiving Jesse Bacon, Superintendent

Bullitt County Public Schools Superintendent Jesse Bacon has announced that the district will remain in remote learning through the Thanksgiving holiday. 

Girls’ Cross Country represents well at KHSAA State Meet girls cross country

A big congratulations to our Bullitt East Girls Cross Country Team, who competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) State Meet this past weekend at Bourbon County Cross Country Park. The team competed in the AAA races. 

MTSS Coach works to ensure students are supported during this time Angela Binkley

COVID-19 has impacted a lot of how we do things here at Bullitt East. As we transition back to remote learning, the staff misses their connections with students. Many parents and students have reached out for help in navigating instruction from home. 

Junior wins KHEAA essay scholarship contest scholarship winner

Congratulations to Bullitt East’s own Tyler Wheatley, junior, who won the “Promote Your School” essay scholarship contest through the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA). 

NBHS promotes Transition Readiness Transition Readiness

BCPS and specifically North Bullitt High School promote the concept of “Transition Readiness.” Student expectations for Transition Readiness are to earn a high school diploma by meeting or exceeding the Kentucky minimum high school graduation requirements and meet requirements of academic or career readiness. There are multiple ways to become academic or career ready during your student’s high school experience. 

NBHS debuts Introduction to Engineering Design PLTW

North Bullitt High School is excited to include a new course in our curriculum: Introduction to Engineering Design (IED), taught by Mr. Shane Wilson. This course allows students to dig deep into the engineering design process, applying math, science, and engineering standards to hands-on projects like designing a new toy or improving an existing product. This is the first year we have offered IED at North Bullitt, and it is open to students of all ages. 

Observing Veteran’s Day veteran's day

This year, we will be observing Veteran’s Day this upcoming Wednesday, November 11. Veteran’s Day is a celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. 

Student Spotlight 11-6 ss

This week’s Student Spotlight is on the Computer Science/Information Technology students. Six students in the CS/IT Pathway earned a certificate or certification this week.

BAMS students create chair under GE Appliances mentors GE project

The Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) students are completing a project under the guidance of engineering mentors at GE Appliances, a Haier company. GE Appliances prides itself on creating great appliances that bring happiness to every household. 

Aviation Science program prepares students to become pilots aviation science

Our Aviation Science program is a great opportunity for students to learn about airplanes and drones. This program prepares students to pass the Federal Aviation written test to get their private pilot license. In this program, students learn how to read maps, recognize weather patterns, and fly desktop simulators. They also learn how to use drones in a commercial operation, preparing them for the written test to become a commercial drone pilot. 

Remote learning continued November 9-13 Jesse Bacon, Superintendent

After working with our district health staff analyzing the number of staff and students under quarantine next week, and after speaking with our local Health Department concerning the status of COVID-19 spread within our community, we are unable to return to in-person learning next week.

Observing Veteran’s Day - BC

This year, we will be observing Veteran’s Day this upcoming Wednesday, November 11. Veteran’s Day is a celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good. 

MNA students take step to becoming certified nursing assistants clinicals

Last week, Bullitt Central MNA students participated in clinicals at a nursing home in Louisville. During clinicals, students work alongside a nursing assistant to take care of residents; this includes feeding them, dressing and bathing them, helping them with elimination needs, and more. 

Boys’ Cross Country finishes 6th at State cross country

A special congratulations to our own Boys’ Cross Country team for finishing 6th at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) State Meet this past weekend at Bourbon County Cross Country Park. 

BC introduces new hybrid A/B model for in-person learning remote learning schedule

Due to rising COVID-19 cases, Bullitt Central will be implementing a new hybrid A/B model for in-person learning. This model will separate students into groups A and B that will rotate between in-person and remote learning. By implementing this hybrid model, there will be less students in the building each day, allowing for individuals to more easily follow social distancing and cleaning protocols in order to better prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

Statement from Dr. Bacon to the Bullitt Community Jesse Bacon, Superintendent

Good afternoon! Over the past several days, we have been working daily with our local health department to continue to monitor the rising COVID-19 incident rate in Bullitt County. The number of positive cases have increased greatly over the last three days. Yesterday, Bullitt County recorded its highest number of new cases at 48 bringing our incident rate to 32, placing us solidly in the Red Zone.

An in-depth look at BCPS Report Card data 2019-2020 KDE logo

On October 14, the Kentucky Department of Education released annual School Report Card Data, as required by statute and under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). For the 2019-2020 school year, we were only privy to limited assessment and no accountability data. This is due to Kentucky’s COVID-19 Assessment Waiver Request to the U.S. Department of Education, which asked for the majority of state testing and accountability calculations to be suspended for the school year. 

Tips for Success in Remote Learning Tips for Success

After years of being accustomed to in-person learning, it’s no secret that transitioning and getting used to remote learning can be an obstacle in your students’ education. When we’re in the school building, there are limited distractions: students know they are coming there to learn and fraternize with friends on breaks.

Happy Halloween! #BullittGetsSpooky

Happy Halloween! While many things have looked different due to COVID-19, we are excited to celebrate a little bit of normalcy with Halloween -- a time to hang out with your families, eat candy, and watch spooky movies. 

Yondr implementation week a huge success cell phone policy

This week was a major feat on many fronts for North Bullitt High School.  Students returned to in-person instruction (an enormous operation for all stakeholders) and we began a cultural shift for students to “Be Here Now!”  Yondr trainers from across the country were present to inform students about the program and the importance of when and where cell phones should be used.  This transition was not a simple task.

Introducing new School Resource Officer SRO

As the new School Resource Officer for the Hillview Police Department, I will be responsible for Zoneton Middle School, Overdale Elementary and Brooks Elementary school. My main objective is to ensure the safety of each student, staff member and the buildings. I will be working closely with each school to ensure we are maintaining a very high level of security and safety. 

Principals Week: North Middle and Elementary Schools North

October is National Principals Month, with October 19-23 designated as Principals Week. We would like to recognize our middle and elementary school principals for the commitment and dedication they bring to their buildings.

Principals Week: Thank You Dr. Lail! Dr. Lail

October is National Principals Month, with October 19-23 designated as Principals Week. We would like to recognize our very own Principal Dr. J Lail for the commitment and dedication he brings to North Bullitt High School.

Implementing new “Central Time” next week BC

Beginning the week of October 26, Bullitt Central will be implementing “Central Time,” an additional period that will allow students to participate in advisory, enrichment, and intervention. The purpose of Central Time is to ensure students are receiving the resources and help they need to be academically successful at Bullitt Central, as well as feeling connected to their peers and teachers. 

Principals Week: Middle and Elementary Schools Central

October is National Principals Month, with October 19-23 designated as Principals Week. We would like to recognize our middle and elementary school principals for the commitment and dedication they bring to their buildings.

Principals Week: Thank You Mr. Miracle! Mr. Miracle

October is National Principals Month, with October 19-23 designated as Principals Week. We would like to recognize our very own Principal Mr. Miracle for the commitment and dedication he brings to Bullitt Central High School.

Pleasant Grove builds outdoor reading garden PG

Pleasant Grove elementary school built an outdoor reading garden for students to de-mask while classes have read alouds. The seating has been placed according to social distancing protocol, allowing students to also use the garden for a mask or snack break.

Sophomore scores highest finish at State Golf Championship in Bullitt East history Macie

Congratulations to Bullitt East’s own Macie Brown! Macie finished third in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) State Golf Championship, shooting a 147, which is three over par. This score is the highest finish for a Bullitt County golfer to date. 

Principals Week: East Middle and Elementary Schools East

October is National Principals Month, with October 19-23 designated as Principals Week. We would like to recognize our middle and elementary school principals for the commitment and dedication they bring to their buildings.

Principals Week: Thank You Mr. Mason! Mr. Mason

October is National Principals Month, with October 19-23 designated as Principals Week. We would like to recognize our very own Principal Chris Mason for the commitment and dedication he brings to Bullitt East High School.

Student Spotlight 10-23 Duncan Steinmacher

This week’s Student Spotlight is on Duncan Steinmacher. Duncan has earned the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10 certification for safety and the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) certification in electrical. 

Automotive program allows students to be ASE certified in two years automotive
Principals Week: Thank You Mr. Clemens and Mr. Vincent! Mr. Vincent & Mr. Clemens

October is National Principals Month, with October 19-23 designated as Principals Week. We would like to recognize our principals Danny Clemens and Darrell Vincent for the dedication and commitment they bring to our schools.

No school Monday, October 19 no school

We will not have school on Bullitt Day, Monday, October 19, due to a teacher professional development day. On Tuesday, October 20, the remaining grades of 7, 8, and 10-12 will return to in-person learning. We can’t wait to have everyone back in our halls -- please remember to wear a mask, wash your hands, and abide by social distancing guidelines in the meantime! 

CARES funding sponsors THRIVE Academy students

First year educators enter a classroom with as much school training as possible, but no amount of college or student teaching can match actual classroom management. This is why the THRIVE Academy exists: to provide the support first year educators need to transition from student teaching to having his/her own classroom. 

BCPS endorses Kentucky Safe Schools Week Kentucky Safe Schools

Bullitt County Judge Executive Jerry Summers today officially proclaimed October 18–24, 2020, as Bullitt County Public Schools Safe Schools Week. 

Kentucky Safe Schools Week is set for October 18–24, 2020. This year's theme is “HEALTHY HABITS, Shield Our Schools!” Bullitt County and the Kentucky Center for School Safety stands on the belief that everybody should enjoy school equally and be treated with respect. Community members, educators, students and parents are encouraged to get involved during Kentucky Safe Schools Week.

KDE releases 2019-2020 School Report Card data KDE logo

This article is an overview of the Kentucky State Report Card process this year. Details on the Bullitt School District’s performance will be included in the next newsletter release.

The Kentucky Department of Education released annual School Report Card data on Oct. 14, as required by statute and under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).

Red Ribbon Week October 19-23 thankful

Red Ribbon Week is the largest and longest running drug prevention program in the United States. In 1985, parents and youth were angered by the murder of Drug Enforcement Administration Agent Enrique Camarena. To symbolize their commitment to raise awareness of the killing and destruction caused by drugs in America, individuals began wearing red ribbons. In 1988, the National Family Partnership sponsored the first National Red Ribbon Celebration. 

Implementing Social Emotional Learning into North Bullitt halls SEL

As a teacher who has worked in the field of health and physical education for the past 23 years I have seen the benefits of implementing (SEL) Concepts not only into PE and health but also into the whole school culture.  Social Emotional Learning is not some new fad educational catch phrase but it is a tested and proven educational concept that can help transform both students and schools as a whole.  

Little Flock Baptist Church builds outdoor learning structures for schools outdoor structure

Little Flock Baptist Church recently built outdoor learning structures for students at various elementaries and middle schools throughout North Bullitt. These learning structures include a deck of a wood platform, covered with shade sails. This will let teachers to take their classes outside on desired days to teach class, either for learning opportunities or to allow students to get some fresh air while learning. 

Fall sports update NBHS Football

We are off to a great start with fall sports! Here is a quick update on what all our teams have been up to... 

Hebron Middle School welcomes new Assistant Principal Assistant Principal McGregor

Hebron Middle School would like to welcome Matthew McGregor as our new Assistant Principal. This is Assistant Principal McGregor’s 24th year in education, most of which were completed in Colorado. 

Additional period added for advisory

Here at Bullitt East, we value our students and the network they create in our halls. For the 2020-2021 school year, we have incorporated a new weekly advisory period, which will allow students to cover a topic on academics, social/emotional learning, Naviance components, and house time. 

Welcome back, freshmen welcome

We’d like to welcome back our Bullitt East freshmen students! Our teachers could not stop raving about how well our students adjusted back to in-person learning after months of virtual learning.

BAMS has great start to the 2020-2021 school year BAMS

The Bullitt Advanced Math and Science Program has had a great start to the 2020-2021 school year. We have two exciting updates from BAMS. 

Electrical Technology program great option for students ACT electrical students

The Electrical Technology program allows students to gain basic skills to enter the electrical fields, including preparing for work in new construction, remodeling, and other electrical fields. Course offerings are intended to promote career pathways to those wanting to enter the industry. Courses cover electrical theory, construction and electrical safety, trade tools and materials, and exposure to the National Electrical Code (NEC) and its use. Students get to explore the NEC Code as it applies to different installations. 

Student Spotlight 10-9-20 student spotlight

This week, we would like to welcome and thank our 9th grade students for the first successful week of in-person learning. It is a hard adjustment going from months of virtual learning back to regular class periods, face-to-face, and the freshmen handled it beautifully. We are excited to have them back on campus, and can’t wait to see what they accomplish for the 2020-2021 school year.

Central Football Homecoming, October 30 Central Football

Bullitt Central Homecoming might look different this year than in the past, but we will still be celebrating our pride for our school! For the 2020-2021 school year, our homecoming theme will be Stronger Together, Cougars Forever -- to remind us all that while it is different, we still get to celebrate being together. 

Girls’ Varsity volleyball team breaks Bullitt Central records

The Bullitt Central girls’ varsity volleyball team has had a record-breaking season so far! As of Monday, October 5, not only did the team hit 11-0, a record Bullitt Central has never seen in volleyball, but they also beat Bullitt East for the first time in 10 years. At this time, 11-0 was the best record in the state of Kentucky. 

Raider Team prepares for National Competition Raider Team

Bullitt Central high school is very proud of our Raider Team, a competitive JROTC team that focuses on technical skills, physical endurance, and conditioning. The primary focuses for Raider training are muscular and aerobic endurance; they run, lift heavy objects, and run some more. The cadets are also becoming experts tying specialty knots, installing and using a one-rope bridge, problem-solving, communication, and teamwork. 

Update from Bullitt Lick Middle School

Bullitt Lick Middle School was excited to welcome our sixth graders back this past week! The students did a great job following expectations of social distancing and wearing their masks, per COVID-19 protocol. We know it can be a difficult adjustment for students going from months of all virtual learning back to in-person learning, especially for students of this age.

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.

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. 

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. 

Return to in-person learning for grades 3-5, 6th, and 9th Monday, Oct. 5. return to in-person

We are excited to welcome our students back to in-person learning! By phasing students back in grade levels, we can better protect everyone. While we would love to welcome all our students back at once, we recognize we are still in the middle of a global pandemic, and the safety of our students, staff, and community members is our top priority. 

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.

K-2 welcome back to school k-2 return

We had a blast welcoming our K-2 students back to school! Not only did the students have fun back in the classroom, but the faculty and staff felt a little bit lighter getting to work with our students in person. Check out some of the photos we took this week. 

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).

BCPS partners with JCTC & Bullitt County Emergency Management Services EMT

Bullitt County Public Schools has come together with Jefferson Community and Technical College to partner with Bullitt County Emergency Management Services in order to offer tuition-free EMT classes to high school students. This program allows students to train to become certified EMTs, as the community currently faces a shortage of local emergency services workers. Students who complete the program are guaranteed jobs with Bullitt County EMS. 

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.

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. 

Now Accepting Online Payments!

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

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. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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