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2019-2020 School Year Calendar Survey Moving Forward Logo

2019-2020 Calendar Survey

You are invited you to take the 2019-2020 Calendar Survey at:  https://goo.gl/forms/FVh7Y0Bz8kE6G9Ld2

The Survey will close Thursday, November 8th, at 8:00 a.m.

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Request for Proposals Moving Forward Logo
Important Information About Chromebook Deployment Access 24 Chromebook

Chromebook deployments will be handled at each individual school this year. Contact your child’s school for questions regarding dates and times for distribution of Chromebooks for this school year.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


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.

Hebron Middle School JROTC Cadets Celebrate Veterans Day 2017 HMS Veterans Day Ceremony

The Hebron Middle School JROTC Panther Corps will organize and host an annual Veterans Day ceremony Friday Nov. 9 at 1:00 p.m.

Megan Terry Named MSU's outstanding Senior Woman in Agriculture Megan Terry

Bullitt East High School teacher Megan Terry returned to her Bullitt County roots with quite an honor.

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


ISTE Ladies Road Trip (Alice Keeler, Lisa Dabbs, and Christine Pinto) PRESENTATION ISTE Ladies Road Trip Graphic

OPEN to ALL KY Educators - held in Bullitt County, KY

#ISTE Ladies Road Trip Tour Stop 

featuring Alice Keeler, Lisa Dabbs, and Christine Pinto for KY Educators

When:  Friday, June 22nd from 9 AM - 12 PM

Where:  Bullitt Central High School, Bullitt County, KY

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.

2019 Important Open Enrollment Information KEHP Logo
Volunteers Needed for Mock Interviews ROC Mock Interviews

Bullitt County Public Schools is hosting a 10th-grade mock interview event at Bullitt East and Bullitt Central High Schools on November 20th. Mock Interviews is the capstone event of our Essential Skills program for 10th graders.

Dallas Branham Dances His Way to State and National Beta Club Honors Dallas Branham

Bullitt Central High School junior Dallas Branham earned First Place in Special Talent at the Kentucky and National Senior Beta Convention.

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.

McKendree University - Bullitt County Public Schools Scholarship McKendree University
District Officials Share Knowledge and Talent at National Conferences Sarah Smith

One of the best learning methods is to listen to those who have ‘been there, done that.’

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.

Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) Cohort 8 Students Earn Lab Coats BAMS Cohort 8 Students

Beaming with pride, Cohort 8 students in the Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) program earned their lab coats during an evening ceremony last month.

Request for Proposals Moving Forward Logo



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.

Julie Leston Selected Mt. Washington Elementary School 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.

Bullitt County Retired Teachers Association Donates Books to Schools BCRTA Book Donation to Schools

What does it mean to be a retired educator?

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.

Joni Britt Chosen North Bullitt High School Principal Joni Britt

North Bullitt High School Assistant Principal Joni Britt has been selected as the new leader following the retirement of Chris VerDow.

READ Foundation Allows Lebanon Junction Elementary School Class to See Disney's Aladdin Stage Play Kimberly Hickey's Class

Lebanon Junction Elementary School recently participated in a reading challenge through the READ Foundation in Louisville.

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

Darrell Vincent Selected Bullitt County Area Technology Center Principal Darrell Vincent

Darrell Vincent is departing Bullitt East High School after a 23-year teaching career to become the new principal of the Bullitt County Area Technology Center.

Tony Roth Named District Director of Transportation Director of Transportation Tony Roth

New Bullitt County Public Schools Director of Transportation Tony Roth cited three things of interest when applying for the position.

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.

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

with Office 365 OR GOOGLE

Bullitt Advanced Math and Science (BAMS) Program Seniors Hannah Wells and Jenna Sharp are National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists Hannah Wells and Jenna Sharp

Hannah Wells has been named a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist.

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.

Bullitt Lick Middle School Student Brooklyn Pierce Raises Funds for New Music Stands Brooklyn Pierce

Trombone player Brooklyn Pierce smiled with pride and tapped her foot with the momentum of the music.

Bullitt East High School Senior Jake Keys a National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist Jake Keys

Bullitt East High School Senior Jake Keys has earned National Merit Scholarship Semifinalist status.

Sarah Hampton Joins District Technology Department Sarah Hampton

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

Bernheim Middle School Students Place Wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery Arlington National Cemetery

As part of their eighth grade trip to Washington, DC, Bernheim Middle School students Emma Lucas, Olivia First, Isabella Nix and Zach Shofner participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery.

Cedar Grove's Bryan Flachbart Selected for Leadership Institute for School Principals Bryan Flachbart

Cedar Grove Elementary School’s Bryan Flachbart has been selected to participate in the 2018 Kentucky Chamber of Commerce’s Foundation Leadership Institute for School Principals.

Meet Josie Jane, Cedar Grove Elementary School's Therapy Dog Cedar Grove therapy dog Josie Jane with some students and staff

Cedar Grove Elementary School students and staff have bonded with Josie Jane, an Aussie Doodle certified therapy dog.

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.


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.

Shepherdsville Elementary School Students Honored on Posters SES PEP Students

“All Around Awesome” aptly describes 15 Shepherdsville Elementary School fifth graders who now appear on Preparing Early Partner (PEP) posters.

Chick-fil-A Partnering with Bullitt Alternative and Riverview Opportunity Centers Chick-fil-A at Riverview Opportunity Center

Business partnerships with schools are a win-win for all involved.

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.

Nichols Elementary School Students Recognized on Posters Nichols PEP Students

Nichols Elementary School fifth grade students Bella Connor, Rylee Carr, Gracie May and Wyatt Yates were selected to appear on Preparing Early Partner (PEP) posters.

Jamisen McCrary's String Art Creation Earns Multiple Honors Jamisen McCrary's String Art

Jamisen McCrary’s string art of a gear garnered him the following honors:

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.

Bullitt Central High School Inducts 10 into 2018 Hall of Fame BCHS 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees

Bullitt Central High School’s Hall of Fame grew by 10 individuals in 2018.

Ann Louise Hance Named Maryville Elementary School Principal Ann Louise Hance

Ann Louise Hance was fortunate enough to get a sneak peek at Maryville Elementary School while serving as the Summer LEAP Coordinator.

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.

Pleasant Grove Elementary School's Kyle Baird Honored with KET Young Writer's Award PGES' Kyle Baird and family

Kyle Baird is the only Bullitt County Public School student recognized by Kentucky Education Television with a 2018 Young Writer’s Award for Archer’s Confidence.

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

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.

Bullitt East High School Alum Laura Acevedo Speaks to Current Students About Engineering Laura Acevedo in Darrell Vincent's Class

What is college life really like?

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.

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.

North Bullitt High School's Ange Burnett Earns Kentucky State Fair Blue Ribbon for Scrapbook Ange Burnett

North Bullitt High School clerical assistant Ange Burnett decided at the very last minute to submit her Scrapbooking Page to State Fair judges. She was awarded with a Top Prize.

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.

North Bullitt High School's Teaching and Learning Pathway Features a Full Class North Bullitt Students in the Teaching and Learning Pathway Class

Over a dozen North Bullitt High School students are working hard in an educational pathway class to one day earn the title of being a teacher.

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.

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.

District Awarded $54,000 WHAS Crusade for Children Grant Crusade for Children Logo

Bullitt County Public Schools was awarded a $54,000 grant from the 65th annual WHAS Crusade for Children.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

Trinity Money Embarked on the UPS School to Work Experience Thanks to Bullitt East High School Graduate Blake Allen Trinity Money at UPS

Attending the annual Bullitt East High School college fair, junior Trinity Money was already working at Panera Bread but wanted something different.

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.

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.

Bullitt East High School Senior Logan Calhoun Shares His School to Work Experience at UPS Logan Calhoun working at UPS

It took only one visit from United Parcel Service representatives for Bullitt East High School Senior Logan Calhoun to make a logistical decision.

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.

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.

Maryville Elementary School Happiness Quilt Seen by Thousands at Kentucky State Fair Maryville Elementary School Happiness Quilt

Among the many attractions at the Kentucky State Fair was a happiness quilt created by Maryville Elementary School counseling students.

Tonya Hill Named Roby Elementary School Principal Tonya Hill

The new principal at Roby Elementary School is Tonya Hill.

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.

Work Ethic Certification Available to Students Work Ethic Poster

The importance of a good work ethic cannot be underestimated.

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.

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.

Father and Son Emphasize Career and College Readiness to Freedom Elementary School Fifth Grade Students Paul Rippy speaks to Olivia Rippy's students

Michael Paul Rippy Jr. was Bullitt Central High School’s top 2018 graduate and is majoring in Finance as a University of Kentucky freshman.

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.

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.

Kali Ervin is Newest District Technology Integration Specialist Kali Ervin

Timing can be a weird and wonderful element in a professional educator’s career.

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.

Crossroads Elementary School Awarded 21st Century Community Learning Center Continuation Grant 21st Century Community Learning Center Logo

Crossroads Elementary School has received a major 21st Century Community Learning Center continuation grant from the Kentucky Department of Education.

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.

Ruth Esterle Named District Director of Pupil Personnel Ruth Esterle

Maryvillle Elementary School Principal Ruth Esterle has been named Director of Pupil Personnel following the retirement of Pat Smith-Darnell.

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.

Beau Johnston is the new Pleasant Grove Elementary School Principal Beau Johnston

After two years working as the assistant principal at Pleasant Grove, Beau Johnston has been chosen to lead the elementary school following the retirement of Melissa Whicker.

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.

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).

Kevin Fugate Named Brooks Elementary School Principal Kevin Fugate

Brooks Elementary School’s new Principal is Kevin Fugate.

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:


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.

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