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  • News for Education

    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
    Foundation Fundraiser is February 9 You can share some love with the Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education by purchasing tickets to its annual fundraiser. The 2019 Valentine Gala is Saturday, Feb. 9 from 7:00 p.m. until midnight at the Paroquet Springs Conference Centre in Shepherdsville. Tickets are $60 per person (plus tax) and can be ordered by calling Sharon ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    Foundation Awards nearly $16,000 in Grants to Schools The Bullitt County Foundation for Excellence in Public Education has awarded $15,990 in grants to schools. The largest award of $2,000 was distributed to five recipients:  Kindergarten Literacy Project for Mt. Washington Elementary School teacher Jena Ralston.  Project What I Need (WIN) for Cathy Pinkston’s second grade class at ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest, Education, Community, Chamber
    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
    National Board Certification Earned by Eight Educators Add eight more Bullitt County Public School educators who achieved certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Lebanon Junction Elementary School leads the Class of 2018 with five newly minted nationally certified teachers: Fourth grade teacher Michael DiEnno is nationally certified in ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Education, Chamber, Community
    Wednesday, January 09, 2019
    Cedar Grove Elementary School’s Heather Hodges Earns 2019 Kagan Winter Academy Scholarship Fifth grade teacher Heather Hodges of Cedar Grove Elementary School is one of only 37 educators internationally selected for a Kagan Winter Academy Scholarship. “I am very excited to be able to travel to Las Vegas in February for the Winter Academy,” Hodges exclaimed. “I will bring back the ideas from ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release
    Tuesday, January 08, 2019
    BEHS FBLA Students Teaching Essential Skills Bullitt East High School Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) students recently wrapped up five weeks teaching essential skills with Old Mill Elementary School fourth and fifth grade students sponsored by Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana. FBLA Adviser Kyle Downs said FBLA allows students to increase business knowledge, leadership skills and ...read more
    Categories: Press Release, Human Interest, Education, Community, Chamber
    Monday, January 07, 2019
    “Evie” Vanderpool’s Drawing Selected for VSA Kentucky’s Traveling Student Art Exhibit A basket of apples drawn using a black marker then painted with watercolors by Crossroads Elementary School student Sherbitu Evangeline “Evie” Vanderpool was selected for VSA of Kentucky’s A Matter of Perspective Traveling Exhibit. The artistic creation by the seven year-old daughter of Robert and Sarah ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community, Education, Human Interest, Press Release