E.g., Friday, July 3, 2020
E.g., Friday, July 3, 2020

Smith has been in education for nearly 20 years. 

Bonds started at Mill Creek in 2005 as an Exceptional Child Education teacher.

LaQueisha Bonds has spent virtually her entire career at Mill Creek Elementary School. Now she will be leading the school. Bonds has been appointed as the permanent principal at Mill Creek after serving as its interim principal since February.

Online gathering to highlight plan to bring choice to students in west Louisville

Programs will allow district to continue engaging, supporting students throughout summer

Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is offering multiple summer learning opportunities to continue engaging and supporting students while school is out.  The programs are being held as virtual experiences, although the district will make every effort to host face-to-face learning late in the summer if circumstances change.

Food program will continue through the summer

May 22, 2020 – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) today served its one millionth meal to students at its emergency food sites, hitting the milestone for providing free breakfasts and lunches while schools have remained shuttered due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  District officials also announced that meals would continue at the locations with the same schedule through the summer.

The plan includes improvements to facilities, leadership development, and more. 

The Jefferson County Board of Education (JCBE) took a significant step towards investing in Kentucky’s largest school system.  Board members say the action taken at Thursday’s special meeting allows for Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) to create educational equity for all students, build new facilities and further support teachers.

Dr. Pollio surprises students at their homes with award blitz

Seneca senior will attend University of Michigan-Dearborn, major in biology on pre-med track

May 20, 2020 – By the time Deja Andrews started high school, she had already attended five elementary and three middle schools, “ping-ponging back and forth” between her mother’s and grandparent’s homes in Louisville and Michigan.

The frequent moves and instability chipped away at her self-esteem and made it difficult to make friends and nurture relationships.

Programs accepting applications for 2020-21 school year

May 20, 2020 – Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is accepting applications for JCPS Early Childhood Education programs for the 2020-21 school year.  The programs are open to children who will be 4 years old on or before Aug. 1, or children who will be 3 years old on or before Aug. 1 and have a diagnosed disability.  All applicants must be residents of Louisville/ Jefferson County.

Applications can be made in the following ways:

Fern Creek senior will major in computer science, business and UofL 

May 20, 2020 – Gobinda Bastola is completing his senior year of high school remotely while planning to start the University of Louisville in the fall.  But instead of lamenting the loss of traditional high school rites of passage, the Fern Creek High School senior said he is living his best life.

“Being accepted to the University of Louisville has always been my dream,” he said.  “I’ve looked forward to going there since my freshman year of high school.”