E.g., Tuesday, October 22, 2019
E.g., Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Application period kicks off October 28 and runs through December 18

The application and registration period for enrollment in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) for the 2020-21 school year kicks off October 28 and runs through December 18. All incoming kindergartners, students who are new to JCPS, students who have had a change of address, and any student who wants to be considered for a magnet school or program should register. 

Atherton High’s Erin Schneider honored for excellence in math teaching

Longtime Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) teacher Erin Schneider is a recipient of a Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Established in 1983, the award is the highest given by the U.S. government to kindergarten through 12th grade teachers of math and science.                                                                                                    

State-of-the-art comfort system equipment will help students explore in-demand HVAC career field


Valley High School Principal Michael Kelly
JCPS Assistant Superintendent for High Schools Christy Rogers
Mark Grimes, Lennox Industries
Alex Kramer, Prudential Heating & Air
Phil Tanner, Tom Drexler Plumbing, Air & Electric
Valley High School students and staff

Applications accepted for bus driver, monitor positions

October 15, 2019—Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) is encouraging job seekers to help “Drive the Future” and attend the district’s transportation job fair on Wednesday, October 16.

Elementary, middle and high schools featured at KY International Convention Center

October 10, 2019—Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) will hold its annual Showcase of Schools this weekend, offering parents and students a convenient opportunity to visit with JCPS staff and representatives of each school and get information about optional, magnet and career programs before deciding which school the student will apply to next year.

High school students now have head start on manufacturing careers

GE Appliances (GEA) Chief Operations Officer Melanie Cook, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) Superintendent Dr. Marty Pollio have officially opened the new product manufacturing assembly demonstration line for students in the manufacturing pathway at Doss High School. 

The application period for the 2020-21 year opens on Oct. 28 and runs through Dec. 18, 2019 

Kamenetzky teaches Japanese at Eastern High School 

Elena Kamenetzky, a Japanese teacher at Eastern High School, is the 2019 recipient of the Kentucky World Language Association (KWLA) Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award. She received the award Sept. 28 at the KWLA annual conference in Lexington.

Before coming to teach Japanese at Eastern High School in 2010, Ms. Kamenetzky was an assistant teacher of English at two middle schools as part of the JET Program in Achi Village, Japan from 2006 to 2009. 

Data shows encouraging news and areas for growth

Program invites students to learn about aviation careers