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2nd Annual Tuff Tornado Run Oct 17, 2019 Tuff Tornado Run

The 2nd Annual Tuff Tornado Run was a huge success!

More than 400 people came out to support The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, Inc. and enjoy a wonderful day. The weather was beautiful and the race was a lot of fun. Thank you to everybody who participated!

Thank you to the generous event sponsors. We appreciate their support! We’d also like to thank all of the individuals who volunteered their time to make this event a success.

November 27 -- Flexible Instructional Day Oct 16, 2019

As you may recall, earlier this school year we submitted a Flexible Instructional Days (FID) application to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. We have been notified that our Flexible Instructional Day (FID) application has been approved. 

We are designating Wednesday, November 27 as a FIDs Day. Students will not report to school on Wednesday, November 27. However, they will have assignments to complete.

Community Committee for School Organization Participants Oct 14, 2019 Community Committee for School Organization

We are excited to announce the members of Butler Area School District’s Community Committee for School Organization. 

Symphonic Spooktacular! Oct 1, 2019 Symphonic Spooktacular!

Little ones do not want to miss this years first Symphonic Spooktacular! Children are encouraged to dress in costume for this fun family event. Our night begins with a "Haunted Hallway" where the children can trick-or-treat through our decorated hallway. At 7:00 pm, the Butler 9th Grade Orchestra will perform some "spooky" favorites in the lobby followed by the Senior High Orchestra. Little ones are encouraged to sit up close on the floor for this interactive concert experience. Following the performance, we have a small festive craft the kids can take home with them. A fun night of costumes, trick-or treat and music for all - we hope to see you there! Doors open at 6:00 pm. Suggested donation $5. All proceeds go to the Butler Orchestra. 

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Rock Orchestra Selected to Perform at State Conference Sep 27, 2019 Rock Orchestra

The Butler Rock Orchestra has been invited to perform at the 2020 PMEA State Conference in April!

To be selected, the group had to submit 3 recordings from the 2019 school year, which were evaluated by a panel of judges. The top groups in the state are selected to showcase their talents at the conference where they will perform in front of music educators from across the state of Pennsylvania. This year, the conference will be held at the Kalahari Resort and Conference Center in the Poconos. 

Congratulations to the Butler Rock Orchestra! 

Parent Vote -- Community Committee for School Organization Sep 27, 2019

We have received parent nominations for the Community Committee for School Organization. Now we would like parents to vote on the final members of Community Committee for School Organization. 

To vote, please complete the ballot for your child's school and return it to the office at their school by Friday, October 4, 2019.

Update: Free After School Meals Sep 26, 2019

The Nutrition Group and Butler Area School District are offering after school meals to school age children in the community. The program is free and open to all school-age children who are 18 years old or younger at the start of the 2019-2020 school year. The program is currently offered at Center Avenue Community School. It will also be offered at Emily Brittain Elementary School starting on Tuesday, October 22.

Butler Spirit Week! Sep 23, 2019 spirit week

Butler Area School District Spirit Week will take place Monday, September 30 - Friday, October 4. Click to view the flyer>

Community Committee for School Organization Sep 20, 2019 Community Committee for School Organization

We are looking for people who are interested in serving on the Community Committee for School Organization. If you would like to serve the committee, please complete this form that applies to you: 

The nomination forms will be open until Wednesday, September 25, 2019. 

8th Grade Trip to Washington, D.C. Sep 18, 2019

Dear 8th grade parents:

The 8th grade students recently received papers with information about the Washington DC field trip on November 9-10, 2019.  These papers are attached to this email, and they are posted on the tour company website:  www.logantoursinc.com

The deadline to sign up for this field trip, and to submit your hoagie sale fundraiser orders is October 3. 

All payments, fundraising orders, and trip forms should be completed on the website.  If you need assistance with signing up or making payments, you can contact Rebecca Green from Logan Tours, Inc. at 724 355 4997. 

If you have questions for the school, you may contact the trip sponsors as follows:

Mr.  Casher  724 214 3417  darren_casher@butler.k12.pa.us
Mrs. Casher 724 214 3405  denise_casher@butler.k12.pa.us

School Calendar Adjustments Sep 13, 2019

We have made adjustments to our school calendar as a result of our delayed start. 

Monday, November 11th has been designated as an Act 80/School Conference day. Students do not need to report to school on this day. Teachers will be able to use that time for parent-teacher conferences. They have also been given the flexibility to schedule parent-teacher conferences earlier in November. 

Wednesday, November 27 has been designated a regular school day for students and teachers. At this point, students and teachers should plan to report to school on that day. However, we are hoping to be able to use that day as a Flexible Instructional Day (FID). We have submitted a FIDs application on behalf of Butler Area School District and will know by early November if our Flexible Instructional Day application has been approved.  

PBIS at The Intermediate High School Sep 13, 2019 PBIS assembly

Intermediate High School students kicked off the PBIS Program (Positive Behavior Interventions & Supports) with a game show. 

 

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