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MSA Contributes to BASD's STEAM Program May 3, 2019 MSA Group

MSA, the Safety Company, has made a generous contribution of $10,000 to help grow Butler Area School District's STEAM program. 

Champions of Learning May 3, 2019 Champions of Learning

Two individuals from the Butler community were finalists for the Champions of Learning award. Each year the Consortium for Public Education recognizes Champions of Learning throughout our region. 

WTAE Weather Assembly at Conno May 2, 2019 Conno WTAE Weather Assembly

Students at Connoquenessing Elementary School enjoyed a visit from WTAE's Mike Harvey and the Carnegie Science Center for an assembly to learn about weather.  They were even featured on the WTAE evening news.

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Basketball Jones Assembly May 2, 2019 Basketball Assembly at Conno

Connoquenessing Elementary School  students enjoyed a visit from Basketball Jones.  Students energetically participated in dance offs and basketball twirling tricks while they were learning an important message. 

Tornado Jazz Ensemble Visits Elementary Schools Apr 16, 2019 Jazz Ensemble

The Golden Tornado Jazz Ensemble recently took their show on the road! The Jazz Ensemble visited Center Township, Northwest and Connoquenessing elementary schools where they performed for the students.

Growth Screening Program Apr 3, 2019

The Pennsylvania school health regulations require that school nurses conduct height and weight measurements of students annually in an effort to determine a pattern of growth for each child. A Body Mass Index (BMI) for Age percentile was also calculated which is used as a guideline to help assess whether a person may be overweight or underweight.

Creative Teaching Grants Mar 8, 2019 Summit Makerspace

The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, Inc. recently awarded over $20,000 to support Creative Teaching Grants. According to the GTSF, these grants fund teachers who go the extra mile to incorporate creative and innovative projects in the classroom.

Read Across America / Dr. Seuss Week Mar 5, 2019 Center Township Reading Cafe

Butler Area School District elementary schools celebrated the National Education Association’s Read Across America week from February 25 – March 1. 

Kids Heart Challenge Mar 4, 2019 Kids Heart Challenge

February was American Heart Month and all Butler Area School District elementary schools, including the middle school, took part in the Kids Heart Challenge for the 12th year in a row! Learn more>

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