If your child will be five years of age on or before September 1, 2019, it's time to start thinking about kindergarten registration for the 2019-2020 school year!
To recognize the 100th day of school, the second grade students and teachers of Northwest Elementary School collected donations for the Butler County Humane Society. Their goal was 100 items. Within a short period of time, 390 items were collected! Thanks to their generous donations, the dogs and cats have some new toys, bowls, treats, and food.
Members of Butler Area School District's orchestra were invited to play in a Side by Side concert with the Grove City College Orchestra in February.
Butler Area School District has partnered with Penn United Technologies to offer a unique Pre-Apprenticeship program to students in grades 10-12.
The Pre-Apprenticeship Program is an opportunity for high school students to participate in a program that is relevant to their post-secondary career path. The rigorous program is intended to help students develop and strengthen skills that are necessary to pursue a career in advanced manufacturing.
Five corporate leaders from throughout the region visited Butler Senior High School on March 12 as part of the "CEO in the Classroom" program. Each of them shadowed a student for the day.
Unfortunately, we experienced technical difficulties with the company that supports “SchoolCafe” today. Some students were unable to log in to the school lunch system, while others had inaccurate information in their account. Despite the difficulty, all students were offered food.
Intermediate High School students are participating in the “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” video contest.
The 7th grade students created a video on Butler Technologies and 8th grade students created a video on Keystone Ridge Designs. Their videos have been submitted. Now we need your help!
The public will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite video between from March 18-22.
Visit https://www.whatssocool.org/previous-contests/pittsburgh-north/ to vote starting on Monday, March 18. Please vote early and vote often! There is no limit to how many times you can vote.
Eighty-four Butler Area School District students in grades 7-12 presented science, engineering and math projects at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) held at Slippery Rock University in February. Fifty-one of those students received first awards and qualified to present at the State level of PJAS, which will be held May 19-21, 2019 at Penn State University.
Congratulations to our two Butler Bocce teams for placing 1st and 5th in their respective brackets at the Annual Unified Sports Bocce Tournament! 16 teams attended the competition at Slippery Rock University.
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.
Butler Area School District elementary schools celebrated the National Education Association’s Read Across America week from February 25 – March 1.
Students in Mr. Sovek's STEAM class recently participated in a STEM Competition at BMS! The teams had 40 minutes to complete a large-span, beam bridge using a K'Nex kit.
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