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Butler BookStop -- August 14! Jul 22, 2019 August 2019

Mark your calendar! The Butler BookStop will make another run through the community on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. Meet us at one of the locations on the flyer to pick out a free gently used book. Children can bring a book to trade or just pick one out for themselves! 

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Introducing Our New Principals Jul 1, 2019

Butler Area School District is excited to introduce four new principals and two new assistant principals. 

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Revolutionary War Re-enactment Jul 1, 2019 Revolutionary War

Retired Butler Area School District teachers Ken and Luann Cherry visited Northwest Elementary School to teach second grade students about the Revolutionary War. Mr. and Mrs. Cherry have been doing re-enactments for 30 years. Their granddaughter, Penny Cherry, is a second grade student at Northwest. She has been participating in re-enactments since she was a baby. 

Thank you to the Cherry family for visiting Northwest!  

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High Note Music Festival at CMU Jul 1, 2019 Orchestra Competition

The Butler Senior High Orchestra, the Butler Chamber Orchestra and the Butler Rock Orchestra all participated in the High Note Music Festival at Carnegie Mellon University in June. All three groups received the highest rating of Superior as well as a trophy! 

Students Participate in State Latin Competition Jul 1, 2019 Latin Club

On Friday, May 24th, 69 Butler High School Latin students traveled to Penn State University to compete in the annual Pennsylvania Junior Classical League (PAJCL) State Convention.  Butler took home the second place overall trophy, winning 60 awards in the academic, athletic, graphic and creative arts categories as well as winning the overall chapter spirit competition.

School Re-Organization -- Share Your Feedback Jun 10, 2019

Dr. Brian White, Superintendent of the Butler Area School District, presented his recommendation for the future organization of our schools on Monday, June 10, 2019. His recommendation is based on numerous factors, including community feedback that was gathered at the School Organization Community Forums last fall. 

At this point, we are once again asking for community feedback. We hope you will take the time to review Dr. White's report and share your feedback by completing a short survey. 

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Community Leaders of Tomorrow Video Contest Jun 6, 2019 XTO Energy

Two Butler Senior High School students won prizes in the Community Leaders of Tomorrow video contest, which was sponsored by XTO Energy.

The contest allowed students to highlight local charity groups in their videos. The groups represented in the winning videos received generous donations from XTO Energy.

PJAS State Competition Jun 3, 2019 PJAS State Competition

Forty-four Butler Area students in grades 7-12 competed at the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) State Competition at Penn State University.

Conno Spring Fling Jun 3, 2019 Conno Spring Fling

On Friday, May 24 the second graders at Connoquenessing Elementary celebrated with a Spring Fling. 

IHS Fisheries Science Program Water Day Jun 3, 2019 Water Day

On May 21, 2019, members of the Butler Intermediate High School Fisheries Science Program attended this year's Water Day activities at the Thorn Creek Habitat Improvement Project. 

Students Receive Good Citizenship Award May 31, 2019 Good Citizens

Two Summit Elementary Students recently received the Good Citizenship Award. This award is presented by the Pennsylvania State Senate. Congratulations to Hailey Frobe and Lily Graef! 

MSA Visit May 30, 2019 MSA Trip

Senior High School students enrolled in AP Physics recently had the opportunity to visit MSA. While on their site visit, the students met with CEO Nish Vartanian, toured the production facility and saw some of the testing procedures used on safety products.

A special thank you to Mr. Vartanian and everyone at MSA for making this experience possible! 

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