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New Student Pick Up Traffic Pattern Jan 17, 2019

As of Thursday, January 24, 2019, anyone picking up a student at the SHS after school should park across Campus Lane in the area marked as reserved for food service, as those spaces are mostly empty at the end of the day. This will help us better facilitate bus flow traffic after school. Thank you for your flexibility. 


Tyler Grade Reporting Tile Temporarily Unavailable Jan 15, 2019

We want to let you know that the grade reporting tile on the Tyler Parent Portal will be temporarily unavailable while our teachers are inputting their final grades for the semester. The grade reporting tile will be disabled on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. We expect it to be available again on Thursday, January 31, 2019. In addition, digital grades and report cards will be distributed on January 31. Thank you for your patience!  

Safe2Say Something Program Jan 11, 2019 Safe2Say Something Program

The Office of the Attorney General adopted the Safe2Say Something Program, which will be used by all school districts in Pennsylvania. Safe2Say is an anonymous reporting system that allows individuals (students, parents, teachers, staff, community members, etc.) to report anyone who may be showing signs they have the potential to carry out an act of violence at school.

Make Up Days Jan 10, 2019

Due to the power outages earlier this year, we submitted an emergency waiver request to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. However, at this time, we have not heard back from the state. Thus, it is necessary to schedule two make up days.

The make up dates will be:

  • Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation Receives Two Generous Donations Jan 7, 2019

The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation (GTSF) recently received two generous donations through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. NexTier Bank and Baglier Buick GMC Mazda each donated $5,000 to the GTSF in 2018. The funds will be used to support the district’s STEAM program.

Butler Best Buddies Eggstravaganza Jan 3, 2019 Best Buddies Eggstravaganza

Save the date for the Senior High School Best Buddies Program Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 13. The event includes the Easter Egg Dash (5K), Bunny Hop (1 Mi) and Easter Egg Hunt. Proceeds will benefit the Best Buddies Program. Click for more information> | Click to register>

The Challenge Program Awards (2017-18) Dec 21, 2018 challenge awards

The Challenge Program, Inc. distributed financial awards to the underclassmen at Butler Senior High School for excelling in the areas of Attendance, Academic Improvement, Academic Excellence, STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) and Community Service during the 2017/2018 school year. The Program partners with businesses to motivate high school students to excel and introduce them to career opportunities in their own communities. XTO Energy was the partner of The Challenge Program, Inc. at Butler Senior High School last year.

Caroling for a Cure Dec 20, 2018 caroling for a cure

Sophomores Payton Cornetti, Paris Brown, Alison Altman, Kendall McLister, Sarah Fiorina, Sidney Duffy, and Sophia Lucas recently went "Caroling for a Cure." 

Their goal was to raise $300, but they ended up raising over $1000 for Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh!

Watch a video of the students caroling for a cure>

Congratulations to these students! And, thank you for your generous and kind contribution to our community.

Butler Yearbook Sale Dec 18, 2018

If you would like to purchase a Butler yearbook online, please visit yearbookforever.com and search "Butler Senior High School." The company is Walsworth.

BASD Placed on College Board's 9th Annual District Honor Roll Dec 18, 2018 9th annual district honor roll

Butler Area School District is one of 373 school districts in the U.S. and Canada being honored by the College Board with placement on the 9th Annual AP® District Honor Roll.  

FBLA Earns Top Recognition at an Academic Competition Dec 14, 2018 FBLA RLC Winners

The Butler Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) organization recently competed with 17 other school districts and over 1,100 students in various academic competitions with a very successful result.

Butler students earned top recognition in several categories. 

LinguiSHTIK competition Dec 14, 2018 LinguiSHTIK competition

Twenty-six Intermediate High School and Senior High School students attended the LinguiSHTIK competition at Slippery Rock University on Wednesday, December 5th.  Four of the students earned Undefeated scores, and three of our teams placed second, third and fourth in their respective divisions. Congratulations to the students! 

Butler Rock Orchestra Holiday Tour Dec 11, 2018 Butler Rock Orchestra

The Butler Rock Orchestra recently completed their first Holiday Tour! The Rock Orchestra visited Emily Brittain Elementary, McQuistion Elementary and Center Township Elementary where they performed holiday hits from Trans-Siberian Orchestra as well as some other holiday favorites.

Tyler App on Apple Dec 7, 2018

Some iOS (Apple) users may have noticed a white screen or blank screen on the Tyler app. Tyler is aware of the problem and has fixed it by releasing a new version of the app in the Apple App Store. If you are experiencing an issue with your app, please try downloading the updated version. 

PMEA Instrumental Music Dec 7, 2018 PMEA Honors Band

Congratulations to the following students for representing the Butler Area School District in the PMEA music festivals.  

Hometown High Q Dec 3, 2018 Hometown High Q

Butler Senior High School students Noah Proctor, Jordan Ray and Sophia Lex will compete on KDKA’s Hometown High Q on Saturday, February 16, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. Good luck to the team! 

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