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BASD Distinguished Alumni: Carole Bitter (Friedman) Ph.D. Jun 21, 2022 Carole Bitter (Friedman) Ph.D.

Carole Bitter (Friedman) Ph.D.
Class of 1963.

Carole Bitter earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and psychology at Case Western Reserve University in 1967. She went on to earn a Masters in Business Administration from Northeastern University in 1974. Two years later, in 1976, Bitter became the President and CEO of Friedman’s Supermarkets and BiLo Foods as one of the first women to manage a grocery chain.

Public Notice: School Board Vacancy Jun 21, 2022 board vacancy

Beginning on June 21, 2022, the Board of School Directors of the Butler Area School District will accept applications to fill School Director Thomas Harrison’s unexpired term to December 2023. 

Important BASD Graduation Update Jun 2, 2022 graduation update

We have been watching the weather and hoping it cooperates for an outdoor graduation ceremony this evening. As of now, it looks like our best chance at having graduation outdoors will be to delay our ceremony one hour.

Graduation will now take place this evening (Thursday, June 2) at 7:30 pm at Art Bernardi Stadium.

Students Create Test for Kennywood's Educational Day May 23, 2022 Kennywood

Five Senior High School students volunteered to help Kennywood with a special project.

Madeline Albert, Darby Miller, Jacob Pomykata, Chiara Sloboda and Madison Weiland worked together to create a Physics and Statistical test for students to use as a part of Kennywood Park's Annual Educational Day.

Congratulations to our 2022 Prom King and Queen! May 10, 2022 Matteo Setti and Piper Geibel

Congratulations to Matteo Setti and Piper Geibel on being named Butler's 2022 Prom King and Queen!

Piper Geibel was crowned queen and Matteo Setti was crowned king at the Butler High School prom Friday night at Butler County Community College. The prom theme was “Once Upon a Time.” 

Piper is the daughter of Timothy and Bree Geibel of Butler.

Matteo is the son of Maurizio Setti and Francesca Lucarelli of Milan, Italy. Matteo is an exchange student hosted by Jonathan and Kathryn Smail of Butler.

View more Prom photos on Flickr.

Introducing the 2022 Butler Prom Court Apr 26, 2022 prom court

Butler High School will crown its prom king and queen on May 6 at Butler County Community College.

The theme of this year’s prom is “Once Upon a Time.” Members of the prom court are back row, from left, Cooper Baxter, Luke Bowden, Guinness Brown, Jacob Jones, Charles Kreinbucher, Tristan McGarrah, Aaron Montag, Matteo Setti, Clark Stanton and Xavier Wertz-Raupp; and front row, from left, Autumn Birch, Delaney Brown, Marley Fish, Emma Gaudino, Piper Geibel, Alli Morrow, Chloe Panei, Sydney Spack, Aubree Tack and Olivia White.

Congratulations to this year's prom court!

Spring Concerts at BASD Apr 26, 2022 spring concerts

We are looking forward to all of our Butler Area School District spring concerts!

One Act Comedies Apr 26, 2022 One Act Comedies

If you’re looking for something fun to do this Friday, April 29, then come see Butler High Theater’s “Evening of One-Act Comedies.”  The show starts at 7:30 pm in the Senior High auditorium and only costs $1.

BC3 Features Early College Pioneers Apr 13, 2022 BC3

BC3 recently featured the Early College Pioneers program.

BC3 teaches dual-enrollment students importance of financial literacy

(Butler, PA) The average debt for Generation Z in the United States – those ages 18 to 23, according to a cnbc.com report in October – is just over $16,000, and for their immediate elders, the millennials, almost $87,500.

A Butler County Community College financial literacy course stresses the importance of budgeting, saving, investing and comparing career choices to financial decisions.

Nearly 40 Butler Area Senior High School seniors this spring are taking BC3’s financial literacy course on BC3’s main campus as part of an inaugural dual-enrollment Early College Pioneers program that debuted in August.

“I had no idea what this class was,” Early College Pioneer Delaney Dunmire said. “We were all kind of looking the class up. ‘What is this?’ We had never heard of it before.”

Visit BC3's newsroom to read more.

SHS Students Support Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Apr 13, 2022 LLS

Three Butler Senior High School students recently took part in The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society's 2022 Students of the Year program.

Guinness Brown, Peyton Pry and Olivia White's team -- Care to Cure -- raised an incredible $12,821.47 in honor of a local five-year old, Aria, who is battling B-Cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.

Congratulations to these students!

BASD Mock Trial Success Apr 4, 2022 mock trial

Butler’s Mock Trial team had a very successful season! Our students won the county competition 13 out of the last 14 years. In addition, they made it to the state finals 3 out of the last 4 years.

Students Compete at Regional PJAS Competition Mar 29, 2022 pjas

Seven students in 8th-10th grade represented Butler Area School District at the regional meeting of the Pennsylvania Junior Academy of Science (PJAS) on Saturday, February 26, 2022.

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