During the month of April, students in grades 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, and 8 throughout the state of Pennsylvania will participate in state-initiated assessments of English language arts, mathematics, and science.
On March 14, Intermediate High School students in Ms. DeThomas' Honors Algebra II classes celebrated Pi Day with a Pi Memorization Multitasking Competition.
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.
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.
I’m sure many of you are wondering how the school cancelation on Wednesday, Feb. 20 will impact our school calendar. Our plan is to make up the day at the end of the year. This means that Thursday, June 6 will now be the last day for students.
One of Butler's Mock Trial Teams recently earned first place at the county level Mock Trial Tournament!
Dr. White presented an Executive Summary of the School Organization Community Forums that were helpd this fall at the February 11, 2019 school board meeting.
The Intermediate High School recently held their National Geographic Geography Bee. The Geography Bee was very competitive with many correct answers and tiebreakers. Ultimately, David Krainbucher, a 7th grader, was the school champion.
Students in 9th - 12th grade recently competed at the Academic Games President's Competition! All of the students did an excellent job including Jacob Pomykata who went undefeated! Congratulations to all!
Mrs. Eckert ran a fun library program over winter break that encouraged students to use Overdrive for eBooks and audiobooks. Overdrive is a free app that students can use on their devices or computers to read or listen to books.
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