Every year the American Legion conducts an essay writing contest that is open to all students grades 7-12. The essay contest was conducted in November and a panel of teachers at the Intermediate served as judges. The winners receive a certificate as well as a monetary award from the American Legion.
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!
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.
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:
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.
Sixty-three gifted students from Butler Intermediate High School participated in the 3-2-1 Competition and finished as the State Champions! They also had the highest score in the nation in their division.
Mr. Wolford has been working with the students in Mr. Armahizer's life skills class to create amazing lid signs and lid murals at Intermediate High School!
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!
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.
Student Council is planning a semi-formal dance for Butler Intermediate High School students. It will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2019 from 7:00-9:00 pm.
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.
Congratulations to the following students for representing the Butler Area School District in the PMEA music festivals.
The Tornado Connection is the Intermediate High School's online newspaper for parents. The articles are written by 7th and 8th grade students in Ms. Minch's "Tornado Connection" enrichment class.
Tornado Connection: Volume 22, Issue 1 (Fall 2018)
It was a great day in Butler when Sergeant Major Fred Nichols surprised his family at school just two days before Thanksgiving. Sergeant Major Nichols had been deployed for a year with the National Guard and his family wasn't expecting him home for another two weeks.
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