Butler Middle School students are spreading kindness throughout the community -- one coffee cup at a time.
The students wrote inspirational messages on coffee sleeves for Cummings Candy & Coffee shop. Cummings Coffee & Candy donated all of the coffee sleeves. They are using them at their Main Street and Evans City Road locations beginning this week (February 18th).
Thanks to Cummings Coffee & Candy for making this project possible.
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.
Students in grades 6-11 will select their courses for the 2019-2020 school year in February/March 2019. View the 2019-2020 Course Selection Guide>
Save the date for the 2019-2020 Scheduling Open House on Monday, March 4 from 6-8 pm at the Intermediate High School. All parents of students who will be in grades 7-12 next year are welcome to attend.
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Each year the Consortium for Public Education recognizes Champions of Learning throughout our region. We are very excited to congratulate two individuals from the Butler community for being selected as finalists for the award!
As you know, we had to cancel school twice this week due to the temperature. Here is how that impacts our school calendar as well as how it impacts the first semester grading window.
Several Senior High School students visited the Middle School to spend time with BMS students. During their afternoon visit, the students talked with one another, made friendship bracelets, and shared a snack.
"It was a lot of fun and a positive mentoring activity," said Mrs. Rekich, who organized the event.
Each year, the Division of Federal Programs honors the top performing Title I schools in Pennsylvania. A total of 158 Title I schools, including Butler Middle School, were selected for this honor.
Congratulations to the Butler Middle School faculty, staff and students!
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.
Students Hunter Anderson, Jacob Fulmer, Copeland Gebhart, and Edwin Wilczynski participate in Mr. Sovek’s extra S.T.E.A.M. time. The students use the CNC machine to make signs for Mr. McCool and Mr. Takacs’s aquaponics lab.
McQuistion chorus visited Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center twice in December to sing holiday music and visit with residents. This is the fifth year that McQuistion Elementary School has coordinated outreach to our neighbors at Sunnyview. Everyone looks forward to visiting Sunnyview -- both the residents and our students!
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