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Community Kindness Feb 18, 2019 Community Kindness at Cummings Coffee and Candy

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.  

 

School Organization Community Forum Executive Summary Feb 12, 2019 School Organization Community Forum

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.

2019-2020 Course Selection Info Feb 11, 2019

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. 

Click for more information about Course Selection>

Champions of Learning Feb 1, 2019 Champions of Learning

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!

A Message from the Superintendent -- Jan. 31 Jan 31, 2019

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. 

Friendship Bracelets Jan 28, 2019 Friendship Bracelets

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. 

BMS Honored as a Top Performing Title I School Jan 15, 2019 BMS Title I Recognition

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!

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.

6th Grade STEAM Project Dec 21, 2018 6th Grade STEAM Project

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.

Students Visit Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Dec 18, 2018 Students Visit Sunnyview

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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