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2019-20 Algebra 7 Bridge Parent Information Meeting

The 2019-20 Algebra 7 Bridge parent information meeting will be held on Thursday, April 25 at 6:00 pm at the Intermediate High School. This meeting is for parents of students scheduled for Algebra 7 for next school year. We hope you can join us.

Remake Learning Days Remake Learning Days

Remake Learning Days are almost here! Experience free family-friendly and interactive events showcasing innovative learning for youth of all ages. From building robots to creating art, explore a wide variety of learning. Let's remake learning together! Click to view the flyer>

Remake Learning Days
May 9-19
remakelearningdays.org

BMS 4th Annual Talent Show BMS Talent Show

Butler Middle School's 4th Annual Talent Show will take place on June 6, 2019. 

Auditions will be on May 6 from 4-7 pm. Visit Mrs. Erevia's website for more information and the permission slip. https://www.basdk12.org/olc/erevia/page/3310

BMS FAB Choir BMS FAB Choir

BMS FAB choir members put on an outstanding show at the FAB Showcase!

Under the direction of Mrs. Ali Erevia, these students are 5th and 6th graders who rehearse one morning a week before school in addition to their regular chorus rehearsal. The theme this year was “Broadway Beat,” a collection of songs from classic and contemporary Broadway musicals.

BMS STEAM Lab BMS STEAM Lab

Butler Middle School students used the laser engraver to help make magnets promoting the BMS Fisheries Program Nursery during Mr. Sovek's Open STEAM Lab time. 

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New Guidance Plan Initiative: Volunteers Needed for CAP Interviews

Butler Area School District has always maintained a commitment to supporting student development and growth. The School Counseling department’s mission statement upholds this pledge to student success through academic, social, emotional, and career awareness by means of a collaborative approach with students, parents, educators, and the community. It is our goal to develop life-long learners that are productive citizens in this changing global society. To this end, the School Counseling program in the Butler Area School District has adopted a comprehensive K-12 Guidance Plan to support college and career readiness for all students.

BMS Shows Respect BMS Shows Respect

Students at Butler Middle School learned about The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, and made acrostic poems about R-E-S-P-E-C-T in music class.

Music in Our Schools Concert Music in Our Schools

Six hundred singers performed at the "Music In Our Schools Month" concert on Wednesday, March 27, 2019. Choirs in various ensembles from grades 5-12 performed, followed by the Slippery Rock University Concert choir. 

K'Nex STEM Design Challenge STEM Design Challenge

Several Butler Area School District teams participated in the MIU4 K’Nex STEM Design Challenge at the Intermediate High School. The BASD teams were from the Intermediate High School, Middle School, Center Township and Northwest. Teams from other school districts within MIU4 also participated in the event. 

Two of Butler teams won best design awards! Center Township won best design for grades 4-5 and the Intermediate High School won best design for grades 6-8. 

Growth Screening Program

The Pennsylvania school health regulations require that school nurses conduct height and weight measurements of students annually in an effort to determine a pattern of growth for each child. A Body Mass Index (BMI) for Age percentile was also calculated which is used as a guideline to help assess whether a person may be overweight or underweight.

Sign Up for the BMS Instrumental Music Program instrumental music

Attention 4th grade students! There are many instrumental music opportunities for you to explore at Butler Middle School. Click to learn more about BASD's Instrumental Music Program> 

Sample the instruments, sign up for an instrument fitting, watch a video montag of our Instrumental Music Ensembles, and -- most importantly -- learn how to sign up! Click to get started> 

PSSA Letter to Parents -- Spring 2019

Dear Parent(s) or Guardian(s):

Beginning next month, all school districts throughout the State of Pennsylvania will participate in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments (PSSA).  At Butler Middle School, we will follow the assessment schedule listed below. 

Creative Teaching Grants Summit Makerspace

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.

BMS STEM Competition STEM Competition

Students in Mr. Sovek's STEAM class recently participated in a STEM Competition at BMS! The teams had 40 minutes to complete a large-span, beam bridge using a K'Nex kit.

Kids Heart Challenge Kids Heart Challenge

February was American Heart Month and all Butler Area School District elementary schools, including the middle school, took part in the Kids Heart Challenge for the 12th year in a row! Learn more>

School Organization Community Forum Executive Summary 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.

A Message from the Superintendent -- Jan. 31

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.