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Center Township Elementary School News

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PSSA Letter to Parents -- Spring 2019

Dear Parent(s) or Guardian(s):

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

Technical Difficulties with SchoolCafe

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. 

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.

Read Across America / Dr. Seuss Week Center Township Reading Cafe

Butler Area School District elementary schools celebrated the National Education Association’s Read Across America week from February 25 – March 1. 

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>

A Message from the Superintendent -- Feb. 27

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.

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.

Make Up Days

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

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.

Welcome to Center Township Elementary School

Center Township Elementary 

950 Mercer Road  Butler, PA 16001

Phone: (724)214-3800     Fax: (724)282-3503 

Building Principals

Mr. Jeffrey Mathieson

 jeffrey_mathieson@butler.k12.pa.us

Mr. Matthew Martinez

 matthew_martinez@butler.k12.pa.us

Secretary

Mrs. Julie Wetzel

julie_wetzel@butler.k12.pa.us