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2021 VirtualĀ FAB Showcase is Here! Apr 11, 2021 FAB Showcase

The 2021 Virtual FAB Showcase is here!  Please use the following link to access the Virtual FAB site on your desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone. 

Let the Show Begin . . . it’s only a click away! Click to access the 2021 Virtual FAB Showcase

 

A Message from the Superintendent -- April 9, 2021 Apr 9, 2021 A Message from the Superintendent

As we enter the final nine weeks of the school year, I want to thank you for your flexibility and assistance in helping us to try and operate as normally as possible.  We continue to need your help. Butler County’s covid numbers have increased to the substantial range for the last two weeks. My ask of you is if your child feels ill or has symptoms that could be COVID related, please keep him or her home until you consult with a medical professional.  

Easter Egg STEM Apr 8, 2021 Easter STEM activity

Mrs. Rensel's first grade class at Connoquenessing Elementary School had a great time completing Easter Egg STEM activities this week. They stacked eggs and measured the height of their towers. Next, they searched for plastic eggs outside then tried to build an arch with eggs and play-doh Finally the students created peep boats. 

Family Code Night! Apr 5, 2021 Code Night

Elementary School families are invited to attend a free virtual Code Night on April 26, 2021 at 6:00 pm. This is a free, fun and valuable experience for students in grades K-5 and their families. No sign up is required. No coding experience is needed. Just join the livestream and get ready to have some fun! 

Learning Pathway selection for Grades K-6 Apr 5, 2021 Grades K-5 Learning Pathway

As we plan for the 2021-2022 school year, we want to ensure we are in the position to meet the individual needs of all of our students and families. This includes once again offering a traditional brick and mortar in person instruction learning pathway as well as the BASD Cyber Learning Program, which is fully online. 

Learning with Lambs Apr 1, 2021 learning with lambs

Mr. Dave Andrews, BASD Instructional Coach for Student Engagement, is passionate about creating unique learning opportunities for our students and making learning fun! As part of the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) program, students were rewarded for their positive behavior with a visit from Mr. Andrews and his lambs! 

2021 Very Special Arts Gallery Mar 29, 2021 Virtual Art Show

The 2021 Very Special Arts Gallery is now available!

The Very Special Art Exhibit event that is hosted annually by Midwestern Intermediate Unit 4 was held virtually this year. You can now see the artwork that was included in the exhibit. Beautiful works of art created by Butler Area School District students are featured on slides 8-17. 

Click to view the virtual gallery

Operating Status -- Five Days a Week Mar 26, 2021 operating status

Butler County remains in the Moderate Level for Community spread of COVID-19. Therefore, our mode of operation for students in the in person learning pathway for the week of March 29, 2021 will be: 

  • Elementary students (Grades K-6): Elementary students will attend school in person five days a week. 
  • Secondary Students (Grades 7-12): Secondary students will attend school in person five days a week. 

This will be our operating status as long as Butler County remains in the moderate range. If something changes, we will notify families. 

A Message from the Superintendent -- March 25, 2021 Mar 25, 2021 High Wind Event

As you may be aware, the weather forecast for tonight into Friday calls for wind gusts exceeding 50 mph.  With rain also in the forecast, this could lead to power outages and connectivity issues.  As we plan for this forecasted severe weather and the potential impacts, we are sending learning materials home with students as a precautionary measure. Please note the learning activities will not require computer-based applications.

Health Screenings for Cyber Learning Program and Homeschool Students Mar 24, 2021 School Health Law

Listed below are the state mandated health screenings for all Pennsylvania students.  These screenings are provided during the school day by our school nurses.  If your child is enrolled in the BASD Cyber Learning Program or they are homeschooled, they are still entitled to these screenings. You may contact your building nurse to make arrangements to bring your child into the school.  You may also choose to decline these services.

FAB Showcase Drop Off at Butler Radio Network Mar 22, 2021 FAB gift baskets

Butler Radio Network has graciously opened their doors to the Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, Inc.'s FAB Showcase Raffle. 

You may now drop off your FAB forms and payment at the station Monday through Friday from 9 am to 5 pm. The last day to drop your forms and payments is Thursday, April 1, 2021. https://www.goldentornadoscholasticfoundation.org/fab-baskets 

A Message from the Superintendent -- March 19, 2021 Mar 19, 2021 A Message from the SUperintendent

Butler County remains in the Moderate Level for Community spread of COVID-19. Therefore, our mode of operation for students in the in person learning pathway for the week of March 22, 2021 will be: 

Elementary students (Grades K-6): Elementary students will attend school in person five days a week. 

Secondary Students (Grades 7-12): Secondary students will attend school in person five days a week. 

Have a great weekend!

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