Emily Brittain Elementary School News

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MSA Contributes to BASD's STEAM Program MSA Group

MSA, the Safety Company, has made a generous contribution of $10,000 to help grow Butler Area School District's STEAM program. 

Champions of Learning Champions of Learning

Two individuals from the Butler community were finalists for the Champions of Learning award. Each year the Consortium for Public Education recognizes Champions of Learning throughout our region. 

Week of the Young Child Community Event Week of the Young Child

Emily Brittain Reading Specialists, Jamie Wareham and Sheryl Paul, represented the district at a community event celebrating the Week of the Young Child. They shared reading resources & had a literacy activity for the children who visited their table.

Emily Brittain "Literacy Night at the Movies" Read Box

Emily Brittain celebrated "Literacy Night at the Movies" on Thursday March 28th.

The special event included literacy games, a photo opportunity, and a chance to select a book from the
"Read Box" to take home. The Butler BookStop was at the event to supply all of the new and gently used books for the "Read Box." 

Therapy Dogs Visit Emily Brittain Therapy Dogs

Fourth grade students at Emily Brittain had a special visit from Butler Dog Training Therapy dogs. They learned all about dog safety and what it takes for a dog to become a therapy dog. 

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.

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>