We want to let you know that the grade reporting tile on the Tyler Parent Portal will be temporarily unavailable while our teachers are inputting their final grades for the semester. The grade reporting tile will be disabled on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. We expect it to be available again on Thursday, January 31, 2019. In addition, digital grades and report cards will be distributed on January 31. Thank you for your patience!
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.
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:
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.
I’d like to update you about how the Northwest Caring Angel Fundraiser finished up this year. Our Goal was to raise over $2,222.22, our total from last year. Well, we did it! The students, families and staff raised $2,782.12 for Caring Angels. And we did it with a few less students than last year. Thank you all so much.
Some iOS (Apple) users may have noticed a white screen or blank screen on the Tyler app. Tyler is aware of the problem and has fixed it by releasing a new version of the app in the Apple App Store. If you are experiencing an issue with your app, please try downloading the updated version.
It was a great day in Butler when Sergeant Major Fred Nichols surprised his family at school just two days before Thanksgiving. Sergeant Major Nichols had been deployed for a year with the National Guard and his family wasn't expecting him home for another two weeks.
Disney and Make-A-Wish started the #ShareYourEars national campaign to help make wishes come true for children with critical illnesses.
Disney will donate $5 to the Make-A-Wish Foundation for every photo shared of people wearing their Mickey ears. Disney is now promising to donate up to 2 million dollars! Learn more>
The campaign quickly reached its maximum contribution before the Northwest photos were able to be posted. However, the school is still proud to have helped raise awareness for this cause!
The 4th grade students in Mrs. Montag's science classes participated in Plant the Promise for Red Ribbon Week with Ms.Gall from Butler County Human Services: Drug and Alcohol Program. View more photos on Flickr>
Calling all five-year-olds!!
If you have a child who will be five years of age on or before September 1, 2018, it's time to register for kindergarten!
If you are unable to make it to orientation on March 1 or registration on March 8, please contact the school office at (724) 214-4100 as soon as possible.
Kindergarten screening will occur on May 11, 2018. Parents will be given a screening time when they attend their child's kindergarten registration appointment.
Butler Area School District