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Greetings from the New Principal Jul 1, 2019

It is with great pride and excitement that I write this letter of introduction to you as the newly appointed principal of Northwest Elementary. Next year will be my tenth year with the Butler Area School District.  My experiences include being the assistant principal at Center Township Elementary, and teaching at both the Butler Junior High School and McQuistion Elementary.  Before coming to Butler, I taught in the Gallup-McKinley County School District in New Mexico for five years. 

Revolutionary War Re-enactment Jul 1, 2019 Revolutionary War

Retired Butler Area School District teachers Ken and Luann Cherry visited Northwest Elementary School to teach second grade students about the Revolutionary War. Mr. and Mrs. Cherry have been doing re-enactments for 30 years. Their granddaughter, Penny Cherry, is a second grade student at Northwest. She has been participating in re-enactments since she was a baby. 

Thank you to the Cherry family for visiting Northwest!  

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Save the Date for Kindergarten Screening Jun 11, 2019

When you register your child for kindergarten during the summer, you will be asked to choose a screening appointment date and time on July 15, 16, 18 or 19.

School Re-Organization -- Share Your Feedback Jun 10, 2019

Dr. Brian White, Superintendent of the Butler Area School District, presented his recommendation for the future organization of our schools on Monday, June 10, 2019. His recommendation is based on numerous factors, including community feedback that was gathered at the School Organization Community Forums last fall. 

At this point, we are once again asking for community feedback. We hope you will take the time to review Dr. White's report and share your feedback by completing a short survey. 

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4th Grade Show Jun 3, 2019 Get up get up

Mrs. DeNee's fourth grade students recently put on a fantastic show for their peers called "Get up, Get up, Get up!"

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MSA Contributes to BASD's STEAM Program May 3, 2019 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 May 3, 2019 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. 

Tornado Jazz Ensemble Visits Elementary Schools Apr 16, 2019 Jazz Ensemble

The Golden Tornado Jazz Ensemble recently took their show on the road! The Jazz Ensemble visited Center Township, Northwest and Connoquenessing elementary schools where they performed for the students.

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