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Makerspace Movement at Summit May 20, 2019 Teacher Maker Day

Teachers at Summit Township Elementary School spent some time during Teacher Appreciation Week collaborating on a "Think Spring" maker project. They were asked to use creativity and work with a fellow teacher on a project with using various materials. 

Summit Student Wins Poster Contest May 20, 2019 Claudia Wolf

Summit Elementary Student Claudia Wolf is a winner of the “Drug free is the way to be!” poster contest. The poster contest was sponsored by the Butler County’s Drug and Alcohol Department. The winning posters will be made into a calendar by the Butler Eagle.

Congratulations, Claudia!

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. 

April "Bee of the Month" May 2, 2019 April Bee of the Month

The Summit Elementary April "Bee of the Month" is Chelsea Rome. 

As part of the school's Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) program, students receive tickets when they are caught "beeing" good. Tickets may be drawn throughout each month to reward positive behavior.

Congratulations to Chelsea! 

Summit Rain Barrels Apr 15, 2019 Summit Rain Barrels -- Winners

Fourth grade students at Summit Elementary School designed two rain barrels as part of the Barrels by the Bay Three Rivers Project.

March "Bee of the Month" Apr 8, 2019 March Bee of the Month

The Summit Elementary March "Bee of the Month" is Lily Graef. 

As part of the school's Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (PBIS) program, students receive tickets when they are caught "beeing" good. Tickets may be drawn throughout each month to reward positive behavior.

Congratulations to Lily! 

Officer Phil Program Apr 8, 2019 Officer Phil Program at Summit

Deputy Nick Graham from the Butler County Sheriff''s Office recently presented the Officer Phil Program at Summit Elementary School. Deputy Graham talked to students about the importance of being safe, responsible and respectful at school, at home and in the community. Students Maon Swidzinski and Leia Revitsky helped present the program. 

Growth Screening Program Apr 3, 2019

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.

Camp Read A Lot Mar 18, 2019 Camp Read A Lot

Summit Elementary School completed a reading challenge during Read Across America week. The students read  22, 513 minutes for the entire week! Each grade had a reading goal and the students read every night to reach the school's goal of 20,000 minutes. 

Creative Teaching Grants Mar 8, 2019 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 Mar 5, 2019 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. 

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