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Remake Learning Days Remake Learning Days

Remake Learning Days are almost here! Experience free family-friendly and interactive events showcasing innovative learning for youth of all ages. From building robots to creating art, explore a wide variety of learning. Let's remake learning together! Click to view the flyer>

Remake Learning Days
May 9-19

Summit Rain Barrels 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.

New Guidance Plan Initiative: Volunteers Needed for CAP Interviews

Butler Area School District has always maintained a commitment to supporting student development and growth. The School Counseling department’s mission statement upholds this pledge to student success through academic, social, emotional, and career awareness by means of a collaborative approach with students, parents, educators, and the community. It is our goal to develop life-long learners that are productive citizens in this changing global society. To this end, the School Counseling program in the Butler Area School District has adopted a comprehensive K-12 Guidance Plan to support college and career readiness for all students.

March "Bee of the Month" 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 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

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.

K-4 Spring Open House K-4 Spring Open House

Our K-4 elementary schools are each hosting a Spring Open House in May. Family members are welcome to attend! This event was formerly known as Grandparents Day. View the flyer for dates and times>

Sign Up for the BMS Instrumental Music Program instrumental music

Attention 4th grade students! There are many instrumental music opportunities for you to explore at Butler Middle School. Click to learn more about BASD's Instrumental Music Program> 

Sample the instruments, sign up for an instrument fitting, watch a video montag of our Instrumental Music Ensembles, and -- most importantly -- learn how to sign up! Click to get started> 

PSSA Letter to Parents -- Spring 2019

Dear Parent(s) or Guardian(s):

Beginning next month, all school districts throughout the State of Pennsylvania will participate in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments (PSSA).  At Summit Township Elementary School, we will follow the assessment schedule listed below. 

February "Bee of the Month" February Bee of the Month

The first Summit Elementary "Bee of the Month" was selected for February 2019. Congratulations to 4th grade student Hailey Frobe!

Camp Read A Lot 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. 

4th Graders Visit the Carnegie Science Center Science Center

Fourth grade students at Summit Elementary School attended Sci-Tech Days at the Carnegie Science Center in March. During their visit, students learned how their brains process information. They also had the opportunity to explore VR and Nano technology while viewing displays throughout the Science Center. 

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>

School Organization Community Forum Executive Summary School Organization Community Forum

Dr. White presented an Executive Summary of the School Organization Community Forums that were helpd this fall at the February 11, 2019 school board meeting.

A Message from the Superintendent -- Jan. 31

As you know, we had to cancel school twice this week due to the temperature. Here is how that impacts our school calendar as well as how it impacts the first semester grading window.