Butler School's TOP READ 5 READERS

Jun 24, 2014 As of June 24th, Butler School's TOP Read 5 readers have logged in a total of 5,654 minutes on the District 186 Read 5 page!! Congratulations to the following TOP 10 readers: Grace C., Aspen P., Hailey B., Matthew M., Malik G., Mia V., Ava U., Emily D., Bishop K., and Celia P.!! Also, congratulations to the following students for reading and entering minutes on the same page: Bryce S., Phillip T., Saniah P., Arianna H., Devin B., Isaha W., Makayla L., Savana B., Nevaeh J., Rico P. READ MORE

Butler Community Garden Needs Your Help!!

May 30, 2014 The Butler Community Garden is alive and growing and we need your help WATERING!!! If you would like to volunteer for one morning this summer, please fill out the salmon colored form your child's teacher sent home and return it to school no later than 6/5/14. You may also call the school office at 525-3201. You will then be contacted with further details. Thanks!

Congratulations, Mrs. Hulcher!!

May 19, 2014 We received word today that Mrs. Kathy Hulcher has been selected as the new Principal of Matheny-Withrow Elementary School! She will begin her new position at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. Mrs. Hulcher has worked with Butler staff, students, and families for the past four years. She is near and dear to everyone in the Butler Community! We are extremely happy for her!! However, she will be truly missed. Congratulations, Mrs. Hulcher!! Way to go, Bobcat!!

Law Enforcement Drill

May 2, 2014 The staff and students at Butler School had a Law Enforcement Drill today at 2:00 pm with the Police and Fire Departments. The drill lasted about 7 minutes. Everyone in the school did a very nice job!

Butler Community Garden Work Day - April 19th

Apr 14, 2014 Plans are moving forward to create a Butler School Community Garden!! A work day is planned for Saturday, April 19 from 9 am - 12 noon. Everyone is invited to be part of this exciting creation. We will begin by constructing  3' x 3' boxes. Some of the boxes will be formed with bricks donated from the Hy-Vee work site, and some will be built with cedar planks. Raised beds will be built and planted with a butterfly garden and vegetables. READ MORE

Hy-Vee Community Garden at Butler School!!

Mar 18, 2014 Great News!!! Butler School has been awarded a Hy-Vee One Step Community Garden Grant! We look forward to providing our students with "hands on" experience in gardening. We also look forward to sharing the garden with the community surrounding Butler School! The school committee will meet to begin discussing the location of the garden on the school grounds, items to be placed in the garden, etc. Stay tuned for more information.

District 186 Family Art Event

Mar 18, 2014 Saturday, March 29th is Studio 186's 3rd annual Family Art Event - a FREE event to all district elementary school students and their families. Get your artistic juices flowing, and create some unique family memories… by making your own art, visiting with local professional artists, participating in break-out classes, bidding on artwork in a silent auction, and contributing to a community art project. The host school this year is Ball Charter (2530 Ash Street). READ MORE

ISAT Testing - March 4th - 14th

Feb 27, 2014 ISAT Testing will begin for our 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders next Tuesday, March 4th. Please be sure your child(ren) get proper sleep, good nutrition, and lots of positive praise!! Go Bobcats!!

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