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Butler Elementary School

1701 South Macarthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704
The following photos show the contents of a time capsule from 1921.

1921 Time Capsule Contents

5 days ago These are the items that were in the time capsule from October 20, 1921.  The time capsule was removed from the cornerstone on May 18, 2022.  The seal was broken on May 20, 2022.  The time capsule was opened on May 21, 2022 in front of a crowd of Butler alumni, parents and staff.
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The following are photos of the Centennial Celebration held on May 21, 2022 at Butler School.

Butler's Centennial Celebration

5 days ago Many thanks go out to Mr. Clay Stalter who took photos for us during the event on May 21, 2022.
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Thank you, Teachers and Staff!

May 6, 2022 This week we celebrated our dedicated teachers and staff.  We had delicious food, sweet treats, fun fellowship, room service, and a spirit week.  Although the week as come to an end, we continue to honor and celebrate our teachers and staff every day! 
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Robin Preiss Glasser Visits Butler

May 2, 2022 We welcomed Robin Preiss Glasser, the New York times bestselling illustrator of the Fancy Nancy series, to our school.  She shared her career path with the students and hosted a Q & A session at the end.
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Welcome, Class of 2035!

May 2, 2022 Last week we hosted Kindergarten Preview Night.  It was so great to meet our new Bobcats!  Welcome, Class of 2035! 
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Happy Earth Day from Butler & SLA!

Apr 22, 2022 We would like to thank our student partners from SLA's Art Club for celebrating Earth Day with our bobcats! Thank you to Mr. Douglas for bringing your students over to draw chalk art with our students! 
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Congratulations, Mr. Curry!

Apr 6, 2022 Mr. Curry is an Educator of the Year Finalist! Congratulations, Mr. Curry.  We are proud of you! 
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Celebrating Black History

Feb 21, 2022 Thank you to ACLU member & former NAACP President Mr. Ken Page, District 186 Board Member Ms. Erica Austin, and Springfield Alderman Mr. Shawn Gregory for visiting Butler School.
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