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Butler Elementary School

1701 South Macarthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704
Butler 100th Walkway Bricks

You can help support Butler School's new outdoor classroom and walkway by purchasing a personalized walkway brick. Details here.

Butler's Mission

At Butler Elementary we are working together to empower students to be responsible, life-long learners.


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Great Kindness Challenge

Butler School Staff and Students participated in the Great Kindness Challenge from January 27th - 31st, 2020. We wore Superhero shirts and decorated classroom doors. Most importantly, all Bobcats focused on being kind. 

1921 Time Capsule Contents

Photos 4 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.  Th

Butler's Centennial Celebration

Photos 4 days ago Many thanks go out to Mr. Clay Stalter who took photos for us during the event on May 21, 2022.

Butler's School Song From Long Ago

News May 12 Alumni from the 50s may recall singing The Butler Fight Song to show school spirit for Butler sports teams at the time.  Mrs. Cox's 4th graders are in the process of learning the song to sing at the Centennial Celebration.  You can hear them here: 

Butler School Centennial Celebration Information

News May 11 BUTLER CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION INFO Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 9:00 am - 12 Noon

Thank you, Teachers and Staff!

Photos May 6 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 c

Robin Preiss Glasser Visits Butler

Photos May 2 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 &am

Welcome, Class of 2035!

Photos May 2 Last week we hosted Kindergarten Preview Night.  It was so great to meet our new Bobcats!  Welcome, Class of 2035! 

Happy Earth Day from Butler & SLA!

Photos Apr 22 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 s

Congratulations, Mr. Curry!

Photos Apr 6 Mr. Curry is an Educator of the Year Finalist! Congratulations, Mr. Curry.  We are proud of you! 

Virtual STEM Night is tomorrow!

News Mar 2 Our virtual STEM Night is tomorrow night!  Family supply kits will be going home today for those families who...

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