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Butler Elementary School

1701 South Macarthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704

Spirit Week for United Way

Oct 25, 2021 Join our spirit week for United Way!  All donations will go toward our local United Way.  Click on the photo for more information. Monday: PJ Day Tuesday: Butler Swag Wednesday: Rock Your Best Thursday: Color Wars Friday: Costume Day 

Beginning of the Year Assessments

Sep 20, 2021 The beginning of the school year is the time to learn about our students by gathering information about who they are - academically, socially and emotionally.  Therefore, in the month of September and October, we will administer several assessments that will give us information to guide our teaching and learning this year.  Please read the attached letter for more information regarding the main assessments that will be administered.  

SHIELD Testing begins Wednesday, September 22

Sep 20, 2021 Beginning Wednesday, September 22nd, Butler Elementary School will be conducting SHIELD COVID-19 testing at school for students who have a parental consent on file from the online registration process. This testing is not required, but we are requesting that students who are unvaccinated and students who are in extracurricular activities, participate in weekly COVID-19 testing at school. The test is free to all students. READ MORE

Picture Day is Coming!

Sep 13, 2021 Picture Day is Wednesday, September 22.  Information has been sent home with your child.   Here is what you can do now: 1).  Visit mylifetouch.com 2).  Enter your Picture Day ID: EVTW79JZR 3).  Order your perfect package and don't worry about returning anything on Picture Day!  

Join us for First Friday Coffee!

Aug 24, 2021 Let’s celebrate making it through the first week of the new school year!  The Butler PTO invites all parents/guardians to join us for "First Friday Coffee" on the playground.  We will have coffee from Custom Cup from 8:40 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.  The students will follow normal arrival procedures while the parents enjoy time together on the playground.   You are welcome to grab a cup to go, or hang out for a bit. READ MORE

Join us for Back to School Night!

Aug 10, 2021 Join us on Thursday, August 19 from 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. for our Back to School Open House.  Click the flyer on the right for details.  We cannot wait to see our Bobcat families!     

Teacher Appreciation Spirit Week

Apr 29, 2021 Next week is Teacher Appreciation Week.  Please join our spirit week to honor our amazing staff! Monday, May 3: Our teachers make us feel COMFORTABLE! Wear your pajamas or comfy clothes.  Tuesday, May 4: Our teachers are the best COACHES! Wear your favorite sports team shirt/jersey. Wednesday, May 5: Our teachers SHINE BRIGHT!  Wear your favorite pair of sunglasses. READ MORE

Congratulations to our Rising Star, Mrs. Redpath!

Apr 16, 2021 Please join us in congratulating our very own Bobcat, Mrs. Sara Redpath.  She was recognized this afternoon as a Horace Mann Educator of the Year RISING STAR!!! We are so proud of her and honored she is part of our school family. GO, MRS. REDPATH! 

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