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Butler Elementary School

1701 South Macarthur Blvd
Springfield, IL 62704

Butler's School Song From Long Ago

May 12, 2022 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 Fight Song

Butler School Centennial Celebration Information

May 11, 2022 BUTLER CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION INFO Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 9:00 am - 12 Noon   Dear Alumni, Parents and Current/Former Staff, We are just a  week away from the Centennial Celebration on May 21, 2022. As you make plans to come to the event, please keep these things in mind: PARKING Construction is still in progress. Our new North Addition is not yet completed, but may have a majority of exterior brick set by the time of the event. READ MORE

Virtual STEM Night is tomorrow!

Mar 2, 2022 Our virtual STEM Night is tomorrow night!  Family supply kits will be going home today for those families who reserved a kit.  If you missed the reservation deadline, no worries.  Your family can still participate in the zoom but you will be responsible for getting your own supplies.  Please see the attached flyer for the supply list and event information.  We are looking forward to a fun night!


Feb 15, 2022 Our STEM Night is coming up on March 3!  If your family would like to join, don’t forget to submit your reservation.  It is sure to be a fun night and we hope you can join us!

SHIELD Testing Next Week

Jan 14, 2022 This is a reminder that we do not have school on Monday, January 17, for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  Since Mondays are our scheduled SHIELD testing day, we will not SHIELD test at Butler next week.  If your child normally participates in the weekly SHIELD testing and you would like your child to participate next week, the district testing site at White Oaks Mall will be open Tuesday – Thursday until 5:00 p.m. It is located in the old ITT site. READ MORE

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

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