Butler Bulletin

Butler Middle School Monthly Newsletter: Friday, April 12th

8th Grade Recognition Night

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NEW THIS YEAR all 8th grade students will be invited to our 8th Grade Recognition Night.


To accommodate 8th grade students and families we will be using the field house at North High School.


Please save the date of Thursday, June 6th at 6:30pm (note NEW DATE) for this night as we celebrate our 8th grade students as they prepare to start high school next year. More information will be coming.

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Friday, April 26th - 6pm

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Please join us a we watch the talented staff and students at Butler's Showcase of Talent.
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WCTC Summer Camp Opportunities

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UWM at Waukesha invites you to join us for our 11th annual Girls’ in Engineering, Math and Science (GEMS) conference on Saturday May 4th, 2019!



Continuing Education is excited to offer our annual GEMS program which brings middle school girls and their parents, teachers, community leaders, and successful professional women together in an effort to boost knowledge and interest in various areas of math, science, and engineering.

Our unique program allows girls ages 11 to 14 to choose five, hands-on workshops taught by successful professionals in those fields to establish connections and friendships with like-minded girls of the same age group. Early registration is encouraged as workshops fill up quickly!


Workshops include:

· A Look Inside the Bovine Hide

· Trauma Nurse 101

· Fancy Feet: Shoe Design Engineering

· Water Wonderful World

· What’s Behind Those Criminal Minds?

· Environmental Engineering 101

· A Peek into Python Programming!

· And more!!

Meet our 2019 Keynote Speaker, Andrea Bequest!

Andrea Bequest is a physician assistant working in internal medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Froedtert Hospital. She graduated from Carroll University with a biology and biochemistry degree in 2009 and went on to complete Physician Assistant School at Marquette University in 2012. She has been working as a PA for 6 years. Prior to working at Froedtert Hospital, she worked in an outpatient internal medicine clinic and at Columbia St. Mary’s Hospital. Her passion is education of future physician assistants and she precepts several PA students from area programs around Wisconsin each year. She is a member of American Association of University Women, advocating for women’s education, especially in STEM fields.

For more information and to register visit our website!

Web site: www.waukesha.uwc.edu/continuing-ed/courses/youth/gems

District Happenings

Click here to view the approved 2019-2020 Family Calendar

Summer School 2019

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2019 School District of Waukesha Summer School Program will begin on Monday, June 17, 2019 and end on Friday, July 19, 2019. There will be no class on July 4th and 5th.


Click here to learn more.


Fun fact: Did you know Mr. Taege will be the summer school principal at Horning this summer? He hopes to see you there!!

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Remember to check our website for Clubs and Activities information. Click here to see this page.

Color Craze

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The Color Craze is a colorful and crazy 5K which is fun for the whole family! It’s an event that promotes exercising and leading a healthier lifestyle. You can walk, crawl, sprint, cartwheel or jog as long as you're having a good time! The Color Craze 5K will benefit the clubs, activities and athletics at Butler Middle School. Bring out your friends, family and furry friends on Saturday, May 18th! Register here.

Daily Announcements

Parents and families you can always view our daily announcements on our web page. Click here to see the 2018-19 announcements.
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Apr 18 - Early release @ 12:36pm

Apr 19 - NO SCHOOL

Apr 26 - Showcase of Talent and Art Show - 6pm

May 7 - 6th grade Band AND Orchestra Concert @ North HS

May 16 - 7th & 8th grade Band & Jazz Band Concert @ North HS

May 18 - 5k Color Craze

May 26 - MEMORIAL DAY - NO SCHOOL

May 28 - Spring Orchestra Concert 7pm @ North HS

***June 6 - 8th Grade Recognition 6:30pm @ North HS (NEW DATE)

June 10 - SNOW MAKE-UP DAY - LAST DAY OF SCHOOL


2019-2020 School Year

Aug 13th - Ignite the Spark - 6th grade & new student orientation (Students - 9am - noon and parents 9:15am - 10:30am)

Aug 13th - Forms and Fees - 7:30am - 9am

Aug 14th - Forms and Fees - 10:30am - 6:30pm

Aug 29th - Open House 4pm - 6pm

Save the Date for Culver's Fundraiser

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Butler Middle School Website

Bookmark our homepage:

sdw.waukesha.k12.wi.us/butlerMS


On our website you will find a link to the daily announcements, activities calendar, and a news section with upcoming important announcements.

Student Safety

Please talk to your child about using the crosswalks around Butler if they walk or get dropped off. Before and after school, Michigan and Hine Avenues are extremely busy. We have two crossing guards in the morning and two in the afternoon. Also, please continue to drive slowly and carefully around school.

Butler Key Contact Information

Please click on the attachment for a complete listing of the key contact people at Butler Middle School.

Donations Appreciated

As we enter cold and flu season our supplies could use replenishing. If you'd like to make a donation of tissues, wipes or hand sanitizer please drop them off in the main office. Thank you!!

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