March Newsletter

Butterfield School

All School BF Bookclub

We are getting closer to revealing the title of this year's all school book read. The attached parent letter from our school's reading specialist, Ms. Stephanie Ganakos, explains this year's Butterfield Book Club.

On Wednesday, March 3, from 8:00am-5:00pm all REMOTE Learners can come to BF outside Door 14 to pick up your book and additional classroom supplies. This is self-service so please only pick up the bag with your child's name on it.

March 8 Instructional Schedule

Starting March 8, the Instructional Schedule for D44 students will change. For students in Grades 1 and 2, who are currently attending the 2 day hybrid schedule, we will welcome those students back to school for 4 days starting March 8.

In addition, there will be some changes to the Wednesday schedule which will allow for more teacher contact time. And finally, we will be extending our day to 2:30pm. Please refer to district communication found here for more specific information. All changes will begin on March 8. There are NO changes to the Kindergarten schedule.

Lombard SD 44 Newsletter

Click on the current Lombard SD44 Newsletter for current district information including March 3 Blood Drive, School Pictures and Science Fair.

BF Yearbook Cover Contest

Attention all BF students........submit a 2020-21 Yearbook Cover Contest design. Please click on the flyer below to find out more information. All entries must be submitted by March 11th.

Yearbook Cover Contest

School/Yearbook Pictures

We are excited to safely welcome our students to Glenn Westlake Middle School to have their school/yearbook pictures taken for the 2020-2021 school year. HR Imaging will be photographing our students this year. We are confident in our safety procedures, as well as those of HR Imaging, to allow our students to be safely photographed. You can view HR Imaging’s Picture Day Safety video by clicking here.

Information on Scheduling


4th Grade Band and Orchestra Recruitment

The Instrumental Music Department is very excited to welcome you (the Class of 2025) to officially join Beginning Band or Beginning Orchestra this Fall! The District 44 Instrumental Music Program has a long and strong tradition of excellence, where every student has the opportunity to participate in Band or Orchestra. We look forward to welcoming you, our new class of fine Band and Orchestra Students!

4th Grade Band and Orchestra Parent Letter

2021-22 School Supply Kit

If you are interested in pre-ordering School Supplies for the 2021-22 School year, please click on the order form. Paper orders and checks are due to Butterfield PTA by May 19 or online orders are due by May 31.

School Supply Kit Order Form

If you are on free/reduced lunch, please contact the office for additional information on how to order.

Calendar of Events

3/2- PTA Meeting

3/3- REMOTE LEARNER Supply Pick-Up

3/5- End of Trimester 2

3/12- Report Card Distribution

3/16- 5th Grade Candor Presentations

3/24- PTA Dine Out- Brick's Wood Fired Pizza- Yorktown

3/29- 4/2 No School Spring Break

4/5- No School- Non-Attendance Day

D44 2021-22 BOE Approved Calendar

At the February BOE meeting, the school calendar for 2021-22 was approved. Here is the link to the information:

2021-22 School Calendar

The first day of school FOR STAFF will be August 16, 2021. The first day of school FOR STUDENTS will be August 18, 2022. The last day of school (pending no winter weather days) will be May 25, 2022

Free and Reduced Lunch Eligibility

The State of Illinois is approved to provide new Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer Program (P-EBT) benefits to all eligible Illinois students. Eligible families do not need to complete a P-EBT application. However, families are encouraged to complete a Household Eligibility Application to determine eligibility for free or reduced meal status if they have not already for School Year 2020-21. Click HERE for more information