Butler Bulletin

Butler Middle School Monthly Newsletter: Friday, Oct 12th

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Parent/Teacher conferences are being held on Thursday, October 18th and Tuesday, October 23rd from 4pm - 7pm in the Cafeteria and Large Gym.


No appointments necessary.

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Butler will host 2 food trucks during conferences for parents, students and staff! Los Tacos and Hot Tamales will offer tamales, tacos, churros and beverages.


French club will be selling crepes.


Prices will range from $2-5 per item. Please just us for conferences AND dinner.

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The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to Butler!

Visit the Library Media Center from 10/17-10/23 from 7:30-2:45

or visit the Online Book Fair from 10/12-10/31.

The book fair will also be open during parent teacher conferences

on 10/18 and 10/23 from 4pm-7pm

Click here for more information: Scholastic Book Fair

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Early Release - Wednesday, October 24th at 12:36pm

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No School Thursday, Oct 25th & Friday, Oct 26th

Good luck Brewers!!

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Waukesha County Kennel Club Scholarship

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Congratulations to our winners of this year’s Waukesha County Kennel Club Scholarship competition. Isabella Reilly took first place and Hailey Kling placed second in the Butler Middle School division. Now their entries will go up against all other 7th grade students in Waukesha County in hopes of winning the scholarship. Great job ladies! #ButlerPride

Leadership & Service Class

Teamwork with Tower building and Anti-bullying posters for Butler.
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Free and Reduced Lunch Applications

Just a reminder - if your family qualifies for free and reduced lunch you must apply each school year to receive this service. Applications must be received by October 15, 2018.


Application - English


Application - Spanish


Online Application

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Eligibility

  • Client must reside with their child or children in Waukesha County.

  • The children must qualify for the free/reduced lunch program per the federal guidelines.

  • Eligible children are those from birth to senior in high school.


Applications

Interested families can request an application from the School Social Worker, Jaime Dobner, at jdobner@waukesha.k12.wi.us or 262-970-2933. Applications are also available on the Butler Website at butlerms.waukesha.k12.wi.us in English and Spanish.


Deadline

Completed applications need to be returned to Jaime Dobner by Monday, November 19 to ensure arrival at CCC by November 21st.


If you feel that you may qualify or if you have any questions about the program, please contact me at 970-2933.


Elegibilidad

  • El cliente debe de residir con su(s) hijo(s) en el Condado de Waukesha.

  • Los niños deben de calificar para el programa de almuerzo reducido o gratuito por medio de las reglas federales.

  • Los niños elegibles para este programa pueden ser desde recién nacidos hasta el 12º grado de la escuela preparatoria.


Aplicaciones

Las familias interesadas pueden pedir una solicitud a la Trabajadora Social Escolar, Jaime Dobner, enviando un correo electrónico a jdobner@waukesha.k12.wi.us o por teléfono al 262-970-2933. Las solicitudes también están disponibles en el sitio web de Butler butlerms.waukesha.k12.wi.us en Inglés y Español.


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Las solicitudes completas deben ser entregadas a la Trabajadora Social Escolar Jaime Dobner, a más tardar el lunes 19 de noviembre para asegurar que lleguen a CCC antes del 21 de noviembre.


Si cree que califica o si tiene alguna pregunta sobre el programa, por favor comuníquese conmigo al 970-2933.

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#ButlerUnited Update:

October begins Bullying Prevention Month. In October, as a school, we will be focusing on bullying prevention, bystander awareness, and school unity. The school counselors are teaching lessons to all students about bullying and conflict resolution skills. October 24th we will celebrate Unity Day where all students and staff are encouraged to wear orange to demonstrate that we are truly #ButlerUnited.

We will be posting challenges each week in order to unite Butler with a call to action to help Butler be its best--Building Everyone’s Success Together! We hope that during this month of action we help to defuse bullying and shift the culture at Butler Middle School! Remember, when we stand together no one stands alone. Please watch this video to kick off the month.


Week 1 Challenge: Send a Smile

This week’s challenge has been called Send a Smile. Each day this week we asked you to smile at 5 people who could use a boost. Did you know that student bystanders are often aware of bullying situations before adults in the school? It is important that all students feel empowered to step up when they witness bullying. Students are encouraged to stand up for one another and such behavior should be recognized and rewarded. This one seemingly simple act can help defuse bullying and shift the culture here at Butler Middle School.

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REMINDER: Information can be found on Butler MS's website for Clubs and Activities. Here you will find a list of available clubs, contact information and dates and times of meetings.


Click here to see this page.

Art Club

Art club will begin on Tuesdays starting 1/22/19- 4/23/19 from 2:45-3:45.
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Butler Buddies

Butler Buddies will meet on Tuesday, October 16th after school until 3:30 in room 323.


Butler Buddies is open to any student in 6th, 7th and 8th grade, however it is more specifically designed for students with special needs. Butler Buddies will “buddy up” with other clubs throughout the school year, giving students exposure to activities which they might not necessarily participate in on their own. If you have any questions, contact Mrs. Salinas or Mrs. Rivera.


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Volleyball starts on Tuesday, November 27 to Thursday, December 20, 2018. We will play Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays unless there is a wrestling meet here at Butler. Each session will run from 2:45 to 3:45. This is not a competitive league, it is a great opportunity for students of all skill levels to get together and play volleyball.


In order to participate students must return a signed permission slip to the attendance office and have a signed concussion form on file in the office. If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Kirsch (970-2953) or Mrs. Harrington (970-2959).


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Schedule

Daily Announcements

Parents and families you can always view our daily announcements on our web page. Click here to see the 2018-19 announcements.

Important Dates

Did you know upcoming important dates are added to our Butler web page? You can view the week on the right side of the home page or click on "view calendar" to see all important dates for the entire school year. Dates are added as soon as we get them to help you plan your schedules.
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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

Per Federal Law AHERA Asbestos Notifications must be shared annually with families.


English Notification

Spanish Notification

Annual Asbestos Notification

Donations of the following are appreciated. Please bring any donations to the main office.


Tissues, hand sanitizer, anti-bacterial wipes and #2 pencils.

***Si tiene preguntas sobre esta información u ocupa ayuda para traducir alguna parte de este documento a español, favor de llamar al Departamento Bilingüe/ESL al 262-970-1009.