October Curriculum Newsletter

From Your Butler School District Supervisors

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October 14th Unconference Day

All teachers and staff in the district participated in our Second Annual Unconference for a full day of professional learning in an area of interest to the teachers. Some of the topics included: Active Learning in the Classroom, Creating Interactive Notebooks, Using Google Apps for Education, and Mindfulness in the Classroom.
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World Language Classes Celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month

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English Language Arts Curriculum Writing

K-12 English Language Arts teachers joined together for the first day of curriculum writing. During this session, teachers worked to unpack the standards and discover how standards progress from K through 12.
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Summer Reading Book Chats

Students at RBS and BHS participated in summer reading book chat activities. The event was a success!

RBS Family Math Night for 4th-8th Grade Students

A great night to check out RBS and work with your child on some fun and challenging problems. Students who completed all stations were put into a raffle and we had 6 winners of gift cards in addition to prizes generously donated by our Book Fair.
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Teachers in Grades K-5 are implementing Standards-Based Grading and Report Cards this year. They have been working hard to develop rubrics and assessments to improve grading practices. Parents and faculty are invited to attend a presentation to the community on November 5, 2019.