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Welcome to the New School Year at Butler!

FROM THE PRINCIPALDear Families,We are positively thrilled to be opening our doors to the children this week and are excited to begin this new school year together!  I truly hope you have been ab...

Butler Family Summer Update from Principal Betancourt - August 13, 2021

From the PrincipalDear Butler Families,I sincerely hope you have all been able to find some rest and relaxation this summer, as well as some joy.  Most of all, I hope you are staying safe and hea...

Butler Family June Newsletter

From the PrincipalDear Families,Today and every day, our hope is that every member of our community feels cherished, valued, and supported.  It is important that we create and nurture an inclusiv...

Butler Multicultural Week is coming!

Flag Craft Night will be on Monday May 24 at 6:30 pm (zoom link coming in an email that morning). Supplies will be coming this week (keep an eye out for a manila envelope).  Please choose your flag pr...

Late April Butler Family Newsletter

From the PrincipalDear Families,I hope you all had a safe and enjoyable spring break.  There were so many beautiful days that help us to feel hopeful for spring and better days ahead.  Our f...

Hurray for our First Day!

Dear Families,What a wonderful day!After over a year out of our building, it was sure exciting to have the in person learners back together for the whole day!  The beautiful and cheery signs that...

Butler Family April Newsletter 2021: Spring School Starts Tomorrow!

From the PrincipalDear Butler Families,With the sunshine and appearance of daffodils, it is certainly feeling like spring.  I hope you all are as excited as we are to be having full days of live ...

Butler Family Spring Session Information Night

Dear Families,Below are the links for the following resources from our Butler Family Spring Session Information Night:Butler Family Spring Session Information Night SlidesButler Family Spring Session ...

Message from Principal Betancourt

Dear Butler Families,As you might be aware, there has been a disturbing and painful trend of increasing violence and hatred towards Asian American and Pacific Islanders in our country.  Not only ...

Butler Family Newsletter March 2021

The Butler Family Virtual Art Night was a wonderful success!  Thank you to our wonderfully creative PTA organizers, as well as to staff member, Michael Mann, who led it so beautifully with kindness an...

Butler Family Newsletter February 2021

From the PrincipalDear Families,Literacy Week has been a blast - many thanks to Kim Masterson for all of her amazing organization.  It was such a delight to see all of the children on Tuesday nig...

Read with Principal Betancourt Tonight @ 7PM - Literacy Week Celebration Continues!!

Butler PTA Family Literacy Week 2021 Tuesday, February 2 Please send a photo of your child reading to Scott Masterson: scottmasterson1@gmail.com by Wednesday at 9 PM. Principal Betancourt PJs rea...

Butler Family Newsletter - January 18, 2021

From the PrincipalDear Families,This morning I had the honor of virtually attending the Belmont 2021 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Virtual Community Celebration, hosted by the Belmont Human Rig...

Nurse's Notes for Butler Families January 15, 2021

Thank you for all that you continue to do to ensure the health and safety of our Butler community. I understand that these are ongoing challenging and stressful times but it is imperative that we all ...

Message from Principal Betancourt

Dear Families,The events yesterday in our nation's capital were disturbing in and of themselves, and even more so during a time when we're all already stretched beyond our limits.  I...

Butler Family Newsletter December 18, 2020

From the PrincipalDear Families,As we bid farewell to 2020, we can look optimistically towards the horizon of 2021.  While it has been an impossibly difficult year, I can honestly say that e...

Reminders from Principal Betancourt December 4, 2020

Dear Butler Families,We're looking forward to tonight's festivities and to welcoming children participating in the hybrid model back into our building next week.Cohort Days:Here are the C...

Important Holiday Travel Reminder For Families

Important Holiday Travel Reminder For FamiliesDear Butler Community, Thank you for your ongoing efforts to provide a safe environment for everyone in our school. Following the Thanksgiving break,...

Butler Family Newsletter November 23, 2020

From the PrincipalDear Families,While there are so many things that are disheartening in the world right now, I'd like to just take a moment to focus on one of the brightest spots in my world: YOU...

The Butler Virtual Fun Run is Next Week! Let's Earn a Movie Lunch!!!

Dear Families,    Our Butler Bobcat is getting excited for the Fun Run!  We hope you are too!A couple of things:1) Make sure to register your child and spread the word to frie...

BUTLER FUN RUN 2020!!

Check out this video from Butler Teachers!The first ever VIRTUAL Fun Run is happening! If you are new to Butler, the Fun Run is an annual event that provides a fun, healthy way to raise money for...

Butler Family Newsletter October 30, 2020

From the PrincipalDear Families,Snow today!?!? Well, of course, because the new normal is that every day brings a surprise.  I want to take this opportunity to thank you, profoundly, for how incr...

Elementary Schools Cohort Schedule

I know the last seven months have been full of uncertainty and challenge.  Every time we think we might be in a routine, there’s a new curveball.  Thank you for your patience, humor, and partnership....

Parent-Teacher Conferences, Fall 2020 Session

The Butler School is registering parent/teacher conferences online. Conferences begin on Wednesday, November 4th. Registration for all conferences opens on Monday, October 26th and closes on Friday, O...

Reminders from Our School Nurse

From Our School NurseDaily Symptom Check Please remember to do the Daily Symptom Checker each day that your child is scheduled to attend in person school. This will determine if your child is wel...

Butler Family Newsletter October 13, 2020

Dear Families,Thoughts on HybridOur first few days of hybrid learning were really wonderful.  Our teachers put a great deal into preparing for these first mornings, and it was truly amazing to ha...

Butler Family Phase II Information Night - October 5, 2020

Dear Families,Please click on the links below for resources from tonight's Family Information Night: Recording of the Butler Family Phase II Information Night Oct. 5, 2020 Slides from th...

Latest Butler Family Newsletter

Dear Families,This last full week of remote learning has been quite joyful.  While we have definitely had lots of tech glitches, we've also had lots of victories.  I've popped into s...

The First Day of School is Tomorrow!

Dear Butler Families, Tomorrow is our first day of school!!  We are excited, and know that it might be a bit bumpy as we all learn how to manage this new way of learning, and we ask for your...

Elementary Parent Information Night II

Elementary Parent Information Night II from September 14, 2020 recording and presentation is available now

Setting Up Your Learning Tools for School

Before the first day of school, please complete the action steps in order to be ready for the first day of school. 

Welcome to the New School Year, Butler Children!!

Dear Families,Here is the link to a special greeting our Butler grown-ups made for the children.  We are so excited to start this school year and cannot wait to start spending time with them...

Butler Family Back to School Message from Principal Betancourt

Dear Butler Families,Welcome to the new school year, which promises to be unlike any we've ever experienced.  I hope that you have been able to find time this summer for joy and relaxation wi...
 

Statement of Purpose:

Rights and Responsibilities
 
 

The Daniel Butler School is dedicated to providing a school community where students will acquire the foundational skills, knowledge, and behaviors needed for life-long learning. We believe this can best be achieved in an environment characterized by mutual respect and shared responsibility. Our success will be built on a partnership of teachers who are committed to their profession and families who ensure their children come to school ready to learn.