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February 2022
Butler Family Newsletter - February 13, 2022

Butler Family Newsletter - February 13, 2022

February 13, 2022Dear Butler Families,February has turned out to be quite a weather month! With snowstorms, ice storms, and 60 degree days, we have been through a lot of change! Things in the school feel like they are settling down now after a memorable January and we will hit the 100th day of school on Monday, in addition to Valentine’s Day and the kickoff to Random Acts of Kindness Week. In this newsletter you will find information about: Random Acts of Kindness Week and Spirit Day ...
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January 2022

Butler Family Newsletter - January 31, 2022

 Dear Butler Families,I hope everyone enjoyed the big snowstorm and had a chance to get out and play in the snow, after first cleaning out! As I watched my two dogs running around, chasing each other, and trying to catch snowballs this weekend, I realized that we all need to take advantage of these moments and be a kid again and just have fun playing outside in the snow. No phones, no computers, relax, and recharge. Friday was the 90th day of school and Tuesday marks the Lunar New Year, the...
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Updates from the Nurse

Updates from the Nurse

Pool Testing Reminder - A reminder that MONDAY is Pool Testing drop off day at Butler. Remember that Pool Testing is for asymptomatic students and staff only. If your student is sick, review the symptom checker, keep your child home, fill out the absence form, and have your child tested outside of school. Receiving an email that you were part of a positive pool can cause stress to families.
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December 2021
Interim Butler Principal Announcement

Interim Butler Principal Announcement

In my last communication to you on 11/4/2021, I outlined the hiring process we would follow in order to fill the Interim Butler Principal position. Despite the fact that it was not a traditional process, as interim searches often are not, I promised you at that time that we would “do our best to ensure that we hire the qualified and capable Principal that your children deserve.” I believe we have made good on that promise. I am pleased to announce the hiring of Ms. Julie Babson, the Interim...
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November 2021
Butler Family Updates November 22, 2021

Butler Family Updates November 22, 2021

FROM THE PRINCIPALDear Families,Just a few brief updates for you:Tuesday Menu ChangeFor Tuesday 11/23, change COLD option only to Ham & Cheese sandwich (instead of Turkey & Cheese)Spirit DayGood news!  We filled our school bucket and we’re going to have a spirit day to celebrate! On Wednesday we will have “Awesome Accessories Day,” where everyone can wear as many fun accessories (scarves, necklaces, ties, bracelets, headbands, hair clips, belts, etc) as they like!W...
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Interim Principal - Search Update

Interim Principal - Search Update

As you know from her recent announcement, Ms. Betancourt will be moving to London, UK in January, 2022. Her last formal day in Belmont will be Friday, 12/23/2021. I am sure you join me in supporting Ms. Betancourt on this exciting news. While we will certainly miss her leadership of your child’s school, we want to assure you that we are doing everything in our power to ensure that the transition to a new Principal is as smooth as possible.
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October 2021
Recap of Today's Pilot Pool Testing at Butler

Recap of Today's Pilot Pool Testing at Butler

Thanks very much to our school nurse, Lisa Harteveldt, and BPS Director of Nursing, Beth Rumley for all of their work to organize the pilot of pool testing today, which was the first among all of our schools. Thank you also to our parents and caregivers who have consented to pool testing.
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Parent-Teacher Conferences, Fall 2021 Session

Parent-Teacher Conferences, Fall 2021 Session

The Butler School is registering parent/teacher conferences online. Conferences begin on Wednesday, October 20th. Registration for all conferences opens on Friday, October 8th and closes on Friday, October 15th. All Conferences will be VIRTUAL via Google Meet.
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May 2021
Butler Multicultural Week is coming!

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 prior to the craft night and prepare a few words to say about the flag and the country or state or idea it represents. 
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November 2020

FIRST EVER BUTLER VIRTUAL FUN RUN IS ONE WEEK AWAY!!!

I don't know about you, but we are really getting excited here at school for our first ever Virtual Butler Fun Run!!! We watched this fabulously produced video during Morning Announcements and we need your help! Click below to watch the video and find out how you can help us! (Hope it makes you smile as much as it made me smile!)
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