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Welcome to Butler Middle School. We are excited to kick off a new school year full of challenges and opportunities. Butler Middle School will provide a positive learning environment that allows all students the oppportunity to reach their fullest potential, develop a secure identity, explore the world beyond self and learn the skills for a responsible, productive, and fulfilling adulthood in a rapidly changing society.

Many of your questions can be answered by visiting our Frequently Asked Questions page or our Student Handbook. Please feel free to contact any administrator if you have questions.


Student Activities



ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Butler Middle School offers an excellent curricular program geared toward maximizing each student's potential. Basics in reading, writing, mathematics, science, health and physical education are required. The basic program is enhanced by course offerings in the areas of fine arts, industrial arts, language arts, and domestic engineering. Advance placement and special-help programs are available to qualifying students. For more information call 412-2265. Together we work for the success of each student.

HONOR ROLL AND NJHS
A list of Honor Roll students will be posted in the main hall. To qualify, a student must earn a 3.5 grade point average. Honor Roll students will be recognized with a special certificate and will enjoy opportunities to participate in special activities throughout the year.

Students are invited to apply for membership in the National Junior Honor Society during the fourth term of their seventh grade year. To qualify, a student must have a 3.8 cumulative grade point average as well as "H" and "S" citizenship grades. To retain membership status in the Society, students must maintain qualifying grades. The National Junior Honor Society sponsors many activities including field trips, guest speakers, parties, and service projects.

STUDENT GOVERNMENT AND ACTIVITIES
Student body government offers interested students the opportunity to develop their skills in leadership, planning, follow-through, service, and the democratic process. Elections are held each spring for the following year's student body officers, eighth and ninth grade representatives, and PTSA representatives. Elections for seventh grade representatives are held in the fall.

EXTRACURRICULAR
From intramurals to Debate, our school has something for everyone. Students have the opportunity to participate in chess, basketball, cross country and soccer. We also have actvities such as yearbook, Book Club, Battle of the Books and the Great Bruin gameday. Come and join us!