Butler Junior High School News

Butler School District 53 will conduct a free developmental screening of children ages 3 to 5 years old. The screening will take place on Thursday, October 12th at the Oak Brook Park District.

Healing Field

September 12, 2017

Students and staff from Brook Forest and Butler Junior High came together at the Oak Brook Healing Field of Honor on Thursday. They participated in a short ceremony honoring those who lost their lives on Sept. 11.

News for you

August 11, 2017

Read up on the latest happenings in the District 53 community newsletter Newsline, which was mailed last week to all homes in District 53 in July.

Eighth graders graduated from Butler Junior High on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. We couldn’t be more proud of the Class of 2017!

Newly elected board members were sworn in at the Butler District 53 Board of Education. Five newly elected board members were sworn in and took their seats at the Butler Distric...

Showcasing their creativity, knowledge and problem-solving skills, the Butler Junior High Science Olympiad Team placed 8th in the state finals April 29, held at the University o...

Registration 2017-2018

April 15, 2017

Registration packets for the 2017-18 school year were sent out on April 13th. Online student registration begins on April 15th. Remember, to receive the $100 Early Bird Discou...

Butler District 53 recognized four retiring board members at its meeting April 10. They are: President Alan Hanzlik, Vice President Dr. Hitesh Patel, Secretary Dr. Alan Kumar an...

Brook Forest and Butler Junior High students’ artwork chosen to be on display at the West Suburban Consortium for Academic Excellence Brook Forest and Butler Junior High student...

Spelling Bee Win

March 3, 2017

For the second year in a row 8 th grader Aditya Badlani won the 2017 DuPage County Spelling Bee and will head to the national bee in May. Also, Mira Dedhia of McClure Junior Hig...

Value of a Butler Education

February 17, 2017

• In a recent study, Chicago Agent magazine noted that Butler School District 53 was the No. 1 in-demand school district in DuPage County. • Test scores showed that Butler Dis...

BJH Concert Band

February 11, 2017

The Butler Junior High Concert Band will join their Hinsdale Central High School counterparts in a combined performance at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16 at Hinsdale Central. The conc...

Four Butler Junior High students were honored with top awards in the Midwest Region on the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards. Jasmine Tan, 8th grade, won a Gold Key (top 5-7%) in ...

5Essentials Survey

January 19, 2017

The Illinois 5 Essentials Survey window has been extended until January 30. This survey provides the District with important information about the quality of our schools. Inform...

Brook Forest School held an assembly Friday to receive an award from Schoolwide, but thanks to the school’s leadership team, the assembly was turned into a surprise thank you fo...

Community members are invited to run for a seat on the District 53 Board of Education. December 19 is the last day to file nominating papers.... Butler School District 53 Board ...

It was a night of celebrations for Butler School District 53. The new safety vestibule at Butler Junior High was opened to the public with a ceremonial ribbon cutting prior to t...

PARCC Results Released

November 13, 2016

Butler District 53 students fared well on the second year of the PARCC (Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers) exams. Of 18 school districts that are s...

Board Appoints New Member

October 26, 2016

The Butler School District 53 Board of Education has announced the appointment of Ahmad Sulaiman as a new Board member, beginning immediately. Sulaiman, an Oak Brook attorney, w...

Board adopts 2016-2017 Budget

September 27, 2016

The Board of Education adopted a $19.8 million budget for 2016-17 after holding a public hearing and publicly displaying the budget for 30 days. The goal is to adopt a budget ...

Construction has begun at the District Office. Please access the District Office from the front door of Butler Junior High School. (2801 York Road). During the summer the office...

Social studies may be difficult for some students to love. There’s the misconception that it’s all about memorizing dates, names and events. Not so at Butler Junior High. Sure...

Math Team heads to state

March 14, 2016

Four Butler Junior High students – Adi Badlani, Ankush Moolky, Ansh Shah and Nikhil Patel – came in First Place in the Regional MathCounts contest and will head to the state fin...

Two Butler District 53 teachers were recently named National Board Certified Teachers. First grade teacher Renee Tomita and junior high science teacher Kim Krupicka were honored...

In one corner of the classroom, students are building a bridge out of plastic pieces, analyzing and testing the mechanics and structure. In another, students are developing a we...