Butler SD 53 News
Read up on the latest happenings in the community newsletter Newsline, which was mailed this week to all homes in District 53. See photos of graduates, read excerpts from their speeches, see photos from Exploremore Day and learn more about the plan to move the District to the next level of excellence. Check out the newsletter here.
The Butler School District 53 Board of Education has announced the appointment of Laura Bieselin as a new Board member.
Butler District 53 Superintendent Dr. Heidi Wennstrom was honored for her long-time support of education with a Distinguished Service Award of Excellence by the Illinois Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association’s (INSPRA) at an award ceremony May 11.
Fifty-nine 8th grade students celebrated their years at Brook Forest and Butler Junior High during their May 30 commencement.
Dozens of Brook Forest and Butler Junior High students were recognized at the District 53 Board of Education meeting May 14, 2018.
Butler School District 53 Board of Education member Cabin Kim resigned from the Board, effective May 16, 2018. School board officials are actively seeking to fill the vacancy and invite District 53 residents to consider applying to fill the unexpired term.
Please update your calendars to reflect the following date changes.
The District 53 community newsletter Newsline was recently published. Stories on the Hour of Code, new playgrounds at both schools and details on the Student Performance and Achievement Report were all highlighted. Read the stories here.
Butler School District 53 is proud to present our draft strategic planning documents. Feedback welcome.
The Board of Education heard its annual Student Achievement and Performance Report for 2016-17, which showed some remarkable test scores and student growth.
Parents, please take the Illinois 5Essentials Parent Survey by January 30, 2018. Your participation in the parent survey will help us understand the conditions at your child’s school and guide improvement.
The date for the January Regular Board of Education meeting has changed from 1/8/18 to 1/22/18.
Registration for students entering kindergarten next fall will be held this month on the following dates. Registration for students new to first grade will also be held at the same time. (Current Butler District 53 kindergarteners do not need to register for first grade at this time.)
Butler School District 53 Board of Education Secretary Ahmad Sulaiman served as guest teacher in Brook Forest’s 5th grade classroom on Dec. 19.
Congratulations to Butler District 53’s Science Olympiad teams on their first competition of the season, which was held at the British International School of Chicago on Dec. 9.
Butler School District 53 has extended the timeline for completion of its strategic planning survey to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 18.
If you do not want your son or daughter to participate, fill out the form and ask your child to return this sheet to his or her teacher by December 18th.
Butler School District 53 is launching a strategic planning process this fall and would like to invite the community to participate.
Please note that the survey will remain open until December 11th.
The fall 2017 newsletter has been published.
The Butler Junior High Math Team took home some big hardware and a clean sweep at two recent competitions.
All Oak Brook residents will have access to a limited number of complimentary tickets to the performance of 42nd Street at Drury Lane.
Of 18 comparable schools, Butler ranks second
Please note that the Board of Education Meeting scheduled for Monday, November 13th, will start at 6:00 p.m. in the Administrative Center.
Parent teacher conferences are coming soon! Parent Teacher Conferences may be scheduled from from 10/26/17 at 9:30 am until 11/03/17 at 11:00 pm. Click here to access the scheduling website.