Family Recommitment

Family Recommitment

Dear Butler 53 Families:

Learning continues in Butler School District 53, because so many of our stakeholders have partnered together!  Support, encouragement, patience, and flexibility have been and continue to be hallmarks of our community.

Thank you to our families who are taking the self-certification seriously, making safe decisions at home, and focusing on keeping our community healthy. 

Thank you to our teachers who are innovating and connecting with in-person and remote students, working tirelessly to reimagine curriculum, and collaborating with our students on our expectations within new learning environments. 

Thank you to our students who are following the guidelines, wearing their masks, remaining physically distanced, and wiping their desks before transitions. 

Thank you to our staff members that have added extra responsibilities, enhanced cleaning protocols, and new supervisory duties. 

Beyond All Limits - our school communities have worked to create safe learning environments.

Soon, more learners will transition to on-site learning. The transition will take place Monday, October 26 for Butler Junior High and Thursday, October 29 at Brook Forest Elementary School.

Now is a good time to revisit those practices that make on-site learning possible:

  • Remembering to wear a mask each day.
  • Limiting indoor gathering spaces to 50 individuals.
  • Maintaining 6' of social distancing whenever possible.
  • Self-certifying students, parents, and staff are symptom free before entering district schools or transportation
  • Avoiding physical contact

By following these guidelines, our schools can continue to be safe places for learning.  For a detailed presentation on our district's commitment to safe learning environments, click here.

Ms. Andrea Prola, Principal Butler Junior High

Chad M. Prosen, Ed.D., Principal Brook Forest Elementary School