Butler High School Bulletin August 29th Release

Tuesday, August 29

Band Practice 7:00 am

JV/V Volleyball @ Barstow 5:00

TSA JH & HS Project Work Session 5:30-7:00


Wednesday, August 30

BEAR Time:  Art Club Meeting

Girls Golf @ Clinton

vs St Michaels & Green Ridge 4:00



Thursday, August 31

FFA Fruit/Calendar Sales Kickoff

Band Practice 7:00 am

BEAR Time:  Royalty Interviews –

Fall Homecoming

JV/V Volleyball H Van Horn 5:00

Band Practice 6:00


Friday, September 1

Youth Alive 7:20 am

PSAT Deadline to Sign up and pay

BEAR Time:  Yearbook Distribution

V Football @ Knob Noster 7:00


Saturday, September 2

Cross Country @ Bolivar 8:00 am


Monday, September 4


JV Football H Knob Noster 5:30




Tuesday, September 5

Credit Recovery Begins

TSA JH & HS Project Work Session 5:30-7:00

Girls Golf @ Harrisonville 4:30

JH Volleyball @ Adrian 5:30

JV/V Volleyball @ Adrian 5:30


Wednesday, September 6

FFA Chapter Meeting/Scavenger Hunt

Scholar Bowl 7:15

Future Problem Solvers 3:15

Youth Cheer Clinic @ Elementary 3:20


Thursday, September 7

State TSA Board/State Officer Meeting

Youth Cheer Clinic 3:20

Girls Golf H Pleasant Hill 4:00

JH Volleyball H Archie 5:30

JV/V Volleyball @ Drexel 6:30


Friday, September 8

ACT Prep Workshop Fees Due

Youth Alive 7:20 am

Football H vs Van Horn 7:00

Little Cheerleader Night 7:00


Saturday, September 9


All District Choir

JH Volleyball @ Crest Ridge Tournament

Cross Country @ Ray Pec 9:00

FFA Trap Team Selection 10:00


Spirit Club don’t miss the home volleyball game Thursday night here at 5:00.

Dress like your favorite SUPERHERO and cheer on the bears to victory.  Thursday 5:00.  GO BEARS!!


Fall Homecoming Dance Friday, September 22 Out of Town and Out of School Date Forms are available in a folder outside of the High School Office.  Pick up a form and give it to your date to have their school fill it out.  Forms are due in the office on Tuesday, September 19.


Hey, come join in the Karaoke fun Tuesday and Thursday mornings before school in the cafeteria.  Whether you are a star or not so much, pick your song and belt it out. Tuesday and Thursday mornings in the cafeteria.

Scholar Bowl – we will start practices on September 6th, at 7:15 am in room 108.

This is for grades 9-12.


Future Problem Solvers – we will start practices on September 6th, at 3:15 p.m. in room 108.


Junior High Student Elections will be held on Wednesday, September 27.  Speeches will be during 3rd hour and Elections during 5th hour.



Seniors make sure to check the scholarship list and due dates on the website.


Attention JUNIORS AND SOPHOMORES: The PSAT test will be given in October.  The deadline to sign up for this test is September 1st.  The fee to take the test is $16.00 payable in the Counseling Center.  If you are a junior interested in the National Merit Scholarship or a sophomore interested in attending Missouri Scholars Academy, then you will need this test to quality.  See Ms. Laughlin if you have any questions.


BHS is offering an ACT Prep Workshop for the October ACT.  The $20 fee is due in the Counseling Center by Sept. 8th.  It is open to seniors first and then any junior enrolled in College Math 111.  Please see Ms. Laughlin for more information.


Bates County Job Fair is October 3. We will take a bus to Adrian Optimist Building at 9:45 and return around 11:45. Students will have the opportunity to visit with over 40 businesses. Please sign up in the Counseling Center by September 8.


Any junior interested in taking the ACT in April, please sign up in the Counseling Center by September 29.


Make sure and sign up in the counseling office if you want to visit with a rep.


August 31 – Pittsburg State University, 10:30 a.m.

September 12 – Crowder College,

September 22 – College of the Ozarks, 8:45 a.m.

October 3 – Butler College Fair, 1-2:30 p.m.

October 9 – University of Missouri-Columbia, 12:30 p.m.

October 18 – Fort Scott Community College – 9:00 a.m.



More information and application information are found on the Butler R5 website.


BCYAC Dual Credit Scholarship – Available throughout school year

The Baumgartner Law Firm Undergraduate Scholarship – August 31, 2017

2018 United States Senate Youth Program – September 20, 2017

2018 Horatio Alger Scholarship – October 25, 2017

Coca Cola Scholarship – October 31, 2017

University of Missouri Extension 4-H Scholarship – February 1, 2018

American Legion Shane Voyles Scholarship – April 10, 2018

American Legion Scholarships – April 20, 2018