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Butler County Schools: District preps for new school year

Overcoming Challenges to Innovate for Our Future 

The Pandemic Portal we entered into roughly a year and half ago created a different reality of life for each and every one of us.  This has been a difficult and frustrating time for our families and community.  My thoughts and prayers continue to be with everyone.  As we continue to navigate out of this portal into what many are calling a “new normal”, the Butler County School Team continues to take extraordinary steps to prepare our schools for the start of the 2021-2022 school year.  Our primary goal is to provide quality instruction to our students in a safe and welcoming environment.  This pandemic has taught us many new things that have allowed us to perfect our craft to better serve and support our students.  Through the lessons we have learned and the information we gathered from the pandemic, our team has prepared facilities, updated and amended policies and procedures, and altered educational and operational practices to make absolutely certain our schools will operate in the safest and most productive environment possible. 

As we navigated through this Pandemic Portal, we stayed the course, adjusting and adapting to circumstances that a lot of time were out-of-our-control.  However, we focused on the things we could control and that allowed us to gain momentum to move our district forward during this pandemic.  We were better in the fall of 2020 from the spring of 2020, and we were better in the spring of 2021 than we were in the fall of 2020.  Ultimately, we kept the needs and supports for our students as our common ground and focus.  We learned a great deal and implemented fantastic practices which we will take with us as we continue to adjust back to the “new normal”.  In the end, we could not have done these tremendous things without each other.  When the going gets tough, it is the tough teams that get going, and Butler County comes together during tough times.  That is something that Butler County can be proud of.  This is what makes me so proud to say I am the Superintendent of Butler County Schools!

We are fully prepared and have been looking forward to going back to a five-day-a -week student schedule with enthusiasm and resolve.  We know and understand that we are not completely out of the woods with the pandemic.  We will still have to understand that this year might yet call for some adjusting and adapting as everyone awaits to see the impact of the Delta strain of the virus.  Again, the safety and well-being of our students and staff is number one to our school district. We continue to follow the CDC and “Healthy-to-School Guidelines”.  Currently, the guidance recommendations are left up to local control and local decision making.  Therefore, Butler County Schools are going to encourage those who are not vaccinated to wear a mask, but mask wearing will not be mandatory.  Anyone else who chooses to wear a mask is more than welcome to do so.   As the CDC, Kentucky Department of Public Health, Barren River District Health Department, and the Governor’s office present further guidance, we will re-evaluate our Return-to-School Guidance which may include further mitigation efforts.  This may include, but is not limited to, increased wearing of masks, temperature checks, increased social distancing, and other mitigation strategies as directed by the above agencies.  Butler County School System’s full return-to-school plan can be found on the district website, www.butlerschools.net

We live in a time now, more than any time before, where thinking innovatively has become a necessity of life.  It has been my goal from the beginning of dealing with this pandemic to plan for the worst, hope for the best, and adjust and adapt when needed.   We will continue to think innovatively and examine all situations holistically.  We have worked together as a community to strengthen relationships and develop a joint problem-solving approach to these new challenges that centers around helping our students become independent, lifelong learners.  We have achieved this through open dialogue, collecting data, and examining that data, along with improving and perfecting our practices and procedures.  We have and will continue to build capacity and clarity in instructional practices during these changing times.  This will include training, sharing data, monitoring our mission, vision, values, and making adjustments, when necessary, due to bumps in the road.  We have tried to focus our attention on only those areas that we can control to maximize efficiency and effectiveness.  This has promoted a transparent mindset of growth and support across our district.  

When I think of the Butler County community, I think of pride, perseverance, a blue-collar work ethic, and an overall toughness.  This is why our team came up with a well-rounded and flexible plan that will allow us to adjust and adapt to this complex situation while also focusing on those variables we can control to provide the best support our students deserve.  We have a great community and I take extensive pride in knowing that.  I am proud to live in this community with my family and to watch our community grow and progress toward the future.  As we continue to work together, we will build our community by becoming One Team, with One Vision, that will make us Butler Strong. 

Sincerely, 

Superintendent Robert Tuck

 

The link below is a translated copy of the above letter from Superintendent Robert Tuck:

Translated 2021-2022 Superintendent Opening School Letter.pdf

Click the link below to view the Back to School Checklist:

21-22 Back to School Checklist.pdf

Click the link below to view the 2021-2022 Calendar:

21-22 Calendar Form -Approved January 12, 2021 (3).pdf

Click the link below to view the 2021-2022 Board Members:

2021-2022 Board Members .pdf

Click the link below to view the 2021-2022 Site Based Council District Members:

Copy of 2021-2022SBDM Members .pdf

Click the link below to view the 2021-2022 Bus Routes: 

2021-2022 Bus Routes.docx.pdf

Click the link below to view the 2021-2022 FERPA Rights: 

2021-2022 Eng._Sp FERPA .pdf

Click the link below to view the 2021-2022 Non-Discrimination Statement:

2021-2022 NonDiscrimination Eng._Spanish BC Schools and Butler ATC disc statement revised.docx.pdf

Click the link below to view the 2021-2022 PPRA Rights: 

2021-2022 PPRA Rights.pdf

Click the link below to view the 2021-2022 Translated document of PPRA Rights: 

PPRA Spanish Translated copy of 2021-2022 PPRA Rights.pdf

Click the link below to view the 2021-2022 Spanish Child Find Notice:

Copy of 21-22 Spanish CHILD FIND NOTICE - 504 AND idea and preschool.rtf.pdf

 

Adult Education: 

Click the link below to view the Back to School Skills U Letter:

Back to school Butler County Skills U.docx.pdf

 

Area Technology Center: 

Click the link below to view the Welcome Back Letter from Ray Hammer:

21-22 ATC Welcome Back Letter.pdf

Click the link below to view the translated Welcome Letter from Ray Hammer: 

Translated copy of 21-22 ATC Welcome Back Letter.pdf

 

Butler County High School:

Click the link below to view the Welcome Letter from Principal Young: 

2021-22 BCHS Publication Letter .pdf

Click the link below to view the translated Welcome Letter from Principal Young: 

Translated copy of 2021-22 BCHS Publication Letter .pdf

 

Butler County Learning Center:

Click the link below to view the Welcome Letter from Sam Hartford: 

2021-22 BCLC Welcome Letter (1).rtf.pdf

Click the link below to view the translated Welcome Letter from Sam Hartford: 

Translated copy of 2021-22 BCLC Welcome Letter (1).rtf.pdf

 

Butler County Middle School:

Click the link below to view the Welcome Letter from Principal Freeman: 

Copy of 2021-2022 BCMS Community Letter - July 13, 11_30 AM (1).pdf

Click the link below to view the translated Welcome Letter from Principal Freeman: 

Translated copy of Copy of 2021-2022 BCMS Community Letter - July 13, 11_30 AM.pdf

Click the link below to view the Morning Arrival Diagram: 

Copy of Copy of Morning Arrival at BCMS.pdf

Click the link below to view the Afternoon Pick-Up Diagram: 

Copy of Copy of Afternoon Pick up at BCMS.pdf

 

Family Resource Youth Services Center:

Click the link below to view the Back to School Information:

2021-2022 YSC Back to School Information.pdf

Click the link below to view the translated Back to School Information: 

Translated copy of 2021-2022 YSC Back to School Information.pdf

Click the link below to view the Family Resources Center's Goal:

BC FRC 2021-2022 .pdf

Click the link below to view the translated document Family Resources Center's Goal:

Translated copy of BC FRC 2021-2022 .pdf

 

Morgantown Elementary School: 

Click the link belwo to view the Welcome Letter from Principal Gary:

21-22 MES Back to School Publication Letter (2).pdf

Click the link below to view the translated Welcome Letter from Principal Gary:

Translated copy of 21-22 MES Back to School Publication Letter (2).pdf

Click the link below to view the Supplies List:

MES Supplies Lists 21-22.pdf

Click the link below to view the translated Supplies List: 

Translated copy of MES Supplies Lists 21-22.pdf

 

North Butler Elementary School:

Click the link below to view the Welcome Letter from Principal Wilson: 

NBES 21-22 Welcome Letter.pdf

Click the link belwo to view the translated Welcome Letter from Principal Wilson: 

Translated copy of NBES 21-22 Welcome Letter.pdf

Click the link below to view the Supplies List: 

North Butler School Supply List 21-22.pdf

Click the link below to view the translated Supplies List: 

Translated copy of North Butler School Supply List 21-22.pdf

 

School Nutrition: 

Click the link below to view the Welcome Letter from Kaitlin Harrison: 

21-22 Back To School Publication.pdf

Click the link below to view the translated Welcome Letter from Kaitlin Harrison: 

Translated copy of 21-22 Back To School Publication.pdf

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