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  • 2019 Student of the Year:

    BCAVTS Student of the Year Award is a prestigious award given to just one senior per school year. Nominees are chosen based on qualities such as leadership, trustworthiness and responsibility in creating a progressive school environment while being respectful to both peers and teachers. A Student of the Year nominee must be a conscientious student, completing his/her assignments on time as well as demonstrating solid efforts to earn certifications. Lastly, Student of the Year nominees must exhibit outstanding behavior and have a sound attendance record. Each student must progress through a series of interviews in which he/she must be prepared to share an educational portfolio showcasing his/her accomplishments while answering a series of interview questions. To conclude the process, each nominee must give a speech at the closure of his/her final interview. We are proud to announce this year’s winner:

    Chad Meier
    Machine Technology
    Butler Area School District


Outstanding Student of the Month

  • 2019-2020 Outstanding Students of the Month:


    A BCAVTS Outstanding Student is chosen based on qualities such as character, leadership, honesty, responsibility, optimism and loyalty in creating a positive school environment. An Outstanding Student must be a diligent student, completing his/her assignments on time and showing strong effort to learn in class! Lastly, an Outstanding Student demonstrates excellent behavior, is well mannered, and is respectful to peers, teachers and all other staff members. 


    November 2019




    OCTOBER 2019




  • The Lunch Box will open in March! 


    For a view of the menu click "Restaurant/Bakery" then select the monthly menu.



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  • XTO


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  • 2020 skillsUSA State Competition will be in April, please check out the article below.

    Butler Eagle Article February 1, 2020

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  • A big "THANK YOU" goes out to Cabot Oil & Gas!

    On January 24th students attended a panel presentation at BC3 called "Think About Energy Briefing." Our students learned about the industry and how many job opportunities there are available. Cabot Oil & Gas and Representative Marci Mustello presented us with a check to help provide students with materials they need to be successful with their BCAVTS education. 


    • George Stark, Director of External Affairs for Cabot Oil & Gas
    • Representative Marci Mustello
    • Jenna Shelkey (Machine Technology)
    • Colby McBrien (Heavy Equipment Repair)
    • Clay Bricker (HVAC)
    • Zachary Konieczka (Building Construction)
    • Cole Wiand (HVAC)
    • Colten Morgan (Welding)
    • Caiden Corbett (Building Construction)
    • Draedan Brewer (Heavy Equipment Repair)
    • Mitchell Kelsea (Welding)

    Check Presentation

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  • Representative Marci Mustello toured our school on

    January 16, 2020. 


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    2019-2020 SkillsUSA District 10 Competition Results

    Congratulations to all students who participated and competed! It takes a great deal of courage, strength, and dedication.

     Medalists Chart

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  • Happy New Year!

    2020-2021 NEW Student Application is now active under the "Attendance/Guidance" tab.

    Completed applications should be submitted through your home school Guidance Office.

    Returning students, please do not complete this application. You can let your home school Guidance Office know when it's time to schedule for the 2020-2021 school year.  

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  • The proposed new school year budget will be available for public inspection at the February Joint Operating Committee/Committee of the Whole Meeting until the March Joint Operating Committee Meeting.  Budget adoption is anticipated at the April Joint Operating Committee Meeting.  Please contact the Business Manager to view the budget. View Joint Operating Committee Regular Meeting Schedule by clicking Directory - Joint Operating Committee - Meeting Schedule.




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  • Please support our plow design from November 11-17, 2019!

    Members of the public can vote for their favorite plows through the PennDOT website at www.penndot.gov/District10 by clicking on the “Paint the Plow” icon.


    Paint the Plow

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  • On November 7, 2019 Mr. Kurt Speicher recognized the following Joint Operating Committee Members for their altruistic service and dedication to the JOC as their school district representatives.


    • Suzie Bradrick (Butler Area) 2018-2019
    • Chad Hershberger (Karns City Area) 2018-2019
    • Diane Hunter (Moniteau) 2008-2011 & 2016-2019
    • Melissa Allen (Slippery Rock Area) 2017-2019
    • Jacqueline Pfeiffer (South Butler County Area) 2012-2019
    • Linda Rieck (South Butler County Area) 2014-2019



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  • Thank you to all who attended our Expo/Open House last evening! If you didn't have a chance to take our survey, please do so today. It's 5 easy questions.


    Access the survey by using the link or QR code below:




    QR Code



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  • BCAVTS will share important school information through the Remind App. See instructions below and be in the know.


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  • Ford ACE Program & Butler Co. Ford Engine

    Donations & Presentation October 2019





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  • Challenge Program Presentations are now located under "Career Ready"

    Congratulations to the following winners from the ending of last school year.

    A special "Thank You" goes out to XTO Energy!

    Academic Excellence:

    Curtis French-Senior-Automotive Technology-Slippery Rock

    Nelson Yingling-Junior-Building Construction-Mars

    Academic Improvement:

    Dawn Anderson-Junior-Air Conditioning-Moniteau

    Joseph Hamilton-Senior-Computer Networking-Moniteau


    Evan Kremer-Junior-Machine Technology-Knoch

    Hunter Neff-Senior-Heavy Equipment-Butler

    Community Service:

    Emmaline Henne-Senior-Health Occupations-Butler

    Tanner Speer-Junior-Protective Services-Slippery Rock


    Jacob Szurely-Junior-Carpentry-Seneca Valley

    Julia Ow-Senior-Collision Repair-Mars

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  • Vo-Tech Video 9/20/19

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  • Click Here: School Police Officer Parent Letter


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  • Click Here for The Butler Buzz Interview


    Thank you Armstrong Cable and Katie Stutz!

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  • Video: 1st Day 2019-2020

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    • John (Nick) Fleishner-South Butler-Senior-CR for Cabinetmaking (Gold)
    • Jacob McCloskey-Butler-Senior-AC for HVAC (Silver)
    • Roshan Nunna-Mars-Junior-CN for Information Technology Services (Silver)
    • Carson Powell-Slippery Rock-Junior-MT for Precision Machining (Silver)
    • McKenzie McCardle-Butler-Senior-CS for Nail Care (Bronze)
    • Maria Pascazi-Butler-Junior-CS-Nail Care (Model)
    • Michael Crawford-Butler-Senior-AC for Sheet Metal (Bronze)




    SkillsUSA State Competition 2019




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  •  District Student Showcases:




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