Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School

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STUDENT OF THE YEAR

  • 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

    Chad

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. 

      

    March 2020

    Evan Bundy

    EVAN BUNDY-BUILDING CONSTRUCTION (MR. SANKEY)-SENIOR- SOUTH BUTLER

     

    January & February 2020

    Faith and Rebekah

    FAITH TALBOT-CULINARY ARTS (MR. BARCZAK & MRS. COLLINS)-SENIOR-BUTLER

    REBEKAH MYERS-CULINARY ARTS (MR. BARCZAK & MRS. COLLINS)-SENIOR-SLIPPERY ROCK

     

    December 2019

    NICHOLAS FISHER

    NICHOLAS FISHER-HVAC (MR. COLLINS)-SENIOR-MARS

     

    November 2019

    Spohn

    ETHAN SPOHN-BUILDING CONSTRUCTION (MR. SANKEY)-SENIOR-BUTLER

     

    OCTOBER 2019

    Brielle
    BRIELLE KARNS-GRAPHIC DESIGN (MRS. CLUTTER)-SENIOR-BUTLER (FIRST BAPTIST)

     

Announcements

  • Dr. Hiler talks about BCAVTS during quarentine on The Butler Buzz minutes 15.22 through 21.22.

    Click the Link: https://youtu.be/z7F4a-Y7_NU

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  • Student belonging retrieval will be on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, please click here ==> Information Flyer and here ==> Belonging Map for details. 

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  • Click Here ----> JOC Letter for the JOC letter to staff, students and parents.

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  • The BCAVTS staff wanted to take the time to show our students, parents and community members how much we miss being in school!

    #butlervotech

    #whatareyoudoing

    #staysafe

    #ctestrong

    Click Here===>Shout-Out Video 2020

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  • Butler County Schools Donated PPE to Butler Memorial Hospital: Click Here for Article by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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  • Click Here: Continuity of Education Plan

    Please see our Continuity of Education Plan above as well as on our social media sites. Families will receive a copy of this plan through the mail during the week of April 13, 2020. Report cards will be included in this mailing. Please stay safe.

     

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  • Click Here: Mental Health Support

    The Mental Health Support Line can be reached toll-free, 24/7 at 1-855-284-2494.

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  • Canvas Parent Letter<---This letter was sent home on 3/27/2020. Please click the link above to read the letter.

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  • Canvas 3-Steps for first-time users

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UI_VsFHkF5U&feature=emb_title

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  • Representative Marci Mustello Toured our school! Check out her website and video from her visit.

    http://www.repmustello.com/

    Click Here for the Video from Rep. Marci Mustello

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  • Click Here for Scholarship Opportunities/Resources

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  • 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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  • 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. 

    Photo:

    • 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. 

    Collage

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  • Click Here to View Video

    District 10 Sign

    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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  • 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

     

    JOC

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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:

     

    https://www.butlertec.us//cms/module/selectsurvey/TakeSurvey.aspx?SurveyID=104

     

    QR Code

     

     

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

     

                         Click the link

     

    https://www.remind.com/join/butleravts

     

                               OR

     

    Remind

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  • Ford ACE Program & Butler Co. Ford Engine

    Donations & Presentation October 2019

     

    https://youtu.be/2DW0zZqK2Mg

     

    Collage

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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

    Attendance:

    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

    STEM:

    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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  • CONGRATULATIONS 2019 STATE MEDALISTS:

     

    • 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)

     

     Medalists

     

    SkillsUSA State Competition 2019

     

    Competitors

     

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  •  District Student Showcases:

     

     

     

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