Have We Made A Difference Today? Then tell us about it! Difference Award

Attention Parents and Employees:

Have you noticed someone in your school (teacher, support personnel, bus driver, or administrator)…..

¨ Helping  a co-worker?

¨ Volunteering for a committee or task?

¨ Going above and beyond for a student or parent?

¨ Lending support to a staff member?

¨ Going the “extra mile” in any form?

Then here’s your chance to give that person a “pat on the back”.  Employees, students, parents, and community members are encouraged to nominate someone who “Makes the Difference” in our schools.

FY 2015-2016 Accountability Reports

As required by Alabama Act 95-313, the Butler County Board of Education is making Fiscal Year 2015-2016 accountability reports available to the media, parent organizations and legislators.

 

 

 

McKinney-Vento Homeless Education Assistance Act homeless

According the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C.§11435 et seq), homeliness is defined as a child or youth who lack fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence.  This means that children or youth could be living in home situations such as shared housing with other persons due to loss of housing, economic hardships of parents/guardians, or similar reasons; living in an emergency or transitional shelter (domestic violence, emergency, or transitional housing unit); living in a car, park, abandoned building, public building, substandard housing (lack of running water, heat, electricity), bus or train station, or a similar setting; student seeking enrollment without an accompanying parent but not in foster care; migrant student and/or living in conditions described in previous examples; or the student has run away from home, abandoned, or kicked out. 

 

If you are the legal parent, guardian, foster parent, or caretaker of a preK – 12th grade student enrolled in Butler County School System that is experiencing homelessness, click the link below.  Students that are experiencing homelessness are also strongly encouraged to complete the questionnaire by clicking the link below.  Help is just a click away!

BCSS Homeless Assistance Questionnaire

BCSS now an ACT WorkKeys Testing Site ACT WorkKeys

The Butler County Board of Education is now an official ACT WorkKeys testing site. WorkKeys® is a skills assessment system that helps employers select, hire, train, develop, and retain a quality workforce. The assessments measure foundational and soft skills. Please call (334) 382-2665 ext. 1205 or ext. 1418 for more information or to schedule a test. Click the link below for more information.

ACT WorkKeys Credentialing

BCSS Earns National Privacy Designation TLE

CoSN (the Consortium for School Networking) awarded the inaugural set of schools that earned the newTrusted Learning Environment (TLE) Seal. BCSS was selected from 90 school district applicants nationwide, the seven school systems were chosen by CoSN for demonstrating effective practices in each of the following areas: Leadership, Business, Data Security, Professional Development, and Classroom procedures.  BCSS is committed to ensuring student data privacy and security.  Click here to read the full article.

2016-2017 School Calendar BCSS

The BCSS 2016-2017 School Calendar has been approved by the Butler County Board of Education.

 

2016-2017 School Calendar

Make a Difference In Butler County Schools HelpingSchools

Ask for a Helping Schools Tag when you renew your tag this year 

Bullying Hotline No Bullying

In an effort to provide a safe school environment, the Butler County School System has established a hotline and email address for parents and students to report bullying issues.

Please report any bullying concerns by calling the local phone number 334-382-4989 or the toll-free number 866-663-8244. Also, you may email your issues to stopbullying@butlerco.k12.al.us.

Butler County School's App BCSS

BCSS now has a free app for you to have direct access to school news, calendar events, athletic events, breakfast and lunch menus, school information, board of education information, I-Now, and access to the system’s Facebook postings.

http://launch.customschoolapp.net/butlercs/

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