At Vandalia-Butler City Schools, we are widely recognized for our long-standing tradition in academic excellence and fiscal discipline. Students come first here, supported by exceptional teachers who are dedicated to helping our community’s children realize their full potential. From challenging classes to outstanding extracurriculars, we offer a well-rounded education to give students the knowledge, skills, and experiences they need to be successful in an ever-changing world.

We also attend to the expectations of our community stakeholders. Demonstrated excellence in financial management is the direct result of our prudence with and diligent investment of taxpayer dollars. Our decision making is also guided by a strategic plan that was created in partnership with representatives from our community.

Together, our teachers and support staff, administrators, parents, and community members share a genuine passion for fostering student achievement, as the numbers here attest.


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Summer Bash Dunk Tank Lineup Taking Shape

The lineup for this year’s dunk tank at the 3rd Annual Back-to-School Summer Bash—scheduled for Thursday, August 14th from 4-8 p.m. at Skateworld of Vandalia—is almost filled. This year’s event is a district-wide celebration and all Vandalia-Butler students and families are invited to join in the end-of-summer celebration.

VISIONS Endowment Fund seeks nominations for annual Roll of Recognition by August 15

The VISIONS Endowment Fund, a fund of the Dayton Foundation, is seeking nominations for the 2014 Roll of Recognition. Nominations are due by August 15.

3rd Annual Back-to-School Summer Bash Scheduled for August 14

The 3rd Annual Back-to-School Summer Bash will be held on Thursday, August 14th from 4-8 p.m. at Skateworld in Vandalia, located at 333 S. Brown School Road. This year’s event is a district-wide celebration. All Vandalia-Butler students and families are invited to join in the end-of-summer celebration.

Vandalia-Butler City Schools names Greg Vance as new safety director

In the interest of keeping student safety a top priority, Vandalia-Butler City Schools has promoted Greg Vance to the newly created position of safety director.

2014-2015 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals

Vandalia-Butler City Schools today announced its 2014-2015 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Program

Volleyball tryout information

Information about volleyball tryouts for Morton and Butler.

VISIONS grant award will fund college prep work at Butler

More Butler High School students will be prepared for rigorous college entrance exams, thanks to a $5,000 grant awarded to Butler High School from the VISIONS Endowment Fund Annual Grant.

Morton PTO hosts Eighth Grade Farewell for the Class of 2018

On June 4, the Morton PTO hosted the first annual Morton Eighth Grade Farewell Lunch to wish the class of 2018 luck as they move on to high school.

Aviators Making a Difference

The Peer Tutors at Butler High School take time during their school day to hang out with and help their adaptive education peers on campus.

Butler’s Concert Season Closes

For the 10 seniors in the Symphonic Band, it was their swan song as Butler Aviators.

Butler students learn engineering concepts while conducting energy audit of Vandalia-Butler buildings

In late April, Butler High School students Chelsie Yeatts and Steven Lewis, working with engineers from Energy Optimizers, USA, conducted an energy audit of Butler High School, Smith Middle School, and Demmitt Elementary School. The audit measured the buildings’ energy efficiency as part of the district’s participation in a Straight A Fund project. The district is participating in the project with five other school districts and Energy Optimizers, USA, a Tipp City-based company.

Vandalia-Butler City Schools Board of Education names Eric Beavers as next treasurer/CFO

Following an extensive search and interview process, the Vandalia-Butler City Schools Board of Education has selected Eric Beavers to serve as the district’s next treasurer/CFO. The Board approved the contract on May 12. Beavers will start on July 1.

Demmitt Girls on the Run donate more than 4,000 items to the Vandalia-Butler Food Pantry

The Demmitt Elementary chapter of Girls on the Run collected a whopping 4,037 items for the Vandalia-Butler Food Pantry in just four days.

Community spirit 5K draws runners from near and far

Runners, ages 6 – 60, from the Vandalia-Butler community and as far as Jackson Center and Catawba enjoyed ideal running conditions at the 9th Annual Community Spirit 5K on April 12.

Helke students to be featured in Aullwood Avian Art Contest Exhibition

Thirty Helke Elementary School students will be featured in the Aullwood Audubon Center Avian Art Contest Exhibition, on display at the Aullwood Audubon Center from April 27 – June 15.

Kindergarten registration underway for Vandalia-Butler City Schools

Kindergarten registration in the Vandalia-Butler City Schools district is underway, and parents are encouraged to register their kindergartners by July 15 so that their children will be eligible to attend Passport to Safety. Children must reach 5 years of age on or before August 1, 2014, to be eligible for kindergarten.

Kindergarten registration begins April 7

Kindergarten registration begins April 7. Parents are encouraged to register their kindergartners by August 1 so that their children will be eligible to attend Passport to Safety.

Butler Alumni Courtyard bricks still available for purchase

The engraved bricks are a meaningful way for Butler alumni, teachers and supporters to make a mark on the beloved school.

Butler students visit the Center of Hope

The pre-transition and transition classes from Butler High School participated in a group aqua therapy session at the Hahn-Hufford Center of Hope in Piqua on October 22.

Butler High School’s science students will benefit from Air Force Research Laboratory donation

Butler High School science students will have a rare opportunity to study light using equipment that has contributed to the safe keeping of our nation, thanks to a generous donation from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Sensors Directorate.

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