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Our November Hello theme is Gratitude. As one of our Hello activities for the month Mrs Barnes, our BTS art teacher, had all the students add their handprint to a banner for our Herriman Police Department to say "Thank You" for all their hard work! Today some of our BCE Student Council members explained our kindness campaign to the Police Department and that our school made this banner for them to show how grateful we are for them.

Due to our increased enrollment and large 4th-6th grade class sizes, we have been able to hire a new certified 4th-6th grade intervention teacher! Please help us welcome Sherry Sutton to our BCE Faculty:

About Me – Sherry Sutton

It is an honor and privilege to join Butterfield Canyon Elementary School.

After graduating from Radford University in Virginia with a degree in Elementary Education, I spent most of my adult life in El Paso, TX. There, I raised three amazing children and worked for the El Paso Independent School District for 25 years, teaching kindergarten through sixth grade, and finally technology.

About a year ago, I moved to Salt Lake to be closer to two of my children and three—soon to be four—grandchildren.

When I’m not teaching, I enjoy spending as much time as possible with them, traveling, photography and mountain biking.

I am looking forward to this opportunity and very excited to be a Bobcat!

Random Acts of Kindness Day (9/26/18)

 Kindness is...contagious, amazing, a gift, beautiful, important, fashionable, love, never wasted, magical, easy, cool, free, a lifestyle, caring, powerful...kindness is EVERYTHING! ❤
Another awesome day at our school today focusing on Random Acts of Kindness! #staykind

Our amazing Speech-Language Pathologist, Heather Wiest,  was honored as Butterfield Canyon Elementary School 2018 JEF-Jordan Education Foundation- Outstanding Educator. We are so grateful for her talents and abilities in helping our students reach their speech and language goals. Congratulations!

Jordan Education Foundation celebrated 6 outstanding individuals who have poured their heart into their careers supporting Jordan District students and teachers. Our own Connie Robinson, Head Administrative Assistant, Butterfield Canyon Elementary School was one of the 6 classified employees honored at the Board Meeting on Tuesday. Congratulations to the 2018 Jordan Education Foundation Outstanding Classified Employees! Thank you for your dedication. We're in good hands!

We are proud to announce that our 3rd-6th grade students participated in our school-wide Battle of the Books on Friday, March 23rd.  To prepare for the competition our students read the following number of pages:

3rd grade - 74,037 pages
4th grade - 89,139 pages
5th grade - 87,893 pages
6th grade - 125,819 pages
Total:           376,888 pages

Congratulations to our BCE Battle of the Book Winner!

3rd/4th Grade Champs:
1st Place - Diamond Backs  (Mrs. Keller): Ryan Kuhlman, Trey Gramse, Kelli Christiansen, Addi Jones, Kyson Hansen
2nd Place - Silver Wolves (Ms. Dall): Elise Woodward, Dylynn Wayman, Audrey Vargas, Caden Clark, Ben Dansie
5th/6th Grade Champs:
1st Place - Punny Bunnies  (Mr. Seastrand): Landon Parry, Riley Thomas, Myah Lambson, Dawson Gray
2nd Place - Vampire Sticks (Mrs. Rogers): Fernando Cagal, Beau Jackson, Aubrey Francom, Jack Stooksbury, Caden Slaughter

Butterfield Canyon First Graders Visit the State Senate

Butterfield Canyon students waiting to visit the state SenateFirst grade students from Butterfield Canyon Elementary School recently visited the Utah State Capitol and the state Senate chamber.

Students met with District 13 State Senator Jacob Anderegg, whose district includes Butterfield Canyon Elementary. They have been studying the importance of rules and laws, so the field trip was a great way to show the students how laws are made and who represents them.

They were even introduced from the Senate floor and received a round of applause!