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Tuff Tornado Run

We are very fortunate to have the support of The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, Inc. in our school community. The Foundation directly gives back to our Butler Area School District students and schools through their programs.

The Tuff Tornado Run is a fun family friendly event that will take place this Saturday, October 1 from 1-4 pm at Alameda Park. All levels of runners, walkers and teams are welcome to participate.

Dear BASD Families, 

We are very fortunate to have the support of The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, Inc. in our school community. The Foundation directly gives back to our Butler Area School District students and schools through their programs. 

Did you know they awarded more than $122,000 in scholarships to BASD students in 2022? In addition to awarding eighteen $2,000 scholarships, the Foundation facilitates more than 40 scholarships backed by private donors. 

In addition to supporting scholarships, the Foundation awards up to $30,000 for educational Creative Teaching Grants each year. These grants support creative and innovative projects that promote excellence in teaching and learning in BASD classrooms. 

The Foundation has been instrumental in creating the STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) Room at the Senior High School. Students in multiple classes utilize the room’s innovative technology such as laser engravers and a 3D printer. The hope is to expand the program and establish a similar room at the Intermediate High School.

Not only is the Foundation supporting educational initiatives across the district, they are also committed to fighting hunger by supplying weekend food for students in need. Each student who participates in the program discreetly receives a plastic bag every Friday that is packed with child-friendly, single-serving snacks and easily prepared meals in their backpack. 

All of this and more is made possible through the generous support of our incredible community. You can support the Foundation through a monetary donation, volunteerism and attending their events, such as the upcoming Tuff Tornado Run. 

Show your support while having a blast at the Tuff Tornado Run!

The Tuff Tornado Run is a fun family friendly event that will take place this Saturday, October 1 from 1-4 pm at Alameda Park. All levels of runners, walkers and teams are welcome to participate. Come join us for an afternoon of fun and fitness while supporting the Foundation’s causes – and prepare to get dirty as you make your way towards the finish line to the mud pit. There will be food trucks, a DJ and plenty of fun activities.

It’s not too late to register! Visit the Foundation’s website for more information and the link to register.

Thank you for your support of our students and schools!

Sincerely,


Brian J. White, Jr., Ed.D.
Superintendent
Butler Area School District

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