We are celebrating 50 years of Butler Catholic, as well as the legacy upon which we are founded—St. Michael, St. Paul and St. Peter schools. Join us for this weekend full of activities! The fun starts on Friday October 11th, and continues through Sunday morning. It will be great time to reconnect with old friends and make new ones as alumni, families, friends and community come together to celebrate Butler Catholic School.
4:00 PM Check-In Open
4:30 to 7:30 PM Food Truck Gathering in School Upper Parking Lot. Join family and friends for a casual dinner from local food truck favorites in our school parking lot.
7:00 PM Family Movie Night in the School Gymnasium. Bring your children for a fun night of movies and snacks in the gym. Don’t forget your blankets, chairs, and favorite snacks. Plus, the concession stand will be open!
7:45 PM Busses Depart School Parking Lot for the BCS Bar Crawl (age 21+). Gather with friends for a night of fun, visiting BCS family-run establishments, including Vin & Joe’s, Butler Brew Works, The Brick House, Missing Links Brewery. Busses will return to BCS approximately 11:30 PM.
8:30 AM Check-In Open
9:00 to 11:00 AM Pickup Basketball Games in the School Gym. Come and shoot some hoops in the gym you grew up in! See the trophies on display from across the years, and cheer on friends.. Games will be ongoing through the morning.
9:00 AM to Noon A morning full of activities!
- Tours of the School, given by current students, will start every 30 minutes beginning at 9 AM.
- Rosary Recitations will be held in the School Chapel every hour beginning at 9 AM
- Demos of our Makerspace and Robotics Program will be held at 9:30 AM and 10:30 AM
- Memory Lane will be open continuously starting at 9 AM
- Our 50th Anniversary Collaborative Art Project will be created continuously throughout the day starting at 9 AM
- A tour of our School Garden will occur at 10:30 AM
- A special Advent Wreath Activity will occur at the entrance to the School at 11:30 AM
Noon to 1:30 PM Lunch in the School Cafeteria. You won’t want to miss your lunchtime favorites! We will be featuring those lunches you remember most, including Mac and Cheese w/Stewed Tomatoes, Grilled Cheese w/Tomato Soup, Pizza, and more!
1:30 to 2:30 PM 50th Anniversary Service Project. Please join us for this special all-anniversary Service Project. Participants should meet at the entrance to the School.
4:00 PM Mass in the School Auditorium. Join us in celebrating Butler Catholic’s 50th Anniversary at a special mass in our auditorium. Mass will be celebrated by BCS alumni, and will also feature current students in the choir.
5:00 PM 50th Celebration Group Photo. We will gather for a group photo after mass is over, before heading to the Gym for dinner.
5:30 PM Hors d’oeuvres & Cash Bar in the School Gymnasium.
6:00 PM 50th Anniversary Grand Celebration Dinner in the Gym. Our BCS history, and a look to the future, will be the focus of this grand night. Dinner will be a buffet by Monroe Hotel, and will feature desserts by alumna Maria Stephenson of Dolce Mia’s Bakery. This is an adults-only event.
9:30 to 11:30 AM Don’t leave town until you’ve stopped by again!
Breakfast/Brunch in the School Cafeteria. Our friends from St. Fidelis Parish will be serving up incredible breakfast specialties.
Memory Lane and Art Project will be open from 9:30 to 11:30 AM.
Final Rosary Recitation in the School Chapel will be held at 10:00 AM
Tours of the School will be led at 10:00 and 10:30 AM
To register for the BCS 50th Anniversary Celebration, please fill out the enclosed Registration Form, and return to:
Butler Catholic School
Attn: 50th Anniversary Celebration
515 E. Locust St.
Butler, PA 16001
A special reduced rate has been arranged at the Springhill Suites by Marriott in downtown Butler. Please ask for the Butler Catholic 50th Anniversary room block.
Springhill Suites Marriott
125 E. Jefferson St.
Butler, PA 16001
If you have any questions, please contact Kathy Dudley at the BCS Office, 724-285-4276, or email firstname.lastname@example.org