Supporting Education Everyday

The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, Inc. is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes excellence in the Butler Area School District through programs like Creative Teaching Grants, The Kids' Weekend Backpack Program, funding scholarships for graduates, and by raising the profile of public education in the Butler community.

Our ProgramsHow to Support
The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, Inc., BASD parents, and students want to say:
THANK YOU
Food Service
Bus Drivers
Custodians
Teachers
coaches
nurses
security guards
ADMINISTRATORS
Support Staff
for keeping our children safe and learning during these challenging times.
Special Thanks to Oliver Outdoor!

FAB 2021 is here!

Each year The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, Inc.'s Fine Arts and Beyond Showcase (FAB) features the artistic and musical achievements of the students throughout the District. The FAB is Virtual again in 2021, but the show will go on!

Enter the Virtual FAB

Kids Day America

This year's Kids Day America will benefit the GTSF and the Kids' Weekend Backpack Program. You can signup for Cow Patty Bingo on Saturday, May 8.

Sign-up Info (PDF)Sponsor Info (PDF)

FAB 2021 Basket and 50/50 Raffle Results

This year's winners were selected on April 10, you can view all of the winners on our raffle page!

View the Raffle and 50/50 Winners

GTSF on Facebook

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Supporting Education Everyday

The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, Inc. is an independent nonprofit organization that promotes excellence in the Butler Area School District through programs like Creative Teaching Grants, The Kids' Weekend Backpack Program, funding scholarships for graduates, and by raising the profile of public education in the Butler community.

Our Programs

Kid's Weekend Backpack Program

The GTSF helps the KWBP to fight hunger by supplying weekend food for K-4 elementary students in need.

Scholarships

The GTSF awarded 18 $2,000 scholarships in 2018 as well as facilitates the distribution of over 40 others backed by private donors.

Creative Teacher Grants

These grants fund teachers who go the extra mile to incorporate creative and innovative projects in the classroom.

STAR Teachers

This program gives any student or parent the ability to recognize a teacher, retired educator, staff member, or volunteer for their excellent work.

STEAM Room

The STEAM Room is a leading facility of its type in the state with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics.

Walk of Fame

These bricks provide a lasting memento of that special time and place in your own life while at Butler High School.

Distinguished Graduates

Each year the Distinguished Graduate Committee selects an individual for their professional and humanitarian achievements.

Learn More About Our Programs

Ways to Support

Annual Fund Drive

This drive is our main annual campaign drive.

FAB Sponsorship

Help celebrate our students artistic and musical talents during this special annual event.

Amazon Smile

It takes just a few clicks, and anyone can help the GTSF at no extra cost.

Buck Starts Here

An easy way for teachers and employees of the Butler Area School District to make a contribution to the GTSF.

EITC

A simple statewide program to help businesses contribute to the GTSF at no extra charge.

Memorial Tribute

Whether a one-time donation or annual scholarship, help remember someone special with the gift of education.

Learn More About How You Can Help

Scholarship Winners 2020