Arcanum-Butler Schools announce opening information


ARCANUM — Parents are urged to register students new to the district as soon as possible. Registration for all buildings takes place at the Superintendent’s Office at 2011 Trojan Ave, phone 692-5174 ext 1319 between the hours of 8 -11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.

The first day of school for students in the Arcanum-Butler Local School District is Tuesday, Aug. 30 This will be a regular day of school, with all grade levels attending regular sessions. The school day for grades 5-12 is 7:35 a.m.–2:30 p.m. with breakfast available beginning at 7:20 a.m. Grades K-4 will attend 8:55 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with breakfast available starting at 8:30 a.m. MVCTC juniors begin school on August 11 and MVCTC seniors begin on August 12. The MVCTC bus will depart from the north parking lot at 7:20 a.m.

Parents of kindergarten children are reminded that the following requirements must be completed before their child will be considered properly registered: a) completed registration and physical examination forms, b) birth certificate and immunization records on file in the elementary office, and c) payment of kindergarten fee of $50.

Parents should note that the student lunch prices for the 2016-2017 school year are as follows:

Grades PK-2 $2.35

Grades 3-12 $2.65

Milk $ .50

Breakfast $1.85

The cafeteria will be open the first day of school, and will serve a Type “A” lunch as recommended by the Ohio Division of School Food Service.

Important dates leading up to the start of school include:

August 16 — New HS student schedule pickup/Returning student schedule changes 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

August 17 — New HS student schedule pickup/Returning student schedule changes 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

August 18 — EL packet pickup 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 5-7 p.m.; 9th grade/New HS Student Orientation 7 p.m.

August 19 — EL packet pickup 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

August 22 — MS schedule pickup 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

August 23 — MS schedule pickup 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Kindergarten Open House 6-7 p.m.

August 25 — 5th grade Orientation 6 p.m.

August 29 — District Open House (grades 1-12) 6-7:30 p.m.

Bus route information and school supply lists are posted on the school website at

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