Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School

35th Anniversary

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  • Annual Thanksgiving Buffet in Culinary Arts Dining Room November 26 at a cost of $10/person.  Reservations required.  Phone 724-282-0735 ext. 213.
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  • Open House is November 20 from 6-8 p.m. Tour the school and meet the teachers.  Visit the Health Assistant Program for "Introduction to CPR" presentation.
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  • Tech Fair November 5 is an annual event conducted during class time to provide students an opportunity to speak with post-secondary educational institution representatives as well as local employers about career opportunities.  Post-secondary schools and employers may register by contacting the Guidance Counselor at karwoskis@butlercounty.tec.pa.us
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  • Recruiting presentations and tours scheduled for 10th grade students interested in attending BCAVTS next year:
         Butler Intermediate High School - Presentation October 30/Tour November 17 
         Karns City High School - Tour November 13 
         Knoch High School - Tour November 4 
         Mars High School - Presentation October 29/Tour November 6
         Moniteau High School - Tour November 19 
         Seneca Valley High School - Presentation November 25/Tour December 12
         Slippery Rock High School - Presentation October 21/Tour November 3      

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  • Student Opportunities visit the Guidance Office page under About Us for more information or click http://www.butlertec.us//site/Default.aspx?PageID=345
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  • Yankee Candle on-line orders will be accepted through December to benefit SkillsUSA.  Please use school group number 990055094 at http://www.yankeecandlefundraising.com
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  • Christmas Cookie Sale December 8-19, 2014. Order Form
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  • SkillsUSA Sarris Candy Bar Sale November 17-21.

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  • Toys for Tots:  SkillsUSA is collecting new, unwrapped gifts for children November 3 through December 3.  A drop box is located in each program area.
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Welcome - Your Career Begins Here

Welcome to the Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School website. Butler County AVTS provides 15 programs of study to 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students from the seven Butler County School Districts: Butler Area, Karns City Area, Mars Area, Moniteau, Seneca Valley, Slippery Rock Area, and South Butler County.


The programs of study at Butler County AVTS are designed to meet the needs of students as well as occupational requirements in the labor market. Courses offered will prepare students of all ability levels to enter jobs in technical, skilled, and semi-skilled occupations after high school graduation or after technical school or college training.