Our Mission at Joshua Butler Elementary School is to promote learning in an atmosphere of trust, understanding, and respect.

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You Studied and You Know It!

Joshua Butler teachers and staff wish the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade students and teachers well as they take iLEAP and LEAP. You studied and you know it!!!!!

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Principal of the Year

Mrs. Denise Rehm, principal of Joshua Butler Elementary School, was named Jefferson Parish Principal of the Year. This prestigious award is given to 1 of 84 principals in the parish. Mrs. Rehm has been principal of Butler for 6 years. Prior to that, she served as assistant principal for 1 1/2 years. Congratulations on a […]

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5th Grade Christmas Play

The fifth graders worked very hard to present their version of A Charlie Brown’s Christmas.  A cast of over twenty dedicated actors, practiced during and after school, to deliver five top-notch performances.  This is the second annual Holiday Program that the fifth grade students of Joshua Butler have presented to intrigued audiences.

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Reading Winter Wonderland

This year we merged art and literacy to explore our favorite books. Students from K-5th read a book of their choice and explored all the story elements of their selections. Students then used their imagination to create an artistic representation of their books. The result was amazing! Our created models of the characters, backdrops of the […]

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Thanksgiving Activities

Students and teachers participated in fun-filled activities the day before Thanksgiving Vacation. Mr. Curry’s students continued the annual tradition of making Pumpkin Pancakes. Students learned how to read a recipe, measure ingredients, and follow directions by taking the orders of faculty and staff before enjoying an order of pancakes for themselves. The whole student body […]

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