Fourth-graders learn about natural disasters by creating informative posters
William J. Butler
THE WILLIAM J. BUTLER SCHOOL FAMILY IS UNITED IN ITS ENDEAVOR TO CREATE A COMMUNITY OF ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE WHERE ALL INDIVIDUALS ACCEPT CHALLENGES, CELEBRATE DIFFERENCES, AND EMBRACE CHANGE TODAY FOR A BETTER COMMUNITY TOMORROW.
Message from the Principal
Welcome to the Butler School Community! In our community, we consider the students, staff and families as part of not only the school community, but also an integral part of the area community and the global community as well. Our Mission statement denotes our belief that: “The William J. Butler School family is united in its endeavor to create a community of academic excellence where all individuals accept challenges, celebrate differences, and embrace change today for a better community tomorrow." We believe in creating a caring environment which focuses upon the needs of students and provides every opportunity to develop 21st century skills for a better future tomorrow. If you have any needs or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact or email me.
Melissa OnestoPrincipal, William J. Butler
Melissa Onesto is an experienced administrator with a strong background in special education. She was selected to lead Butler School in the summer of 2015. She is a firm believer in servant leadership and works hard to serve students, teachers, parents and the community. Prior to joining the Homer 33C family, Mrs. Onesto was an Assistant Principal in Joliet School District 86 where she was recognized for her organization, patience, professionalism and always having the best interest of children in mind above else. She also served as the district’s Special Services Coordinator for five years. Mrs. Onesto received her Bachelor’s degree in Classical Studies from Indiana University, a Master’s degree in Special Education from National-Louis University, a Master’s degree in Administration from Northern Illinois University and a Director of Special Education endorsement from Northern Illinois University. She is currently working on her Doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Northern Illinois University. She lives in Naperville with her husband, David. They have two college-age sons.
Please remind your children to remain vigilant when waiting for their school bus
March 14, 2017
Nominated by one of her students in an essay contest
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