Fires delay start of North Butler High school year

Greene, Iowa – Due to the multiple fires on the roof at North Butler High School over the weekend, school officials have delayed the start of the year.

North Butler PK-6 students will have schools as planned starting on Wednesday August 23rd. 7-12 grades will now tentatively begin on Monday August 28th, depending on if the school can be cleaned up in time.

All scheduled activities will continue as planned, including the home FB game with Starmont on Friday evening.

According to North Butler Schools Superintendent Joel Foster, they will continue with volleyball and cheer practices in Allison, and football and cross country practices outside at the coach’s discretion. The weight room and JH/HS are closed to the public and students until further notice.

No injuries were reported during the fires.

Assisting at the fires over the weekend included the Greene Volunteer Fire Department, Greene EMS, Marble Rock Fire Department, and Butler County Emergency Management.

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