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  • Saturday, February 21st, was the Mid-Cities Regional Destination Imagination Tournament at Richland High School. Bear Creek Elementary had 6 teams perform in the tournament. Three of our teams were able to compete (they were comprised of 3rd - 5th graders at BCE). One competition team, The Imagineer Engineers lead by Chessa Knight (parent and Learning LIaison at HMS), placed 4th for our elementary division of the Feary Tales Challenge.
    Another one of our competition teams, Fearsome Freemans lead by Donna Freeman (4th grade teacher), placed 2nd in the competition for our elementary division of Feary Tales. This second place title also qualified them to attend and compete in the Texas State Destination Imagination Tournament on April 11th in Dallas. The Fearsome Freemans also received the Divinchy Award for Creativity - an award that is given to a select number of teams for outstanding creativity. 
    We are very proud of all of our teams and wanted to acknowledge these two teams who have worked hard since September to get to this place.

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  • Middle School Parent Night for 5th Grade Families Rescheduled
     
    Due to inclement weather and icy road conditions, Middle School Parent Night has been canceled for Tuesday night and rescheduled to Thursday evening, 6:30-8 p.m. This information night is for parents of current fifth-grade students who will be transitioning to middle school next school year. All four middle schools -- Colleyville Middle, Cross Timbers Middle, Grapevine Middle and Heritage Middle -- will be hosting their information nights at the same time on Thursday, just as was planned previously. Thank you to all our parents for your flexibility during this winter weather event, and we look forward to introducing our fifth-graders and their families to middle school on Thursday!
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     We have started the JDRF fundraiser in PE.  Your student will be brining home a packet on how you can help raise money for Juvenile Diabetes.  Inside you will find paper shoes. Each time a shoe is filled out with a donation, it will be displayed around the school.  We will have a JDRF Kids Walk February 18th or 19th during your students PE class, you are invited to come and walk too.
     
     
     
    To donate online go here
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  •  Reorder of
    Rachel's Challenge Shirts
     It's not to late to buy a Rachel's Challenge Shirt!  The cost is $7.00.  
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  • Math Telescoping Exams

    Testing opportunities for telescoping in math for the 2015-2016 school year are available in May and August for students in grades K through 7.  A completed registration form and payment for the exam(s) must be received in the Assessment & Accountability Department by the posted registration deadline for each exam date.

    Parents need to watch the video GCISD Math Acceleration 2015 posted on the Math Department’s homepage prior to completing the Registration form. 

    The Information Packet with Registration form may be accessed on the district website under the For Parents and Students Directory and then selecting the link for Acceleration Exams, Math Telescoping, Grades K-7.

    May Exam Date:  Saturday, May 9th                     Registration Deadline:  April 17th

    August Exam Date:  Monday, August 3rd           Registration Deadline:  July 2nd

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  • The Feeder Pattern Task Force continues to review the 19 ideas submitted by the task force subcommittees and community suggestions. No single idea has been proposed as a solution to create pure feeder patterns in GCISD. As the process continues, updates are provided on the task force website. Feedback can be provided at this site as well. The link to the website is http://www.gcisd-k12.org/page/37215

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      TAPR 
    Attached you will find our 2013-2014 Texas Academic Performance Report.  This report is a culmination of our student and staff demographics, accountability and academic performance, as well as our state accountability rating for the 2013-2014 school year.   Campus report cards will be made available in January 2015. Click here to view.
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    Lost and Found 
    Parents as the weather gets cooler students are brining extra clothing, i.e. jackets, hats and gloves which get left behind.  To help with these missing items please write your childs name inside of your students clothing.  This helps us identify who the clothing items belong to and we can return them to the students.  We do have a lost and found location beside the cafeteria to hold unidentified items.  Please have your child check for missing items or you can come and check anytime.  Thank you for your help with this.
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     Standard Response Protocol
    The district implements security protocols at every school and facility.  We conduct regular safety and security drills to best prepare our students and staff members for potential emergency situations, developed for out district and based on nationally-recognized practices.  The district has implemented a Standard Response Protocol for students and staff across the district.  Protocols are attached and we also have posters around our campus to remind students and staff of these procedures.  While we hope we never need them, it is important for us to have these procedures in place in case a situation does arise.
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  • watch dogs Watch D.O.G.S (Dads of Great Students)
     
    The Watch D.O.G.S program is the father involvement initiative of the National Center for Fathering.  The goal of the program is to help every school in America be positively influenced by the committed involvement of fathers and father figures in the lives of their children and students.  The volunteers perform a variety of tasks during their volunteer day, including monitoring the school entrance, assisting with unloading and loading of buses and cars, monitoring the lunch room, and helping in the classroom by working with small groups of students on various tasks.(http://www.fathers.com/watchdogs).
    To find out more click here 
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    Bear Creek Elementary's 2014 Accountablility 
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    Call Outs 
    If your child will be out of school for any reason, please call the office at 817-305-4860.  We also will need a note from you for the reason for the absence.  You can email us your reason to laura.lisenbee@gcisd.net or send us a hand written note.

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    BOX TOPS for Education
    Parents don't forget to cut off the Box Tops for Education on the products you buy.  Bear Creek earns ten cents or more for each box top.
     
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    To send an email to a teacher you need to type their firstname.lastname@gcisd.net
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1:1 Initiative

Welcome to Bear Creek Elementary's 1-to-1 Initiative Information Pages!
 
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Dear Bear Creek Parents,

We are so excited to announce that in the 2014-2105 school year, Bear Creek will become a 1:1 campus!  What this means is that each K-5 student will be issued their own individual iPad.  Students will check their iPad out each morning with their teacher and return it at the end of the day.

In order for us to successfully kick-off this implementation, we are going to need support from all parents.  To help prepare you and your child for success next year, we are asking for you to complete the following 3 steps:

1.     Participate in a parent orientation.  There will be two options for how to do this.  You can attend an orientation meeting at the school that will include a question and answer session (several dates/times will be offered) OR you may watch the presentation online.  If you choose not to attend the Orientation in person, you can watch this presentation at: Here

2.    Parents will be asked to sign an Acceptable Use Policy in person, before a device can be issued to a student. This policy is located in InfoSnap with your child’s beginning of the year registration information.

 

 Educationally yours,

Brooke Moose
Principal 


 
 
 
 
 

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Welcome to Bear Creek Elementary School!
 
  Lunch Schedule 
Kindergarten      10:20-10:50
1st Grade           10:50-11:20
2nd Grade          11:20-11:50
3rd Grade           11:50-12:20
4th Grade           12:20-12:50
5th Grade           12:50-1:20
    
 
Grade Level Conference Schedule
Kindergarten   11:50-12:40
1st Grade         1:40-2:30 
2nd Grade       12:45-1:35
3rd Grade        8:45-9:35
4th Grade        7:50-8:40
5th Grade        9:40-10:30
Specials           10:30-11:50 
Quick Facts:
  • School Colors - Blue & Gold
  • Mascot - Cubs (Champs) 
  • Enrollment - 747
  • Year Opened - 1988
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