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  • School will be in session on Friday, April 18
    Bad weather makeup day 
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Welcome to Bear Creek Elementary!
Find out more about Bear Creek!
Visit the "About Us" tab above to find out lunch schedules, conference times, Pick Up and Drop Off info, etc... 

5th Grade Adventure Camp
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Bear Creek raised $12,868 for
Jump Rope for Heart 
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Animal Shelter Donation Drive
The Student Council is having an Animal Shelter Donation Drive till April 25th.  You can donate food, blankets, toys and supplies for animals.  A collection box will be in the school lobby.
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 Teacher of the Year
Angela Malone  Paraprofessional of the YearMichael Valdez 
Parents Please Read
 
Parents please click the link below to learn about School Messenger and SMS text message notifications.  This is another way we can contact you about Severe Weather. Click Here.
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Safety is our number one priority when it comes to our children. Please be careful when you are arriving and leaving Bear Creek. Just a reminder...There is no crosswalk at Allen Drive. DO NOT CROSS at Allen. We have had several close calls with children trying to cross there. The children are hard to see with all of the traffic. We ask that you walk to the crosswalks at Driskill and Aurora where we have crossing guards. We also ask that when leaving the school please turn right only onto Bear Creek Drive, this speeds the process of dismissal and is safer for the crosswalk guards. 

Campus Visiting Procedures
Parents starting next week, September 3, the district is implementing a new visitor sign in procedure.  To read click
here.   At Bear Creek all parents are to sign in the office to escort their students to the classrooms, go to the cafeteria, parent conference or volunteering. On your first visit we will need to scan your drivers license one time only for identification.  On your next visit we will ask your name and print your name badge.
Volunteer Background Check 
If you want to volunteer at Bear Creek please complete your background check now.  If you want to be considered as a chaperone for school field trips your name must be cleared before consideration.

From the Nurse
Students must stay home from school due to illness if any of the following are present:
   • fever of 100 degrees or higher in the past 24 hours 
   • unknown rash  
   • vomiting and/or diarrhea in the past 24  hours 
   • jaundice   • itchy, red eyes with discharge  
   • ringworm of the scalp (until treatment has  been started)
Check out the School Health Newsletter sent from the district.

 Upcoming Events: Dates and times are subject to change
Bear Creek Events:
April 9-11        5th Grade Adventure Camp 
April 18          No Bad Weather Make Up Day - School will be taking place
April 22          STAAR Testing 3,4 & 5th - Campus Closed to visitors
April 23          STAAR Testing 3,4 & 5th - Campus Closed to Visitors
 
May 2            7pm PTA School Dance 
May 5            4th grade Austin Trip
May 6            3:30-6 pm Kindergarten Registration
May 16          Career Day 
May 20          6:45 pm PTA parent information meeting
May 23          Field Day 
May 26          Memorial Day, no school
May 29          6:45 pm PTA meeting/5th grade musical @ Heritage Middle School
 
National Events:
April 1-30       Autism Awareness Month
                    Global Child Nutrition Month
April 14-18      National Library Week
April 22          Earth Day
April 25          Arbor Day 
 

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  • Math Telescoping Exams

    Testing opportunities for telescoping in math for the 2014-2015 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 registration deadline for each exam date.  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 17th                 

    Registration Deadline:  April 30th

    August Exam Date:  Monday, August 4th          

    Registration Deadline:  July 21st

    Please visit us at the following link for more information: http://www.gcisd-k12.org/Page/151.  


     

     

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    Traffic Flow UPDATE
    Please read this letter

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    Campus will be closed to all visitors on the following testing dates:
    April 1
    April 2
    April 22
    April 23

     
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    Kindergarten Registration
     Tuesday May 6th
    3:30 pm - 6:00 pm 
     A Kindergarten classroom will be opened for future students to see and meet teachers.
     
     Bring for Student:    Birth Certificate
                                 Social Security Card
                                 Immunization Records 
     
    Parent will fill out paperwork online to complete registration. Click here

     
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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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    Academic Excellence Indicator System
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    To send an email to a teacher you need to type their firstname.lastname@gcisd.net
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