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  • Friday Weather Update - Early Dismissal

    Due to deteriorating winter weather conditions, high school and middle school students are being dismissed early from school today. Release times are 11:30 a.m. for high school (buses) and 12:15 p.m. for middle school, and 1 p.m. for elementary school. High school drivers will be released at 11:15 a.m., in advance of the buses. Buses will run regular routes on the early release schedule. Parents are welcome to pick up their child at any time. The KidzU after-school care program will be available until 4 p.m. today at all elementary campuses. If conditions worsen, KidzU personnel will contact parents directly to discuss an earlier pick up.
     
    Additionally, after-school activities for Friday, February 27, and into Saturday morning, February 28, have been cancelled. If conditions improve throughout the day on Saturday, GCISD personnel will discuss the possibility of continuing these activities. Please check our event rescheduling page for updates on cancelled events. We will work as quickly as possible to reschedule these events and will communicate changes through our sponsors, schools and on the district and school websites. Thank you and please drive safely. (Posted 02/27/15)
     

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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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  • Important Dates for 5th Graders 

     

    Feb.26 - CMS Parent Night 6:30 p.m. – CMS CAFETERIA

    “WHAT EVERY PARENT NEEDS to KNOW about MIDDLE SCHOOL”
    FIFTH GRADE PARENT INFORMATION

    Topics to be covered:

    Middle School Philosophy, Meet Various Faculty Members,

    Changes to Expect as Your Child Starts Middle School,

    Course Selection Process/Curriculum Choices,

    Self-Guided Campus Tour

    If you have questions,

    Please contact one of the CMS counselors at:

    Krystal McCure, Counselor for last names A-K

    817-305-4916 or krystal.mccure@gcisd.net

    Shelly Ray, Counselor for last names L-Z

    817-305-4917 or shelly.ray@gcisd.net

    The CMS website contains a wealth of information: www.gcisd-k12.org/cms

    Feb. 26-CMS counselors come to Bransford and speak to our 5th Graders

    Mar. 2 - Bransford Elementary Counselor available to 5th grade parents to help answer any final questions. If you would like to speak with Mrs. King, after the parent information night scheduled for Tue. Feb. 24, please call her (817-305-4920 ext. 4930) and schedule an appointment.

    Mar. 3-Fifth Grade Course Selection Sheet DUE

    Mar. 3-AVID Parent information night at Professional Development Education Center located at 5800 Colleyville Blvd, Colleyville 76034

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  • Watch DOGS
    Bransford would like to give a special "Thank You" to all of the wonderful dads who participate in Watch DOGS.  The students and teachers love having you on campus and enjoy your help throughout the day!
     

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  • Mrs. Claus Makes a Special Visit
     
    We were so surprised to learn that Kindergarten had a visitor waiting for us in the library this morning.  Apparently, Santa feels the kids have been very well behaved and he sent Mrs. Claus to read us some books and answer a few questions. She also enjoyed hearing about all of the antics Santa's elves are up to these days!   We really enjoyed her time with us.
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  • KC Club Lends a Helping Hand
     
    The Bransford KC Club has been busy!  They have spent the last couple of weeks preparing and collecting items to help those in need.  These generous kids have been seen in the morning and afternoon car lines collecting food and toys for their annual drive.
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  • Snuggle Up and Read
     
    As you walked the halls of Bransford Elementary you could see children and their parents relaxing in their pajamas and enjoying a good book.  Every once in a while you would hear a chuckle as a student came to an amusing part in their story.  Children could be seen bustling the hallways and moving from room to room to listen to the animated stories the CHHS Theatre Department were there to share.  Teachers pushed carts of milk and cookies up and down the halls for all to enjoy.  The sounds and movement through the halls were a delightful reminder of the joy that can be found in a good book.  The annual event was enjoyed by all and many students are looking forward to next year!
     
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  • Field Trips
     
    The students at Bransford participate in many educational and fun Field Trips throughout the school year.   Check out the slide show below to see the students in action!
     

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  •  Midway Games
     
    4th grade just finished designing and creating their very own midway games! After reading to learn about the Texas State Fair, students designed their own midway game and built a working model to share with their class. Students applied critical thinking and problem solving skills to build a game that would work and be enjoyable for others to play. Wow! What creative games we were able to enjoy! Here is a sample of the games that students in Mrs.Chapman's fourth grade class created!
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  • Red Ribbon Week
     
    Bransford Celebrates "Put a Cap on Drugs" with funny hat day
     
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     Pictured with Dr. Hodges are Gavin Dunahoe, Noel Reed, Nicholas McCollum Caleb Walden and Nicole Namy
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  • Go Mustangs!
    We hope to see you Friday night at feeder night at the GHS v. Weatherford game! With six minutes remaining in the FIRST quarter, we invite elementary students who are future Mustangs and a parent to make their way down to the south end of the stadium near the scoreboard. There, students will check in with the Communications Department (wearing red polos and headsets) and the future Mustangs will be recognized in the end zone in between the first and second quarters! Please help us in making this recognition a smooth and memorable experience for all involved! Go Mustangs! Don't forget to wear your Bransford shirt!
    Go Mustangs  
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  •  Volunteer Training
     
    Do you want to Volunteer at BES?  The PTA will be offering a training on September 18th at 6:00 p.m. and on September 19th at 8:00 a.m. 
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  • 2014 Grapevine Parade of Lights
      
    Click here for an Entry form for the Grapevine Parade of Lights.
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Welcome to Bransford Elementary School! We at Bransford Elementary School, in cooperation with our parents and community, are dedicated to creating a positive environment.  Our mission is to develop the academic potential and social well-being of each child in order to produce responsible citizens and lifelong learners.
 
Quick Facts:
  • School Colors - Red, White & Blue
  • Mascot - Texans
  • Enrollment - 426
  • Year Opened - 1993
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