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  • Parent Technology Survey
     
     Please take a few minutes to respond to the anonymous survey about technology by following the link below.
     
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  • 5th Grade vs. Teacher Softball Game
     
     The 5th graders win again!  The game was a close one this year as the teacher's brought their 'A' game.  It all came down to the last inning when the 5th graders pulled off a walk-off to win the game.  Congrats 5th graders!
     
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  • Red Ribbon Week - October 27-31

    We “Mustache” You Not To Do Drugs

    Monday, October 27-Put a cap on drugs

    • Wear your favorite cap or crazy hat.

    • After School Event-Jump Street night from 6:00-8:00. Let’s jump start red ribbon week! $5 and a signed waiver is all it takes to enjoy a great evening out with your friends at Jump Street in Colleyville. Find the waiver at www.gotjump.com

    Tuesday, October 28-Texans give drugs the boot

    • Cowboy up-wear boots, jeans, belt, bandanas, and cowboy hats

    Wednesday, October 29-Red-y to be drug free

    • All students and staff wear as much red as possible to take a stand against drugs.

    • Nuke ‘em-After School Event from 3:00-5:00. Join us at City Park for a play date and nuke ‘em tournament.

    Thursday, October 30-My future is too bright for drugs

    • Wear you brightest neon shirts, pants, shoes, and socks.

    Friday October 31-I “mustache” you not to do drugs

    • Draw a mustache, use a sticker, or create your own. Students can wear their class shirts or spirit shirts

    Monday November 3-Friends don't let friends do drugs!

    • Wear your new red "mustache" shirts today to dress like your friends and help each other make good choices.
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  • Early Morning Reading Club Takes Off!

    A large number of students have been taking advantage of an early morning opportunity to get some of their independent reading done each day. Students who arrive at school before the 7:35 bell are asked to report to the cafeteria. Mrs. Phelps has created a spot on stage for students to read silently and the group has grown so much that they now cover the stage steps. They have been officially named the   BEST EARLY MORNING READERS. Not only does this group help students add a few more minutes to their reading logs – it is also helping our morning traffic flow a students request early drop off so that they can “join the club”. The BEST EARLY MORNING READERS are going to start tracking their minutes and see if we can increase the total minutes read each month throughput the year. Students mayr ead anything they wish but are encouraged to follow the AR and GCISD 25 book challenge suggestions regarding  their book selections.  Please encourage your student to “join the club.”

     
     
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  • Native American Museum   
     
    The students in Fourth Grade have been working hard to learn about the tribes that are native to Texas.  They researched specific tribes and created a museum for the students and community to visit.  What a great learning experience for all!
     
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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!
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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.
 
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  • School Colors - Red, White & Blue
  • Mascot - Texans
  • Enrollment - 426
  • Year Opened - 1993
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