Bear Bulletin

Summer Edition

A Message From Dr. Venghaus

Bear Branch Family,

I hope you all are enjoying your summer so far. Welcome to the summer edition of the Bear Bulletin parent newsletter. This is our first newsletter as the new group of 7th and 8th graders. All updated summer information will be housed here. The newsletter will be updated in real time, so please keep the link to the Bear Bulletin. It will also be posted on the school's website.

Student STAAR scores will be available on June 24th. We encourage you to visit the link below to learn more about how to log in and review your students results.

Student STAAR Scores Log In Information

Summer office hours will vary. Please feel free to email or call if you have questions:


Have a great day,

Dr. Julia Venghaus

BBJH Principal

A New Addition to BBJH Leadership

We are incredibly excited to have Josh Jacobs joining our leadership team at Bear Branch JH. He will be the new 7th grade Assistant Principal. Click here to learn more.
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7th Grade Immunizations Information

Incoming 7th grade students are required to meet the state's two immunization requirements, Tdap and Meningococcal (MCV4), along with their completed childhood immunizations prior to beginning school in August. Shot records must be signed by the facility or a doctor. Parent portal records will not be accepted without a signature.

To turn in shot records, please click the link below:

Updated Immunization Records - Upload

Questions? Email our nurse, Kari Haynes, at

Any student without an updated shot record on file will not be permitted to attend class until official documentation is submitted to the school.

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**Need to turn in your child's physical? Please read through the attachment below**

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