BEAR CREEK BLAST

May 28th-May 31st

No Excuses University @ Bear Creek

At Bear Creek, we are proud to be a member of the No Excuses University Network. As a No Excuses School we believe that every student has a right to be educated in a way that prepares them for college. We discuss goals, have college conversations, and end our announcements each day with the phrase "After high school comes college"!
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Summer Boredom Busters

Summer activities calendar for students called Summer Boredom Busters. It includes recommendations for a variety of activities all summer along with a weekly calendar that includes a Humanities, Math, Science and a Maker challenge each week.

Prevent "Summer Slide" and "Cruise into Reading" with your next Challenge!

"Research shows that kids who do not read during the summer months are more likely to fall victim to the "summer slide" — the learning loss that takes place during the long break from school." (Scholastic, 2018) GCISD Librarians have put together THIS SMORE with information to help your student begin their next reading goal. (Tracking Sheets included.) Remember, any reading students do over the summer counts toward the 2018-2019 GCISD Reads challenge. Have a great summer and happy reading!

Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Night at Globe Life Park on June 5

The Texas Rangers and Grapevine-Colleyville ISD are thrilled to present Grapevine-Colleyville ISD night at globe life park. Enjoy an evening of Rangers baseball with fellow Grapevine-Colleyville families. A portion of each ticket sold will go back to Grapevine-Colleyville Education Foundation. Discounted tickets are available for all Grapevine-Colleyville ISD employees, friends, and families through this exclusive offer. The flyer is attached.

Results for 5 and 8 Reading and Math STAAR

Results for April Grades 5 and 8 Reading and Math STAAR will be posted at www.texasassessment.com in the FOR FAMILIES section in the STUDENT PORTAL on May 1, 2018. Parents will need their student's unique access code to retrieve the scores. This code is located in SKYWARD or on any previous STAAR Report Card at the bottom of the page. Parents can also go to www.texasassessment.com and retrieve the unique access code with their student's first name, social security number, and date of birth.


The performance labels and descriptors are as follows:


Masters Grade Level: Students at this level have exceeded the assessment requirements and TEA expects students at Masters Grade Level to succeed in the next grade or course with little or no academic intervention. Students in this category demonstrate the ability to think critically and apply the assessed knowledge and skills in varied contexts, both familiar and unfamiliar.


Meets Grade Level: Students at this performance level have met the assessment requirements and have a high likelihood of success in the next grade or course but may still need some short-term, targeted academic intervention. Students in this category generally demonstrate the ability to think critically and apply the assessed knowledge and skills in familiar contexts.


Approaches Grade Level: Students at this level have met the assessment requirements for purposes of Student Success Initiative grade promotion and graduation and are considered to have met at least the minimum passing standard. A student achieving Approaches Grade Level is likely to succeed in the next grade or course with targeted academic intervention. Students in this category generally demonstrate the ability to apply the assessed knowledge and skills in familiar contexts.


Does Not Meet Grade Level: Students at this level have not passed since performance indicates a student is unlikely to succeed in the next grade or course without significant, ongoing academic intervention. Students in this category do not demonstrate a sufficient understanding of the assessed knowledge and skills.

Raw Score Conversion Charts

Student Success Initiative

Upcoming Events:

5/28 - No School

5/29 6-8pm 5th Grade Graduation/Musical at CHHS

5/30 - 9:30am PreK Graduation

5/31 - Early Dismissal - Last Day of School

8/16 - Meet the Teacher

8/20 - First Day of School

LUNCH MENU--CLICK HERE!

2017-2018 School Lunch Menu Calendar