A Message From Bear Branch JH

Week 23

Week 22 (2/5 - 2/9) Recap

Classroom Visits & Learning Celebrations!

In week 22, we had another great week of instruction, learning, and extra curricular activities. See below to see what our students were learning and doing this week.

Week 23 (2/12 - 2/16) at a Glance

Monday, February 12

  • MISD School Board Meeting - 6:30 PM at the MISD Education Support Center

Tuesday, February 13

  • Tasty Tuesday: Please click HERE to access the SignUp Genius and sign up to bring food. Non-perishable items can be dropped off in advance. All other items can be dropped off at the front reception desk on Tuesday between 7 AM and 10 AM. Thank you again for treating our teachers.
  • There are still entree items left to fill.

Wednesday, February 14

  • Valentine's Day: Valentine's Day is an exciting day for many of our students; however, we respectfully ask that you not bring or send deliveries - flowers, stuffed animals, etc. - for students. Thank you for understanding and helping us as we try to keep distractions in the classroom to a minimum.

Thursday, February 15

  • Girls Basketball at BBJH - Parent Appreciation Night
  • Boys Basketball at Magnolia JH

Friday, February 16

  • Progress Report Date (Students can regain eligibility but cannot lose eligibility)

Important Information

New Bell Schedule

  • As you know, on February 1, we added 5 minutes to our school day. The school day will now end at 2:40 p.m. This time is being added to make up for time lost January 16 and 17.
  • Please click HERE to view our new bell schedule. Please note the slight change in our lunch schedule.

Common Assessments - March 5 - 9

  • Monday, March 5: Spanish
  • Tuesday, March 6: US History Day 1 and Science
  • Wednesday, March 7: US History Day 2 and TX History
  • Thursday, March 8: Math
  • Friday, March 9: Make-ups

Spring Break - March 11 -15

There will be no school March 11-15 for Spring Break.

Course Selection/Elective Night - March 20 (current 6th and 7th grade students only)

Course selection/elective night will be on Tuesday, March 20, from 6:30 to 8 PM. On this night, you and your child will have an opportunity to learn more about our elective courses, receive a course selection sheet, and learn how to request courses.


On Monday, March 19, during the school day, 6th and 7th graders will receive course descriptions and hear a short presentation about the course selection process.

Calendar of Events

For an updated calendar of events, please click HERE. We do our best to stay on schedule. If there are changes or cancellations, we will update the calendar.