The Bear Branch Buzz

3 - JANUARY - 2023


Jan 3: Student Holiday / Staff Workday

Jan 4: Classes Resume

Jan 6: Spelling Bee

Jan 10: 5th Grade Parent Night @ CMS 6:30 pm

Jan 16: MLK Day Holiday

Jan 19-27: Boosterthon

Jan 20: PTA Bingo Night 6:00 pm

Jan 24: 5th Grade Field Trip to CMS or KMS

Jan 26: 5th Grade Parent Night @ KMS 6:00 pm

Jan 27: BBE Boosterthon Fun Run

Jan 31: 5th Grade Field Trip to BizTown

Feb 6-10: February Break

BBE Spelling Bee

The BBE Spelling Bee will be held on Friday, January 6 at 1:30 pm in the BBE cafeteria. Parents of spelling bee contestants are invited to attend. Please check-in to the front office upon arrival. Good luck to all contestants!

5th Grade Field Trips

The Bear Branch 5th graders will be traveling to their zoned middle schools (CMS or KMS) for 6th Grade Orientation on Tuesday morning, January 24, 2023. If your child will not be attending their zoned middle school, or if they are not zoned to CMS/KMS, please complete the appropriate field in the 5th Grade Field Trip Permission Form.

Parents interested in Middle School Orientation information are invited to attend the 6th Grade Parent Information nights: Tues, 1/10/23 6:30 pm @ CMS, or Thurs, 1/26/23 6:00 pm @ KMS.

The Bear Branch 5th graders will also be traveling to BizTown on Tuesday January 31, 2023. Buses will depart Bear Branch at 8:30 a.m. and return approximately 2:30 p.m. Please pack a fully disposable sack lunch including drink for your child. Parent chaperones have already been trained in the BizTown curriculum. No adults other than approved chaperones are allowed on this field trip.

In order for your child to participate in both field trips, the permission form must be completed by Monday, January 30, 2023 at 12:00 Noon.

The 5th Grade Team

BBE Elmer's Fun Run Fundraiser

Bear Branch Elementary families!

We are excited to kick off our Elmer's Fun Run on 01/19/2023. Our goal is to raise $25,000 for new technology and to strengthen our school community.

Our school has always relied on fundraising to provide exceptional opportunities to enhance student learning and we need YOUR HELP registering your student(s) and sharing with friends and family.

Mark your calendars for the Elmer's Fun Run fundraiser kicking off soon!

Key dates to remember:



Elmer's Fun Run Kick Off - 01/19/2023

Event Day - 01/27/2023

We are grateful for our Bear Branch Elementary family! Thank you for your support this year.

Nurse Notes

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Mrs. Wimberly's Counselor's Corner

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Thank You Volunteers!

Thank you to all the parents who volunteered to help our teachers during the classroom parties. A special thank you to Kimberly Braud for working across the grade levels to plan crafts and games!
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Bingo Night

Please join us in the BBE cafeteria on Friday, January 20, 2023, 6:00 - 7:00 pm for our PTA Social - BINGO night! Prizes will be awarded, and snacks will be served. Please enter through the back doors of the school.

Volunteer Guidelines

Humble ISD VOLUNTEERS make a significant contribution to the education of children. We LOVE our BBE volunteers!

For the safety of our students and staff, all Humble ISD volunteers need to complete a short online application prior to volunteering on a campus.

Thank you for everything you do for our school!

Humble ISD 2022-2023 Calendar

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Meet The BBE Staff!

Kakie Palmer - Principal

Myra Herbst - Assistant Principal

Laura Roberts - Bookkeeper & Secretary

James Kuchta - Registrar / Attendance Specialist

Ashley McGee - Office Aide

Teachers & Class Lunch Times