The Bear Branch Buzz

16 - AUG - 2021

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UPCOMING BBE EVENTS

Aug 27 - Bike Rodeo for KG, 1st, 2nd grades

Sep 6 - Labor Day holiday

Sep 13-17 Everybody Counts

Sep 20 - Elementary student holiday / Staff workday

Sep 22 - Oct 1 - Scholastic Book Fair

Sep 30 - STEAM night

Class Activity Fees are used for class holiday parties, field trips, and class activities. BBE appreciates our wonderful parents, students, teachers, and staff!

Please click the icon above for important notes from Nurse Emily James.

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Bike Rodeo

BBE PTA's bike safety program for Kindergarten through Second Grade is scheduled to take place on the morning of Friday, August 27th. We need parent volunteers to be a success.

Please sign up on PTA's webpage and be sure to complete the short Humble ISD volunteer application. If you have any questions contact April Haralson & Ashley Dixon at bikerodeo@bbepta.com

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Yearbooks are currently on sale for $25 through the BBE PTA. 5th Grade parents also have an option to purchase a personalized ad for this year's book. Please order your yearbook before January 10th, when prices will increase. Please contact Yearbook@bbepta.com with any questions.

HAC UPDATE

The Annual Update in your Home Access Center account is required each year for the re-enrollment of returning students. Please upload a new proof of residency directly into your Annual Update application.

Arrival / Dismissal Times

Arrival:

7:55 am - Class begins

8:00 am - Tardy bell


Students arriving between 7:30 and 7:50 am are supervised in the cafeteria while teachers prepare for class. Students are released to classrooms at 7:50 am. For student safety, the exterior doors in the back of the school automatically lock at 8:00 am, after which all students must enter through the front doors.


Dismissal:

3:05 pm - Daycare students

3:10 pm - Bikers / Walkers

3:20 pm - Car Riders


Any changes to a student's normal daily dismissal procedure needs to be communicated IN WRITING to the teacher, and copy the front office (email is best to the teacher and the registrar, James.Kuchta@humbleisd.net)

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PTA Volunteer and Visitor Guidelines

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


Join our fabulous BBE PTA today!


Open PTA Positions: Bears on the Go, Box Tops / Amazon Smile / Kroger Community, and Reflections. Please contact Meghan Robertson at president@bbepta.com for more information!


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!


VISITORS are welcome to have lunch with your students on Fridays, or on the student's birthday or half-birthday (for summer birthdays). Visitors may also be invited to attend special pre-planned events throughout the school year. Please watch for these dates to be published on the website and in the Buzz. Visitors are required to enter the front of the school and check-in to the front office with your driver's license for identification.

Order your Spirit Wear through BBE PTA's website!

Open PTA Positions

PTA is a great way to show your child how much you value their education and support their growth and development. BBE PTA is currently looking for volunteers to help chair the following committees. Volunteers can be parents, grandparents, neighbors, anyone who would like to support the students and staff at our school! You only need to submit a short volunteer application.


Box Tops / Amazon Smile / Kroger Community

This is a great position for a working parent. This chair is responsible for raising awareness of the Box Top / Amazon Smile / and Kroger Community programs and Apps that raise funds for our PTA that are used to buy supplies for Art, PE, and Music.


Bears on the Go

This Committee Chair is responsible for encouraging students to ride their bike or walk to school. Parents report monthly the number of days their child actively commutes to school. The Chair records children & numbers of days via a spreadsheet encouraging children along the school year. A popsicle celebration at the end of the school year with participating students is a great way to end the year.


Reflections

Reflections is an annual contest sponsored by the National PTA where students are challenged and encouraged to produce an original artistic entry via literature, musical composition, photography, visual arts, dance choreography, and film production to interpret the year’s theme. BBE students are encouraged to participate. Responsibilities include organizing and publicizing the Reflections contest, gathering entries, securing an independent panel of judges to select the winning entries, announcing the winners in the Buzz, and arranging for the 1st place winners to attend the next levels of the competition. This years theme is “I will change the world by . . . “

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Meet The Staff!

Kakie Palmer - Principal

Sheryl Siwek - Assistant Principal

Laura Roberts - Bookkeeper & Secretary

James Kuchta - Registrar & Attendance Specialist

Tammy Spijkerman - Office Aide

Teachers & Class Lunch Times

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