BBIS Newsletter

April 23, 2020

Grades Viewed Online

Parents/Guardians may view student grades online using the Frontline Parent Self Serve. Use the link below to access the instructions to create an account or login.

Click Here for the instructions.


Download one of the many free mindfulness apps on a phone or device and dedicate 5 minutes a day to silent mindfulness as a family.

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As always, tweet @bearbranchint and @careacter.


Student Learning Resources

The button below will take you to ALL online learning resources including direct links to access Canvas login pages, hotline phone number for assistance, a list of FAQs, and much more!

As always, do not hesitate to call the school phone number between 8 a.m. - 12 noon on any school day. We are here to help and make this process a smooth one.

Using a Chromebook at Home: Click the download below

Internet Support

A couple of internet providers are offering special offers for families who may not have internet service at home.

Here is information from AT&T :

AT&T Access_2020.pdf

AT&T website click here

T-Mobile Information:

WE ARE ABLE to accommodate the families that do not have the ability to have internet at home with free hotspots or tablets, whichever is needed.

Contact information Kenneth for assistance. He is happy to help our families.

Kenneth Scott
Sr Account Executive, Business Sales - Houston
4126 Southwest Fwy, Ste 1600 | Houston, TX 77027
Mobile 346.290.0451 |

We are here to help!

BBI phones (281-252-2031) are answered each day 8 a.m. - 12 noon. Messages left via voicemail are returned promptly.

Mrs. Felinski (Principal:, Mr. Arnold (6th grade Assistant Principal:, and Mrs. Brown (5th grade Assistant Principal: are available each day via email to assist you with any school matters.

Tell your students to be on the lookout for "announcements" from us via Canvas!

Social Emotional Learning Resources

Social Emotional Learning Resources:

  • Tips on Managing Stress from MISD Counselors: Click Here

  • Social Emotional Resources for Elementary Students: Click Here

As always, Mrs. Kassuba (BBI Counselor) is here to help.

Student Meals During Closure: UPDATED

In an effort to support our community and families, Magnolia ISD will provide FREE meals to students. Families will be able to drive through for curbside pick up at three of our elementary school locations. Starting on Monday, April 27th, curbside meals will be distributed on Mondays and Wednesdays. Monday pickup will include breakfast and lunch for Monday and Tuesday. Wednesday pickup will include breakfast and lunch for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Please see below for details:

Locations: Magnolia Elementary School, Smith Elementary School, & Lyon Elementary

When: Monday and Wednesday each week

Time: 9 a.m. to noon.

1. Cars will pull up to the back of the school and form a car rider line. This line will form at the back of the school where the buses normally drop off students. Please remain in your car and an employee will deliver the food to your car.
2. All children 18 or under will eat free and children need to be present in the car.
3. Each child will receive one breakfast and one lunch in a to-go bag or box.

Texas parents can now visit the MealFinder Map to find locations near them where local school systems are offering free school meals—both breakfast and lunch—for pick-up while school buildings are closed because of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

There are four tools available to locate the meal site closest to you:

  1. Visit or find us on social media to check for important updates
  2. Text FOODTX or COMIDA to 877-877 to receive a text with the three closest meal sites to your location.
  3. Visit the interactive map at to view meal sites in your area.
  4. Call 211

Check tools daily for updates as site locations and times may change.

Other Supports

SOS (Society of Samaritans)- Click Here for Society of Samaritans website

  • Offers financial hardship crisis assistance, food assistance, clothing and household goods, holiday giving, and job services

  • Location: 31355 Friendship Drive, Suite 500 Magnolia, TX 77355

  • (281)259-8452

TOMAGWA- Click Here for TOMAGWA homepage

  • Provides medical assistance at a low to no cost

  • 455 School Street, Suite 30 Tomball, TX 77375

  • Magnolia Location coming soon

211 Texas/United Way HELPLINE- Dial 211

The 211 is a 24/7 number to call for help with any social service needs – from food and shelter to child care and job training. 211 is a free, confidential helpline operated by United Way of Greater Houston, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

If you’re a victim of domestic violence, specialists can help you find a safe haven. Specialists can connect you to a long list of state and local services, including legal, educational, family, mental health, health care resources, and more.

STAR EDUCATOR: Deadline Extended

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Are you receiving MISD and BBI communications through email? If not, you may need to add or update your email address on your student's registration.

Click the button below "UPDATE PARENT PORTAL" and follow the instructions. You must have your child's lunch number to complete the process.

BBIS General Information

We are closed for the remainder of the school year.

Stay well!