BEAR CREEK BLAST

OCTOBER 4th - OCTOBER 8th

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"!

Principal Updates

Repeated Information:


Dismissal Help & Procedures:

Families,

We need your help to ensure the safety of our students.


  1. For those parents that walk from home to pick up your child: you must bring your car sign to pick your student up. This is not a time for a conference with the teacher as they need to be focused on monitoring students.
  2. All other students should be picked up from the car lines. Please have your car signs visible and remain in your cars.
  3. Drive slowly and watch for children.
  4. No cell phones.
  5. Our preference is for students to get picked up from the car line whenever possible. This allows our staff to properly view all the students and help them get in the cars efficiently and safely.




Lunch Visitors:

Due to the high spread count in Tarrant County and the inability to provide adequate social-distance seating for parents, we can not allow lunch visitors at this time. We are in the process of ordering new outdoor seating that will provide an option in the near future. We appreciate your patience and support.


We will continue to reassess to determine if/how we can safely accommodate lunch visitors. Be on the lookout for updates in The Bear Creek Blast! Thank you for your support. We are looking forward to a fantastic year at Bear Creek!


GCISD COVID-19 Resources

Please visit www.GCISD.net/COVID19 for lots of resources from the District pertaining to COVID-19. There you can find updated frequently asked questions, current GCISD COVID-19 protocols, information on the GCISD COVID-19 Testing Center, information on remote conferencing, statistics regarding COVID-19 cases in GCISD and more.

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Calling all 5th grade competitors! BCE will be hosting a Yearbook Cover Design Contest for all 5th graders. The theme this year is "Going for the Gold". The Contest will begin Monday, October 4, 2021. No late entries will be accepted. Pick up a flyer from the front office for designing guidelines!
Book Character Day

Bear Creek Elementary is excited to announce that we will be having a Book Character Dress Up day on Friday, October 29, 2021.

Counselor's Corner

Happy October!


The character trait we will be learning about this month is Respect. We will also be learning what Bullying is and isn’t and what we need to do in case anyone is being Bullied. I always share with the students to make sure they tell 2 trusted grown ups, someone at home and at school if they feel they are being bullied.


Monday is World Day of Bullying Prevention, please wear blue to support saying no to bullying on Monday, October 4th.


Here is the monthly newsletter for Respect.

PK-2 English

PK-2 Spanish

3-5 English

3-5 Spanish


Red Ribbon week will be the week of October 25th-29th. Red Ribbon Week activities will be coming next week.


As always, please call or email me if you need anything.


Mrs. Martinez

817-305-4853


Maria.martinez@gcisd.net

Librarian's Nook

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month!

(September 15th-October 15th)


Please enjoy this digital bookshelf with your families!


Hispanic Heritage Month Bookshelf


Mrs. Vitek

Every week we recognize students who are demonstrating our BCE credo! Our credo is WORK HARD-SHOW RESPECT-BE KIND-NO EXCUSES. Mr. Calvert and Dr. Stevens visit each classroom to award Golden Paw stickers to students nominated by their teachers! Our school is full of great kids and we love highlighting outstanding character!


Check out this week's Golden Paw recipients!

Visitor/Volunteer Guidelines 2021-2022

Please view the updated visitor/volunteer guidelines below. We will continue with campus plans for the start of the year events. There are a few adjustments in consideration of the current high community spread. Please review the 2021-2022 COVID-19 Protocols prior to attending campus events.


Visitor/Volunteer Guidelines 2021/2022

District COVID Protocols for 2021-2022

District Information

Keep updated with information from the district to help navigate your student's school year

Upcoming Events

10/5-6 - Vision & Hearing Screening

10/11 - NO SCHOOL

10/13 - EARLY RELEASE @11:45AM

10/15 - BCE Fun Run!

10/15 - End of First Nine Weeks

10/19 - 6pm Around the World Informational Meeting

10/22- Look for Report Cards in Skyward

10/29 7pm - PTA Trunk or Treat

11/2 - Election Day (BCE is a precinct)

11/9 - Picture Make Up Day

11/11 - 6:45pm PTA General Meeting

11/22-26 - NO SCHOOL (Thanksgiving Break)

Join BCE PTA!

Please help us reach our goal of having every family join the Bear Creek PTA! The PTA does many wonderful things for our students, staff, and community!


Look for the PTA sign up booth at Meet the Teacher!

  • Memberships are $8.50 each ($9.00 if you use card).
  • There is not obligation to volunteer. Joining PTA helps make events for students and support for teachers possible. See the membership form for more info on what PTA does.
  • Our goal as a PTA is 200 members before October 1.