BBIS Newsletter

April 15, 2020


As a family, choose someone (a family member or close family friend) you have not spoken to in a while and give them a call!

As always, tweet @bearbranchint and @careacter.

STAR EDUCATOR: Deadline Extended

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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!

Student Meals During Closure

In an effort to support our community and families, Magnolia ISD is providing FREE meals to students. Meals are available for curbside pick up at three of our elementary school locations. Please see below for details:


Magnolia Elementary School

Smith Elementary School

Lyon Elementary

When: Monday - Friday

Time: 9 - 11:30 a.m.

Click Here for more details

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.

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 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


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 through May 1.

Stay well!