The Bear Branch Buzz

6 - FEBRUARY - 2023


Feb 6-10: February Break

Feb 13-17: The Great Kindness Challenge

Feb 14: Valentine Parties 2:00pm

Feb 17: 4th Grade Manners Banquet

Feb 20: Elementary Holiday / Staff Workday

Feb 21: Spring Picture Day

Feb 22: BBE PTA Spirit Night - Hacienda Paloma

Feb 27: 2nd Grade Program - Folk Dance on the pavilion 6:00 pm

Mar 3-10: Book Fair

Mar 6: 1st Grade Field Trip to Little Beakers

Mar 8: 3rd Grade Field Trip to Houston Rodeo

Mar 9: Open House / Science Fair 6:30-7:30

The Great Kindness Challenge

Bear Branch Elementary will be participating in The Great Kindness Challenge February 13th-17th. On Monday, February 13th students will receive a Kind Acts list of ideas. We encourage families to get involved and participate not only at school but around our community. We challenge you to spread kindness everywhere! Click the picture below for a video link!

Valentine's Day Parties

Valentine Parties will be held on Tuesday, February 14 @ 2:00 pm. Please watch for detailed information from your student's teacher regarding Valentine exchanges, etc. If parents would like to attend, please RSVP to have your visitor badge pre-printed.

Class Group Photos & Spring Individual Photos

Hi Parents!

Class Groups photo picture day for Bear Branch Elementary is Tuesday, February 21st. You may visit to prepay for your group photos online.

If you have multiple children, please place a separate online order per child to avoid duplicate packages.

Spring individual photos will also be taken the same day as class group pictures. No payment is due at this time for Spring photos.

A proof of your child and ordering instructions will be sent to the school a couple of weeks after picture day.

Click the Science Fair ad above for a slideshow all about Science Fair, which includes a link to the Science Fair Intention Form.

4th Grade Field Trip

Fourth Grade will travel to the Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Huntsville on Friday, March 31 @ 8:30 am and arrive back at BBE @ 1:45 pm. Please complete this Permission Form for your child to participate in the field trip.
Nurse Notes

Click here for Clinic Guidelines

Mrs. Wimberly's Counselor's Corner

Click here for the BBE School Counseling Newsletter

Credit by Exam

Information for Credit by Exam to skip a grade level can be found on Mrs. Wimberly's website. Please review this information and contact Mrs. Wimberly if you have questions.

Spring Testing

March 6-10, 2023
Registration Deadline February 14, 2023

Summer Testing
June 5-8, 2023
July 10-13, 2023
Registration Deadline May 5, 2023

Thank you,

Julie Wimberly

BBE School Counselor


Mental Health & Wellness Fair

Save the Date! 2/23/23

Humble ISD is hosting a Mental Health & Wellness Fair at Atascocita High School, February 23, 2023 @ 6pm. Our goal is to help decrease the stigma around mental health, provide tools and tips to parents and staff for improving their health. We know that relationships yield better results.

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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!

Dual Credit Summer Academy 2023: Virtual - February 13 Did you know that students in Humble ISD have the opportunity to earn both original high school credit AND college credit during the summer? This allows students to free up their schedule during the school year to take other courses they may be interested in. Come hear about the dual credit offerings for this upcoming summer along with the process of enrolling. Register

Spring Into Literacy: ISC Building - March 23/ 5PM Spring into literacy and broaden your reading comprehension skills by exploring ways to support your child at home. Parents will learn engaging activities to support, enrich, and extend their child’s literacy skills. Register

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