Bertram Family Connection

January 24th, 2021

Looking Ahead

  • January is School Board Recognition Month!
  • Friday, January 28th: Spring Group pictures and Fall Picture Retakes
  • Monday, January 31st: Student Holiday/Staff Development Day
  • Wednesday, February 2nd: Donkey Day! (This is Bertram's version of Groundhog Day!)
  • Monday, February 7th: Spring Individual and Kindergarten Graduation Pictures
  • Tuesday, February 8th: 100th Day of School!
  • Monday, February 14th: Valentine's Day Parties (see schedule below)
  • Friday, February 18th: End of 4th Six Weeks
  • Monday, February 21st: Student Holiday/Staff Development
  • Tuesday, February 22nd: Bertram Family Trivia Night - 5:15 pm-6 pm, PTO Meeting @ 6 pm
  • Tuesday, February 22nd: School Bus Driver Appreciation Day
2021-2022 School Calendar- Updated 11/8/21

Updated to reflect student holidays on 11/29, 3/21, and 5/16.

This Week in Classrooms

Bertram students did a great job giving back to others on the Day of Service. Check out our MLK Day of Service Special Edition below.

Donkey Day - February 2nd

We will celebrate Donkey Day on February 2nd with a brief assembly. At the end of the assembly, students will have the opportunity to pet the donkey. If you do not want your child to touch the donkey, please communicate with their teacher by February 1st.

Valentine's Day Party Schedule

Your child's teacher will be communicating the details of their class Valentine's Day party on February 14th. Parents are invited to attend class parties. Please bring your driver's license to check-in at the office. The schedule for each party is below.
  • 8:30am-9:30am - 4th grade

  • 9am-10 am -Kinder

  • 9:30-10:30 am - Pre-K

  • 10am-11am - 2nd Grade

  • 12:30-1:30pm - First Grade

  • 1pm-2pm - 5th Grade

  • 1:30-2:30pm - 3rd Grade

Transportation Changes Information Reminders

Our school is growing and it is important that everyone know and follow the transportation change process.

  • If your child has a change in transportation, please email ber-transportation@burnetcisd.net by 1:30 pm. This includes daily changes and permanent changes. Please indicate in your email if the change is just for today or if it is for every day.
  • At 1:30 pm, this email box is checked for a final time and all changes will be made.
  • After 1:30 pm, we print the transportation lists for teachers and dismissal staff.
  • No changes will be accepted after this time.
  • If you have an emergency, you may call and speak to Mrs. Harris about the situation and we will work together to support your student.
  • Voicemails, notes, text messages, phone calls, and emails to any other email address are not acceptable changes of transportation and will not be processed.
  • We do not accept transportation changes from students. Parents and guardians must communicate any changes by using the ber-transportation@burnetcisd.net email address.

Grandparents' Day Celebration Rescheduled for Friday, April 1st!

Please save the date for our annual Grandparents' celebration on April 1st , 2022. Details will be shared in the Spring semester.
Bertram Elementary Staff Favorite Things

Teachers & staff have shared a few of their favorite things. If you are looking to celebrate or appreciate your teacher click here. Staff are listed alphabetically by last name.

COVID Self Report Form

Please complete the Self Reporting Form to report a case of COVID-19 or orders to quarantine due to close contact from a medical professional. This form is for both students and campus visitors.

Birthday Treats & Forgotten Lunches

Birthday treats are allowed this year. Please send single-serve items. Items can be sent with students or dropped off in the office before 2:30 pm.


Birthday celebrations are reserved for the last 15 minutes of the day. Please communicate with your child's teacher if you intend to send in treats. They will be able to let you know the specific time.


If your child forgets their lunch, you may drop it off at the office. If your child does not have a lunch at lunchtime, they will be served a free hot lunch.

Skyward Family Access

Click here to log into Skyward Family Access to view your student's grades, attendance, progress reports, and report cards.

School Cafe Webpage

Complete an application for FREE or REDUCED priced lunch here. You can also add money to your child's lunch account by logging here.

Bertram Elementary School

  • 7:15am Student Drop Off/ Breakfast
  • 7:25am Office Opens
  • 7:40am School Begins
  • 7:45am Students arriving after this time are marked tardy
  • 9:00am Students not in attendance are marked absent
  • 1:30pm Any transportation changes DUE, please email: ber-transportation@burnetcisd.net
  • 2:30pm All Early Checkouts must be complete - Remember to bring your picture ID to complete early check out
  • 3:20pm Student Dismissal
  • 3:45pm Office/School Closes