BEAR CREEK BLAST

@ Home Learning Edition: May 25- May 28, 2020

No Excuses University @ Bear Creek

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"!
BCE 2019-20 END OF THE YEAR STUDENT PLAN

Review plans for the end of year supply pick up. We look forward to seeing the students one last time before summer! Please have your car sign visible when you come through for pick up-that will speed up the process!

**NEW INFORMATION** BCES 2020-2021 SCHOOL SUPPLY SALE!

Order your child's school supply pack for the 2020-2021 school year now through June 14, 2020! Late orders start June 16, 2020 - July 7, 2020. Order securely online!

Week 11 Learning@Home



Welcome to Week 11 of GCISD learning@Home. Below are the links to the Week 10 Parent Checklist and Week 11 Student-friendly Work. The Parent Checklist is there to help guide you with your child’s learning. The Student-friendly Work will be sent to the student’s device.

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We know that you may not be able to have your student(s) complete each day’s tasks on the assigned day and also understand that some of our parents are working either remotely or at an essential business. We encourage you to have your student(s) work on these tasks when it best fits in with your family's schedule. This coming week, teachers will track student participation, monitor student progress, provide individual feedback to the student and note completion of work. In summation,


  • Parents will receive an email from teachers with the weekly lesson overview of student expectations.

  • Teachers will interact daily with students providing classroom-specific information related to the weekly plan.

  • Parents may have their students complete the tasks as it fits in with their weekly schedules.


We appreciate the efforts you are making at home with your student(s). We understand that this is not easy nor a part of your usual weekly schedule. Thank you for your continued patience and support as we navigate this unprecedented time.

LAST REPORT CARD OF THE 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR!

Your child's final report card of the 2019-20 school year will be available through Skyward on Wednesday, June 3, 2020,
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Kindergarten registration for the 2020-2021 school year is set to open on Monday, April 20. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, all registration will take place online. If your child qualifies for kindergarten for the 2020-2021 school year, you find online enrollment instructions on our kindergarten registration webpage. Children must be 5 years old by September 1 of a school year to qualify for kindergarten that year.

The kindergarten registration webpage offers links to begin enrollment for first-time GCISD families and returning GCISD families. The page also includes a list of required documents for registration.

If you have questions regarding kindergarten registration that are not answered on the webpage, please complete this form, and you will be contacted within two business days to discuss your question(s).

BEAR CAVE NEWS

Parents,


Please have your child bring any library books they may have at home on Tuesday, 5/26/2020 or Thursday, 5/28/2020 during your child's pick up time!

IMPORTANT DISTRICT INFORMATION

Community Resources

The GCISD counseling department is looking at a number of ways to keep parents and students informed about community resources, during this extended school closure. We wanted to share these resources with you too, in hopes that you might be able to pass on the information to those families in need.

Parent Resources During Closure (Recursos para padres durante el cierre)

Parents, even in the best of times, parenting can be hard. During stressful times, it can be really hard. Know that there is support out there. These agencies, hotlines, and websites are available to support you as parents, always and especially in the midst of the chaos and uncertainty of COVID-19.


Criar hijos no siempre es fácil aun en los mejores momentos y durante tiempos estresantes, puede ser realmente difícil. Queremos que sepan que hay recursos para apoyarlos. En estos tiempos caóticos llenos de incertidumbre a causa de COVID-19, estas agencias, líneas directas y sitios web están disponibles para apoyarlos.


GCISD Technology Help Desk (para apoyo de tecnología)

Housing/Food/Financial Assistance (para asistenciafinanciera/alimentaria/vivienda

Parenting Resources (recursos para padres)

Talking about Coronavirus with your child (como hablar con su hijo/a sobre el Coronavirus)

Teen Crisis Hotlines/Chatline/Textlines (intervención de crisis para adolescentes/linea de chat/linea de mensajes de texto)

WiFi Resources (recursos de internet)


If you are having difficulty with issues or concerns, other than those listed above, please click on the link below and complete the form, so we might be able to direct you to the appropriate resource.


Para problemas o dificultades no incluidos en la lista detallada arriba, haga clic en el enlace a continuación y complete el formulario de ayuda, para que les podamos dirigir al recurso apropiado.


Parent Needs Questionnaire/Formulario de ayuda

Student Device Chargers

GCISD Technology has a limited supply of device chargers available to purchase online. If your student is in need of a charger, please purchase one here. Pickups are Monday or Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Chargers must be purchased 24 hours prior to the pickup window. GCISD Technology will email instructions when the order is ready for pickup.

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