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Notes from the Den | Volume 2 : Issue 24 - 1-31-22

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Principal's Message

Good Afternoon,

I just wanted to thank you for sharing your children with us. It really is an honor and privilege to be a part of this community. We have all had a lot to process this weekend and please know we are here for you in any manner or fashion.

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Get ready for our 2-22-22 celebration.

Come ready to party!!

Wear a tutu

Twin with someone

Wear two ties, shirts, etc

Dress like something you want 2 be

Or do something completely different :-)

Let's have some fun.

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Bear Creek Elementary Mid Year Review + Q&A

Tuesday, Feb. 8th, 6pm

This is an online event.

This will be an opportunity to hear a comprehensive mid-year report. We will touch on MAP testing, Short Cycle Assessments, and staffing for next year. I will have a formal slide deck and then save time at the end for questions.

Mid Year Presentation + Q & A

Feb 8, 2022 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

Meeting ID: 837 5160 9862

Passcode: 208699

Nominations For Salute 2022 Are Open!

Do you know someone who went above and beyond for our students and schools this year? Nominate them for the annual Salute awards!

Salute is AISD’s annual celebration to recognize some of the district’s outstanding team members for their continued dedication to student excellence and achievement in our schools.

District employees, students, families, and the community are invited to submit a nomination for a staff member they believe represents the very best of AISD in the following categories:

  • Classified Staff of the Year
  • Librarian of the Year
  • Counselor of the Year
  • Assistant Principal of the Year
  • Principal of the Year

This year's Salute will also honor the campus-selected Teachers of Promise and Teachers of the Year.

Nominations will close Friday, February 4th at 5pm.

Library Notes

Happy February, Cubs!

In the library we will be celebrating Black History Month, and will share some great Valentine read alouds!

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Thank you for all of the amazing book donations for our Book Drive in the Spring! Keep them coming in!  I am hoping for our Book Drive to become an annual event for the community that will promote reading and sharing of resources!

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When do I have library this month?

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Yearbook News

2022 Yearbooks are on sale now!

Buy now at Bear Creek Yearbook - last day to order is March 28th!

Deadline for submitting pictures for the yearbook is 2/14!

If you would like to see your kiddo’s smiling faces in the yearbook, we need your help submitting pictures by this date. Below are detailed instructions.

Here’s the link to submit pictures.

Please include one of the following categories (from below) in the “description” part to be considered.

The pictures should be in the following categories:

  1. First day of school
  2. Halloween
  3. Outside interests (sports, music groups, art camps, etc)
  4. This years trends (gaming, social media, fidgets, etc)
  5. Best of recess
  6. Favorite piece of art (drawn by student) with your kiddo in it
  7. Class candids

5th grade parents! 5th grade ads are due by 2/18/22.

How Do You Say Hello?

We are working on the Bear Creek Yearbook Diversity page and wanted to know how do you say "HELLO"? It was featured in last year's book and hopefully it becomes a Bear Creek tradition that highlights the amazing cultures and languages at Bear Creek! Did you share something special with your class about a culture or tradition?

Upload the picture to the Josten's page!

Have a question? Send an email to:

PTA Paw Prints

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Bear Creek PTA is hosting a spirit day next Friday, February 4th. We invite all Cubs to show their Bear Creek pride by wearing schools colors, shirts, or hats!

Still need to order some school spiritwear? The PTA online spirit store is open—orders will be delivered on Fridays to your child’s class.


Save the Date! The Bear Creek Elementary PTA is partnering with Boosterthon again this year to raise money for our fabulous school. We will be hosting a “Cub Run” on Friday, March 11th! This will be a “fun run” to motivate kids to be active and stay healthy while supporting our school and local community. More details will be announced soon about the run!

If you have a local business, we would love to have you to participate as a sponsor of the Bear Creek Elementary Cub Run. Proceeds from the Cub Run will directly impact the 500+ students who attend Bear Creek Elementary by supporting enrichment programs, providing technology subscriptions for teachers and students, beautifying our campus, supporting teachers, and so much more!

Silver Partner - $100 donation, small logo on event shirt

Gold Partner - $250 minimum donation, large logo on shirt and your logo on event marketing materials

Thank you in advance for your consideration in becoming a race sponsor. Please email if you need any further information. Donations and logos must be received by February 8th in order to be included on the event t-shirt.

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Gorzycki Middle School PTA invites parents from all Bowie Vertical Team schools to participate in an interactive SEL workshop given by Mr. R. Keeth Matheny, a national award winning teacher, author and speaker, and also a Bowie parent. We'll be exploring such questions as "What is going on with the teenage brain?," "How can we help support students’ emotional health during COVID?," and "What does effective SEL look like in schools and in communities?"

Meeting ID: 894 4498 8631

Passcode: 929901

Join the Gorzycki Band!

Are you interested in becoming a part of a great tradition and joining a close-knit community of musicians? If so, the Gorzycki Band is the place for you! Visit our website to learn all about our outstanding band program and how you can be a part of it.

No experience is needed to join! Just put band as choice number 1 on your choice sheet and attend our instrument selection event on Saturday, February 5. From there, you will be placed into a class and you will begin learning your instrument in August!

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Glaser (Director of Bands) at

Counselor Corner

As some of you are aware we no longer have a guidance counselor here on campus. While I can arrange for coverage for significant events this is going to leave a hole for some families. Please reach out to me with your concerns and let's problem solve our way through it.

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