October (week 1) at BBIS

September 30, 2019

6th grade GIRLS' Pre Athletic Basketball Practice

Wednesday, Oct. 2nd, 3:15-4:30pm

8040 Ken Lakes Drive

Magnolia, TX

Be sure students have secured a ride home at 4:30 p.m. All students will be picked up at the front of the building.

6th grade Cross Country Meet

Thursday, October 3, is the 6th grade Pre-Athletics Cross Country Meet at Magnolia High School. Students will be bused to MHS. Students will need a ride home from MHS; they will NOT return to BBIS following the event.

BBIS PTO

BBIS PTO will be holding the first general meeting at 6:00 p.m. on "Running of the Bells" night, October 1.


Visit the BBIS PTO webpage to learn more on how YOU can support BBIS and our PTO.

BBI Staff Spotlight

Mrs. Leslie Madison

6th grade

Girls' PE/Pre-Athletic Coach


How long have you been at BBI? 2nd year


Where are you from and where did you grow up? Texas: Grew up in Houston and San Antonio


What inspired you to work with children? I had great teachers and coaches and wanted to influence others in the same way


What is your favorite book? Same Kind of Different as Me By Denver Moore and Ron Hall & To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee


What was your favorite subject in school? English/Athletics


If you could learn to one thing, what would it be? Speak Spanish


If you could have any other career, what would it be? ESPN broadcaster


Who do you consider your hero? People that give and expect nothing in return.


People would be surprised to know…Have won two state championships as a coach

BBIS Spirit Gear! DATE EXTENDED

Store closes October 3, 2019

Book Fair continues this week!

The book fair will be open on Tuesday evening, 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Students may visit during the school day.

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BBIS Staff Spotlight

Ms. Erin Mathis

Special Education Paraprofessional


How long have you been at BBI? Since August


Where are you from and where did you grow up? I am from Tomball and grew up in Tomball


What inspired you to work with children? I love helping and seeing kids learn new things


What is your favorite book? Anything scary/mysterious


What was your favorite subject in school? History


If you could learn to one thing, what would it be? Surf


If you could have any other career, what would it be? Not sure


Who do you consider your hero? My Dad


People would be surprised to know…I have 2 very young children

BBIS General Information

Our doors open each morning at 7:20 a.m. Students may exit vehicles once the doors open and can walk along the sidewalk that runs parallel to the front of the school building.


Early morning child care begins at 6:30 a.m. and all students must be enrolled online through the MISD website.


The first bell rings at 7:55 a.m. and the tardy bell rings at 8:00 a.m. The instructional day begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 3:10 p.m.

Running of the Bells at BBIS: Parent Night

We invite you to join us for our "Running of the Bells". This night is specifically designed for parents to get acquainted with their child's schedule and pick up any information the teachers are offering.


6th grade: October 1, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.


This is not a "come and go" event. It will be scheduled to resemble your child's day, so your promptness on the designated evening is essential for you to get the most from the evening.

Student Holiday: October 14