Bertram Family Connection

May 3rd, 2021

Looking Ahead

  • April 17th-May 7th: All About My Child: Parent Input Form for 21-22 Available (see below)
  • April 27th-May 7th: Field Day during PE Rotations
  • Saturday, May 1st: Election Day for Bond 2021
  • Monday, May 3rd: Student Registration for 2021-2022 Available in Skyward
  • May 3rd-7th: Teacher Appreciation Week! Let's show our teachers some love!
  • Friday, May 7th: School Lunch Hero Day!
  • May 11th: 3rd - 5th Grade Math STAAR
  • May 12th: 3rd - 5th Grade Reading STAAR
  • May 13th: 5th Grade Science STAAR
  • May 26th: 9:45am Graduation Walk (Seniors visit Bertram & walk halls)!
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BCISD Bond Election Day - Saturday, May 1st

The BCISD school board has called for a Bond Election on May 1st, 2021 to address projected growth, take advantage of the current financial environment, and protect the District's Operating Budget.

Please check out the district Bond Webpage for full details on projects supported by the Bond including a new classroom building at Bertram Elementary, enclosed hallways at Bertram, updated technology, and school safety features at all campuses. There will be four propositions on the ballot, voters can vote for or against any combination of projects. Voters can also abstain from voting for or against any proposition.

Election Day May 1st: The polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m and voting locations are listed below (you can vote at any location):

Burnet AgriLife Auditorium
607 N. Vandeveer St.
Burnet, Texas 78611

Silver Creek Fire Hall and Community Center
101 CR 128
Burnet, Texas 78611

Cassie Subdivision Community Center
3920 FM 690
Burnet, Texas 78611

Bertram Library
170 N. Gabriel St.
Bertram, Texas 78605

Briggs Community Center
215 Loop 308
Briggs, Texas 78605

Marble Falls Courthouse Annex
810 Steve Hawkins Parkway
Marble Falls, Texas 78654

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the Bond, please reach out to me at or 512-355-2111. I am happy to help!

Field Days 2021

This year, we are doing field day a little differently. Coach Reid has worked hard to organize multiple days of Field Day fun during PE rotations over the next two weeks. Last week a parent note came home with your child's Field Day dates for 2021.

Please note that students are asked to bring a towel and/or a change of clothes on May 5th (Wed.), 6th (Thurs.), or 7th (Friday). These days will be water-intensive! Your child will only attend one of the three days based on their PE rotation.

The rotation assignments for water day is:

5/5: Green

5/6: Yellow

5/7: Blue

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Student Registration for 21-22 Opens Monday!

New and Returning Student Registration is available in Skyward Family Access. Enrolling now helps us to plan for your child's needs for next year including the appropriate number of teachers needed for each grade level.

Instructions for Returning Student Enrollment

Instructions for New Student Enrollment

Library Book Check Out EXTENDED until May 14th!

To support our students' continued learning, students will be able to keep their library books until May 14th! Please be sure to start looking for any miss placed books that may have found their way under beds, in the car, or around the house.

2021-2022 Parent Input Form

Parents are important partners in understanding a student's school experience. As we begin to plan for the 2021-2022 school year, we are gathering parent input about how your child learners best.

Please complete the form below for any student attending Bertram Elementary in the 2021-2022 school year by Friday, May 7th, 2021.

2021-2022 School Calendar

The BCISD 2021-2022 school calendar can be accessed here. Be sure to mark your calendars!

Change of Transportation Reminder

Please email changes to your child's transportation mode to by 1:30pm the day of the change. This will ensure that your child receives a transportation change note in their classroom from the office. For student safety, dismissal is coordinated by the office.

Unfortunately, voicemails with the office or the teacher may not be received in time to ensure that your child is dismissed correctly. We appreciate your help!

Moving Between Remote and In-Person Learning

If your family is interested in changing your student from in-person learning to remote learning, please call the office. We are glad to help. Students engaging in remote learning are expected to maintain attendance standards and passing grades.

If you are learning remotely and would like your child to move back to in-person learning, please call the office one week before you would like your child to return to school. This allows teachers time to adjust furniture and set up dividers if needed.

Skyward Family Access

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

Daily In-Person Checklist

  1. Complete AT HOME self screening before getting on the bus or coming to school.
  2. Face coverings for all bus riders, and students in grades 1st-5th. Face coverings are strongly encouraged for PreK and Kinder. Remember wearing a face mask reduces your child's chance of having to quarantine for close contact.
  3. Bring your backpack including water bottle, snack, and lunchbox (if bringing lunch).
Remote Teaching Schedule

Remote teaching schedule by grade

General Reminders

  1. Visits to the school are by appointment. We will attempt to address situations by phone or Google Meet. In-person appointments can be scheduled if the situation requires. When visiting campus, please be prepared to show a valid photo ID.

  2. If you do visit the school, face coverings are required for all adults at all times. This includes the office foyer area.

  3. Due to COVID-19, we will not have any on campus volunteers at this time.

  4. We are not accepting deliveries including forgotten lunches (hot meal will be provided by the cafeteria), birthday treats, and food orders.

  5. If you need to make an occasional change to your child's transportation home, please use the Bertram Transportation Change email: . Transportation changes must be emailed in no later than 1:30pm. Teachers will not be able to accept transportation changes.

  6. Be familiar with the Arrival & Dismissal Map.

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.

2020-2021 BCISD School Calendar

Days marked in blue are Staff & Student Holiday OR Make-Up Day for Staff & Students. Students should be available to attend school. This applies to both in-person and remote learners.

Bertram Elementary School

  • 7:15am Student Drop Off/ Breakfast
  • 7:30am Office Opens by Appointment Only - Please call ahead
  • 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:
  • 2:30pm All Early Checkouts must be complete - Remember to bring your picture ID to complete early check out
  • 3:25pm Student Dismissal
  • 3:45pm Office/School Closes