The Bear Branch Buzz

12 - SEPTEMBER - 2022


Sep 12-16 - Everybody Counts

Sep 19 - Elementary student holiday / Staff workday

Sep 20 - STREAM Night (Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, Math) 6:30-7:30pm

Sep 21 - BBE PTA Spirit Night! Papa John's Pizza

Sep 23 - 2nd Grade Field Trip to Main Street Theater

Sep 23 - GOLD FIGHT WIN Day in Humble ISD

Sep 23-30 - Scholastic Book Fair

Sep 26 - 4th Grade Program / PTA Meeting 6:30 pm

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2nd Grade Field Trip

The Bear Branch 2nd Graders will be traveling to Main Street Theater in Houston on Friday, September 23, 2022. In order for your child to participate in the field trip, this Permission Form must be completed by Thursday, September 22, 2022.

Gold Fight Win!

Humble ISD is proud to be part of Gold Fight Win, a partnership with three local non-profits, Addi's Faith Foundation, L3 Foundation, and Mothers Against Cancer, with a mission to support families battling pediatric cancer.

GOLD FIGHT WIN Day in Humble ISD is Friday, September 23.

You can show your support throughout the month of September by wearing gold! Visit for more details on where to buy a shirt.

Any pediatric cancer warriors may register online to attend a Gold Fight Win Football game as an honoree.

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Lunch Visitor Policy

Any Day: Student Birthday / Half Birthday

Tuesdays: Kindergarten & 4th Grades

Wednesdays: 1st & 3rd Grades

Thursdays: 2nd & 5th Grades

All visitors must check-in to the front office upon arrival, have your drivers license scanned, and wear your visitor badge while on campus. Lunch visitors will be directed to sit at the visitor designated table with their child. Eating outside with your child utilizing the picnic table areas is open everyday.

Please visit the Humble ISD Child Nutrition website for Menus, Prices, SchoolCafe signup, Birthday Ice-Cream/Snack requests, and Free & Reduced Meal Application.

Nurse Notes

Click here for Clinic Guidelines

Nurse Needs

The clinic is in desperate need of boys size 5-6 and 7-8 elastic shorts donations please.
Mrs. Wimberly's Counselor's Corner

Click here for the BBE School Counseling Newsletter

Thank You PTA!

Thank you to all of the wonderful parents and volunteers who helped get our school year off to a great start! A special thank you goes out to our Bike Rodeo chair, Ashley Dixon, for putting on a fantastic bike rodeo. Thank you also to Becky Pieknik for keeping our BBEPTA website running smoothly, to Clara deRidder for bringing a touch of fall beauty to our school with the decorations and mums, and to Rachel Washburn for keeping our marquee up-to-date!

Everybody Counts

Everybody Counts will be the week of September 12-16, and is a national disability awareness program designed to teach students about various disabilities and how children with these challenges cope with them. The goal is to build understanding, inclusion, and ease with one another’s differences. During their Library Specials each grade level will be taught a lesson to bring about a greater understanding. Contact for information.

Kindergarten - General Safety

1st - Vision

2nd - Hearing

3rd - Dyslexia

4th - Motor Skills

5th - Cognitive Differences

Papa John's Spirit Night

Spirit Night: September 21st - all day with Papa John's! They will give 10% of sales to BBE PTA when you mention BBE at time of purchase.

BBE Fall Fest Friday October 28

Do you know a family or friend who can be a sponsor for our annual festival?

The Bear Branch Elementary PTA invites you to join our Fall Festival as an event sponsor. This annual event raises money for enrichment programs and technology upgrades like new Chrome books, STEM Curriculum and Fitness and Fine Art enhancements for each classroom. This is our largest fundraiser, and the support from the 750+ students, families, businesses, and community members is what makes it so successful. The Bear Branch Elementary PTA needs your help more than ever as we prepare to host our annual Fall Fest on October 28, 2022!

BBE Fall Fest Sponsorship Levels

Gold Level - 2 opportunities at $750 to support our large inflatables

● Banner with company/name logo to be displayed by inflatable

● 4 wrist bands for unlimited games

● $20 in food tickets

● $10 in class basket raffle tickets

● All mentioned below in bold

Silver Level - 1 opportunity at $300 to support our small inflatables

● 2 wrist bands for unlimited games

● $10 in food tickets

● $5 in class basket raffle tickets

● Plus all mentioned below in bold

Bronze Level - Several opportunities to support our carnival games $150

● 2 wrist bands for unlimited games

● $5 in food tickets

● $5 in class basket raffle tickets

● Plus all mentioned below in bold

All sponsorship levels will be featured on all of BBE PTA social platforms:

Acknowledge your business in our school newsletter, The Buzz, which is distributed to all parents at BBE once a week.

Acknowledge your business on the BBE and PTA websites

Acknowledge your business on the BBE PTA Facebook page

Highlight your business on a donor banner to be displayed at Fall Fest

If you are interested please contact Amanda Krippel or Robyn Miller at

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Fall Fest Silent Auction

The 2022 Fall Fest Silent Auction will be full of unique, fun and interesting treasures. It will be all online and accessible from anywhere with internet access! Here is your first sneak peek at some of our items!

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Yearbook Orders

Yearbooks are on sale now at Books are $20 until January 8, 2023. 5th grade, purchase by October 28, 2022 for a chance to win a free 1/8th page ad! (One winner per homeroom)

BBE Future Mustang Week 9/26 - 10/1

Kingwood High School is celebrating Future Mustang Week with all of their feeder schools during the week of September 26 through October 1. We will be celebrating with dress-up days each day, and we will be visited by KHS FFA and KHS Orchestra!

Please click on the photos below for a larger view of some of the events!

Volunteer Guidelines

Humble ISD VOLUNTEERS make a significant contribution to the education of children. We LOVE our BBE volunteers!

For the safety of our students and staff, all Humble ISD volunteers need to complete a short online application prior to volunteering on a campus.

Thank you for everything you do for our school!

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Humble ISD 2022-2023 Calendar

Click for District Calendar


Meet The BBE Staff!

Kakie Palmer - Principal

Myra Herbst - Assistant Principal

Laura Roberts - Bookkeeper & Secretary

James Kuchta - Registrar / Attendance Specialist

Ashley McGee - Office Aide

Teachers & Class Lunch Times


Nurse Notes

Click here for Clinic Guidelines.