Bertram Family Connection

December 13th, 2021

Looking Ahead

  • Tuesday, December 14th, 5:30 pm: Bertram Christmas Music Program presented by 1st & 2nd Grades
  • Thursday, December 16th: Class Christmas Parties (see schedule below) - This is a full school day!
  • Friday, December 17th - Tuesday, January 4th: Student Holidays, No School
  • Wednesday, January, 5th: 1st Student School Day of 2nd Semester
2021-2022 School Calendar- Updated 11/8/21

Updated to reflect student holidays on 11/29, 3/21, and 5/16.

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Class Christmas Parties - 12/16

8:30am-9:30am - 4th grade

9am-10am -Kinder

9:30-10:30am - Pre-K

10am-11am - 2nd Grade

12:30-1:30pm - First Grade

1pm-2pm - 5th Grade

1:30-2:30pm - 3rd Grade

Families are invited to attend their child's class party during the time listed above.

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Notice of Screening for Dyslexia and Related Disorders for First Grade Students

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iStation Parent Portal

One tool that we use to monitor student progress in Reading and Math is iStation. This week teachers will send home instructions to access the Parent Portal. Below is a quick video to help parents with navigating the Parent Portal including accessing your child's reports and resources that can be used at home to support your child.
How to use Istation's Parent Portal

Grandparents' Day Celebration Rescheduled for Friday, April 1st!

Please save the date for our annual Grandparents' celebration on April 1st , 2022. Details will be shared in the Spring semester.

Law Enforcement Against Drug and Too Good for Drugs

At Bertram Elementary, we are supported by a full-time School Resource Officer through a partnership with BCISD and Bertram Police Department. In addition to safety and security, our School Resource Officer provides all Kindergarten through 5th Grade students with a 10-week course called Too Good for Drugs. Classes are held once a week during library rotations. The lessons taught are tailored to be developmentally appropriate. Lessons focus on making positive choices, refusing peer pressure, and gaining confidence.

Learn more about Too Good for Drugs here:

Bertram Elementary Staff Favorite Things

Teachers & staff have shared a few of their favorite things. If you are looking to celebrate or appreciate your teacher click here. Staff are listed alphabetically by last name.

COVID Self Report Form

Please complete the Self Reporting Form to report a case of COVID-19 or orders to quarantine due to close contact from a medical professional. This form is for both students and campus visitors.

Transportation Changes Information

Our school is growing and it is important that everyone know and follow the transportation change process.

  • If your child has a change in transportation, please email by 1:30 pm. This includes daily changes and permanent changes. Please indicate in your email if the change is just for today or if it is for every day.
  • At 1:30 pm, this email box is checked for a final time and all changes will be made.
  • After 1:30 pm, we print the transportation lists for teachers and dismissal staff.
  • No changes will be accepted after this time.
  • If you have an emergency, you may call and speak to Mrs. Harris about the situation and we will work together to support your student.
  • Voicemails, notes, text messages, phone calls, and emails to any other email address are not acceptable changes of transportation and will not be processed.
  • We do not accept transportation changes from students. Parents and guardians must communicate any changes by using the email address.

Birthday Treats & Forgotten Lunches

Birthday treats are allowed this year. Please send single-serve items. Items can be sent with students or dropped off in the office before 2:30 pm.

Birthday celebrations are reserved for the last 15 minutes of the day. Please communicate with your child's teacher if you intend to send in treats. They will be able to let you know the specific time.

If your child forgets their lunch, you may drop it off at the office. If your child does not have a lunch at lunchtime, they will be served a free hot lunch.

Skyward Family Access

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

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.

Bertram Elementary School

  • 7:15am Student Drop Off/ Breakfast
  • 7:25am Office Opens
  • 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
  • 3:20pm Student Dismissal
  • 3:45pm Office/School Closes