The Bear Branch Buzz

30 - JANUARY - 2023


Jan 31: 5th Grade Field Trip to BizTown

Feb 6-10: February Break

Feb 13-17: The Great Kindness Challenge

Feb 14: Valentine Parties 2:00pm

Feb 17: 4th Grade Manners Banquet

Feb 20: Elementary Holiday / Staff Workday

Feb 21: Spring Picture Day

Feb 22: BBE PTA Spirit Night - Hacienda Paloma

Feb 27: 2nd Grade Program - Folk Dance on the pavilion 6:00 pm

BBE Elmer's Fun Run Fundraiser

Bear Branch Elementary families!

The Elmer's Fun Run was a success! We exceeded our goal of $25,000. Our students ran 18,044 laps to raise an estimated $45,000!!

Thank you to all those who participated, pledged, and donated!!

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Congratulations Chandra Grabowski 2023-2024 BBE Teacher of the Year!

Humble ISD District Spelling Bee

Congratulations to our BBE Spelling Bee Champion, Sawyer Welch, for his hard work competing in the Humble ISD District Spelling Bee on Saturday, January 28! We appreciate his hard work representing our Bears!

Construction News

PLAYGROUND: The Web Playground had to be removed due to construction. The District is in contact with Playwell to have the playground relocated on the big field.

PORTABLES: The new portables have arrived. ETA on occupancy we are hoping for mid February.

The Great Kindness Challenge

Bear Branch Elementary will be participating in The Great Kindness Challenge February 13th-17th. On Monday, February 13th students will receive a Kind Acts list of ideas. We encourage families to get involved and participate not only at school but around our community. We challenge you to spread kindness everywhere! Click the picture below for a video link!

Valentine's Day Parties

Valentine Parties will be held on Tuesday, February 14 @ 2:00 pm. Please watch for detailed information from your student's teacher regarding Valentine exchanges, etc. If parents would like to attend, please RSVP to have your visitor badge pre-printed.

Click the Science Fair ad above for a slideshow all about Science Fair, which includes a link to the Science Fair Intention Form.

4th Grade Field Trip

Fourth Grade will travel to the Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Huntsville on Friday, March 31 @ 8:30 am and arrive back at BBE @ 1:45 pm. Please complete this Permission Form for your child to participate in the field trip.
Nurse Notes

Click here for Clinic Guidelines

Mrs. Wimberly's Counselor's Corner

Click here for the BBE School Counseling Newsletter

Credit by Exam

Information for Credit by Exam to skip a grade level can be found on Mrs. Wimberly's website. Please review this information and contact Mrs. Wimberly if you have questions.

Spring Testing

March 6-10, 2023
Registration Deadline February 14, 2023

Summer Testing
June 5-8, 2023
July 10-13, 2023
Registration Deadline May 5, 2023

Thank you,

Julie Wimberly

BBE School Counselor


Mental Health & Wellness Fair

Save the Date! 2/23/23

Humble ISD is hosting a Mental Health & Wellness Fair at Atascocita High School, February 23, 2023 @ 6pm. Our goal is to help decrease the stigma around mental health, provide tools and tips to parents and staff for improving their health. We know that relationships yield better results.

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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!

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