A Message From Bear Branch JH

Week 15

Week 14 (11/27 - 12/1) Recap

Classroom Visits & Learning Celebrations!

Welcome back!! I hope you enjoyed your Thanksgiving, and I'm sure you have an eye on Christmas! We hit the ground running in Week 14 with another great week of instruction, learning, and extra curricular activities. See below to see what our students were doing in math and science.

Learning Celebrations

Week 16 (12/4 - 12/8) at a Glance

Tuesday, December 5

  • NJHS meeting in the library - 6:50 AM

Thursday, December 7

  • Girls Basketball at Montgomery JH
  • Boys Basketball at BBJH

Friday, December 8

  • Band All-Region Clinic and Concert at College Park HS
  • Girls Basketball 7th and 8th Grade A Team Tournament at Montgomery JH
  • Boys Basketball Tournament at BBJH
  • Progress Report Date (Students can regain eligibility)

Saturday, December 9

  • Girls Basketball 7th and 8th Grade A Team Tournament at Montgomery JH
  • Boys Basketball Tournament at BBJH

Important Information

Winter Dance - December 15

Our Winter Dance will be Friday, December 15 from 7 to 9:30 PM. This dance is for 7th and 8th graders. Tickets will be sold in advance for $10.


Attire must meet the standards of the BBJH dress code.

Trip to New Zealand and Australia

  • There will be an informational parent meeting in the BBJH library at 6 PM on Thursday, December 14, about the opportunity for students to travel to New Zealand and Australia in 2019.

Common Assessments

  • Friday, December 15: ELA Day 1 and Spanish
  • Monday, December 18: ELA Day 2
  • Tuesday, December 19: History
  • Wednesday, December 20: Math Day 1 and Science
  • Thursday, December 21: Math Day 2

Early Release - December 22

Friday, December 22 will be an early release day. The day will end at 11:30 AM.

Winter Break - December 25 - January 8

  • Winter Break will be from December 25 (Christmas Day) to January 8.

Calendar of Events

For an updated calendar of events, please click HERE. We do our best to stay on schedule. If there are changes or cancellations, we will update the calendar.