The Cub Hub
Notes from the Den | Volume 3 : Issue 8 - 8-29-22
We hope you had a great weekend. Week Three is in full swing. Really nice to see everyone here today for lunches.
All The Best,
David & Michaele
Back To School Events
Tuesday, September 13
(Times To Be Announced)
Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade
Wednesday, September 14
(Times To Be Announced)
After School Opportunities (Enrichment Courses - UPDATE)
See below for an additional opportunity, this one is first come and first serve opportunity.
We will do the signup next week at 5pm ... I will have all the instructions in the Cub Hub that afternoon. I want everyone to have the same chance to get in as there are only 25 seats and it will automatically push out the 26th person. Stay tuned.
Hi Bear Creek Families,
This school year we are introducing the opportunity for our kids to participate in First Lego League (FLL). For those who are not aware, this league runs across the nation and gives kids a platform to work as a team and propose solutions to real world problems using Legos. Depending on the age group, the level of participation and engagement varies.
This year’s theme is SUPERPOWEREDSM where students will explore where energy comes from and how it is distributed, stored, and used – and then put their superpowered creativity to work to innovate for a better energy future.
More information on starting a team can be found @
More information on this year’s theme can be found @
We have a parent volunteer, Shruti Patkar, who will help coordinate the activities for the school. The success of this program is highly dependent on parent participation. The roles include parents who can coach, who can help with coordination of different activities etc.
The time commitment needed from children and coaches can vary from 1-3 hours per week.
Typical team size is about 2-10 student participants (varies based on the age group) and 2 coaches.
In order to assess interest, families can fill in the survey below.
We will have a kickoff session early September to give more information.
PS: The school staff is supportive of this effort but will not be involved in managing or running any of the activities.
This form is not binding at all. The purpose is to give me an idea of how many sections to open.
It will be after school. Once a week. One hour in duration.
PTA Paw Prints
Our 2022-23 school year is getting underway! Have you checked these things off your To-Do list?
Join the Bear Creek PTA: https://bcepta2022-23membership.cheddarup.com
Find out how to volunteer: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfu-VzY48EAObVvl_Qb-zAh5MQHOoXYIDXgnbOGhUjV08TB2A/viewform
Shop for Bear Creek Spiritwear: https://my.cheddarup.com/c/bear-creek-spirit-store-fall-2022-22173
Did you know you can support Bear Creek through your Amazon shopping? It's so easy and Bear Creek earns money every time you shop.
- Open the Amazon app on your phone or visit smile.amazon.com
- Go to main menu and select Settings
- Find the "Amazon Smiles" setting and select Bear Creek Elementary PTA
Hello Bear Creek Families!
I am Melissa Goodwin, and I am so happy to be taking care of things in the library while our wonderful Ms. Saenz is home with her brand-new baby. I am truly looking forward to spending time with our cubs in the library and sharing the wonderful stories that Ms. Saenz has left for us. Classes will begin visiting the library next week.
Calling all Summer Readers!
Parents of returning cubs may remember a Summer Reading Challenge being sent home at the very end of the last school year (reading log printed on green paper). If your student participated in the challenge this summer, please send in those reading logs no later than Wednesday, August 24 so we can celebrate all the amazing reading they did with a special treat. Thanks!