BEAR CREEK BLAST
November 18th - November 22nd
No Excuses University @ Bear Creek
Bear Creek Elementary's Wall of Heroes
For those of you who have sent in pictures of yourself or your family members in the Armed Forces, you are featured on Bear Creek's Wall of Heroes, which was installed by our Art teacher, Mark Fisher. OUr plan is to add to our Wall of Heroes, which will remain through Memorial Day, May 25, 2020. Therefore, if you have additional pictures of family members who are in the military, or you did not have a chance to send in your own picture, you may continue to email pictures to Mark.Fisher@gcisd.net.
Again, the staff and students are so grateful for your service, past and present.
CogAT Parent Letters and Results
On Thursday, November 21, 2019, you will receive a parent letter regarding CogAT testing that took place in October. Attached to this letter will be the results of your child's CogAT testing, and how to understand the scores. If you have additional questions after the reading the letter and the directions to interpret the scores, please feel free to contact Dr. Stevens, Assistant Principal, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your local library is where it's at!!! Reach out to your local library or go online to search the library nearest you! Your library can:
★ Help you find age-appropriate books to use at home with your child
★ Show you creative ways to use books with your children and other tips to help them learn
★ Provide year-round children’s reading and educational activities.
11/21 - 3:30pm Campus Excellence Committee meeting
11/22 - High Five Friday & Pep Rally
11/25-29 - NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Break
12/2-6 Scholastic Book Fair
12/4 - 7am PTA Exec Board Mtg
12/6 - 6:30-8:30pm Cookies with Santa & Book Fair
12/12 - 3:30pm Campus Excellence Committee meeting
12/20 - High Five Friday & Holiday SingALong
12/20 - 11am Class Parties
12/20 - 11:45am EARLY DISMISSAL
12/20 - End of Second Nine Weeks Grading Period
12/23-1/7 NO SCHOOL - Winter Break
1/8 - Return to School
1/17 - 3-4pm Talent Show Auditions
1/20 - NO SCHOOL - Dr Martin Luther King Day
1/23 - BCE Around the World;
6:45-8pm Family Night
1/24 - PTA Coffee/General Meeting
IMPORTANT DISTRICT INFORMATION
Menu Advisory Committee Meeting
Parents - Want to learn more about the federally funded school lunch program? Ever wonder how the menus are planned? The Parent Menu Advisory meeting includes parents and staff who review the National School Lunch Program (NSLP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP) to provide greater knowledge of the regulations. During the meeting, parents will learn how the menus are planned and student promotions are developed. In addition, we will sample recipes and discuss the techniques used to encourage students to take a complete meal.
The meeting will be held on December 4th, 2019 from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the GCISD Professional Development Education Center: Panther Den | 5800 Colleyville Blvd.
Join Our Team in GCISD!
- Cafeteria Food Service Workers (Nutrition Specialist) -love food service but hate restaurant hours? Work while your children are in school!
- Bus Drivers - paid training program available; CDL drivers starting at $17.60/hr
- Bus Monitors - Assist bus driver in transporting students w/ disabilities to & from home.
- After School Care Aide (Kidzu) - work w/students after school & be a role model - help with homework, games and other activities!
- Custodians & Maintenance - Follow routine cleaning & maintenance procedures to maintain a high standard of safety & cleanliness of building operations & grounds. No weekends!
- Part time or Full time hours! Weekends Off!
- Competitive salary! Health & Retirement benefits!
- Fun team environment!
To apply, visit www.gcisd.net/careers