December 16th - December 20th

No Excuses University @ Bear Creek

At Bear Creek, we are proud to be a member of the No Excuses University Network. As a No Excuses School we believe that every student has a right to be educated in a way that prepares them for college. We discuss goals, have college conversations, and end our announcements each day with the phrase "After high school comes college"!

Want to recognize a staff member at Bear Creek! Complete this form! Thanks for recognizing our teachers! These can be completed by guardians, community members, and students!

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Our Lost & Found is Overflowing!

Please have your child check to see if they are missing something. All items not picked up by December 20th will be donated.
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Counselor's Corner

Play it Safe parent preview is coming up in January. Please see the information below.

Parent Preview for Play it Safe

Maria Martinez

BCE Counselor

Librarian's News

Come to Peppermint Village in the Bear Cave from Dec. 17-19 (Tuesday - Thursday) and buy gifts for the special people in your life!

Reading Tip

7 Tips for Getting Your Kids to Read Over Winter Break

  • Try a reading challenge

  • Hook kids with a book set

  • Share similar titles

  • Find other books or series by an author your child already enjoys

  • Don't forget non-fiction!

  • Take reading on the road

  • Finally, make time to read together as a family

Upcoming Events

12/17 - 8:15am Geography Bee

12/20 - High Five Friday & Holiday Sing-A-Long

12/20 - 11am Class Parties

12/20 - 11:45 am EARLY DISMISSAL

12/20 - End of Second Nine Weeks Grading Period

12/23-1/7 NO SCHOOL - Winter Break

1/8 - Students Return to School

1/8 - 7am PTA Exec Board Meeting

1/9 - Check Skyward for your student’s report card

1/17 - 3-4pm Talent Show Auditions

1/20 - NO SCHOOL - Dr Martin Luther King Day

1/23 - 6pm Math Telescoping Informational Meeting

1/23 - BCE Around the World - Bring your Family from 6:45-8pm

1/24 - PTA Coffee/General Meeting

1/30 - 4th Field Trip to Austin

1/30 - 3:30pm CEC

1/31 - High Five Friday & Pep Rally

2/5 - 7am PTA Exec Board Meeting

2/14 - Lunch with a Loved One

2/14 - 2pm Class Parties


BCES volunteer sign up

Want to volunteer for events but not getting the volunteer emails? Click on the link below and provide the PTA with your email address.

Bear Creek Elementary's Wall of Heroes

Thank you to all of the family members and members of the Armed Forces who attended Bear Creek's Veterans' Day assembly on Monday, November 11, 2019! We hope that you felt as revered as you truly are.

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

Again, the staff and students are so grateful for your service, past and present.

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Save the Date!

Cross Timbers Middle School has been selected to be featured on NBC 5’s Brag About Your School! Please join us for a community-wide pep rally at Cross Timbers at January 13 at 4 p.m. and help show your CTMS and GCISD Spirit!
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