Bear Bulletin



Bear Branch Family,

Happy Friday! Progress report grades will be finalized next week. Directions are attached below for instructions on how to check grades.

Great news.... We met our campus attendance goal of 97% twice this week!!! Our daily average so far this year is 95%. Remember, attendance counts!

We look forward to a fun evening at the dance. Can't wait to see our students all dressed up!

Proud to be your student's principal,


Bear Branch Brags B³ Award - Nominations

Has a teacher or staff member done a great job supporting your student? Let them know by submitting a B³ Award and we will recognize them on campus!

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Information for the Winter Dance This Evening

We have had a great run at tickets sales this week. If students were unable to purchase a ticket in advance, they will be $15 at the door.

  • The dance will begin at 7:00pm and end promptly at 9:30pm.

  • The recommended dress code for the “Enchanted Forest” winter dance is semi-formal. Students must meet standard school dress code requirements.

  • Students not currently enrolled at BBJH are not permitted.

  • While at the dance, students will be expected to observe the same rules and standards that apply during the school day.

  • Drop-Off will be at the front of the school (just like car rider line)

  • Pick-Up will be in the back of the school. The entrance to this line is off of Ken Lakes Dr. Students will not be allowed to be picked up from the front. Below is a map for your reference. Please have your child’s name visible at pick-up.

Sign-up Here to tryout for Tennis!

Try-outs will be March 20th-22nd at BBJH Tennis courts after school until 4:30pm. Students must have a physical on file to participate and bring their own Tennis racquet. Below is the Sports You app for more information on Tennis.

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Congratulations to the Magnolia ISD Student of the Month - Kate Dorman!!!

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Lady Bear Basketball

What a night for the Lady Bears!!!!

The 7th grade B team came out ready to play last night, beating Tomball 30 to 17!! Top scorer was Brooklyn Barsh with 8 points, Jennifer Pittman with 6 points, Audrey Ziesloft and Halle Little had 4 points each and Reagan Garcia, Adyson Brooks and Lexie Williams each had 2!!! All out team effort but huge shout out to Halle Little for her offensive and defensive game! Coach Bendele was beyond proud of y'all! Way to go!

The 7th grade A team started out slow with the score at halftime 8 to 7 Tomball. During the second half the Lady Bears caught fire, winning 39 to 19! Top scorer was Hannah Pitcock with 12 points, Adyson Duhon and Kylie Lucas each added 6, Amariah Molden, Cadence Nixon and Sydney Muse all added 4 and Callie Cleveland and Paisley Atchetee added 2 each. Way to come together in the half and play as a team. Coach Murdock is proud of y'all!

The Lady Bears 8th Grade B team dominated Tomball winning 34-12. Leading the charge was Maddie Smith with 8 points, followed by Londyn Keller with 7 and Rachel Bash with 6. The Lady Bears were led defensively by Alexis Davis and grabbing rebounds was Gracie Christian.

The Lady Bears 8th grade A team started STRONG and led for most of the game winning against Tomball 36-18. Greer Morgan led the team with 15 points, followed by Peyton Huetter with 5 points and Lauren Beuershausen, Allie Violette, and Addison Berry all added 4 a piece. Allie Violette and Hailey Christopherson led the team in rebounds and Brooke Heine led the team defensively.

What a great night for the Lady Bears with a SWEEP of Tomball. The Lady Bears are looking to continue their winning ways when they travel to Grand Lakes next week!


  • BBJH Student of the Month for MISD presented at School Board Meeting 6:30pm


  • Bear Basketball vs. Grand Lakes (home)
  • Lady Bear Basketball @ Grand Lakes (away)

BBJH Yearbooks

BBJH 2022-2023 Yearbooks are on sale! Click here to order online YEARBOOK ONLINE ORDERS. You can search by order number (25415) or by school (Bear Branch JR High School). If you are asked to enter a home room teacher, please enter your student’s 7th period teacher.

Hurry and order your yearbooks before January 4th for a discount!

  • Now until January 4th = $40
  • After January 4th = $45
  • Late buys after shipment = $50 while supplies last

If you have BBJH school related pictures you would like to see in the yearbook, you can upload them on the order website by clicking Use eShare in the top right corner.

If you have any questions pertaining to the yearbook, please reach out to Mrs. Acheson,

MISD makes automated phone calls for students who are marked absent. If you feel your child has been mistakenly counted absent, please email his/her teacher for that specific period.

Be sure to turn in absence notes when your child is out. There are several ways to do this:

  • Students can bring parent/doctor note to the front office
  • Parents can email notes to
  • Parents can fax the note to 281-252-2060