Extended Learning Expands Tutorial Schedule
Effective Monday, February 8th: Extended Learning will now offer tutoring after school Monday-Thursday. Please contact Mrs. Young if you have any questions.
All Bear Creek Students to Receive Dell Latitude Laptops
Bear Creek students along with their parent or guardian are scheduled to pick up their Dell Latitude 3150 laptop this Saturday, February 6th during the following times:
6th grade will pick up their device between 9:00-12:00
7th & 8th grade will pick up their device between 1:00-4:00
Before taking possession, families will attend an overview including expectations for care and use of the laptop. Families will also be asked to sign the Fulton County Personalized Learning Agreement.
In addition to receiving a laptop, Microsoft Office 365 is available for FREE to all students. More information can be found here.
For those parents who are unable to come on the 6th: we will offer select weeknight pickup time-those dates will be announced via phone. Parents will not be able to pick up a laptop during regular school hours.
The Internet belongs in the home. That’s the word from Internet and cable television provider Comcast, which offers affordable Internet service to eligible students and their families who meet specific requirements. Through Comcast’s Internet Essentials program, families pay $9.95 a month for service and receive in-home Wi-Fi and free digital literacy training in print, online and in person.
Georgia Milestones Information
Below are a few helpful links for more information regarding Georgia Milestones:
Georgia Milestones Assessment System
A Parent's Guide to the Individual Student Report
Frequently Asked Questions
A Parent's Guide to New Tests in Georgia
Bear Creek Awarded $5000 SHAPE Grant
The Bear Creek Middle School Physical Education and Health Department was just recently awarded the Georgia Governor's S.H.A.P.E. (School Health and Physical Education) Grant. PE and Health teacher, Shaina Williams, received the $5000.00 award on behalf of the department after submitting the grant request to provide the opportunity to improve the eating and physical activity habits of the students at Bear Creek. The teachers and students look forward to the health benefits outcome made possible by this grant.
Congratulations to Jameda Owens, Fulton County 2015 Teacher of the Year!
Left to right: Dr. Newbold, Dr. Bouknight, Jameda Owens, Ms. Mosley, Ms. Young
Bear Creek's own Jameda Owens was selected as the 2015 Teacher of the Year for Fulton County! Mrs. Owens teaches social studies at Bear Creek. Read more about Mrs. Owens' recognition on the Fulton County website.