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Bear Creek Elementary Students Head Back to Home Campus after HarveyBear Creek Elementary Students Head Back to Home Campus after Harvey2017-09-20T13:34:03Z<div class="ExternalClassF95BC14D33FC4436B88648BFAB6D2117"><p></p><p style="text-align:justify;">​After almost two weeks of being housed at Paetow High School, Bear Creek Elementary (BCE) students and staff will now be headed back to their home campus on Monday, September 25.</p><p style="text-align:justify;">The neighborhood lift pumps and a water treatment plant which were compromised by Harvey have now been repaired and the local service provider has lifted water restrictions to the area, making it safe for students to return to their home campus.  School start time will revert back to normal hours of operations.  Likewise, the transportation schedule will also return to its regular pick-up/drop-off times and locations.  </p><p>Within the Katy ISD boundaries, the Bear Creek community was one of the hardest hit neighborhoods by Tropical Storm Harvey.   "The reopening of the school is a sign of progress and recovery as we help students and families return to their normal routines and daily school activities," said district spokesperson Maria DiPetta.​</p></div>
Bear Creek Elementary Temporary Stay at Paetow HS ExtendedBear Creek Elementary Temporary Stay at Paetow HS Extended2017-09-14T16:58:26Z<div class="ExternalClass0591C63F1C00472C81D2A776B32E6118"><p><strong>​</strong>This week, the Bear Creek Elementary family welcomed students to their temporary home at Paetow High School (PHS) as local service providers repair lift pumps and a water treatment plant near BCE that were damaged by Tropical Storm Harvey.</p><p>Because local service providers are still working to resolve the issues near the Bear Creek campus, BCE students will remain at PHS for an additional week.</p><p>Transportation will continue to be provided to <span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;"><strong>all</strong></span> Bear Creek Elementary students, including PK, if needed.  Students who previously received transportation service will be following an adjusted route due to inaccessible areas of the neighborhood.  All students should continue to wear their transportation wristbands to expedite arrival and dismissal procedures.</p><p><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;">Bus 558</span></p><p>          7:43 a.m. - Park Lorne & Park Douglas</p><p>          7:44 a.m. - Glennale & Park Firth</p><p>          7:44 a.m. - Glennale & Park Scott</p><p>          7:46 a.m. - Pine Forest Apts</p><p>          7:49 a.m. - Clay & Clay Hill Dr</p><p><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;">Bus 5098</span></p><p>          7:31 a.m. - Clay & Aspenglen</p><p>          7:40 a.m. - Boulder Oaks Dr & Spruce Point Dr</p><p>          7:45 a.m. - 15703 Fox Springs</p><p>          7:46 a.m. - Thornbrook Dr & Pine Cliff Dr</p><p>          7:48 a.m. - Prairie Creek & Pagehurst</p><p>          7:50 a.m. - Fern Basin & Fox Springs Dr</p><p><span lang="EN" style="text-decoration:underline;">Harper's Mill Apartments and the Breckenridge Court Apartments on Keith Harrow</span>:</p><p>Two district buses (Green Frogs 5142 and Red Flowers 5199) will leave from the street in front of between the apartment offices at 8:15 a.m. and return students at 4:15 p.m.</p><p>In order to accommodate transportation needs, Bear Creek Elementary at PHS will continue with a delayed start time of 8:50 a.m. next week, September 18- 22.  Dismissal time will remain at 3:40 p.m.  It is anticipated that students will be able to return to their home campus as soon as the local service providers repair the lift pumps and water treatment plant in the Bear Creek neighborhood.</p><p></p></div>
Katy ISD Education Foundation Harvey Relief FundraiserKaty ISD Education Foundation Harvey Relief Fundraiser2017-09-11T16:21:15Z<div class="ExternalClass1DBAE78160D84B2E93AD562C9579C31F"><p style="text-align:center;">​<img src="/PublishingImages/Lists/latestnews/AllItems/Ed_Found_Harvey_Cover_Photo.png" alt="Ed_Found_Harvey_Cover_Photo.png" style="margin:5px;width:603px;height:226px;vertical-align:middle;" />​<br><em style="font-family:calibri, sans-serif;font-size:12pt;"><br>​Fundraiser for Katy ISD Families and Staff impacted by Hurricane Harvey</em><br></p><p style="text-align:center;"><em></em></p><p>In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, 15,007 students and 2,600 employees of Katy ISD are recovering from direct impact of the storm. Despite the destruction, the Katy community has proven to be "Katy Strong" in providing support to those in need.  In keeping with that theme, the Katy ISD Education Foundation is launching an initiative that will provide support for Katy ISD families and staff adversely impacted by flooding in their homes as a result of Hurricane Harvey. The Foundation will collect donations from the community, while Katy ISD campuses will identify students and staff in need of support. This initiative was set in motion by the Foundation Board of Directors in response to numerous requests from our community.<br></p><p>"The Katy ISD Education Foundation has an unprecedented opportunity to bolster our community during this devastating time," says Tara Wilson, Katy ISD Education Foundation Board President.  "With a tremendous amount of work ahead of us, this small but mighty initiative will provide the necessary support to Katy ISD staff and families that need to not only rebuild homes, but rebuild lives." Any donation amount is welcome and donors will receive a tax receipt when the gift is processed. </p><p>With sixteen campuses affected by floodwaters, including Creech Elementary re-locating students for the remainder of the year, Katy ISD faces a significant road to recovery. "While the district is in a strong position to support facility recovery, and will do so, we are grateful for our community's support for the thousands of Katy ISD staff members and their families whose lives have been profoundly impacted by Hurricane Harvey," says Dr. Lance Hindt, Katy ISD Superintendent. "We have already seen incredible acts of compassion all over Katy from hundreds of volunteers serving four thousand evacuees in three Katy ISD schools used as shelters to our staff working tirelessly to return facilities to working order."</p><p>The Education Foundation's mission is to provide extraordinary classroom experiences to students and teachers in our district. In this case, the extraordinary will, in fact, be the ordinary, everyday items that will return home-lives to normalcy.  To give, visit <a href=""></a></p></div>

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Bear Creek Elementary School

4815 Hickory Downs

Houston, TX 77084

Principal: Dr. Lorena Zertuche

Ph: 281.237.5600    Fax: 281.644.1500

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