Headmaster Updates

Headmaster Update: You Are Invited to Christmas at Bear Creek

We look forward to celebrating the JOY of Christmas with you and your family this season. Please watch this video for an invitation to our 2022 Christmas at Bear Creek concert series which we are thrilled to host in person again.

Concert Schedule

  • December 1 Grades 7 – 12 Band Concert
  • December 2 Kindergarten Program
  • December 7 Grades 7 – 12 Choral Concert
  • December 8 Grades 1 – 4 Concerts
  • December 13 Preschool Program
  • December 14 Grades 5 – 6 Concert

Please the Christmas at Bear Creek calendar for times and locations of all events.

Attending the Concerts

These events are open to the entire community. Out of town family and friends may watch the performances on Livestream

Please respect all reserved parking spots. These events are expected to be well attended; allow adequate time for parking and finding a seat. Please do not park on the street. For events held in the Diamond Performing Arts Center, note there is limited parking at Upper School. If the lot is full, please park in the lot at the Main building and follow the lighted footpath.

Grace and peace,

Patrick Carruth
President and Headmaster

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