The Bear Facts

News and announcements for the Bear Creek community

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All School News

On January 18 during the teacher in-service, the main offices in both buildings at Redmond Campus will be open from 8:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., and the Preschool office at Valley Campus will be closed. On January 21, all offices at both campuses will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday.

Read More about No School on January 18 and 21

You are invited to attend Bear Creek's Open House for grades K-6 on Saturday, January 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the Redmond Campus Main Building. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to learn more about your child's next grade level and to bring friends who you think may be interested in the benefits of a Bear Creek education. Your RSVP is appreciated.

Read More about Invite Your Friends to an Open House for Grades K-6 on January 19

Upper School News

Cap and Books

It's never too early to get an insider’s perspective into the college admissions process. Representatives from three colleges will discuss how they each evaluate prospective students using real applications. Following this keynote, attendees may choose from 16 breakout sessions on a variety of academic and college planning topics relevant to families with students currently in grade 5 and above. This event is open to the public, so invite friends who could benefit from this valuable information. RSVP online.

Read More about Academic and College Planning Night on January 17

Middle School News

Cap and Books

It's never too early to get an insider’s perspective into the college admissions process. Representatives from three colleges will discuss how they each evaluate prospective students using real applications. Following this keynote, attendees may choose from 16 breakout sessions on a variety of academic and college planning topics relevant to families with students currently in grade 5 and above. This event is open to the public, so invite friends who could benefit from this valuable information. RSVP online.

Read More about Academic and College Planning Night on January 17

Early Middle School News

Cap and Books

It's never too early to get an insider’s perspective into the college admissions process. Representatives from three colleges will discuss how they each evaluate prospective students using real applications. Following this keynote, attendees may choose from 16 breakout sessions on a variety of academic and college planning topics relevant to families with students currently in grade 5 and above. This event is open to the public, so invite friends who could benefit from this valuable information. RSVP online.

Read More about Academic and College Planning Night on January 17

Lower School News

Preschool News

P4 and P5 students will experience a glimpse of kindergarten on Wednesday, January 23. Instead of bringing your child to Valley Campus for his or her regular class, parents and children will attend class together from 8:55 a.m. – 11:20 a.m. in the Main Building at Redmond Campus (8905 208th Ave. NE). P4 and P5 students will have the opportunity to rotate through science, library, art, and music kindergarten specialist classes.

Read More about P4/P5 Passport for Discovery Day on January 23

Athletics News

Boys Basketball Results

On January 15, Bear Creek defeated Northwest (40-36). Senior Trevor McRae and junior Jace Blankenbeckler led the team with 14 and 13 points respectively. McRae also had 5 steals. On January 16, Bear Creek defeated Eastside Prep (54-41). McRae surpassed 1000 career points and led the Grizzlies with 25 points. Senior Josh Kelleran added 9 points.

Girls Basketball Results

On January 15, Bear Creek lost to Northwest (13-54). On January 16, Bear Creek lost to Eastside Prep (39-30). Senior Haley Jones scored 14 points.

Basketball and Cheer Senior Night on January 22

Senior Night is Tuesday, January 22! It's a wild west theme night, so pull out your cowboy hat and boots too, and join us as we honor the seniors on the basketball teams and cheer squad at halftime of the girls and boys varsity games.

NFHS Is Broadcasting the Grizzlies

The Pixellot S series broadcast camera is now recording all home events in our gym. Even better, the live feed is being picked up by the National Federation of High School Athletics (NFHS) network and being broadcast live to anyone, anywhere. This new technology will allow families who are out of town and grandparents living across the country to tune in live during Grizzlies home games. We are so excited to provide you the latest technology right here on our home court!

In order to watch sporting events broadcasting live from "The Den," you will need to create an account on the NFHS network and choose a subscription (the cheapest option costs $10 per month). Get started online at: https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/explore/live.

Follow Bear Creek Athletics on Instagram @BCGrizzlySports and on Twitter at @BCGrizzlySports for news, updates, score reports, and photos, as well as reminders about when we'll be broadcasting!

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