|Bear Creek Elementary
Mrs. Delores Wesley, Principal
Ms. Willette Douglas, Assistant Principal
350 61st St. S
St. Petersburg, FL 33707-1514
Hours: 8:35 a.m. to 2:50 p.m.
Wednesdays 8:35 a.m. to 1:35 p.m.
PreKindergarten - 5th grade
For 2013-2014 school year see below:
Pinellas School Board members approved school opening and closing times for the 2013-14 academic year at the Feb. 12 School Board meeting. Beginning in August, the student day at our school will begin at 8:35 a.m. and end at 2:35 p.m., Monday through Friday. Please note that “early release Wednesdays” have been eliminated, a decision that was finalized in September when the School Board approved a contract with the Pinellas Classroom Teachers Association.
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Bear Creek: To prepare students to become productive successful citizens.
Bear Creek Elementary provides individualized education that addresses students' unique learning styles, cultivates independent thought, and promotes the building of character, enabling them to contribute to their communities in meaningful and positive ways.
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Kindergarten Wish List
Crayola twistable crayons
Beginner’s “chubby” pencils
Wide magic markers
Clear pencil boxes
Backpack without wheels
Small bath towel for rest
Optional: Lunch box
1st Grade Wish List
dry erase markers
small and large zip lock bags
pencil boxes (for Reed and Alaee)
2nd Grade Wish List
3 ring vinyl 1” binder with inside pockets (two)
2 folders with pockets and 3 rings inside
3 hole soft zippered pencil case
pencil sharpener with attachment to catch shavings
twistable colored pencils
wide ruled loose leaf notebook paper
3rd Grade Wish List
wide ruled paper
Ziploc plastic baggies (gallon and/or snack sizes)
Dry Erase markers
headphones (not ear buds)
4th and 5th Grade Wish List
Pencil Bag w/ 3 holes punched
(3) Pocket folders w/ 3 holes punched
(2) folders w/ 3 prongs
2 dozen # 2 pencils
(2) Spiral notebooks- 70 pages- wide ruled - also in 2 different colors
(3-4) pens- blue and red
1 White binder1 ½ inch with clear front pocket
(2-3) highlighters: yellow and blue
* the staff of Bear Creek Elementary will continue to learn, teach and facilitate educational and social best practices.
* in Commitment to Character.
* in achieving high standards and expectations for our staff, students and families.
* that the school is part of the community and the community is part of the
Florida School Grade - D
No Child Left Behind adequate yearly progress? No
|Exceptional Education Programs
Exceptional Student Education (ESE):
Part time: Varying Exceptionalities (VE), Speech Impaired (SI), Language Impaired (LI), Deaf/Hard of Hearing (DHH), Visually Impaired (VI), Occupational Therapy (OT) and Physical Therapy (PT)
|Awards and Recognitions
State of Florida Golden School Award for outstanding community involvement programs
Technology Literacy Challenge Grant
Various Grant Recipients
Classroom teachers as presenters at technology and envionmental conferences
YMCA before and after school program
Presidential and Academic Fitness Programs
Citizen of the Month through Downtown Breakfast Optimist Club
Bear Creek News Program
After care at Gulfport Recreation Center
Students Targeted for Achievement, Recognition and Success (STARS)