News & Annoucements

Road to the Reading Final Four

Remember to vote weekly for our 2018 Road to the Reading Final Four bracket full of your favorite books. We will have special guests reading the 32 books on the bracket so that you will have the chance to experience all books before voting for your favorite. We will narrow down the bracket each week until we decide which is Bear Tavern’s favorite book!
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Our Featured Video: BT Students on CBS News

Take a peek at the Featured Video on BT's homepage. On the Road with Steve Hartman, a nationally broadcast show on CBS aired a special segment for Martin Luther King weekend featuring our 2016-17 Bear Tavern Students! The show chronicled how our students surprised our friends, Reverend and Mrs. Caldwell, for their 60th Wedding Anniversary. Students wrote letters to the Mt. Airy Casino and Resort and provided the Caldwell's with a 'redo' of their Honeymoon. It is very exciting for all of us and we could not be more proud of our students.
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March Spirit Days

Below are the BT Spirit Days for March:
Thursday, March 1st: Student Wellness Day-wear gym class appropriate clothes and shoes
Friday, March 2nd: Hat Day
Thursday, March 15th: Den Group Day-wear your BT shirt
Friday, March 16th: Wear green or your St. Baldrick’s shirt
Thursday, March 29th: Dress like a Superhero Day
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4th Grade Health Unit

On March 28 and 29, our 4th grade students will participate in a health unit entitled Adolescence: Growth and Development. Please check the virtual backpack for information about these lessons, including an overview of the approach taken and topics covered. Please reach out to Dan Umstead, Coordinator of Elementary Curriculum and Instruction ( if you have any questions.
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BT Wellness Day March 1st

We are planning for our first annual Bear Tavern Wellness Day, on March 1, 2018, to correspond to Hopewell Valley Night Off. Our intention is to celebrate students’ physical and emotional well being, during the school day, exposing them to a variety of activities that encourage health of mind and body. Activities will include meditation, yoga, nature walks, arts and crafts, music, fitness, and more. Thank you to all the parents and community members that volunteered to teach our students these new skills.
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Smile! It's BT Picture Day!

Mark your calendars and bring your best smiles. Bear Tavern's Picture Days will be on Wednesday, October 4th and Thursday, October 5th. Your child's teacher will reach out to you with your child's particular date and time for pictures.
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Reader's Breakfast Sept. 29th

A reminder to all summer readers: your summer reading logs are due to Mrs. Muhlbauer THIS FRIDAY (Sept. 22nd). Any readers who have their logs in to Mrs. Muhlbauer by Friday will be able to participate in the very special Reader's Breakfast on Friday, Sept. 29th. We hope to see you there!
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