Burley Primary News
Happy Nurse’s Day! We Love Nurse Perry!
Happy Nurse’s Day to our wonderful Nurse Perry!! Thank you for tending to all the bumps and bruises and going the extra mile to make all of us feel loved and taken care of! Brandon is blessed to have you!!
2023 Brandon Field Day!
Let the wild rumpus start! Our Brandon Bears morphed into all types of animals for our zoo themed field day. They ran! They jumped! They climbed!! They hooted and howled!! Congrats to all and a special shout out our grade level winners.
5th Grade: Class of 2030 Success!
The Class of 2030 Event for all Lufkin ISD 5th graders was of great success! 5th grade Brandon Bears were able to mingle with 5th graders from Anderson, Brookhollow, Coston, and Slack, enjoy team building activities, and learn about themselves and peers through True Colors! LMS here they come!!!
LISD EOY Banquet
Fun was had by all at our annual LISD End of Year Banquet!! This year’s theme was “May the 4th Be With You” and it was STELLAR to see all of the galactic gear worn by all staff members!! Congrats again to our own Brandon Bears Diandra Johnson, Para of the Year, and Kimberley Graham, Teacher of the Year!
Singing Across the Decades: May 15th!
Let’s groove!! Come join us this Monday, May 15th for the 5th grade musical program, Singing Across the Decades. The musical begins at 5:30.
Para of the Year: Diandra Johnson!!
Congratulations to our wonderful Para of the year, Mrs. Diandra Johnson!! Mrs. Johnson is hardworking, kind, and loves our Brandon Bears. She comes to school with a positive attitude and willing to do whatever it takes for our kiddos. We are blessed to have her!
College week is here!! We have a fun theme for each day next week!!
Superintendent’s Honor Roll Breakfast
Congrats to our Brandon Bears that made the Superintendent’s Honor Roll! These students worked hard all year and were excited to celebrate with our very own superintendent, Mrs. Torres. Job well done!! Keep up the hard work!
Congrats Grads! Brandon Scholars Scholarships
Congratulations to these former Brandon Bears!! All four received a $500 Brandon Scholars Scholarship. Christian Caldera, Alyssa Kitchens, Ashley Galvan, and Aaron McMillian, go and do great things!!
5th Grade Receives Hygiene Kits
Lufkin Chapter #382 Order of the Eastern Star and Lufkin Masonic Lodge #669 donated hygiene kits for every fifth grader at Brandon Elementary. These kits included deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrush, timer, and floss. These kits will be sent home this week with our students. Pictured are Principal Pam McClendon accepting the donations from Maverick Murray, SPED paraprofessional at Brandon. Mr. Murray is involved with the Lufkin Masonic Lodge and worked to get these items donated for our students. He has served as a Past Master(Past president) of Lufkin Masonic Lodge #669 and is currently serving as Worthy Patron (male co-president) of Lufkin Chapter #382 Order of the Eastern Star.
Thank you Mrs. Gabby!!
We are so thankful for Mrs. Gabby!! She came to Brandon as our receptionist this spring and has jumped in head first. She always has a smile on her face, and we are blessed to have her as our newest Brandon Bear!!
We Love Mrs. Carlita!!!
Happy Administrative Assistant’s Day to our wonderful Mrs. Carlita!! She is the glue that holds us together and leaves us smiling as we end our day with afternoon announcements. Brandon is so very thankful for our Mrs. Carlita!!
Teacher of the Year: Kimberley Graham!!!
Congratulations to our AMAZING Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Kimberley Graham!! Her love for her students and passion for teaching is truly second to none. She always goes the extra mile for her students and brings joy to our campus with her big smile and kind heart!
Powder Puff Perfection!!!
A little rain can’t stop our Brandon Bears!! It was a great day for our annual 5th grade Powder Puff Games!! Fun was had by all!!! Congrats to our 1st place team, The Mean Green Queens!! Great job to the cheerleaders for keeping the crowd and laughs going!!
NEW DATE: Powder Puff Game April 11th!!
Our annual Powder Puff Game has been moved to Tuesday, April 11th!! We can’t wait to see you there!!
Annual Kinder/5th Grade Easter Egg Hunt!!
Our annual Easter Egg Hunt with our kinder friends from Dunbar was “EGG”cellent!!! This is one of our favorite Spring events that we get to share with Dunbar kindergarten!!
Happy Librarian’s Day Mrs. Hackney!!
Happy Librarian’s Day to our wonderful Mrs. Hackney!! We are so thankful for you and all you do for our students!!
Happy AP Week Mrs. Liles and Mrs. Walker!!
Happy AP week to our favorites, Mrs. Liles and Mrs. Walker!! Thank you for showing up everyday to love and support our Brandon Bears!! Our school is blessed to have you!! Hope your week is wonderful and full of gifts, snacks and happy faces!!!
Congratulations Educator of Influence Jessica Barnett!!
Congratulations to Mrs. Barnett for being chosen as an Educator of Influence by one of our top 20 seniors and past Brandon Bear, Grant Ashby!! Mrs. Barnett was Grant’s 4th grade teacher! Go Bears!
Congratulations Educator of Influence Paula Warden!!
Congratulations to our very own Mrs. Warden for being chosen as an Educator of Influence by one of our top 20 seniors and past Brandon Bear, Maury Spore!! Maury was in Mrs. Warden’s 4th grade class!!
Happy Spring Break!! Early Dismissal Friday, March 10th!
We hope you have wonderful Spring Break!!! We will have early dismissal Friday, March 10th at noon! Students, we will see you back Monday, March 20th!
Mrs. Duncan: H-E-B Excellence to Education Award Recipient!
A group of H-E-B representatives, including a photographer, videography team and H-E-Buddy mascot surprised Brandon Elementary third grade GT teacher Angela Duncan with an announcement that she is a finalist for the Excellence in Education Award. Brandon Elementary principal Pam McClendon led the group into Mrs. Duncan’s classroom filled with students. The H-E-B team brought in balloons, a tray of cookies and a giant check for $1,000 for Mrs. Duncan and $1,000 for her school.
No School Monday: President’s Day
Just a reminder that there will be no school for student’s Monday, February 20th. This will also be a staff workday. Thank you!
Brandon Elementary Presents: 101 Dalmatians!!
101 Dalmatians premier’s next Thursday, February 23rd at 6:30 and Saturday, February 25th at 2:30!! Our students, Ms. Brown and Ms. Marshall have worked extremely hard on this and we can’t wait to see this phenomenal musical performance!
Book Fair Begins TOMORROW, February 15th!!
Get ready Brandon Bears! Our Spring Book Fair is February 15th – 25th with special hours during the Father/Daughter Dance and 101 Dalmatians Musical!! Please Click on the link below to access our Scholastic Book Fair website!