Upcoming Events

Picture Day (no uniforms) - April 11, 2014
Discovery Clubs - April 14, 2014
Skating 2nd and 4th grade - April 15, 2014
Kindergarten Music Program - April 16, 2014

Skating 1st and 3rd grade - April 17, 2014
2nd Grade Fieldtrip - April 18, 2014
Science Fair(5th grade) - April 18, 2014
Biscuits Baseball Game(5th grade) - April 22, 2014
Art Show - April 23, 2014
NEHS Induction - April 24, 2014

Bear Exploration Center for Mathematics, Science, and Technology


The mission of Bear Exploration Center, the premiere elementary magnet school for mathematics, science, and technology, is to ensure a safe and caring student-centered higher level learning environment with an enriched curriculum so each student can achieve his or her highest potential, develop a strong foundation for lifelong learning, and become a highly motivated, accepting individual who is able to perform in our ever-changing technological society, with the support of students, parents, educators, and the community. 


For Bear Exploration Center’s staff to be successful in this mission, we believe that: 

·  Every individual has a right to a quality education;

·  Every individual can learn and deserves to be educated to the best of his or her  ability;

· Every individual deserves to work and learn in a safe, clean, supportive, moral, and stimulating environment; 

·  Every individual is unique, worthy, and deserves to be treated with dignity and respect;

·  Every individual can be a lifelong learner who not only knows but knows how to find out;

·  Every individual needs to be held accountable for his or her own actions;

·  Every individual needs developmentally appropriate learning activities and challenging expectations at all levels to increase performance; 

·  Every individual needs to be a creative and critical thinker; and 

·  Educators, parents, students, and the community share the responsibility for the support of the school’s mission.

Library Events
•  First Grade Library Day
Recurrence: Weekly from 9/19/2013 to 5/12/2014
•  Kindergarten Library Day
Recurrence: Weekly from 9/20/2013 to 5/12/2014
•  Second Grade Library Day
Recurrence: Weekly from 9/16/2013 to 5/12/2014
•  Fourth Grade Library Day
Recurrence: Weekly from 9/17/2013 to 5/12/2014
•  Third and Fifth Grades Library Day
Recurrence: Weekly from 9/18/2013 to 5/12/2014