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Our Vision

Briargrove provides a nurturing environment committed to achieving excellence. All students are challenged to meet their maximum potential by learning at their functional level to provide a solid foundation of skills, knowledge, and values. This foundation enables each student to become a well-educated, productive adult able to cope with an ever changing world.

Our Purpose

The mission of Briargrove Elementary is to cultivate the development of principled, knowledgeable, and balanced inquirers through diverse and rigorous investigations in a safe, supportive environment. We aim to foster globally-minded citizens and lifelong learners, thus contributing to a better world and future for all.

Welcome to Briargrove!

 

On March 21, 2015, Briargrove Elementary received notification from the Chief Schools Officer at the International Baccalaureate that we were authorized as an IB World School, Primary Years Programme (PYP).  

 IB World School logo

The hard work, dedication, and enthusiasm of our teaching staff, support teams, students, and community made it possible for us to be honored with this accolade and join the ranks of 1,021 other PYP campuses in 104 countries throughout the world.

We are committed to developing knowledgeable, caring young people who will be ready to negotiate their futures successfully and make contributions resulting in a more harmonious and peaceful world. Thank you very much for the continued support of our educational promises from our community. 


Summer Reading Book Sale

in the Library
 
 FIZZ BOOM READ

Preview Days: May 19 & 20 (no purchasing)

Sale Days: May 21, 22, 26 , 27 (7:30 AM-9:00AM only)

 

 
 
Read-to-Feed for Heifer International
 heifer
In order to learn more about the world around us, to grow in care and compassion for other people, and to improve our on reading, Briargrove Elementary will be participating in the Read-to-Feed fundraiser for Heifer International from March 30th-May 10th.
 
Heifer International approaches their mission by supplying intensive, Earth-friendly agricultural training and farm animals to poor families around the world. Heifer International has helped more than 20 million families achieve lives of independence, dignity, and self-reliance.
 
Our schedule:
March 3-April 6th-- participants gather sponsors and collect books
April 7- May 4-- participants read and record books
May 4- May 10-- total books and calculate and collect donations
May 11- May 15-- turn money in to Briargrove Elementary library
 
For more information, please visit www.heifer.org or contact Jess Worden, Briargrove librarian, at jworden@houstonisd.org.

 
 
Early Registration for NEW STUDENTS
April 1st-May 14th
9:00 AM-12:00 PM 
 
Registration for new students enrolling for the 2015-2016 school year will be conducted by appointment only. 
Registration is for FOR NEW STUDENTS ONLY, not for students currently enrolled. 
 
Click the Registration Requirements link to view additional information, including access to download our Registration Packet, which should be completed before each appointment. 
In order to complete your child’s registration within the allotted time, please arrive at your appointment with all registration forms completed and with clear copies of all required documents. 
 
 Click the link below to sign-up for an appointment on SignUp Genius:

If you are unable to make your appointment, please reschedule on SignUp Genius as soon as possible. 

If you are late to your appointment, you will have to reschedule. 
 
If you do not have proof of an address in our attendance zone at the time of registration, our next registration will occur in early June. 
 
  

School Tours
 
 We welcome potential Kindergarten and other incoming parents for tours. Due to testing, tours will not occur on a regular basis for the remainder of the 2014-2015 school year.
If you would like to visit Briargrove, please email Erin Van Pelt, IB Coordinator and Tour Host, at eellswor@houstonisd.org or call the BG front office at 713-917-3600
 
We look forward to meeting you and sharing information about our programs. 

 
 
 
 

Announcements

  • Monday, March 30th-Tuesday, March 31st
     4th grade Writing STAAR (Monday and Tuesday)
    5th grade Reading STAAR (Tuesday)
    **Campus is closed to visitors.** 
     
     Monday, March 30th
    Heifer International Read-to-Feed begins! 
     
    Wednesday, April 1st
    1st grade Market Day
     
    Thursday, April 2nd 
    7:10 AM- 7:30 AM 
    Student Government Association  
     
    Friday, April 3rd 
    No School- Spring Holiday
     
    Tuesday, April 7th
    4th grade Art Gala and Music Program
     
     
    Wednesday, April 8th
    Character Education/Learner Profile Assemblies
     
    Wednesday, April 8th- Friday, April 10th
    Stand Up for Kids Item Drive for 3rd-5th grades 
      
     
    Friday, April 10th
    Student-Led Conferences and Picnic for the Planet 
    *Please see revised lunch schedule posted to LivingTree!* 
     
    Tuesday, April 21st-Wednesday, April 22nd
    3rd,4th, and 5th grade Math STAAR (Tuesday)
    3rd and 4th grade Reading STAAR (Wednesday)
    5th grade Science STAAR (Wednesday) 
     **Campus is closed to visitors.** 
     
     Monday, May 4th- Tuesday, May 12th
    IOWA Testing
     **Campus is closed to visitors.** 
     
    Tuesday, May 5th
    7:00 PM 
    Kinder Sing 
    Tuesday, May 19th
    Character Education/Learner Profile Assemblies
    7:00 PM 
    5th grade Rock 'n Roll  Program
     
     
    Thursday, May 21st
    Field Day!
    K-2nd 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
    3rd-5th 12:00 PM-2:00 PM
     
     Wednesday, May 27th
    5th grade End of Year Celebration
     
    Thursday, May 28th
    10:30 AM- 11:30 AM  
    5th grade Promotion Ceremony 
    12:30 PM
    Last Day of School- Early Dismissal
     
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