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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!


Student Led-Conferences at Briargrove Elementary!

Have you had a chance to check-out Briargrove Elementary's Student-Led Conference Presentation, "Growth through Accountability"? Created for a 2013-2014 IB Parent Meeting, this presentation will explain the purpose and benefits of implementing Student-Led Conferences as a reporting format on our campus.


School Tours
 We welcome potential Kindergarten and other incoming parents for tours at the dates and times listed below.
To RSVP for a tour, please email Erin Van Pelt, IB Coordinator and Tour Host, at
or call the BG front office at 713-917-3600.


Thursday, October 9th  at 8:30 AM

Thursday, October 23rd at 8:30 AM

Thursday, November 6th at 8:30 AM

Thursday, November 20th at 8:30 AM

Thursday, December 4th at 8:30 AM

We look forward to meet you and sharing information about our programs. 

 Briargrove Annual Food Drive
benefiting the Houston Food Bank
Briargrove Elementary's PTO Caring and Sharing Committee will be hosting a Food Drive for the Houston Food Bank from November 10th-14th. Students from our 4th grade Community Outreach Activity Period, led by Ms. Shirin Farahani, will provide support with collection, advertisements, data tracking, and daily informational announcements. Information regarding drop-off sites and acceptable items .
If we meet our collection goal, BG Students will be given a Free Dress Day on Friday, November  21st!
Most Needed Items: 
  • Protein items
  • Canned tuna or chicken, packed in water
  • Canned stews and pasta/meat, easy on salt and fat
  • Peanut butter
  • Packages of dried beans
  • Canned fruits in light syrup, natural applesauce
  • 100% juice cans or boxes
  • Canned vegetables, tomatoes, tomato sauce
  • Soups with meat and/or beans, meal-in-a-can, easy on salt and fat
  • Cereals and cereal bars, easy on sugar and fat
  •  Pasta, spaghetti, macaroni, noodles
 For the safety of those we serve, the Houston Food Bank is unable to accept: 
  •   Open packages 
  •   Homemade food items
  •   Perishable foods
  •   Baby food 
  •   Items with “expired” dates


  • Each Wednesday through December 10th
    Activity Period
    *contact your student's teacher for more details*
    Wednesday, October 29nd
    Book Character Dress-Up Day 
    Early Dismissal 12:30 PM
    Student-Led Conferences 1:00 PM- 7:00 PM
     Monday, November 3rd
    Author Visit
    Susanna Stratford author of Yoga Mama 
    Thursday, November 6th
    SGA Meeting, Library 7:10 AM 
    Kindergarten and 1st grade Curriculum Night 6:00 PM
    Monday, November 10th-Friday, November 14th
    BG/PTO Food Drive benefiting the Houston Food Bank
    Thursday, November 13th
    Enrichment Curriculum Night 6:00 PM
    *Bring a can of food for our Food Drive!* 
     Frienemies by DePelchin, BG/Grady MS Presentation 7:00 PM
    Saturday, November 22nd
    Whole Foods Market
    Contact Ms. Gina Orzabal (1st) for more information, 
    Tuesday, November 25th
    Early Dismissal 12:30 PM
    Wednesday, November 26th-Friday, November 28th
    Thanksgiving Holiday- NO SCHOOL 
    Thursday, December 11th
    IB Parent Coffee 8:30 AM
    IB Parent Evening Meeting 6:00 PM 
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