Bear Creek Elementary to Host Virtual Grand Opening Ceremony

First New School Built as Part of 2017 AISD Bond Program Celebrates Campus Completion


Who: Bear Creek Elementary School and Austin Independent School District

What: Bear Creek Elementary School will celebrate the grand opening of its new campus through a virtual ceremony hosted for students, families and community members.

When: Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.

Where: Virtually via Zoom:

Meeting ID: 950 0548 6536

Password: Cubs



Due to COVID-19 and in-person gathering restrictions, Bear Creek will celebrate its grand opening virtually, with remarks from Principal Crissey and AISD leadership, as well as a video tour of the new campus. 

Located in Southwest Austin, Bear Creek Elementary is the district's first new school built through the 2017 Bond Program. Bear Creek provides relief to nearby overcrowded schools and offers innovative learning focused on collaboration, creativity and flexibility.


Media Opportunities

Interviews with Bear Creek Principal David Crissey, Superintendent Stephanie Elizalde, Vice President Cindy Anderson, and Trustee Yasmin Wagner are available upon request.