BIRKES SCHOOL NEWS
Teacher of the Year
Congratulations to our Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Barb Ramirez!
CFISD District News 2022-23
Tenth annual Superintendent’s Fun Run set for April 1
Jan. 31, 2023—Reaching its landmark 10th year, the annual Superintendent’s Fun Run is scheduled for April 1 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the Berry Center (8877 Barker Cypress Road) and Towne Lake community. Filled with exciting live entertainment, two course layouts for running or walking, kids’ activities and other family-friendly endeavors, the fun run is the largest outdoor fundraising event in the district and CFISD will celebrate 10 years of supporting students and staff.
See to Succeed clinic helps more than 800 students receive glasses
Jan. 20, 2023—CFISD continued offering free comprehensive eye exams and eyewear to students through the Houston Health Department’s See to Succeed program, which served 873 students from 58 campuses Jan. 9-12 at the Berry Center.
Bracket features top teams for 13th annual Cy-Hoops Invitational
Nov. 29, 2022—CFISD basketball coaches have released the finalized bracket for the 13th annual Houston Methodist Cy-Hoops Invitational, to be held Dec. 8-10 at three CFISD high schools and the Berry Center.
CFISD Student of the Week: Andres Muñoz
Nov. 7, 2022—Birkes Elementary School fifth grade student Andres Muñoz is credited by his teacher for being a leader in the classroom and always doing the right thing even when no one is looking. He always puts others before himself, said Birkes fifth grade reading and language arts teacher Kelley Bartels, and his compassion for his fellow students does not go unnoticed.