Charles Barnhouse
5th Grade Math & Science Teacher
Welcome to 5th grade
The 2020-2021 school year is my 24th year of teaching and my 6th year in Tomball ISD. I started my teaching career in Spring Branch ISD in 1997 at Buffalo Creek Elementary. After 11 years in Spring Branch ISD I transferred to Spring ISD where I taught for 7 years. I worked at Meyer Elementary and at Winship Elementary while in Spring ISD. I have had a variety of teaching assignments in my career including Kindergarten, K/1 Multi-age, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, Special Education pull-out support, and Structured Learning.
In October 2020, my wife and I will celebrate our 21st anniversary. We have two children; a 20 year old - Nicholas & a 17 year old - Jaxson - a Senior at Spring High School - in Spring ISD.
Our family stays very busy supporting our kids in various activities including golf, swimming, tennis and softball. We enjoy going to the movies as a family as well. In addition to teaching CTE classes at Dekaney High School my wife is also the Dekaney Girl's Varsity Tennis Coach.
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Holiday Party Information from Room Mom

From our class Room Moms:

Parents it’s that time of the year again while this year looks a little different we are trying to give our kiddos and teachers a wonderful send off into their winter break.  We will be providing a party to go for our virtual students please look at the links below and feel free to sign up for one or both of the links below.  Donations are voluntary but always appreciated!! 

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to either of us.

Thank you! 

Brandi Delery and Cheryl Levesque 

Party Donation

Teacher Donation

Spelling Bee

Dear 3rd, 4th, and 5th Grade Parents,

We are excited to announce the 2020-2021 Timber Creek Elementary Spelling Bee, where your child can have fun learning new words and expanding their vocabulary.  In order for your child to participate in the classroom Spelling Bee and  possibly the campus Spelling Bee, please fill out the interest form at https://bit.ly/TCESbee  by noon on Friday, November 20th.  You will be emailed a word list to practice and a district permission slip will come home before the Spelling Bee process begins.  You will receive your word list by the end of day on Friday, November 20th.  

TCES Classroom Spelling Bee

Date: December 7- 11th

Location: During English Language Arts Class in both face to face and virtual learning environments

Timber Creek Elementary School Spelling Bee

Date: January 7, 2021

Location: Timber Creek  Elementary Stage 

Time: 5-7 pm 

*Due to limiting the amount of visitors on campus, only students will be allowed on campus for the competition.  Both TVS and F2F students will participate on campus. 

Parents...if you plan on volunteering on our campus as a WATCH D.O.G., library or classroom helper, or in any other way you must complete the annual Volunteer Application that can be found by clicking here. Once your application has been processed, a list is sent to our receptionist on a weekly basis. You may check with our receptionist to see if your application has been processed successfully for you to be able to volunteer on our campus. The application process can take up to two weeks to be processed, so please make sure this is done several weeks prior to the day you plan on volunteering on campus.