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Week of January 6-10, 2020

A Note From Mrs. Garrison

Last Friday we collected 2,387 pounds of food for the Interfaith Food Pantry, 58 pounds more than last year! Thank you again to all of the families who donated so generously!

On behalf of our entire staff, I want to thank you for all the sweet treats and gifts you have sent over the last week. We wish each of you a joyous holiday and wonderful new year!

Happy Holidays!


Week at a Glance: January 6 -10


No school/Winter Break


No school/Winter Break


Beginning of the 2nd Semester



Report Cards Sent Home


Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Western Art Show

The Positivity Project Strength of the Week: Optimism

Spelling Bee

We would like to thank all of our Spelling Bee contestants for doing such a great job preparing for our first annual Spelling Bee! Congratulations to our Runner-up, Alice Pain, and our Spelling Bee Champion, Uzo Wittick! We are so proud of you all!!
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Western Art Show

Congratulations! The following students will represent Powell at the Conroe ISD Western Art Show.

Heidi Van Poppel

Katherine Hu

Jamin Wilson

Caitlyn Pierce

Ian Caban-Monsarrate

Ashley Farris

Aubrey Basso

On Saturday, January 11th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm student work will be available for viewing. The exhibit is held in the Conroe High School -9th Grade Campus gymnasium. Every school in our district is represented; and the show represents our finest quality work. Only a few pieces from each school are selected. So, this is quite an honor.

Zoning Information

See the attachment below for information on the Zoning Process and Zoning Meetings.

2020-2021 School Calendar Feedback

Conroe ISD is seeking public input on the 2020-2021 school calendar. Feedback may be submitted through 8:00 a.m. on Monday, January 6, 2020 via the District’s website.

To review the draft calendars and provide feedback, please visit the


2018-2019 Texas Academic Performance Report

Powell's 2018-2019 Texas Academic Performance Report (TAPR) has been posted on the school's profile page. The accountability reports can be accessed using the following link.


GOTR coaches needed for the spring!

Girls on the Run fall season just finished and we are looking forward to the spring season. We are in need of a few more coaches for the spring. If you are interested in finding out about how to become a GOTR coach please email Pam Owens at powens@conroeisd.net.

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Powell Elementary PTO is seeking families and businesses to sponsor games and booths at the annual Spring Carnival. With a student population of 800+, this popular event is a great marketing opportunity for businesses and a wonderful way to support your local school! In recognition of your sponsorship, a sign listing your family or business name will be placed next to the booth. Sponsorships of $100 or more will also receive name recognition on the PTO banner hung in front of carline. Show your Powell Pride and become a sponsor today!

*Carnival sponsorships help support technology upgrades, admission for every student to attend school field trips, and playground enhancements. The PTO will provide sponsors with a donation tax receipt. If you would like to sponsor a game or booth, please return the completed form with payment to Powell Elementary PTO by Friday, January 31st.

See the attachment below for the form.

Yearbooks are on Sale!

Yearbooks are on SALE for $35 – and will be on sale until January 31st. Please follow the link below to reserve your copy!


PTO needs your help!!!

The following positions will be available next year.

Please email Becky at president@powellpto.org for more information. This spring semester would be a great time to shadow a possible position and see if it’s the right fit!!


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Upcoming Events

December 20-January 7

Winter Break

January 20

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

February 3

Kindergarten 100th Day of School

February 14

Boosterthon Fun Run

Our Mission

Powell Elementary School is committed to creating an environment that promotes academic excellence, and a love for learning. Our goal is to build relationships that empower students, and develop responsible, patriotic citizens, and confident leaders.

CISD Non-Discrimination statement

The Conroe Independent School District (District) as an equal opportunity educational provider and employer does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, or disability in educational programs or activities that it operates or in employment matters. The District is required by Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as Board policy not to discriminate in such a manner.

For information about Title IX rights or Section 504/ADA rights, contact the Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504/ADA coordinator at 3205 W. Davis, Conroe, TX 77304; (936) 709-7752.