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September 10, 2021

Current CISD COVID-19 Safety Alert Level: 4

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For information about CISD COVID-19 Safety Alert Levels and updated information on the District's mitigation and response strategies, please see the Roadmap to Remaining open. Please check back frequently as the site is updated as information changes.

During this time of increased spread of COVID-19 in our community, we encourage—in the strongest possible terms—all students and staff to wear masks. We must do all we can to ensure that Bush Elementary remains open to educate our Bobcats.

Dates to Remember


09/13 - Fall School Picture Day (link to order below under the School Photo Day image)

09/16 - PTO Chick-Fil-A Spirit Day

09/22 - Parent University: What To Expect From Classroom Instruction | 6:00 PM via Zoom



10/08 - Student Holiday - No school for students

10/11 - Holiday - No school

10/12 - Second Nine Weeks Begins

A Message from Dr. Lambert

Good afternoon,

As we continue on our journey through the 2021-2022 school year, I want to take this opportunity to invite you to reach out if their is anything I can do for your child or if you have questions, concerns, or celebrations. Please know that I am happy to talk with parents and enjoy the opportunity to learn more about each of our students. Please reach out. I would love to talk with you.

I hope you have time this weekend with those you love, doing things that make you happy.

As I tell our Bobcats each morning on announcements...

I love you all,

Dr. Jarod Lambert


Recognize a Teacher Achieving Excellence (TAE)

If you're looking for a way to say thank you to a teacher or highlight the impact of a Bush Elementary staff member, we encourage you to access your Parent Access Account (PAC) to write a Teacher Achieving Excellence (TAE). If you don't have a PAC account yet, you will want one. You can monitor your child's grades, attendance, and much more. You can use this link to create an account: https://www.conroeisd.net/parents/. You will need to know your child's 6 digit ID. (It's their lunch number.) To create a TAE, look under the communication tab.

Updated: Can my child go to school today?

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Roadmap to Remaining Open

Conroe ISD's Roadmap to Remaining Open is available online at https://www.conroeisd.net/roadmap-to-reopening/. Please check back for up-to-date information. The site is updated as new information and guidance are received from the Texas Education Agency (TEA), the Governor's Office, and state and local officials.

School Picture Day, Monday Sept 13th

Reminder - Bush Fall School Picture Day is Monday, September 13th. You can prepay for school pictures directly from this link : https://vando.imagequix.com/g1000875040#login

Any questions, please call Photo Texas at (800) 883-6463

A Message from Mr. Smith - Our Music Teacher

For any 3rd & 4th grade students interested in choir, the sign up as well as the first rehearsals are delayed. Look in future Bush Banners for updates to the choir's status.

Reminder: Transportation Changes

Transportation changes must be made in writing before 2:00 PM. We cannot accept transportation changes by phone. To submit a transportation change, you may send a written note to your child's teacher or provide a not to the front office with the following information:

  • the date
  • your child's full name
  • homeroom teacher
  • bus number (if applicable)
  • your signature

If an emergency arises, you may send an email to bush@conroeisd.net. The e-mail must include all of the above information, including a parent signature, and must be received before 2:00 PM. If you submit a transportation change by email, it must go to the email address referenced above. Teachers do not check their email regularly throughout the day, so transportation changes should not be emailed directly to the teacher.

Please send a new note for each day the change occurs; we cannot accept notes for multiple days or with multiple changes. District policy states that a student may only ride the bus they are registered to ride; students may not have a transportation change to ride a different bus.

Reminder: Forgotten Item Drop-off

Please help your student be fully prepared for their day by ensuring that they have all needed materials (i.e., backpack, lunch, and water bottle) as they arrive at school. We are unable to deliver lunches and water bottles to students. We will ensure that any student who forgot lunch is fed in the cafeteria, and we will provide water to any student who needs it.

If you need eye glasses delivered to your child, please bring them to the school. We will deliver them to your child immediately. Any class work, binders, or books dropped off at the school will be placed in the teacher's mailbox to be picked up during the day.

Delivery of flowers, balloons, and similar items students at school is not permitted.
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Bush Clinic Phone: (936) 709-1609

Free COVID-19 testing is available to all Conroe ISD employees and students
Monday through Friday 8-6 and Saturday 8-4 at the
Conroe ISD Police Department

2900 N. Loop 336 E.

Conroe, TX 77301

Employees and students must schedule a test through the CONROE ISD SSO in the COVID Central APP Prior to arrival. Please use your student’s ID number to register students for testing

As a reminder - Please review the Roadmap to Opening on the Conroe ISD home page for current COVID policies and procedure.

After school playground reminders... Due to safety reasons a parent or guardian is required to monitor their students while playing after dismissal on the playground. Students are not allowed to return to the building after dismissal to use the clinic restroom.

If your child receives a positive COVID-19 test, please go to the link below and follow the prompts to enter your child’s positive results. This will be entered into the Conroe ISD COVID Absence APP for excused absence until the date cleared to return. https://www.conroeisd.net/roadmap-to-reopening/covid-19-positive-self-report/

Stay Healthy,

Nurse Cheryl Kirchner, RN


Evelin Padilla, Clinic Assistant


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September is National Lice Awareness Month. Please remember outbreaks of head lice tend to Occur when children return to school after summer vacation and holiday breaks.

Routine family inspection at home after play, sleepovers, sports Activities, etc., are recommended to help prevent the spread of Lice at school. http://www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice/had/index.html http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/schoolhealth/lice.shtm

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Did you know that Conroe ISD has a Parent Resource Center? See the links below for the Community Resource Guide and zoom parent trainings. The Community Resource Guide is a great resource to help families as they navigate in finding the correct supports and programs for their children and adults. Any family in our school district, as well as those in surrounding areas, are more than welcome in joining their virtual trainings/informational meetings. Feel free to reach out to the Parent Resource Center with any questions or concerns regarding school services or accessing resources after high school.

Parent Resource Guide

Spanish Parent Resource Guide

Parent Resource Training

Angela McGhee



Safety Information

The safety of our students and staff is of the utmost importance. Over the past decade, Conroe ISD has spent millions of dollars on a layered approach to campus safety including the installation of secure entrances and vestibules along with adding security cameras throughout our schools. Our greatest safety measure, however, is vigilance. Please report any suspicious activity or suspected dangers to the appropriate authorities. Anonymous reports may be made 24/7 to Conroe ISD’s KidChat hotline at 1-888-KidChat (543-2428) or through our new Anonymous Alerts app. Login: conroeisd

2021-2022 CISD School Calendar

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A printable version of the calendar for the 2020-2021 school year can be found online at: https://www.conroeisd.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2021-2022-Calendar.pdf

Conroe ISD's School Messenger

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All SMS messages received from the Conroe ISD District Office and your child's campus will begin with "Conroe ISD:" and come from the subscribe code 67587. If you have not yet opted-in to receive SMS messages, you can do so at any time throughout the school year by texting "Y" to 67587.

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Use the Box Tops app to scan your store receipt, find participating products and instantly add cash to your school's earnings online. From playground equipment to technology, our school can use this money to help teachers and students get the supplies they need.


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Submit Your Photos to the Yearbook Team!

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Today was Spirit Friday & the Yearbook Needs Your Pictures! Submit pictures from your smartphone directly to the Bush Yearbook Team by:

1. Downloading the Balfour Image Share app from your app marketplace.

2. Create your account:

* Enter your name, email and the Bobcat Project Number 226474.

* Check your email for a confirmation code, enter it, & then select a

username & password to complete your registration.

3. Include the students’ names and grade with your photo.

Campus Information

Bush Elementary: A nurturing and inclusive community where students become empowered citizens and life-long learners. Every student, every day!

Our school hours are 8:00-3:10. Students may arrive as early as 7:30 and will go to their homeroom beginning at that time.

The Conroe Independent School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding these non-discrimination policies: Title IX Coordinator, 3205 W. Davis, Conroe, Texas 77304; (936)-709-7700 and the Section 504/ADA Coordinator, 3205 W. Davis, Conroe, Texas 77304; (936) 709-7670.