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February 25, 2022

Dates to Remember


3/1 & 2 - 4th Grade Field Trip
3/7 - 10 - Spring Book Fair
3/8 - STEM Night 5:30pm - 7:00pm
3/10 - Kindergarten Rodeo
3/11 - Staff Development - No School for the students

3/14 - 18 - Spring Break - No School

3/23 - Kindergarten Field Trip
3/24 - Paw-Some Award - Wear YELLOW for Kindness

3/25 - 4th Grade Group Picture
3/28 & 29 - 2nd Grade Field Trip
3/30 - 1st Grade Field Trip

4/4 - 4th Grade Mitchell Orientation
4/4 - 8th - National Assistant Principal Week
4/13 - Kindergarten & 1st Grade Egg Hunt
4/15 - Holiday - No School
4/16 - School Librarian Appreciation Day
4/18 - Holiday - No School

4/22- Bobcat Bonanza (PTO Spring Fundraiser)

5/1 - School Principal Day

5/2 - 7th- Teacher Appreciation Week
5/3 - All School Skate at Sk8town (More Info to Come)
5/5 - Choir Concert 6:00pm
5/13 - All Library Books Due
5/20 - Kindergarten Graduation
5/23 - All School Yearbook Signing
5/24 - Paw-Some Award Ceremony - Wear GREEN for Resilience
5/26 - Last Day of School & Early Release 12:10pm

A Message from Mrs. Thompson

Good afternoon,

We have had a wonderful week at Bush! We celebrated 2/22/22 with a school wide dance party at 2:22, we celebrated our "You Rock" Award winners, and today we have Movie Night at Mitchell Intermediate. We look forward to seeing our Bobcat families there!

I get excited looking at the calendar and seeing all the amazing things that we have planned for the next few weeks. We are looking forward to our 4th grade field trip, Science Night, Book Fair, Kindergarten rodeo and Spring Break! I am so grateful that we can be together for these events and provide experiences for our students.

Thank you and have a great weekend!


Mrs. Thompson


Find It Fridays!

All lost & found items are always located in the front office lobby area. Please encourage your children to take a look if they are missing any items.

Starting today and each Friday we will bring the items outside to the front porch area. Please take a look at drop off and pick up for missing items. Please remember to label all items clearly with your child’s name. Also don’t forget to label water bottles, backpacks, and any other personal items. All items not claimed by spring break (March 11th) will be donated.


Sales are Monday, March 7th – Thursday, March 10th. Students can shop during the school day. Parents can come with their children after school from dismissal to 4:00pm each day. Parents are welcome to visit during STEM Night as well – Tuesday, March 8th from 5:30-7:00.

You can also shop online. All book orders are shipped to your home for free (with a $25 minimum order). For more information on setting up an eWallet for your student please visit Bush Elementary Book Fair homepage: https://www.scholastic.com/bf/barbarabushes. Please make checks out to Barbara Bush Elementary School (include your driver’s license # and date of birth). Don’t forget to add 8.25% sales tax! Any returned checks will be charged $30.00.

STEM Night

For this year's Science (STEM) Night and Book fair we are asking families to:

  1. Enter and exit the door designated for your child's grade level. If you have students in multiple grade levels, pick one to enter and exit through.
  2. Stay together. The teachers are focused on the experiments and they are not able to help with "crowd control".
  3. Rotate the building in a clockwise manner. Go with the flow of traffic.

This is such a fun event and we are excited to be able to have it again this year!

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Save the date! Prek, K, & New Student Enrollment

PreK, K & New Student Enrollment for 2022-2023 opens on Monday, April 4. Information will be posted on the Conroe ISD website and social media accounts in the coming weeks with details about how and where. Please click here for more information.

Volunteers Needed


Book Fair is starting next week! We are so excited to welcome the Book Fair back to Bush and that means we will need some volunteers for set up, preview days and sales. If you are available, please take a look at the signup genius.


We continue to need help shelving books through the end of the year. If you have some availability, please check out the sign up!


We are in need of volunteers to assist with our morning Car Line and Moveable Minutes. Carline is from 7:30-8:00 and you can simply report to the front ramp and assist.

Bush Substitutes Wanted

We love all the substitutes that work at Bush. Many of our Bush parents enjoy to serve in this role, and we love to have our parents at our school. If you would like to apply to be a substitute for CISD, you can apply here. In case you weren’t aware, you can register at specific schools. For example, if you have a student at Bush, one at Mitchell and one at McCullough, you can sign up to sub at just those three schools. We hope to see you on our substitute list very soon. If you have any questions please contact the CISD substitute office at 936-709-7859.

Lunch Visitor Sign-Up

With limited space in the cafeteria, we will continue to have visitors and students enjoy lunch outside under the canopy behind the second grade hallway. Please use the links below to sign up to eat lunch with your child outside. Please arrive at school a few minutes before your students lunch time. You do not need to come into the front office. You can simply wait out on the front porch. At that start of your students lunch a staff member will meet you out front and walk you outside and around the building to the picnic area. Once your lunch time is complete you will walk back to the front of the building. There is no need to check out in the front office.

10:45 Lunch Period: Classes: Armstrong, Baum, Costenbader, Hull, Johnson, Miller, Murdock, Saunders, Sellers, and Sunseri.

11:15 Lunch Period: Classes: D. Anderson, Bruno, Dalessandro, Edgar, Foley, Garza, Harrell, Hunsdale, Landry, Perry, Powell, and Reyna.

11:45 Lunch Period: Classes: Abbas, N. Anderson, Barnett, Brock, Bruce, Castillo, Cleaveland, Clifford, DePedro, Everett, Lamberti, Milo, Nettuno, Riggs, and Ross.

12:15 Lunch Period: Classes: Brown, Davies, Eschenburg, Kamal, Lenfant, Saldana, Samford, and Shaw.

2022-2023 School Calendar

Here is a link to the 2022-2023 CISD School Calendar. https://www.conroeisd.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/2022-2023-CalendarApproved.pdf

A Message from Bush Clinic

Please visit the CISD website, https://www.conroeisd.net/roadmap-to-reopening/, for the latest information about self reporting and return to school instructions.

Stay Healthy,

Nurse Cheryl Kirchner, RN

Bush Clinic Phone: (936) 709-1609

CISD is Now Hiring

IMPORTANT: Change to Tonight's Movie Night Location

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Due to cold weather, we will be moving the Movie Night location to Mitchell Intermediate (6800 Alden Bridge Drive). It will be held inside in their Commons area. Chef Seddy, Divine Dogs and The Cotton Candy Lady will still be on hand to purchase food and some snacks will be provided to the students by our wonderful HEB! As always, this event is Free! If you haven’t purchased your raffle tickets yet, you can still get them at the event (cash only). $5 gets you 6 tickets! Doors open at 6 pm!

Spotlight your Bobcat with a Yearbook Recognition Ad!

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Purchase and create yours at www.balfour.com. Ads must be purchased, created, and submitted by March 18.

1/8 page - $20
1/4 page - $40
1/2 page - $80

Can Your Business Help?

We are so excited to be planning our Bobcat Bonanza to be held April 22nd (with a rain date of April 29th). This community event serves as our spring fundraiser which includes a BBQ or Pizza dinner, games, inflatables, a DJ, children's raffle, and our silent auction! This silent auction serves as a fun event for parents as well as a great way to earn money for some of our school programs.

If you have a business, you own or work for and would like to donate an item for our silent auction, we would love to represent your business on our silent auction table. In turn, if you would prefer to simply as a sponsor of the event, we would still recognize your business! Attached is our Donation/Sponsorship letter which shows our different levels of sponsorship and what kind of advertising we will offer in return to help promote your business. Also, families are always welcome to donate auction items as well if interested.

This is in no way meant to feel like an obligation. We just wanted to share the invitation in case anyone is interested. Please reach out to Caitlin Reeves at president@bushpto.com if you have any questions.

Thank you!

Your PTO Board

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.