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October 20, 2023

Dates to Remember


10/23-27 - Red Ribbon Week

10/24 - Class Pictures & Retakes

10/26 - Third Grade Creepy Crawl - 3:30pm - 5:30pm,

10/26 - PTO Crust Pizza Spirit Day (NEW DATE, All Day!)

10/27 - PTO Trunk or Treat - 6:00pm


11/2 - PTO Learning Express Spirit Day - 10:00am - 7:00pm

11/6-10 - Scholastic Book Fair

11/8-9 - Third Grade Field Trip

11/9 - Academic Night at Bush

11/11 - Veterans Day

11/13-17 - Generation Texas Week

11/16 - Third Grade Program

11/17 - Kindergarten Feast

11/20-24 - Thanksgiving Holidays - No School

2023-2024 School Calendar

Here is a link to the 2023-2024 CISD School Calendar.


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Gifted and Talented Program

Gifted and Talented Program nominations are now open for the 2023-2024 school year. These nominations are for students in K, 1st, 3rd, and 4th grades. Because 2nd graders all take the COGAT test, their nominations are done in a different way, and it is not necessary for them to be nominated at this time. If you believe your child should be tested for our GT program, please click on the link, fill out the forms on the website under the tab labeled Referral Forms (there will be 3 forms: Referral form, Permission to Test, and Parent Survey) and return them to Mrs. Dupre. Nominations will be accepted until December 15, 2023, and testing will take place between January 23rd and February 3rd. If you have any questions, reach out to Mrs. Dupre, our GT coordinator at ddupre@conroeisd.net.


Notes from the Nurse

When Should Students Stay Home with Illness?

Per Conroe ISD Health Services policy, students will be sent home or required to remain at home for the following illnesses:

  • Temperature reading of 100 dg or greater. Student must be fever free for at least 24 hours without the use of fever-reducing medications before returning to school.

  • Vomiting or diarrhea: Please do not return to school for 24 hours after recovering from symptoms.

  • Pink eye symptoms to include itching, burning, thick drainage to one or both eyes. Return after symptoms have been treated by a healthcare provider or released to return.

Mrs. Beardsley needs your help!

Mrs. Beardsley collects cardboard. If you get packages that come in a box, break them down and cut the sides apart and bring them to Mrs. Beardsley. Students will be learning cardboard construction techniques in art soon.

Mrs. Beardsley is collecting hydration water or juice bottle caps.

Mrs. Beardsley is also collecting clean, empty plastic bags for filling bag sculptures and soft sculptures.

Donate for a Bush Buck!

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Bobcat Library News

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CISD Bond Information

Prop A includes funds for land for some of the schools in Bond 2023 and future schools, transportation, and technology infrastructure. Transportation funds will be used to buy buses and make transportation department improvements. Technology infrastructure funds will be used to update and replace aging components that maintain speed, reliability, and security of the network. Get more information about Bond 2023 at conroeisd.net/bond. Early voting starts Monday, October 23!

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Volunteer in Conroe ISD

If you want to volunteer in any capacity on our campus, you must complete an application to "Volunteer in Conroe ISD." This is a very easy application to complete. You can access the application at:


Lunch Visitor Information

There will be a visitor table located in the gym/cafeteria by the bleachers. Please plan to arrive at school 5 -10 minutes before your student's lunch time. You will need to come into the front office, have your ID scanned, and receive a visitor badge. With limited seating you will only be able to have lunch with your student. Once your lunch time is complete you will walk back to the front of the building and check out in the front office. Please be sure to have your badge visible at all times. There is no need to sign-up ahead of time.

Kindergarten - 11:45am - 12:10pm

First - 11:15am - 11:40am

Second - 10:45am - 11:10am

Third - 10:55am - 11:20am

Fourth - 11:25am - 11:50am

Student Breakfast $2; Student Lunch $3.20; Non Student Lunch/ 2nd Student Lunch $4.60; Milk $1.15. If your child will be bringing a lunch, please pack items that are easy to open.

Menus and Child Nutrition Resources:


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Spirit Day at Crust Pizza - (NEW DATE)

Thursday, October 26th is Spirit Day (ALL DAY!)

at Crust Pizza Alden Bridge from 11:00am -9:00pm.

Mention “Bush Spirit Day” and 15% of sales are donated back to the Bush PTO.

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Trunk or Treat!

It’s time for one of our favorite activities at Bush!! Our second annual trunk or treat is coming up on Friday, October 27th! We cannot wait to see all of your faces and enjoy a fun evening together. We will be doing a candy drive to ensure we have plenty of candy to go around!

Please sign up to decorate a trunk here:

Sign up Genius: https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/5080D4AA4A72DA0FD0-44353432-reserve

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Community Events

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Cars & Coffee

The second district-wide Cars & Coffee will be held Saturday, October 21 from 8-11 a.m. at Woodforest Bank Stadium. Admission is free and car entry is also free, with roll-in from 7:30-8 a.m.
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TWHS Trunk or Treat

Would you like to get an early start on the Halloween festivities? You're in luck! The Woodlands High School Social Studies National Honor Society is holding a Trunk or Treat on Saturday, October 28th from 4-6 PM in the front parking lot at TWHS Senior Campus. Stop by to receive some candy and participate in crafts and games. Make sure to wear your costume and tell your friends!
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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.