Powell Publisher

Week of January 27-31, 2020

A Note From Mrs. Garrison

Friday, January 31st, is the last day to order a yearbook for your child! The PTO has a very limited supply of yearbooks available at the end of the year. If you are wanting a yearbook this year, order one today!

The 2020-2021 School Year Calendar has been approved for next year and is shown below.

Conroe ISD will be expanding all current half-day prekindergarten programs to full day in the 2020-21 school year. Currently, Houser and Houston Elementary Schools are the only campuses to operate full-day prekindergarten programs. The expansion is in response to the House Bill 3 requirement that all prekindergarten programs operate as full-day programs. Registration for the 2020-21 school year will take place April 20-24. Eligibility determination and enrollment will take place at the elementary school to which the student is zoned. Please visit www.conroeisd.net/ci/early-childhood/ for more information.

Have a great weekend!


Week at a Glance: January 27-31


6:00-8:00 pm ABC Zoning Committee Community Feedback Come-and-Go Event at TWHS- 9th


7:25 am Treble Makers Rehearsal

7:00 pm 3rd Grade PE Halftime Performance at The Woodlands High School



7:25 am Treble Makers Rehearsal


Yearbook sales deadline https://www.jostens.com/apps/store/customer/1242048/Powell-Elementary-School/

The Positivity Project Strength of the Week: Supporting Others When They Struggle

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Attention Third Grade parents

Powell 3rd graders have a half-time performance coming up on Tuesday, January 28 at The Woodlands High School at 7:00. Third grade students should have gotten a paper with all the information about each of the programs. Please return the bottom portion of the paper letting us know if your child will be attending the half-time program.

News from the Technology Lab

Have you heard about the Ozobot lesson in our Technology lab? Third and Fourth grade students are learning to write code for the tiny toy robot Ozobot bit. All grade levels will have a chance to experience with Ozobot.

Ozobot is a little toy robot that blends the physical and digital worlds — and teaches kids programming. Ozobot can identify lines, colors, and codes on both digital surfaces, such as an iPad, and physical surfaces.

Students have been very eager to know where you can purchase Ozobot. Ozobot can be purchased from Amazon for just under $50.00 Below is a link should your family be interested in purchasing an Ozobot.

Amazon Link:


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Zoning Information- ABC Committee

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

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.


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Yearbooks Sales Deadline is Friday!!!

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


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Boosterthon is coming! We Need Volunteers!

Our annual Boosterthon Fun Run is coming on 2/14! The Boosterthon Fun Run is a fun 9 day character, fitness and leadership program that combines character content with a fundraising event for our school. Look for more details to come home on February 5th.

To make our Boosterthon successful, we will need volunteers. Here’s the Sign Up Genius to sign up.


Powell Carnival

Please mark April 18th from 3:00pm - 6:00pm on your calendar. We will celebrating our 25th Birthday with the Powell Carnival. We have an incredible committee working on this event, planning an afternoon of fun!

Powell Carnival Sponsorship Opportunity

This is the last week to be a sponsor of this year's carnival!

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.

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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TWHS "Annie Get Your Gun" Matinee Carnival

Join us for Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Carnival before the 2 pm matinee of Annie Get Your Gun! Dress up in your finest cowboy gear and come and meet the cast, play games, create a picture frame and get a picture with Annie Oakley herself!

Saturday, January 25th from 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

How Much
$30.00 per student which includes:
*(1) Student Ticket to the 2 pm Matinee Show (Parents will need to purchase their own ticket)
*VIP seat selection
*Photo with Annie Oakley or Buffalo Bill
*Photo Frame Craft
*Games and prizes
*Snacks and Beverages
*Back stage tour following the 2 pm show with a Q&A with the cast

Click here to sign up and buy tickets


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Upcoming Events

February 3

Kindergarten 100th Day of School

ABC Community Presentations

  • February 12 at Knox JH at 7 PM
  • February 13 at McCullough JH at 12 PM
  • February 13 at TWHS-9th at 7 PM

February 14

Boosterthon Fun Run

Progress Reports Sent Home

February 17

President's Day Student Holiday

March 6

End of Grading Period

Student Early Release

March 9-13

Spring Break

April 18

Early Childhood Resource Fair from 9:00 am-12 noon at Wilkerson Intermediate

Powell Carnival from 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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.