Powell Publisher

September 17, 2021

A Note from Mrs. Mathe

We will start with some exciting news, our school shirts are in! If you ordered Powell shirts, they should come home today with your child. If you have a concern with your order please email contactpowell@conroeisd.net so we can look into your concern.


Next Friday, during lunches, we will be recognizing students for reaching reading, math and character trait goals. This new celebration has been established in order to recognize students for reaching personal academic goals as well a way to recognize students for displaying positive character traits. Our administrative team will call the recipients to the stage during the last 15 minutes of lunch to celebrate. Pictures of the award winners will be posted in the Powell Publisher. We are excited to celebrate the hard work of our amazing students!


Conroe Independent School District's Read for a Better Life initiative kicks off next week on September 22. The purpose of this program is to encourage reading aloud to students in the CISD community. At Powell we will celebrate this day with guest readers (via video) from The Woodlands College Park High School. Many of our staff members will also go into classrooms to read their favorite picture book to students. We encourage you to spend time with your child reading a good book not only next week, but nightly. Children build relationships and learn many positive reading behaviors just by having an adult read to them. Click the link below for more information and online resources.

Read for a Better Life resources

Upcoming Dates

September 21: PTO Meeting 9:30 am (PTO will send an email to members with more information)


September 22: Read for a Better Life Day


September 23: Chick-fil-A Spirit Night- Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner-(Alden Bridge Location)


September 24: PAWS-itive Awards at lunches


October 8: No School


October 11: No School


October 12: PTO Meeting 9:30 am


October 13: Class picture day/ Fall picture retakes


October 14: 4th grade Fine Arts Day at the Pavilion


October 15: Walk to School Day

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Future Highlander Night

Wear your Powell spirit wear to the Future Highlander Night football game! Let's cheer on our Highlander football team as they take on Aguilas MX Prep from Mexico City!
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Powell Transportation Change Note

We have updated our Powell transportation change note for your convenience. The PDF file is below the image for printing. Please send a copy of this note to your child's teacher if you need to change their transportation.
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Teachers Achieving Excellence

Do you want to recognize an AWESOME Powell teacher? If so, follow the steps below:

  1. Log in to Parent Access.
  2. Click on communication.
  3. Choose Staff/Teacher excellence from the drop down menu.
  4. Select the employee to receive recognition from the drop down menu.
  5. Click create TAE.
  6. Click any of the pre-populated choices that apply.
  7. Type any additional comments in the Additional Comment box.
  8. Click the box labeled Create Teachers Achieving Excellence button.
  9. Done!

Updated Flowchart- Can my child go to school today?

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Self Reporting COVID Positive Results

In an effort to alleviate some of the COVID calls to the clinic, you are not able to report positive case through your child's Conroe ISD SSO. Once on the SSO, click the COVID central app. Then click *Student Self Report. There is an option to receive a follow-up call from our school nurse when you submit the report. Please use this option if you have any additional questions. More information can be found on the Roadmap to Remaining Open webpage.
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TGA

We will be hosting the TGA golf program again this year. This is an after school opportunity for students to learn the basics of golf. Please see the flyer below for more information. For more information please contact Mike Baker at mbaker@playtga.com or 832-257-8610.

PTO News

Join the Powell PTO!

Please join the Powell PTO! With your membership donation, you have the power to enrich the lives of our students and staff! Your involvement, no matter big (volunteer, join a committee, change the marquee) or small (monetary donation with no strings attached) is always appreciated!


Please be sure to fill out the Google Form before proceeding to payment!


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Any questions, please email vpmembership@powellpto.org

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Powell Yearbooks On Sale NOW!- TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO ORDER BEFORE A PRICE INCREASE

YEARBOOK 2021-2022

Yearbooks are on sale NOW! Order soon as there will be a price increase after September 17th!


Get your yearbook at the lowest price of $30 until September 17th! You can get 4 free icons with personalization!


Follow the link to order your 2021-2022 Powell Elementary Yearbook!

Powell Elementary School The Woodlands, TX Products - Graduation Products from Jostens


CALLING ALL 4th GRADE PARENTS!

Place a special message for your graduating 4th grader in the 2021-2022 Powell Yearbook!

Yearbook Ads are on sale through November 19th!

Powell Elementary School The Woodlands, TX Products - Graduation Products from Jostens


Any questions, please email yearbook@powellpto.org

District Information

Roadmap to Remaining Open

The most up to date information regarding the district's plan to remaining open through this pandemic can be found on the Roadmap to Remaining Open.

Prescreening for our Safety

Self-Prescreening: To ensure the health and safety of all students and staff, all individuals should conduct a self pre-screening daily for COVID-19 symptoms. Individuals waiting for COVID-19 test results due to symptoms or individuals currently experiencing any of the symptoms listed that are new and/or not normal for them, should stay home and consider seeking medical care and/or COVID-19 testing. Symptoms consistent with COVID-19 include:

  • fatigue
  • cough or shortness of breath
  • sore throat
  • congestion or runny nose
  • significant muscle pain or body aches
  • loss of taste or smell in the last 10 days
  • diarrhea, vomiting, or abdominal pain
  • feeling feverish or a measured temperature greater than or equal to 100.0F
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Powell Student Handbook

Please view our Powell Student Handbook Addendum. The purpose of this handbook addendum is to inform you of important information regarding day to day life at Powell; however, at times it may be necessary to make a few changes during the school year. In this event, the addendum will be updated, and you will be notified via letter, email, or website. I want to encourage you to visit our school website at http://powell.conroeisd.net as important information and events will be posted there frequently. In fact, you may want to bookmark this address for easy access. The 2021-2022 Conroe Independent School District Student/Parent Handbook is available to you online here.

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.