September 2022 Edition
A Message from Mrs. Haymark
This school year is off and running! Your child's teachers have been hard at work setting the stage for an amazing school year!!! Students continue to be engaged and our teachers are working diligently to support each of their kiddos daily!
This month is a busy one with our Oak Ridge War Eagle Homecoming parade and game, Read for a Better Life, and Fall Pictures. Don't forget to check out the Upcoming Events section below.
We look forward to your continued support and partnership this school year. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out!
Christa Haymark, Principal
Vogel Texans Stand with Uvalde
21-22 Accountability Summary
The campus 2021-2022 Accountability Summary has been posted on our school's webpage.
The accountability reports can be accessed using the following steps:
From the school’s website:
· Go to "Our School/Campus"
· Click “View School Profile"
· Select “Accountability Reports”
· Click “2021-2022"
· Select "2022 Accountability Summary "
The most frequently asked question we get at the beginning of the year is how can I help my child be successful in intermediate school. The transition to intermediate can be challenging for some kiddos. The best thing a parent can do to support their child is to help them build organizational systems. Some students have trouble juggling the increased number of teachers and assignments. Help your child get into the routine of checking for work inside their flexi-folder every night. Look at graded assignments that are sent home to see if there are concepts your child is struggling to master. And sign up for a Parent Access account to monitor your child's grades. If you see zeros or "Z"s in the gradebook, it means that your child has not turned in their assignment. Encourage them to complete the work and turn it in. It's never too late to turn work in or too early to start building good study habits. If you don't have a Parent Access account CLICK HERE to register. Your involvement in their education is important. If you have questions on how else you can support your child, please reach out to your child's teacher or one of our school counselors.
Car Rider Reminders
2. All parents/guardians picking up in the afternoon must have 22-23 Vogel car rider tag. If you don't have a car rider tag for pick-up, please be prepared to show your ID.
3. There is NO left or right turn into the school drive when traveling on Geffert Wright. All cars entering the drive must cross over Geffert Wright from car rider line across the street from the school. Cars coming from Hanna or Maplewood all access the car rider line near the transportation building. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation!
Student Check-Out and Dismissal
As a reminder, parents who elect to check students out of school must do so before 3:30 pm. The afternoon is a busy time preparing for dismissal. We want to ensure that all changes get to teachers in plenty of time to inform students. When checking students out, please remember to bring your state issued ID with you. We appreciate all your patience and understanding with this process.
Remember to please refrain from picking students up in front of the school on Geffert Wright Drive or at the semi-circle on the street in front of the bus ramp as this is a safety hazard. The entrance for the car rider line is across the street from Vogel at the Bus Barn.
We are aware students have arrived to campus tardy due to the bus picking up at your child's designated location outside the pick-up time provided. We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused many families. Our transportation department is working hard to rectify this issue. Please be advised, any student who arrives to school late on a bus will not be counted tardy. If your child arrived late on a bus and was marked tardy, please email our Attendance Clerk, Tina Rodriguez, at firstname.lastname@example.org and she will rectify the tardy.
Drop Off Procedures for Forgotten Items
Please help your student be fully prepared for their day by ensuring that they have all needed materials (backpack, lunch, water bottle, etc...) before leaving for school in the morning.
To minimize interruptions to classrooms, please limit drop-offs to the following items:
- Water bottles and lunches may be placed on the Drop-off table before 10:30 a.m. at the front office. These items should be labeled with your child’s name and homebase teacher's name to ensure proper delivery. Students are encouraged to check the drop off table at the beginning of their lunch if they forgot it at home.
- If you need eye glasses delivered to your child, please do not put them on the drop-off table. Bring them to the office staff for immediate delivery to your child.
- Any class work or homework that is dropped off will be placed in the teacher’s mailbox to be picked up during the day.
Delivery of flowers, balloons, etc. to students at school are not permitted.
Student Water Bottles
Read for a Better Life
Each year, Conroe ISD highlights the significance of reading by ensuring campuses dedicate one day celebrating the fun and excitement reading can add to our lives. This year, the event will take place on Wednesday, September 21, 2022. To celebrate this special occasion, we ask that you would consider allowing your children to dress as their favorite storybook character. All character costumes should follow dress code policy. No costume masks or costumes which could elicit fear are permitted. We look forward to spending a day of reading with our students!
ORHS Dress Up - Week of September 19th
All students participating in ORHS Dress Up Days will need to continue to follow the student dress code.
9/19: Monday - Decade Day
* Dress up in an outfit from your favorite decade
* Homecoming Parade Day
9/20: Tuesday - Luau Day
* Favorite Vacation T-shirt/Attire
9/21: Wednesday - Character Day
* Read for a Better Life Day
*Favorite book or movie character
* Scary outfits and face coverings are not permitted
9/22: Thursday - Dress to Impress
* Wear your best fancy outfit
* ORHS Homecoming Game
9/23: Friday - Class Color Day
* 5th: Red
* 6th: Blue
5 School Holiday
6 PTO Meeting @ 10:00am
19-23 ORHS Week (See Dress Up Above)
19 ORHS Homecoming Parade
21 Read for a Better Life
22 ORHS Homecoming Game
22 Fall Picture Day
30 First Vogel Club Day
6 PTO Meeting @ 10:00am
7 No School: Student Holiday
10 No School: Holiday
24-28 Red Ribbon Week
27 Fall Title Night 5:00-6:30pm
3 PTO Meeting @ 10:00am
8 No School: Staff Development
14-18 Generation Texas Week
21-25 No School: Thanksgiving Break
1 PTO Meeting @ 10:00am
16 Early Release Day, End of Nine Weeks
19-1/3 Winter Break
4 Classes Resume
Parent To-Do List:
- Register for a Parent Access Account:
Visit https://pac.conroeisd.net/parent.asp to register. If you do not have your student's six-digit ID number, which is needed to register, please e-mail either your child’s teacher or Tina Rodriguez at email@example.com to receive that number.
- Update your contact information, etc...online
All returning students that registered prior to July 1 received an email in July with a "Snapcode". If you have not already done this, please use this link (ENG or SPANISH) to complete the verification of Student Registration. If you are unable to located the email, you can email our Registrar at firstname.lastname@example.org and she can re-send the email.
- Acknowledge the Student Handbook
The CISD Elementary Handbook is acknowledged as part of your electronic verification of Student Registration.
- Register for School Cash Online
- Register to be a volunteer at Vogel
We look forward to providing opportunities for family members to volunteer at Vogel in the future. Please register here to be a volunteer!
- Get Connected: Stay in touch with CISD by downloading our new mobile app
Download the app on your mobile device today by searching "Conroe Independent School District" and select ‘yes’ to receive push notifications with the latest news and updates from the District.
Parent Resource Center:
Texas Kids First Accident Only Insurance
Conroe ISD offers an accidental insurance plan available for purchase for all students enrolled in the district. The attached brochure offers a brief illustration of coverage offered through the Texas Kids First K-12 Student Accident Insurance Program. These 5 affordable, limited-benefit plans are designed to help offset deductibles and co-insurance. The policy issued will be the contract and will govern and control the payment of benefits. A link provide below has more information and/or online enrollment.
For more information, please visit www.texaskidsfirst.com.
To download and complete the application, click on the link below. Please do not return the application to the school; directions for mailing the application are on the second page of the brochure.
2022-2023 School Calendar
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.
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.