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Week of October 28-November 1, 2019

A Note From Mrs. Garrison

Early voting in the CISD Bond Election continues next week! Get the facts and exercise your right to VOTE! This election is important to our school and community. Make your voice heard!


Have a great weekend!


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Week at a Glance


3:30- 5:00 pm GOTR

Kindergarten 50's Day

Early Voting Continues-Monday- Wednesday 8:00 am-5:00 pm


7:25 -7:55 am Treble Makers


3:30- 5:00 pm GOTR


7:25- 7:55 am Treble Makers

Early Voting Continues- Thursday and Friday 7:00 am-7:00 pm

Powell Patriotic Shirt Day – wear your Powell patriotic shirt or red, white and blue


Powell Spirit Day – Purple out day at Powell! Wear a Powell or purple shirt

The Positivity Project Strength of the Week: Creativity

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Spelling Bee

Our 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grade students will have the chance to participate in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. This is a great opportunity to help students improve their spelling and increase their vocabulary. If you would like for your child to participate, fill out the attached link by Friday, November 1st. We will send home the study guide with your child. Contact Sarah Radford at 936-709-1700 if you have any questions.


  • Grade Level Spelling Bees: Week of November 18-22.
  • School Spelling Bee: December 16, 2019
  • Regional Spelling Bee: February in Willis ISD

Limited Number of Vintage Powell Shirts Available

A limited number of vintage Powell shirts are available in the front office for $5. The styles and sizes are limited. They are available on a first come, first served basis.

Nominations for Gifted and Talented Testing

Nominations are now open for Conroe ISD Gifted and Talented program. Although the testing will not take place until the end of January, nominations are accepted from October 1- December 19th. Nominations can be made by the parents and/or teachers. It is recommended that parents of 2nd grade students wait until CogAT scores have arrived before nominating their child because CogAT scores are part of the GT assessment. If you are interested in nominating your child, you may want to discuss this with your child’s teacher at conferences. Nominations will be accepted no later than December 19, 2019. Please see the attachment for the nomination form and submit it to our GT coordinator, Sarah Radford at sradford@conroeisd.net. Paper forms can also be turned into the front office.

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Upcoming Events

November 5

Election Day

November 7

Kinder Field Trip to Old MacDonald's Farm

November 8

2nd Grade Field Trip to 7 Acre Wood

November 15

Progress Reports Sent Home

November 20

1st Grade Family Crest Day- Beach, Falb, White and Copley

November 21

1st Family Crest Day- McGrath, Hart and Mayo

November 22

Kindergarten Day in Old Plymouth

November 25-29

Thanksgiving Holiday

December 6

3rd Grade Planetarium

Kindergarten Rudolph Day

Knox Orchestra/Knox Choir

December 13

Grinch Day

December 17

6:00 pm Kindergarten Holiday Program

December 19

Early Release

End of 2nd 9 weeks/Semester

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.