Message from the Principal
Happy October! I hope you're enjoying the cooler temperatures we have had lately. We're looking forward to more beautiful days ahead.
We are so excited that the district is dropping down to a level 3, (COVID 19 Safety Alert Levels - https://www.conroeisd.net/roadmap-to-reopening/ ). This means we can begin allowing families back into our building. We are looking forward to this change, but we're moving forward slowly. Here are our plans:
1. Parents may come to the school to have lunch with their child by reservation through Sign-up Genius. There are two reasons for this.
- limited capacity due to enrollment
- avoid overcrowding for COVID precautions
2. Parents will be able to volunteer in the copy room, front office, library and with getting things to classrooms.
3. We will be making plans to invite parents for live performances. The process will be different than how we did this in the past (more information to come).
4. Parents will be allowed into the building to check their child out of school or speak to someone in the front office.
5. We will be able to offer face-to-face meetings. Some parents may still prefer Zoom meetings and we are happy to accommodate.
This is the first step to a full opening for parents to come to the campus and be an active participant in their child's education. We realize this is important for children and their families. We're taking this slow to avoid overcrowding. We hope you are as excited about this change as we are.
We cannot wait to see you!
Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions, ideas or concerns. My email address is email@example.com.
Take care everyone.
Dr. Julie English
Making a Reservation for Lunch
1. Parents may reserve 2 spots for adults per student. Younger siblings may join you.
2. You must sign up for each grade level lunch you want to attend.
3. We ask that you sign up only once per month, so that every parent has an opportunity to sign up.
4. All visitors must check in at the front desk with a current picture ID.
5. Use this Sign up Genius Link to reserve your spots for the month of October: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30e0a4ea4aa2aa5f85-stewart
We look forward to seeing you!
Rezoning for Stewart and Gordon-Reed Elementary Schools
- Our current enrollment is at 1,120.
- The capacity for Stewart is 950.
- Stewart is at about 115% capacity.
- Stewart is expected to have an enrollment of about 2,000 students by 2028 if we don't build another campus and rezone.
We are currently making plans for rezoning. Below are the dates for the community presentations. This will be an opportunity for you to see the various zoning scenarios developed by the committee and provide feedback.
Two dates offered for the presentation are:
November 4th @6:00PM through Zoom. https://conroeisd.zoom.us/j/81755598616
November 9th @6:30PM at Stewart K-6
Both presentations will be the same.
The ABC presents proposed zoning recommendations. Two dates offered for the presentation are:
January 10th @6:00PM through Zoom. https://conroeisd.zoom.us/j/83318805894
January 11th @6:30 at Stewart K-6
Both presentations will be the same.
The ABC presents the zoning recommendation to the Board of Trustees on January 18, 2022.
We hope that you will put these dates on your calendar. We want to ensure our community is informed and hear your thoughts and ideas.
Information from Nurse Patty
Parents can schedule FREE COVID testing with CISD for your students via your child’s SSO Portal. You will sign in to the portal and click on the COVID Central App, then click on “schedule a test”. This testing site is available M-F from 8AM-6PM and Saturday 8AM-4PM.
If your child does test positive for COVID, please contact Nurse Patty via phone (936-709-4215) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Stellar Student and Mighty Mustang Celebrations
Stellar Students are selected each month. They are voted on by their peers for exhibiting the character traits of Purpose, Respect, Integrity, Determination and/or Excellence. We celebrate our Stellar Students with a ceremony where they are recognized and given a medal. Students are provided with a breakfast from Chick-fil-a. Parents are invited to attend.
Mighty Mustangs are selected each month. They are chosen by their homeroom teacher for personal accomplishments. We celebrate our Mighty Mustangs by scheduling a time for them to play games and eat lunch with administration and counselors. Students are provided with a barbecue sandwich from Rudy's.
Red Ribbon Week
Arrival and Dismissal Reminders
Thank you to all our parents for supporting our arrival and dismissal systems. All systems are operating efficiently but we can assure you that we continue to evaluate everything we do to make improvements where needed. Please do not hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or concerns.
Below are some reminders...
Some parents are dropping off students in the back parking lot (faculty parking lot) during morning arrival. This is not a drop-off area. The back parking lot is for our buses to pull into the bus run for loading and unloading. This can put our children and our staff in unsafe situations. Our car rider line is safe and efficient and we have staff available to ensure the safety of your children. You are welcome to use the back parking lot of you plans to park and walk your child around to the front door if you need to drop off medicine or turn in something to the front office.
Please refrain from parking along Woodforest Parkway to pick up your children in the afternoon. Some are blocking subdivisions and the entrance to Children's Lighthouse. We have worked hard to develop an afternoon pick up process that is safe and efficient. Our goal is to get everyone home quickly.
Weekly Text Messages and Emails
PTO Information and Updates
Movie Under the Stewart Stars - Friday, November 12
Save the date and be on the lookout for more information coming soon!
Stewart PTO Auction - Thank you!
Wow! What a success! Our Stewart PTO Auction raised $23,852.99! A huge thank you to everyone who participated and the many businesses and people who donated to our auction. Due to the success of our auction, Stewart PTO has donated $5,000 for books and $15,000 in school-directed funds to our school!
Stewart Spirit Wear
Our Stewart Spirit Wear pre-orders are over, but we still have items available online at http://stewartpto.org/school-store.html. Check out the shirts, sweaters, bows, personalized water bottles, yard signs, and decals we have available!
Family Membership - $10
By joining the Stewart PTO, you’re not only supporting school programs and events, but you’re also gaining a voice within our school. Only members may vote on PTO issues. Your membership dues are also important to helping fund our goals for the school year. Stretched thin on time? Don’t feel like you have time for another time draining obligation? Joining the PTO is supporting our school, not committing to monthly meetings and volunteering. Although, we’d love to have you!
Every family that joins PTO by October 1, will be entered in for a drawing to win a pair of reserved seats at the performance (band, choir, grade level play, etc.) of their choice and a PTO bundle complete with a Stewart water bottle, birthday shoutout on the marquee, yard sign, and decal. We will have two winners!
Pre-Order your 2021-2022 Yearbook now for $35.
Order online at http://stewartpto.org/store/p47/2021-2022_Yearbook_Order.html.
Stewart Spirit Night Successes
Thank you to everyone who has attended our first three Stewart Spirit Nights this year! We raised $920.09 from Crust Pizza, $160 from Frio Pops, and $263.41 from Chipotle. We have many more fun Spirit Nights planned for the rest of the school year!
Stewart PTO Calendar
Did you know we have a Stewart PTO calendar that you can subscribe to? All of our events will be available through your phone or accessible through your internet browser.
On your phone:
Copy/paste the following link into notes. Click on the link and you will be subscribed.
To access from a web browser:
Gifted and Talented (GT) Referral Window
2nd Grade GT CogAT Testing
All second graders will be administered the first portion of GT testing beginning on October 19th. Testing typically spans 2-3 days. Students who score high enough on the first portion of GT testing will be referred for Spring Semester GT testing.
English Language Assessment Report Cards
PTO Auction Sponsors
Important Upcoming Dates
1st – Virtual PTO Meeting
4th-7th- Conroe High School Homecoming Week
7th – Pink Out Day
8th – 11th – NO SCHOOL
20th – Virtual GT Parent Info Night
22nd - Stellar Student and Mighty Mustang
25th – 29th- Red Ribbon Week
29th – Storybook Character Parade ( Pk- 3rd Grade)
2nd – Classroom Group Pictures/ Fall Makeup Individual pictures
5th – Mighty Mustang & Stellar Student Celebrations
11th – Veterans Day Celebrations
12th - PTO Movie Night
8th – 12th – Book Fair Week
15th – 19th Generation Texas Week
19th – Turkey Trot/ Thanksgiving Day Celebrations
22nd – 26th – NO SCHOOL /Thanksgiving Break
1st – Dr. Jean Stewart's Birthday
3rd – Mighty Mustang & Stellar Student Celebrations
3rd – Virtual PTO Meeting
6th – 10th – PTO Holiday Store
10th – Kindergarten Gingerbread House Day
16th – Polar Express/Grinch Day
17th – Class Winter Celebrations / Early Release
20th – Jan 4th No School – Winter Break
Thank You PTO FOR A WONDERFUL LUNCH!
PTO Tailgate Party
5th Grade enjoying the beautiful weather and burgers.
Who will guess the right scores?
Burgers and Sunshine
1st grade teachers at the Tailgate Party.