Powell Publisher

January 23, 2021

A Note From Mrs. Mathe

It has been another great week at Powell. Did you know January is school board appreciation month? In honor of our CISD school board's amazing leadership, we have donated a book in each member's name to the Powell school library. Each book is noted with a dedication sticker on the inside cover. Be sure to keep an eye out for this in your child's library books. The books are just a small token of appreciation for our amazing school board!

Upcoming Dates

January 25: Willie's Spirit Night

February 3: 100th Day of School

February 11: 4th grade writing benchmark

February 12-15: No School- enjoy your 4 day weekend!

February 17: 3rd grade writing benchmark

February 17: Boosterthon Fundraiser Kick Off

February 19: Progress reports available online

February 25: 4th grade reading benchmark

February 26: Boosterthon Dance Day (details coming soon!)


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Good News! Willie's is now counting online orders towards our Spirit Night totals! See the directions below for how to input your online order so Powell receives credit for the order. Thank you for supporting our school!

The video below explains how easy ordering online can be! Thank you to Marissa Mapes for arranging spirit nights for our Powell Panthers!

Powell Willies Spirit Night
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Positivity Project Focus- Integrity

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PTO News

Our next PTO Meeting is Tuesday, January 26 at 9:45 a.m. and a Zoom link will be sent Friday afternoon to all our PTO members.

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped us with Jingle Jam 2020 and our Popcorn Movie Day! We are grateful to have been able to have a fun few days for our students in the midst of an unprecedented year.

Yearbook sales end Friday, January 29th - and the current price is $35. We will order a limited amount of extras to be sold in May, but that number will be quite small, so please order your yearbooks now!


Remote students can send their headshots to be added to your classroom page to yearbook@powellpto.org by Friday, January 29.


We have found a COVID-safe way to have our 2021 Boosterthon and we will be sharing more information with you about it soon! Please mark your calendars for February 17-26 to help us raise funds for technology, a new marquee sign and so much more!

And lastly, we are looking for a few parents to help us plan our 2021 Fall Carnival and Silent Auction. If you would like more information, please email Beki Smith at president@powellpto.org


Teacher's 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!

Student COVID Screening

Please review the information and be sure to keep your child at home if he/she is exhibiting any of the following symptoms.

  • Loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Fatigue
  • Chills or shaking with chills
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Significant muscle pain or body aches
  • Have a new uncontrolled cough that causes difficulty breathing or for individuals with a chronic allergic/asthmatic, cough, a change in your cough from baseline
  • Diarrhea, vomiting or abdominal pain
  • New onset or severe headache
  • Known close contact with a person who is lab confirmed to have COVID-19
  • Or if you are waiting for COVID-19 test results due to symptoms that began less than 10 days ago
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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.