Tumbleweed Press

September 2019-2020 Edition

Welcome Back

We have had a wonderful start to the school year! We were thrilled to welcome your children back into our building. The staff here at Vogel is honored to serve this great community. Please know that our doors are open, and we strive to build relationships that allow all of our students to succeed. If you ever have questions or concerns, please reach out to your child's teacher. They are all willing and want to help. We look forward to working with each of you this school you!

Important Upcoming Events in September

Parent Information Nights:

5th Grade - Tuesday, September 3rd 5:30pm - 7:00pm

6th Grade - Thursday, September 5th 5:30pm - 7:00pm


CISD District Art Show:

Saturday, September 7th from 11:00am-3:00pm at the CISD Administration Building in Conroe


PTO Fundraiser: World's Finest Chocolate

Kickoff is Monday, September 16th

Ending date is Friday, September 27th


Fall Pictures:

Wednesday, September 25th

Forms will go home in your student's flexifolder closer to the portrait date. Please be on the look out!


Mother & Daughter JOY Camp

Friday, September 27, 2019 6:00 to 8:00 PM

Flyer will be available for sign up next week.

Counselor Corner

The Vogel Counselors are Mrs. Johnson - 6th grade and Mrs. Rekart - 5th grade. Our counseling team is available for any student and family resources or needs. We will have more resources and important information about upcoming dates in future newsletters. We look forward to meeting you all next week at the 5th grade and 6th grade Parent Information Night.


Counselor Newsletter - August 2019

School T-shirt Orders

T-shirt orders are due by Friday, September 27th. Please go to www.schoolcashonline.com to order your shirt. If you would like to pay by cash or check, you can get an order form from the front office.


The directions to create a School Cash Online account are at the link below.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1F3tB7ueRB-cBgK94gDsJmMWWU1gC8eZt/view

Transportation Reminders

  • All changes of transportation should be sent to your child's teachers in the form of a handwritten note or an email.
  • Please do not send a note asking for your child to ride another bus. We don't have the authority to make those changes. You will need to get in touch with the transportation department and ask for permission.
  • Unless you have an emergency, no transportation changes will be made after 3:30.
  • If you are picking your child up early from school, please bring your state ID with you.
  • Students can not be called out of class early to the front office to wait for you to arrive. They miss valuable instructional time.

First Lego League and Robotics

Applications are now being accepted for the FLL - FIRST LEGO League and Robotics at Vogel for the 2019-2020 season. Applications can be picked up in Mr. Severa’s Room 205. All applications will need to be turned in by Friday, September 6. Pick your application up today!

School Messenger

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.

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Hats Off to Reading

Beginning at 5:30 p.m., the annual Hats Off to Reading Festival will take place to celebrate Conroe ISD’s Read for a Better Life Initiative. Children will participate in super hero themed activities and leave with a special book. Following the festival at 7:30, the Houston Symphony will perform A Symphony of Heroes in honor of the real superheroes we meet every day.

Read for a Better Life Day will be Wednesday, September 18.

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Vogel PTO News



Welcome back Texans! We hope you are as eager to be here as we are. We have a wonderful P.T.O. board ready to serve our school. We have been busy planning some great events for you. Mark your calendars for these important dates.....


Fall Fundraiser:

Our Fall fundraiser this year will be World's Finest Chocolate! The kickoff date is September 16th. Our goal is to have another record setting fundraising year! Please be on the look out for details.


Spirit Night:

Break out your NEON colors and join us for our first Spirit Night at Sk8 Town on September 17th. Our GLOW themed party wouldn't be complete without glow sticks and necklaces for all students who attend! Come help us celebrate the start of a great school year.


Family Movie Night:

Our first family function this school year will be a free family event on September 27th. What could be more fun that a relaxing evening watching a movie with your children.....hmmm, maybe a movie and SNACKS! Don't worry. We have you covered; concessions will be available for purchase. Parents/Guardians must attend with student. This is not a drop off event.


Box Tops: If you haven't already please check out the new Box Tops app. It's easier than ever to earn money for our school!


Yearbooks are on sale now! Order forms will be sent home or you can order online today at Balfour.com


To stay up to date with all the latest P.T.O. news be sure to like and follow our Vogel PTO Facebook page, you can also follow us on Instagram @vogelpto, or sign up to get Remind messages sent straight to your phone by texting @vogelpt to 81010.

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.