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Week of October 15-18, 2019

A Note From Mrs. Garrison

Thank you to all of the parents who came to the Storybook Parade. It's such a busy time of year and we appreciate you always supporting your children in our school activities!

Please mark your calendar for the Cookie Dough Fundraiser Delivery Date, October 17th from 4-6:30. All items must be picked up. Please send a relative, family friend or neighbor to pick up items if you aren’t able to do so. Pick up is in the Gym, so feel free to pull up to the back doors. All items not picked up will be donated.

We are cheering on the Astros with a spirit day in each round of the play offs until they win the World Series! Our next spirit day is Tuesday, October 15th. Wear your Astros shirts and ball caps.

There is no school on Monday, October 14th. Enjoy the long weekend.



Week at a Glance




7:25 -7:55 am Treble Makers

Astros Spirit Day

Beginning of 2nd 9 weeks


3:30- 5:00 pm GOTR


7:25 -7:55 am Treble Makers

4:00- 6:30 pm Cookie Dough Delivery

6:00 pm Flipping the Switch on Anxiety Presentation at Hailey Elementary

4th Grade Fine Arts Day at the Pavilion

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


Fall Class Pictures and Makeups

Individual Picture Orders Due

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

The Positivity Project Strength of the Week: Integrity

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Class Pictures and Makeup Pictures

Class Pictures and Makeup pictures will be taken on October 18th. Order forms for class pictures will be coming home earlier that week. Picture orders for individual pictures were due today. Orders will continue to be accepted through next Friday, October 18th.
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CISD Bond Information

The November 5th Bond Referendum includes projects to address the needs of district support

services that will largely focus on items for the Transportation Department including purchasing

new buses with seat belts and air conditioning to replace the oldest vehicles in the fleet. Funds

will also be provided for technology infrastructure items and land purchases for proposed and

future school sites in Conroe ISD.

To view the full list of projects and learn more about the November 2019 Bond Election, please

visit www.conroeisd.net/bond or visit our Facebook page at @CISDBond2019.

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Save the date! The Fall Book Fair is Coming!

Did you know that reading 20 minutes a day with your child is the best investment your family can make in their future? Research shows that children who read just 20 minutes per day score in the 90th percentile on standardized tests. Come to the Book Fair to stock up on the books your child will love reading and ignite your home reading habits.

Book Fair Dates: October 21-25

Shopping Hours: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm (Oct 21-24)

8:30 am to 1:00 pm (Oct 25)

Special Events: Family Night, October 24, 5 pm to 7:30 pm

****We need volunteers!****

Sign up to help and get a $5 gift certificate to the book fair!!


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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Cookie Dough Fundraiser Delivery Date

Cookie Dough Fundraiser Delivery Date is October 17th from 4-6:30. All items must be picked up. Please send a relative, family friend or neighbor to pick up items if you aren’t able to do so. All items not picked up will be donated.

The DJ party for selling 2 items or more will be held on 11/15. The games trucks will be there on the same day for students who sold 12 or more. For more information please contact Becky at president@powellpto.org.

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Upcoming Events

Oct 21-25

Book fair

Red Ribbon Week

October 21

PTO Spirit Night at Willies -4 pm to close

October 22

TWHS Fun Run

College Park Fun Run

October 24

1st Grade Field Trip to Oil Ranch

Book Fair Family Night 5-7:30 pm

Dyslexia Information Night 5:30-7:00 pm at Oak Ridge High School Main Campus

October 25

Report Cards Sent Home

October 28

Kindergarten 50"s Day

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

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.