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Powell Weekly Bulletin – October 32 – November 4, 2016


Powell Weekly Bulletin

October 32 – November 4, 2016


Monday Kindergarten 50’s Day


Thursday 4th Grade Writing Benchmark




PTO Spirit Store @ 7:30 a.m.

PTO Popcorn Day


Powell Webstore: Last Weekend! Our Powell Elementary webstore is open through Monday, October 31 and may be accessed with the link below. There are several school shirts available in our webstore, including sweatshirts. Please keep in mind there must be 10 pieces of each design ordered school wide in order for the design to be printed.


CISD Coat Drive: The Conroe ISD Police Department is pleased to present the 14th Annual Coats for Kids Drive for the children of CISD. Coats will be collected through November 4 in the front office. The CISD Police Department collected 1,350 coats for students in need in our district. Please help us support this cause by bringing in any new or gently used coats, jackets or hoodies. Items will be collected in the front office.


Powell on Twitter: If you are not following us on Twitter, you are missing out! See the great instruction going on in our classrooms by following us @PowellCISD.


Clinic Happenings from Nurse Jean:

Illness we have seen this week:

  • Stomach Virus: With/without fever and diarrhea.
  • Bronchitis/Croup: Headache, with/without fever. Croup symptoms include a barking cough. Bronchitis symptoms include a wet, productive cough. Sometimes these children will not have fever, but are not feeling their best and may need to rest at home for recovery.

Friendly Reminders from Nurse Jean:

  • Students are not allowed to transport medication to and from school. All medications, including over the counter medicines, must be brought into the clinic by a parent or guardian and a district permission form must be signed.
  • Please contact the clinic if your child is absent with an illness. It helps us keep track of our student’s symptoms.

Please do not hesitate to call the clinic if you have any questions. Our direct number is 936-709-1709.


Nominations for Gifted and Talented Testing:Nominations open October 3, 2016 for Conroe ISD’s Gifted and Talendted program. Nomications can be made by the parents and/or the teachers. All students can be nominated for the GT screener. However, it is recommended that parents of Kindergarten and First grade students wait until 2nd grade. All students in 2nd grade will take the first part of the GT screener in October. Nominations will be accepted through December 16, 2016, and testing will take place in February. The nomination form can be sent to school with your child or emailed to the Assistant Principal, Sarah Radford, at You can find the nomination form attached.

PTO News: 4th Grade yearbook recognition ad forms went home this week. Deadline is November 18th. Orders are processed on a first come first serve basis so do not delay in getting your order form turned in. Please direct all questions to


If your child participated in the fun run at either College Park High School or at The Woodlands High School this week, please submit pictures to the yearbook via the replay it app on your mobile device or by using


Save the Date! Join us Thursday, November 10 for a Spirit Night at Kendra Scott on Market Street. Get a head start on holiday shopping! Enjoy sips, sweets and jewels from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. and 20% of all sales benefit Powell Elementary. Phone in orders are accepted as long as you mention it is for the Powell Elementary fundraiser.
File attachments:
Nomination for GT Screening – ENGLISH & SPANISH combined.pdf
Kendra Scott Invitation.pdf