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Powell Weekly Bulletin November 21- December 2, 2016




Powell Weekly Bulletin

November 21- December 2, 2016


November 21-25 Thanksgiving Break


Wednesday Nov 30


3rd Grade Reading Benchmark
Thursday Dec 1 4th Grade Reading Benchmark

3rd Grade Science DCC

Friday Dec 2


PTO Spirit Store @ 7:30 a.m.

Rudolph Day – Kindergarten


Note from Mrs. Garrison: On Thanksgiving and always, we are so grateful for our Powell families. Your children bring us so much joy each day. We hope you all have a safe and happy holiday with family and friends. Happy Thanksgiving!


Clinic Happenings from Nurse Jean:

  • Illness we have seen this week: Strep Throat – sore throat, nausea, headache, with/without fever. Children must be fever free for 24 hours without the aid of Tylenol or Motrin prior to returning to school.
  • Friendly Reminders from Nurse Jean: We hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving with friends and family.

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


Holiday Assistance: Different organizations reach out to Powell Elementary to assist our students and families with items for the holidays. Please let us know if you would welcome assistance and would be willing for Mrs. Nixon, our counselor, to call or email you if an organization volunteers to donate this year. In the past we have had organizations offer to donate food, clothing, and toys to our families in need. If you are interested in receiving assistance, please email Mrs. Nixon at or call her at 936-709-1700.


Children in Santa’s Dreams: The CISD Police Department would like to invite you to help us make a child’s dream come true. We will be collecting new, unwrapped gifts for boys and girls of all ages November 14-December 5. These gifts will be wrapped and given to families who might not otherwise have a wonderful Christmas without you. If you have any questions, you may contact any CISD Police Officer or call one of the following:

Sergeant Julie Wright: 936-709-8921 or

Sergeant Dwight Johnson: 936-709-8916 or


New Website: We are excited to let you know that Powell Elementary will have a new website debuting on November 28, 2016. We hope you enjoy exploring! If you have any questions, you may contact the campus at 936-709-1700.


PTO News: Our lost and Found continues to grow. Jackets, lunch boxes, water bottles, roller blades, hair accessories, helmets, and more! Please have your children collect their lost items from the racks and boxes located in the Activity room. All items remaining will be donated the week of Christmas break.


Submit all your Kindergarten field trip pictures to yearbook via the replay it app on your mobile device or through


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.


Nominations for Gifted and Talented Testing: Nominations open October 3, 2016 for Conroe ISD’s Gifted and Talented program. Nominations can be made by the parents and/or teachers. All students can be nominated for the GT screener. However, it is recommended that parents of Kindergarten and 1st 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.


TWHS Holiday Baseball Camp: TWHS Baseball team will be having a baseball camp over the Thanksgiving holiday. Please see the attached flyer for more information.


Accountability Summary: The Powell 2016 Accountability Summary has been posted on the school’s profile page. To locate the profile page:

  • Go to “Our Schools” at the top of the CISD webpage.
  • Search or browse for Powell.
  • Click “Show More” to see the “View School Profile” button and click it.
  • Click Accountability Reports at the top of your profile page.

File attachments:
TWHS Thanksgiving Baseball Camp.pdf
Nomination for GT Screening – ENGLISH and SPANISH combined.pdf