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Powell Weekly Bulletin – March 20-24, 2017


Powell Weekly Bulletin

March 20-24, 2017



March 21

PTO Meeting @ 10:00 in Activity Room

March 24

NEAT Reward Day

Report Cards Go Home


Note from Mrs. Garrison: We hope everyone enjoys spending time with their family and friends next week! Stay safe and have a fantastic spring break!


Safety: We understand mornings can be stressful. It is imperative that we do our best to keep our students safe. If dropping your child off by car in the morning, please do not bypass the car line to park and walk children in through the car line. This not only slows car line down as they wait for pedestrians but also puts those pedestrians in danger. Also, please be mindful of your speed in the parking lot and remember that cell phone usage in a car line is against the law.


Thank you for your help on this important matter.


Powell on Twitter: Tag us in your school event pictures @PowellCISD. 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


Youth Art Month: In order to celebrate Art Education and the fine work produced by the Conroe Independent School District visual art students, the art teachers of our district are hosting a student exhibit at all three of the Montgomery County Libraries. We are thrilled to announce that Logan O’Brien (3rd – Anderson), Anais Gonzales-Nagels (3rd – Anderson), Jack Tresaugue (3rd – Falast) and Neha Nair (4th – Beach) have artwork that has been chosen to be part of this year’s Youth Art Month Student Exhibit at the Mitchell Public Library from March 4th through March 30th.


Please feel free to drop in during regular business hours to view the show. We are so proud of our Powell Panthers and all of the efforts they put into their work!


Clinic Happenings from Nurse Jean:

Illness we have seen this week: Stomach virus – without fever, with/without vomiting, with/without vomiting, with/without diarrhea. Flu A – fever, general achiness, cough, sore throat


Friendly Reminders from Nurse Jean: Medications (including cough drops, Tylenol and rescue inhalers) MUST be brought to school by a parent or guardian and signed into the clinic with the nurse or clinic aide. Please do not send medications to school with your child.

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


Parent Access: Stay informed of your child’s grades and plan ahead to view your child’s STAAR scores. STAAR scores will only be accessible through Parent Access. To create a Parent Access Account please visit and click on the Parents/ Students tab. Under Resources for Parents, choose Parent Access Center. You will then choose Register. You will need your child’s student ID number to create an account. you must apply separately for each of your children but you will be able to use the same login and password for your children.


PTO News: PTO has the following positions open for next school year: President, VP of Programs, VP of Membership, Carnival Chairperson, Landscape Chairperson, Popcorn Chairperson, Room Mom Liaison, and Yearbook Editor. For more information on any of these positions or to submit your name for a position, please contact Marilyn Koester at


Technology Workshop in Spanish: The Ark Church in Conroe is offering free classes for Spanish-speaking parents on basic technology skills. The class focuses on teaching parents to use email, keeping a calendar, creating letters, etc. See the attached flyer for more information.

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