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Powell Weekly Bulletin April 17-21

Powell Weekly Bulletin

April 17-21, 2017

 Friday, April 14


School Holiday


PTO Meeting @10:00 a.m. in Activity Room


2nd Grade Music Program @6:00 p.m. in Auditorium


Powell Spring Carnival


Powell Spring Carnival: Powell Elementary Spring Carnival is set for Friday, April 21, from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now at

Tickets ordered online will be delivered in your childs MOOSE folder April 13 through 20.

The silent auction flyer is coming home with your child today. The detailed catalog of items will be available Monday, April 17 at Just click on the “Silent Auction” icon, and print your copy at home! Hope to see you there!

Carnival sponsorships for games and inflatables are still available! Please fill out the form attached below and return with your donation by Tuesday, April 18th. We would also appreciate donations of 2 liter sodas and full size candy bars as prizes for our games. Thank you for your support in making this a great school carnival! Please visit for more information. We look forward to seeing everyone there!

Clinic Happenings from Nurse Jean:

Illness we have seen this week: Strep Throat: with fever, with/without nausea, sore throat.

Friendly Reminders from Nurse Jean: All medications, including over the counter medications and cough drops, must be brought to the school by a parent and signed into the clinic with clinic staff. This is a district wide rule. Please do not send medications in your childs backpack.

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 childs grades and plan ahead to view you childs STAAR scores. STAAR score 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 childs 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 all of your children.

PTO News: PTO has the following positions open for next school year:

*VP of Membership: conducts annual membership drive

*Carnival: plans & organizes annual spring carnival

*Landscape: plants & maintains front flower pots

*Spirit Store: maintains spirit merchandise for spirit store, online store, & school events

*Staff Appreciation: plan & organize lunches & treats for school staff

*Volunteers: coordinates volunteers for various events

*Spirit Nights: plan & organize spirit nights at various restaurants/businesses

For more information on any of these positions or to submit your name for a position, please contact Marilyn Koester at

BunnyFest: Interacts 20th Annual Bunnyfest will be held Saturday, April 15 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. in the McCullough Junior High Commons. See the attached flier for more information.

Future Cavalier Summer Basketball Camp: College Park High School Basketball is hosting a summer basketball camp June 12 through 15 for incoming 4th through 9th graders. The camp will be coached by the CP Boys Coaching Staff and former players. See the attachment for more information.

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.