February 19, 2024

Posted by Curtis Brower on 2/19/2024

Greetings Powell Families!


President’s Day Holiday - No School - 2/19


Teacher Workday - No School - 2/20


Bagels with Brower - Join us for Bagels with Brower this Friday, 2/23 at 9:15 AM. The Single Subject Acceleration topic has been moved to the March meeting date. This week will be principal updates and a time for question and answer. 


Rack Room Shoes Teacher of the Year - Rack Room Shoes has launched its annual Teacher of the Year contest. Designed to honor teachers around the nation, individuals can recognize their favorite educators by nominating teachers who encourage and nurture students' goals. Has a teacher made a positive impact in you or your child’s life? Upload a photo with a story up to 500 words about your or your child’s favorite teacher! Five winning schools will be awarded a $10,000 Technology Grant and teachers will receive a $500 Rack Room Shoes Gift Card. NOMINATE HERE now through 03/10/24. Public voting will take place 3/18/24 through 4/5/24.


Behavior Intervention Monitoring Assessment System (BIMAS-2™) - In our continuing efforts to support the well-being of all our students, the district will once again be administering a universal screener of social, emotional & behavioral health. Please check your child's Tuesday folder for additional information and an Opt-Out Form, which is due this Wednesday, 2/21/24.


American Heart Association’s Principal’s Challenge - Please see the email sent on 2/14/24 for more information about the challenge. If 50% of our families Click Here to Register our school will earn an additional $500 in US Games gift certificates to further support physical activity and the health of our students, families, and staff. PLUS, your child's class is participating in the classroom challenge. Register online tonight and help your class win!


PTA Krispy Kreme Fundraiser: The Powell PTA is kicking off a spirit "night" for the month of February. For every digital dozen sold, the Powell PTA receives 50% of the proceeds. These digital dozens can be used at over 370 locations across the U.S. Dough us a favor and order yours here.


Yearbook: Still need to order your yearbook? You can place your order here.  Have yearbook questions? Email powellptayearbook@gmail.com


Career Day - We are excited for our students to participate in Career Day on Friday, 04/12/24. To have a successful career day, we will need lots of volunteers from many different careers. Please see the flier that came home this past week.  If you are interested in volunteering to be a speaker, please mark your calendar for the morning of 04/12/24. 

Have a great  week!


Dr. Curtis M. Brower